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Jackson Burn Injury Lawyers

Fighting for the Compensation You Deserve

A severe burn can cause a considerable amount of physical trauma, pain, and suffering. It can render a victim unable to work for some time and can even cause a permanent disability. It can forever change a victim’s life.

Fortunately, there is hope. If your injuries occurred at work or were caused by someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, you may be entitled to compensation to cover medical bills, lost wages, and even emotional trauma. ‘Maggio | Thompson, LLP represents clients in Jackson and across Mississippi who have experienced serious burn injuries in workplace accidents, car accidents, fires and explosions, and due to dangerous or defective products. We can offer insight regarding your legal options if you or someone you love has been burned in any type of accident.

For a free review of your burn injury claim, call (601) 265-6869. We’re ready to listen to your story!

Burn Injury Lawsuits: Who Is Liable?

The liable party in a burn injury lawsuit may be one or more persons or companies that contributed to the victim’s injuries. This party is referred to as the defendant, and the victim is referred to as the plaintiff.

Generally, there are four elements to such a case:

  • The defendant owed a duty of care to the plaintiff;
  • This duty of care was breached in some way;
  • The plaintiff suffered quantifiable injuries; and
  • The breach of care was the proximate cause of the plaintiff’s injuries.

Let’s take a look at these elements in action, using a hypothetical example. Joe goes to AB Coffee, his favorite coffee shop, to get a cappuccino. When Susan, the employee at AB Coffee, hands Joe his cappuccino, the lid is not secured correctly. The boiling hot cappuccino spills all over Joe’s hand, causing second-degree burns. In this case, Joe may be able to sue AB Coffee for money for his medical bills, any lost earnings, and other losses he suffered as a result of his severe burns.

In a case involving a workplace burn injury, however, the victim does not need to prove cause. Workers’ compensation is provided on a no-fault basis for all work-related injuries.

Talk to a Jackson Burn Injury Attorney Today

Understanding your rights and options is an excellent start to pursuing fair compensation for your burn injuries, and at ‘Maggio | Thompson, LLP we offer a free consultation to help you get on the right path. When you involve our firm, you can count on our honesty and our commitment to putting your best interests first. If we take on your case, our attorneys will be accessible to you. You won’t be passed off to an inexperienced staff member who can’t help. You can reach out to us 24/7 for help at any point during your case.

Contact us today for your free consultation. If you want an in-person consultation but can’t come to our offices, we can come to you.

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Why 'Maggio | Thompson
  • Free Consultations

    Regardless of the size or scope of your case, we always provide free initial consultations to our clients. Even if you can't make it into the office, we'll meet you or your family at the most convenient location possible.

  • Work Directly With Your Attorney

    Unlike other firms in the area, we always make sure that every case we take on is handled directly by one our partners. We never offload cases to paralegals, legal aids, or assistants.

  • Getting Results - It's What We Do

    We know how insurance companies and major corporations work to try and avoid responsibility. We're not afraid to go toe-to-toe with these companies to fight to make sure our clients get the recovery they deserve.

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