Burn Injury Lawyer

Injuries suffered in a burn accident are extremely serious and life threatening. As a trusted Tacoma burn injury lawyer, the team at Strong Law knows the pain and suffering burns can cause, both in the immediate aftermath of the accident and well into the future.

These injuries can have long-lasting ramifications that leave you unable to enjoy the same quality of life you had prior to the accident. While you are trying to heal, severe burns can lead to additional health problems that result in a far rougher road ahead.

Trust Our Burn Injury Lawyer with Your Case

We understand how frustrating it can be to suffer burns when you didn’t do anything wrong. Instead, others may have. It may be that the negligence of another person or of a company left you with an injury that can lead to skin grafts, serious infections, scarring, and extensive physical therapy.

When you hire our Tacoma burn injury lawyer, count on our team to work tirelessly to give you the best chance at reaching the fairest possible settlement. We will protect your rights to seek damages for your medical bills, pain, suffering, lost wages, and reduction in quality of life. Strong Law operates offices in the cities of Tacoma, Portland, and Salt Lake City. Call our burn injury attorney for a free consultation at 206-741-1053.

How to Win a Settlement in a Burn Injury Case

When you suffer a burn in some sort of accident, the process of trying to win a financial judgment starts with proving that another party behaved in a negligent manner, leading to your injuries. Sometimes, the insurance company representing the responsible party will admit fault on the part of its client. This means you and your burn injury lawyer can focus on obtaining compensation for your medical bills, pain, and suffering.

However, if the insurer disputes how the accident occurred and exactly who is at fault, the situation changes. You and your burn injury attorney will need to first prove which party created the negligent situation. Once you can show who caused your injuries, then you can focus on trying to receive a fair settlement offer from that entity and its liability insurance company.

Proving Liability in a Burn Injury Case

To show that a particular party should be held liable for your burns, you need to show that four different elements occurred, including:

  • Duty of care, where you must prove that the liable party owed you a duty of care. They should have maintained conditions that would have protected you from the possibility of harm, such as if your employer should have provided a safer work environment for you by eliminating the possibility of out-of-control fires.
  • Violation of duty of care, where you and your lawyer must show that the negligent party did not keep you safe because of a mistake it made.
  • Cause of injuries, where you need to show that you suffered injuries directly because of the accident, not because of some other reason.
  • Suffered damages, where you must show that you had some sort of financial loss related to your injuries, including items like medical care costs, prescription costs, and lost wages.

To prove that these elements exist in your case, our skilled Tacoma burn injury lawyer will investigate how you suffered your injuries. This can involve studying police reports, interviewing witnesses, and reviewing any video of the scene. Should we need to hire accident recreation experts to show how the accident occurred, we will take this step. Find out how our burn injury attorney can build your case. Give our team at Strong Law a call at 206-741-1053.

Common Questions That Clients Ask Our Tacoma Burn Injury Lawyer

Here are some common questions victims of burns have before they file a personal injury claim.

  • How much is a typical burn injury settlement amount?

    A burn injury settlement really depends on the severity of the burns and the level of negligence of the party at fault for your injuries. Some cases may settle for several thousands of dollars, while others can settle for hundreds of thousands of dollars or more.

  • What kinds of accidents can lead to burn injury settlements?

    Workplace accidents and car accidents are among the most common situations that lead to the filing of burn injury claims. A malfunctioning product or an unsafe installation of a gas line or a gas cooking appliance could lead to a burn injury case, too.

  • Can you file a claim for first degree burns?

    Because first degree burns are the least serious types of burns, it can be tougher to win a settlement for this type of burn injury, but it is not impossible. The circumstances in the accident will play a role in whether a case is possible.

  • Can you file a lawsuit for chemical burns?

    Absolutely. A burn injury claim can involve any kind of skin burn. A burn may occur because of a fire or because someone on a jobsite or at your home made an error that exposed your skin to dangerous chemicals.

  • How long do I have to file a claim in my burn accident?

    According to Washington state law, victims have a two-year statute of limitations to start the process of filing a personal injury claim. Our burn injury lawyers will help your case stay on track, meeting all filing deadlines.

Our Tacoma Burn Injury Attorney Understands How Frustrating a Burn Injury Can Be

You may be doing your job like any other day at the worksite. Suddenly, a piece of equipment fails, creating a fire or a chemical spill out of nowhere. Just like that, your world has changed, potentially forever, as you now face a long hospital stay, potential disfigurement, and ongoing pain.

