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Among the various injuries that can arise from accidents, burns are often the most painful. Serious burns can lead to extensive and agonizing treatment, leaving behind scars that may profoundly affect one’s life or result in the loss of everyday fuction due to the persistent pain. Engaging the services of a burn injury lawyer enables you to pursue compensation for burns.

At FIEDLER Trial Lawyers we have the experience to handle your burn injury lawsuit. We have the experience and resources to take on the most complex cases. Contact FIEDLER Trial Lawyers today online or by phone 720.996.6000

What causes a burn injury?

Burn injuries may be casued by:

  • Vehicle accidents
  • Accidental or intentionally set fires 
  • Chemical exposure
  • Explosions 
  • Exposure to extreme heat 
  • Touching hot surface  
  • Defective products 
  • Radiation 
  • Friction
  • Extreme cold 

The severity of the burn may be affected by the degree of heat, duration of the exposure and the sensitivity of an individual’s skin. 

Classification Of Burns

First Degree:  Also known as the superficial burns that affect the outer layer of the skin known as the epidermis. These burns usually arise from mild sunburn or brief contact with hot objects. Symptoms include redness, minor inflammation and pain. Healing will take up to a few days without scarring.

Second Degree: These burns will affect both the epidermis and the underlying layer of skin called dermis. Symptoms include redness, blisters, swelling and severe pain. Healing may take weeks, leading to possible scarring. These burns typically result from prolonged exposure to hot liquids. 

Third Degree: These burns extend into  deeper tissue, such as fat, muscle or bone. There may be little to no pain due to nerve damage. The skin may appear charred or white.  These burns typically require medical treatment, often including skin grafts, and can cause significant and long complications. Third degree burns are typically caused by prolonged exposure to flames, chemicals, or extremely hot objects or liquids. 

Fourth Degree: Burns extend beyond the skin into deeper tissues, such as muscle, tendons, or bone. As the nerve are often damaged, surgery is usually necessary. Fourth degree burns will likley cause scarring and disfigurement. 

Burn Injury Compensation

If you sustain a burn injury caused by the actions of others, you may be entitled to file a claim and obtain compensation. Burn injuries, especially moderate to severe ones, can indeed lead to substantial financial burden such as:

  • Medical expenses
  • Burn care 
  • Loss of income 
  • Rehabilitation and therapy 
  • Home modifications
  • Long-term care
  • Psychological impact 

These expenses add up quickly and place a huge financial burden on patients and families. Additionally, burn injuries can also lead to indirect costs such as the decreased quality of life and emotional distress. 

Contact Our Denver Burn Injury Trial Lawyers

At FIEDLER Trial Lawyers the goal is to recover the maximum compensation for your burn injuries. While financial compensation cannot eliminate the pain and suffering caused by another party’s negligence, it can offer support along your road to recovery.  Compensation can help cover medical expenses, rehabilitation costs, lost wages and other financial burdens.

At FIEDLER Trial Lawyers, we want your focus to be on your recovery and return to life before  your accident, while our trial lawyers focus on taking care of the rest. 

Call our Denver, Colorado personal injury law firm.  With offices in Denver, Colorado and Chicago, Illinois, we have a team of experienced, dedicated trial lawyers here to help you win the compensation you deserve. 

Our experienced, dedicated personal injury litigators serve the people of Illinois, Colorado and elsewhere, including Denver suburbs Aurora, Lakewood, Arvada, Westminster, Thornton, and Littleton, Centennial, Highlands Ranch,  Broomfield, Englewood, Castle Rock, Parker,  Golden, Wheat Ridge, Greenwood Village, Lone Tree, Commerce City, Evergreen, Morrison, Louisville, Lafayette. 

Contact us today for a free consultation with our highly skilled and experienced Denver trial lawyer.

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Asked Questions

What to do after a car accident?

If you’ve been injured in an accident, there are several important steps you should take to protect your health and legal rights
  • Dial 911 – Emergency Services. Get checked out by emergency responders, even if you think injuries are minor, you should always get evaluated. If the accident involved a motor vehicle, file a report with the police This documentation could be important later on.
  • Document the Scene: If possible, take photos of the accident scene, your injuries, and any damage to vehicles or property. Collect contact information from witnesses and others involved in the accident READ MORE…

When involved in a personal injury claim, the process can be very intimidating. Many individuals facing this situation are often dealing with life-altering injuries, high medical bills, financial hardships and find themselves feeling very vulnerable.

Hiring a personal injury lawyer can be beneficial in a variety of situations, particularly when you have sustained significant injuries or damages due to someone else’s negligenceREAD MORE…

After being injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be wondering if you actually need to hire a personal injury lawyer. You would want to consult with an attorney, because in most cases, there will be an opposing party in your case that will be working against you. Choosing the right personal injury lawyer for your case is important to ensure you receive the best possible representation and outcome. Hiring a Denver Personal injury lawyer that specializes in that area of law is crucial, to ensure that you are getting proper representation, and your case is in good hands. Having an experienced lawyer like FIEDLER Trial Lawyers is helpful and provides powerful representation.

Here are some tips to help you choose the right lawyer:READ MORE…

The cost of hiring a personal injury lawyer can vary depending on the lawyer and the specifics of your case. However, personal injury lawyers work on a contingency fee basis, which means they only get paid if they win your case. Here’s how the contingency fee structure typically works and other potential costs to consider:

Contingency Fees: Percentage of Recovery: If the lawyer works on a contingency fee basis, they will take a percentage of the settlement or judgment amount you receive if you win your case. This percentage is typically around 33% to 40% but can vary depending on the lawyer and the jurisdiction.

No Win, No Fee: If you do not win your case, the lawyer will not charge you for legal fees. However, there may still be other costs you could be responsible for (discussed below).RAED MORE…

In a personal injury claim, you may be entitled to several types of compensation, also known as damages, to address the losses and injuries you’ve suffered due to someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing. The types of compensation typically fall into three main categories: economic, non-economic, and, in some cases, punitive damages. Here’s an overview of each:

Economic Damages: These damages are intended to compensate you for actual financial losses resulting from the injury:

Medical Expenses: Compensation for past, current, and future medical costs, including hospital bills, surgeries, medications, rehabilitation, and any other necessary medical treatment. READ MORE…

The value of a personal injury case can vary greatly depending on several factors unique to your situation. Since each case is different, there is no standard formula to calculate the exact value. However, here are some key factors that generally affect the worth of a personal injury case:
Severity of Injuries: The more serious and long-lasting your injuries, the higher the potential value of your case. This includes considering whether your injuries result in permanent disability or disfigurement.
Medical Expenses: Your case will take into account all medical expenses you have incurred, as well as future medical costs related to your injury.
Lost Wages and Earning Capacity: The case can include compensation for lost income due to time off work and any future loss of earning capacity if your injuries affect your ability to work.READ MORE…

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Kevin Powell

10 months ago

This is the representation that you are looking for! Ken Fiedler hits every box; from punctuality to communication to professionalism. I couldn’t be more satisfied to have chosen Ken to solve this unfortunate problem of mine. He will do the same for you!

Franscheliz Kear

a year ago

I want to take this opportunity to thank this team for everything they did for my family. James and Ken worked on my case with the dedication and tact that you need the most. They fought for my family like I was part of theirs and made me feel seen and heard. This is the type of law firm you want and…

Brandi Quimby

a year ago

Ken and his staff are top notch! Ken helped my son and I with our auto accident case. He always took the time to answer our questions or explain things in more detail if needed. Ken is honest, straightforward, and a pleasure to work with. I will always recommend Ken and his team and…

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