San Antonio Burn Injury Lawyers
Burn Injury Claims in Texas
The long-term effects of burns and other fire-related injuries can impact victims and their loved ones for a lifetime. Pursuing compensation is not just about having your medical bills paid for—it is about getting you back to a point where life can feel normal and you can move on.
At Maloney Law Group, P.L.L.C., our job is to make sure you get what you need to find stability after a serious fire injury. Attorney Michael Maloney has provided compassionate, dedicated injury representation for more than 30 years. He is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, a distinction he has held since 1988. In addition, the rest of our San Antonio burn injury attorneys have extensive experience representing accident victims, as well as a wealth of resources to bolster your claim.
Common Causes of Burn Injuries
We understand the weight that injury victims carry in terms of their health, family obligations, ability to work, and ability to earn an income—all of which are heavily impacted by a sudden injury.
Our team can help you fight for fair compensation when you or a loved one has suffered a burn injury caused by:
- Fires and open flames
- Hazardous or flammable chemicals
- Hot, boiling liquids
- Car and other motor vehicle accidents
- Acid burns
- Electrocution or electrical malfunction
- Explosion accidents
- Construction and other workplace accidents
Regardless of how your injuries occurred, our team is here to represent you through the legal process and ensure your rights are protected every step of the way.
Who Is Liable for Burn Injuries?
Serious burn injuries can be catastrophic. Sadly, these injuries are often preventable. When someone else’s negligent or wrongful conduct causes an accident that leaves you or a loved one seriously injured, you have the right to take legal action and seek fair compensation for your injuries.
Often, burns are the result of someone else’s negligence. Maybe a property owner failed to conduct adequate property maintenance; maybe defective electrical wiring ignited a house fire that led to you suffering severe third-degree burns. Regardless of the specifics, if someone else was to blame for the fire or accident that caused your burn injuries, you can hold that person or party legally liable.
At Maloney Law Group, P.L.L.C., we handle burn cases that involve a variety of liability issues, such as:
- Room capacity violations
- Fire code violations
- Lack of fire exit signage
- Defective smoke detectors
- Faulty wiring
- Defective appliances
- Property owner negligence
In many cases, if a fire injury could have been prevented through regulated safety measures, a building owner may be held accountable. In cases involving defective products, the manufacturer or distributor of the product in question could be held legally liable for your damages. At Maloney Law Group, P.L.L.C., we conduct exhaustive investigations to determine what happened and, most importantly, who is liable.
Damages in Burn Injury Cases
Severe burns cause both physical and psychological trauma. The recovery process is often long and challenging, with victims suffering extensive physical and emotional scarring. If someone else was to blame for your injuries, you deserve justice and fair financial compensation so that you can focus on getting the medical care you need without having to worry about the costs.
Depending on the unique circumstances of your case, you may be entitled to compensation for the following damages:
- Emergency medical attention
- Ambulance fees
- Skin grafting and other treatments
- Ongoing and future medical care
- Lost income/wages
- Lost future earnings
- Lost or reduced earning ability
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional trauma and distress
- Counseling services
At Maloney Law Group, P.L.L.C., we understand how critical it is that you are able to access high-quality medical care. We also know how challenging it can be when medical bills start piling up and day-to-day expenses begin mounting, all while you are out of work due to your injuries.
With this in mind, we fight tirelessly in our efforts to recover the maximum compensation our clients are owed. Our goal is to help you get back on your feet so you can move forward with your life.
Maloney Law Group, P.L.L.C. Is Here to Help
You may be wondering if you have grounds for a case based on the specific details of your situation. Our firm is happy to answer your questions and review your case during a no-obligation consultation. We are passionate about helping the injured victims of accidents find the support they are seeking during such a difficult time.
There are no attorneys’ fees unless/until we recover compensation for you. We encourage you to reach out to our team right away, as you typically only have two years from the date of injury to bring your personal injury claim in Texas.
Birth Injury $7,620,000
Birth injury involving hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (2022) Contingency Fee: $3,048,000.00 Reimbursable Expenses: $161,503.71 Net to Client: $4,410,496.29
Birth Injury $7,000,000
Birth injury involving hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (2020) Contingency Fee: $2,800,000.00 Reimbursable Expenses: $75,578.00 Net to Client: $4,124,421.00
Birth Injury $5,750,000
Birth injury involving hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (2014) Contingency Fee: $1,786,738.72 Reimbursable Expenses: $170,000.00 Net to Client: $3,396,261.28
Construction Accident Death $3,600,000
Dangerous work conditions resulting in death (2015) Contingency Fee: $1,440,000.00 Case Expenses: $125,000.00 Net to Client: $2,035,000.00
Failure to timely diagnose aortic clot causing paralysis (2023) Contingency Fee: $1,380,000.00 Reimbursable Expenses: $274,988.73 Net to Client: $1,795,011.27
Trucking Accident $3,000,000
Trucking accident resulting in death (2015) Contingency Fees: $1,000,000.00 Case Expenses: $93,455.68 Net to Client $1,906,544.32
Surgical Error $2,845,730.83
Surgical errors resulting in drop foot (2022) Contingency Fee: $1,138,292.33 Reimbursable Expenses: $51,291.24 Net to Client: $1,656,147.26
Brain Aneurysm $1,820,000
Failure to diagnose ruptured brain aneurysm in the Emergency Department resulting in serious injury (2020) Contingency fee: $712,090.00 Reimbursable expenses: $157.285.61 Net to client: $950,624.39
Back Surgery Paralysis $1,600,000
Negligence during back surgery resulting in paralysis (2014) Contingency Fee: $640,000.00 Case Expenses: $170,000.00 Net to Client: $790,000.00
Bowel Leak $1,440,033
Failure to treat bowel leak resulting in a colostomy and drop foot Contingency Fee: $576,013.41 Reimbursable Expenses: $90,033.53 Net to Client: $773,986.60
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