West Virginia Burn Injury Attorney


Common Burn Injury Sources

One of the most devastating things a human can experience is a burn injury, which is why a compassionate West Virginia burn injury attorney at Tiano O’Dell, PLLC is here to help in the event you or a loved one sustains a horrific burn injury caused by the negligence of another. According to the World Health Organization, burn injuries occur when the skin or other tissue is damaged. Causes of burn injuries include:

  • Heat
  • Radiation
  • Radioactivity
  • Electricity
  • Friction
  • Chemical contact
  • Respiratory damage from smoke inhalation
  • Other reactions and reasons

Burn injuries result from a myriad of causes, including fires, explosions, and contact with dangerous chemicals. If you were harmed in a burn injury that was caused by another’s negligence, you may seek compensation by hiring a seasoned Charleston personal injury lawyer and filing a claim. If a loved relative lost their life in a burn injury accident, you may seek compensation in a wrongful death lawsuit. Tiano O’Dell, PLLC is a premier plaintiff’s rights law firm located in Charleston and has helped thousands of clients obtain the financial compensation they deserve for their injuries throughout West Virginia. A free case consultation is available to discuss your case.

Burn Injuries – 2011 Incidence Estimates

The American Burn Association compiles burn injury data from various sources, including U.S. Vital Statistics. The following figures are worth noting:

  • An estimated 450,000 burn injuries required hospital emergency room treatment (hospital outpatient clinics, urgent care centers and private doctor’s offices) in 2011.
  • An estimated 3000 deaths resulted from residential fires.
  • An estimated 500 deaths resulted from other causes, including:

If you sustained burn injuries in an accident that was caused by another’s negligent, reckless or intentional conduct, it is essential to obtain effective and aggressive legal representation from an experienced and savvy burn injury attorney in Charleston. Tiano O’Dell, PLLC may utilize the professional services of forensics scientists, investigators, and engineers to conduct a thorough investigation of the events that caused your burn injuries. This evidence may be used in pretrial negotiations with insurance providers.

If a satisfactory settlement is not offered by the insurance company or other responsible party, our attorneys will not hesitate to take your case to trial for a verdict. As Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Charleston burn injury lawyers Tony O’Dell and William Tiano have the courtroom expertise to present your case in the most convincing manner possible.

Free Case Evaluation with a West Virginia Burn Injury Attorney

The attorneys at Tiano O’Dell, PLLC have two primary goals: to help you obtain the compensation you deserve for your injuries, and to hold the wrongdoer accountable for his or her actions. Our Charleston-based law firm has earned the distinguished Super Lawyer rating for superior client service and professional achievement. We offer a complimentary case evaluation that will give you the opportunity to ask questions about your case. There are no fees involved unless we win your case. To schedule your free consultation call our office at (304) 720-6700.

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