Burn injury lawyers serving Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia
Dedicated attorneys helping victims of burn injury accidents
Burn injury lawsuit DC MD VABurn injuries can be severe, traumatic events requiring long-term care and extensive medical treatment. If you’ve been severely burned in an accident, your focus should be on recovery and healing, not worrying about things like lost wages and paying bills. The Cochran Firm, D.C. has a team of compassionate and seasoned attorneys who can deal with the legalities of your injury and fight to get you the compensation you deserve.
The wrongdoers who caused your injury and insurance companies may be unwilling to give you the compensation you need to pay for the aftermath of your injuries. Furthermore, insurance companies may try to offer settlements which don’t fully take into account an victim’s pain and suffering and long-term medical bills. The Cochran Firm, D,C.’s personal injury lawyers will fight to get you the maximum amount of compensation you deserve.
If You’ve Been a Fire & Burn Injury Victim in Washington, D.C.:
How can a lawyer help me with my burn injury lawsuit?
Burn injuries may involved many complex issues. Depending on how the injury took place, different parties may be held liable for the accident. If you suffered your burns because there were no smoke detectors or means to escape, the property owner may be held responsible. If you were burned because the product you were using caught fire, the manufacturer may be the party who is liable.
The Cochran Firm, D.C.’s attorneys are well versed in the legal concepts of premises liability, negligence, product liability, and wrongful death. We can hold parties responsible for things like:
- Improperly installed smoke detectors
- Failure to train and supervise employees
- Faulty electrical wiring
- Inadequate emergency exits
- Construction accidents
- Chemical burns
- Office, apartment, and workplace fires
- Acts of arson
- Dangerously designed products
As a client of The Cochran Firm, D.C., an experienced, competent attorney will guide you through the legal process. Our attorneys will gather your medical records and assess your medical bills, pain and suffering, and your needs for long term medical care. We will gather police and fire department records and hire investigators to determine the cause of the accident so we can hold those responsible for your injuries liable.
Burn injury settlements and lawsuits
Once we have investigated your injury and established liability, we may be able to secure a settlement for you and avoid a trial. The attorneys at The Cochran Firm, D.C. are experienced negotiators and will work hard to make sure a favorable settlement is reached for your serious injuries. We have a strong track record of securing favorable verdicts and settlements for our clients.
If we are unable to negotiate adequate compensation for you, our attorneys may need to take the legal process further. Many times, insurance companies assume attorneys will balk at the notion of trying a case before a judge or jury. Our attorneys are experienced litigators with real trial experience. The Cochran Firm, D.C. is fully prepared to take your case to trial.
Burn injury lawyers serving Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia
The Cochran Firm, D.C. can help victims of serious burn injuries recover hospital bills, medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages. For a free, prompt, and confidential case review, call us locally at 202-682-5800 or at 1-800-THE-FIRM (843-3476) to reach us 24 hours a day. You may also fill out a contact form here on our website. We represent burn injury victims throughout the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore metropolitan regions, in addition to the entire states of Maryland and Virginia.
We represent our clients on a contingency basis, which means there are no legal fees unless we recover compensation for you. There are strict time deadlines when filing a burn injury claim so please contact us at your earliest convenience in order to preserve your rights. If you miss important deadlines set by law, you may be unable to recover compensation for your injuries and suffering.