You did not do anything wrong, yet you are suffering. This can lead to feelings of helplessness, especially if the insurance company for the negligent party disputes your side of the story. Perhaps the insurer is arguing that your injuries are not as serious as you claim.

If the insurance company for the negligent party refuses to come to a fair settlement amount for your burn injury, we will fight for your right to receive the compensation you deserve. We will remain on your side, even if that requires taking the case to court. For a free review of your case, contact our Tacoma burn injury lawyer at Strong Law at 206-741-1053 as soon as possible.

Rehabilitating from Burn Injuries

Although burn injuries themselves can involve intense pain, rehabilitating from them can involve significant pain too, according to Mayo Clinic. Some of the treatments you may have to undergo after suffering a serious burn injury include:

  • Cleaning the wound, where wounds require washing and cleaning to remove any debris and to attempt to prevent the formation of dangerous infections.
  • Dressing the wound, where doctors and nurses will bandage the damaged skin, creating pain during application and removal of the dressings.
  • Skin grafts, where doctors may perform surgery, repositioning healthy skin from other areas of your body to replace damaged skin from the burns.
  • Plastic surgery, where doctors may need to perform reconstructive surgery on damaged parts of the victim’s body, attempting to reduce the effects of scarring from the burns and to return freedom of movement to joints affected.
  • Physical therapy, where therapists will help victims attempt to regain their full range of motion in limbs where burns occurred, which can include stretching the healing skin and improving the performance of joints with scarring.
  • Help with feeding and breathing, where people with burns inside the throat from inhaling smoke may need tubes inserted in the throat, which can cause pain and discomfort.

It is common for people who suffer burn injuries to need large amounts of medication to manage the pain, both from the wounds and from physical therapy. Having such a high level of pain in this type of accident allows you and our burn injury attorney to seek a larger pain and suffering settlement than with some other kinds of cases.



Tacoma Burn Injury Lawyers




“I hired Strong Law after my car accident. Jed and his team worked hard on my case. They were professional and compassionate through my surgery and as I recovered, and they were awesome on communication. I got justice and awesome compensation. I would recommend Strong Law to anyone in my situation.

– Rick R.

“I want to thank Jed and Tory of Strong Law for their outstanding help with my case. The attention to details and keeping me informed at all times made for a positive outcome. Thank you again for your help, determination, and hard work. I would not hesitate to recommend you to anyone in need of an excellent lawyer.

– Jaretta O.

“Unbelievable work! I had a claim involving my own insurance company. I tried to negotiate with them, and they completely denied my claim – two times. I then hired Strong Law, and the change was instant. The insurance company immediately began negotiating, and Jed was able to secure an unbelievably good settlement. I will never again attempt to take-on an insurance company without Strong Law in my corner. Thank you!

– Jonathon S.

“Absolutely outstanding! I was involved in a motorcycle accident and Jed led the way! Definitely top notch! When it matters, call strong law!

– Edwin S.

“While working a wrongful death case of my husband’s, throughout the legal process, Jed pursued every possible resource and angle to ensure that we would receive policy limits despite intense resistance from the representatives of the insurance companies. We are deeply grateful to him for the funds we received and the lasting friendship that grew out of the entire ordeal.

– Cheryl.

Our Burn Injury Lawyers Will Work Tirelessly on Your Behalf

We Work on a Contingency Fee Basis

Some burn injury cases represent extremely complex situations that will require a lot of time on the part of your Tacoma burn injury attorney. This causes some potential clients to worry about how they will be able to afford hiring a qualified attorney.

Understand that in burn injury cases, our law firm does not charge any fees ahead of time. Instead, our fees for representing you will be a percentage of the final settlement in the case. If we are unable to obtain a financial settlement for you, we do not receive any payment.

We also will not force you to accept a quick settlement. Settling fast may not be in your best interest, especially if your injuries are slow to heal and your pain is lingering. We do not want to settle your burn injury case until doctors diagnose your full health outlook. You will have the final call on whether to accept a negotiated settlement.

Contact Our Burn Injury Attorney Strong Law for a Free Consultation Today

As a trustworthy Tacoma burn injury lawyer, you can count on Strong Law to give you the highest level of service. Our team is ready to begin working on your case as soon as you choose to hire us.

We operate offices in Tacoma, Portland, and Salt Lake City, representing clients in three different states. For a free consultation regarding your personal injury case, contact us today at 206-741-1053.