California Burn Injury Attorneys

Every year in the United States, millions of people are injured from burn accidents. There are also many cases which require years of hospitalization, and too often enough result in death. Most burn accidents are preventable, which is why it is so important to contact one of our burn injury lawyers for a free consultation.

Some facts about burn injuries in the United States:

  • According to the American Burn Association, there are 2.4 million burn injuries every that require medical attention.
  • Out of those victims, 75,000 of them will require hospitalization; of about half will be admitted to a specialized burn unit.
  • 8,000 to 12,000 victims die annually from burn injuries
  • Up to about 10,000 burn injury victims die annually due to burn related infections; pneumonia being the most common burn injury complication.

Aggressive Representation for Burn Victims

Now, more than ever, burn injury victims have a better chance of survival, due to medical advances. Yet, disfigurement and disability remains the most common result of burn injuries. Burn accidents can have a life altering effect on a victim’s life, causing severe scarring, cosmetic deformity, adult respiratory distress syndrome, sepsis and many others.

Many times a burn injury is the cause of someone else’s negligence. Whether it be another person, a manufacturer, or even a large company or organization, they must be held accountable for a lifetime of inconvenience a burn injury victim may endure. If you or a loved one has been involved in a preventable burn accident, please contact one of our experienced burn injury lawyers today.

The law firm of Gillin, Jacobson, Ellis and Larson has recovered monetary compensation for many burn injury victims, which has helped them to pay for medical bills, hospital stays, physical therapy, pain and suffering, wrongful death, loss of work and in some instances, plastic surgery to repair the physical damage suffered from the incident.

Our Results

  • $3.9 million for burn injuries to a high-tech worker caused when a glass bottle holding acid broke.
  • $3.25 million for two children burned when a smoke detector failed.
  • $300,000 for a laborer in a lawsuit against his landlord. GJEL injury attorneys represented a man who developed gangrene after the space heater he had purchased for his apartment burned and blistered his toes.

A Recognized Law Firm

We’ve had the privilege to be a recognized law firm in California, which includes being a Millon Dollar Advocate member.

Contact GJEL Attorneys

Call our Northern California burn injury law firm today for a free consultation on your case. If we take your case, you owe us nothing unless we can obtain a verdict or settlement for you.