Fire and Burn Injury
No matter the size, fires can be destructive and devastating. So much can be lost in an instant with a blazing fire, and it is painful to think of all the memories that will be destroyed as irreplaceable objects, such as family heirlooms and photo albums, burn away. In addition to losing precious memories, fires can also cause a fire and burn injury that is painful, scarring, and even deadly.
Fire and burn victims must literally rebuild after the tragic event of a fire. On top of the costs of replacing the home you loved, medical bills begin to stack up while you are out of work recovering from your Indiana fire and burn injury.
As you are trying to move forward with your life, you shouldn’t have to worry about the hassles of an insurance adjustor. Let the fire accident lawyers at Stewart & Stewart Attorneys be accountable for securing the settlement you deserve.
Our Indianapolis personal injury lawyers not only have the resources it takes to conduct a thorough investigation of your Indiana fire injury case, but they also have the compassion and skill it takes to demand a fair compensation from the negligent party who is responsible for your fire and burn injury.
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Indiana Fire and Burn Information
According to the National Fire Protection Association, someone is hurt in a fire accident every 30 minutes.
There are several common causes of Indiana fire and burn injuries, such as:
- careless smoking
- disrepair/misuse of heating equipment
- cooking accidents
- numerous heating sources (heating blanket, space heater, etc.)
A number of agents could also be responsible for an Indiana fire and burn injury including:
- building fires
- flammable liquids
According to the American Burn Association, each year in the United States, 1.1 million burn injuries require medical attention. The most common complications suffered by a burn injury victim who has sought treatment include:
- cosmetic deformity
- sepsis—the presence of bacteria or their toxins in the blood or tissues
- adult respiratory distress syndrome
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If you have been involved in an Indiana personal injury accident, contact us at Stewart & Stewart Attorneys. Our Indiana personal injury lawyers represent victims throughout the state, including Carmel and Anderson. We have also successfully advocated for clients throughout the area, including Fort Wayne, Gary, Indianapolis, South Bend. Complete a free online consultation form or call us at (800) 33-33-LAW!
Stewart & Stewart Attorneys have the knowledge and experience to defend your rights in the following areas of Indiana injury law: auto accident, brain injury, drug injury, defective product, fire and burn injury, insurance dispute, medical malpractice, motorcycle accident, nursing home abuse, slip and fall, truck accident, workers’ compensation and wrongful death.