Have you suffered significant burns caused by your involvement in an accident? Was someone else to blame for the accident you were injured in? If so, get in touch with a burn injury attorney in Tampa for assistance obtaining the compensation you deserve.
Severe burns are some of the most painful types of injuries a person can experience. Often, the burn itself is nothing in comparison to the wound cleaning and debridement process. Burn survivors have reported excruciating pain while treating their full-thickness burns. Burns of this nature also often result in substantial scarring, which can be traumatic in and of itself.
If you’ve been involved in an accident and endured serious burns, you need a Tampa burn injury lawyer at Anderson & Anderson to represent your case. You can bring a civil claim against the liable party seeking compensation for the losses you’ve endured. That way, you aren’t stuck covering the costs that stem from an accident you weren’t at fault for.
As you begin the claims process, there are a few Florida laws you need to know that could have an impact on your case as a whole, as well as the amount you’ll be awarded.
To start, you need to know how long you have to officially file your claim. The statute of limitations in Florida is four years for personal injury cases like yours, and though that may seem like plenty of time, gathering evidence, establishing culpability, and otherwise building your case takes more time than you might think. If this deadline passes, you’ll lose your opportunity to hold the liable party accountable.
Now we’ll take a look at shared fault. In Florida, if you have contributed to the cause of the accident that caused your burn injury, you can still file your lawsuit, but your percentage of fault will be deducted from any compensation you are awarded.
Knowing more about these tort laws can help you understand what to expect as you move forward with your case, and your attorney will be by your side every step of the way to ensure you maximize your chances of obtaining maximum repayment of your losses.
By pursuing your personal injury claim, you’ll be able to make sure that the person responsible for causing your burns has to answer for their negligent actions. As such, you will need to work with your lawyer to quantify the various ways your life has been influenced by your burns.
You can obtain repayment for a wide variety of losses, including loss of income, scarring, mental anguish, lost quality of life, and more. Your lawyer will account for every single loss so you can be awarded the restitution you’re entitled to.
You shouldn’t be stuck covering the costs that stem from a burn injury that was caused by the irresponsible or reckless decisions or actions of another.
You can work with a qualified Tampa burn injury lawyer at Anderson & Anderson to secure the compensation you need to be able to move on with your life. Just call our office at 813-251-0072 or submit the quick contact form below to schedule your free claim assessment.