Attorney David E. Gordon is a highly skilled and experienced catastrophic injury lawyer. He has represented numerous clients in Memphis, throughout Tennessee, and northern Mississippi who have suffered serious burn injuries due to the negligence of others. He understands the unique medical and legal issues that arise in these cases.
If you have suffered a burn injury due to another’s wrongful conduct, you could be entitled to recover personal injury damages and to file for disability benefits. David is a Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist who can review how your burn injury occurred and help you to explore all of your legal options.
To learn more, contact a Memphis burn injury lawyer today. We can provide a free consultation for your case.
The American Burn Association reports that 486,000 burn injuries occur in the U.S. each year that require medical treatment. Out of those burn injuries, 30,000 require hospitalization at burn centers such as Regional One Health in Memphis.
As we have seen, many of these burn injuries result from preventable accidents. We will conduct a thorough investigation in your case to determine whether the injury you suffered was the product of another’s careless or reckless conduct.
Burn injury cases that our law firm handles often involve:
As we look into the incident that caused your burn injury, we can examine all relevant evidence and consult with highly qualified experts, including fire investigation experts, accident reconstruction specialists, and workplace safety experts.
In addition to determining the cause of your burn injury, our investigation will focus on the severity of the harm you have suffered. Burn injuries generally fall within four categories:
The higher the degree of burn, the more likely a victim will suffer injuries such as:
A burn injury victim can also suffer complications such as heart problems, kidney failure, respiratory problems, and potentially fatal skin, blood and lung infections.
Our goal will be to pursue a full financial recovery for all harm you have suffered due to your burn injury, including compensation for all past and future medical costs related to the injury.
We can review your medical records and consult with medical and life care planning experts to determine the full extent of your medical expenses, including:
Additionally, we will seek a recovery of any income you have lost while recovering from your burn injury. You should be compensated for any lost salary, benefits, or self-employment income.
If your burn injury causes a partial or total disability, we can work with experts to determine the impact this may have on your future earning capacity. We also would seek full recovery of all other damages related to your injury, including pain and suffering. Tennessee law also recognizes that family members can be impacted by a personal injury as well. For instance, we may seek loss of consortium damages on behalf of your spouse.
It is important to have your burn injury case handled by an experienced lawyer who can:
In some cases, your options could include filing a claim for workers’ compensation and Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits in addition to pursuing a personal injury claim against a party or parties who caused your burn injury.
When you are ready to take legal action after you have suffered a catastrophic injury, contact the Law Office of David E. Gordon. Please see our Testimonials and Victories to learn more about the service we provide to our clients and decide whether we are the right choice for you.
We serve clients throughout Tennessee as well as northern Mississippi. Let a Memphis burn injury lawyer work to recover compensation for your devastating losses. We can provide an immediate, free consultation if you want to learn more.
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