Chemical Burn Injuries

Mar 3, 2020 | Burn Injuries

If you have been seriously hurt by a chemical burn you may face exorbitant bills related to initial treatment, rehabilitative therapy to regain function, and ongoing therapy. Chemical burn injuries, in addition to causing excruciating pain, can cause permanent nerve damage and disfigurement. The effects of burn injuries can threaten a person’s earning potential, ability to care for their family, basic motor functions, and financial security. These social and financial effects can be just as damaging in the long term as the burn itself. When a chemical burn victim is injured because of someone else’s carelessness or negligence, the person responsible should be forced to answer for the damage they caused.

The Houston chemical burn injury lawyers at Williams Hart & Boundas have been fighting for the people of our community for nearly four decades. We have won billions of dollars for accident victims, and we work tirelessly to ensure that our clients have the best possible representation. If you have been the victim of a chemical burn because of someone else’s negligence, fill out the contact form below to schedule a free consultation. We are ready to learn the details of your case and determine a plan of action.

Types of Chemical Burn Cases We Handle

Chemical burns can occur in many ways. In some instances, employers may expose their workers to unsafe chemicals or not give them the proper equipment to handle dangerous substances. A property owner may fail to safely warn people on the property of potential exposure. No matter how the injury was sustained, the severity of a burn depends on the burn-inducing substance and the length of time that a victim was exposed to the chemical.

Symptoms of a chemical burn include redness, painful burning sensations, numbness, blackened dead skin, vision changes, blisters surrounding darker skin, trouble breathing, coughing, and vomiting. Both acids and bases can cause chemical burns.

Some materials that most commonly cause chemical burns to include:

  • Acid
  • Ammonia
  • Bleach
  • Chlorine
  • Metal cleaners

If you are experiencing the symptoms of a chemical burn, Williams Hart & Boundas can investigate the accident or exposure to identify the liable party, gather the necessary evidence, and negotiate for the compensation you deserve

Do I Need a Chemical Burn Injury Lawyer?

Those who put people in harm’s way need to be held accountable, not only for the physical and financial damage that they have already caused but also to ensure that the dangerous behavior that they have engaged in doesn’t continue. By holding negligent people accountable, accident victims help protect other people from being hurt in the future.

The attorneys at Williams Hart & Boundas understand how difficult it can be to recover from a chemical burn. We fight relentlessly to get the compensation our clients deserve and to ensure that the reckless behavior of those responsible doesn’t continue. Since 1983, we have worked with Houston families to make sure that they have the best possible legal representation as they fight for justice against reckless people and companies. We know the legal resources that big companies have at their disposal, so we put the full force of our legal knowledge to work for each case. Our knowledge and skills in personal injury law have allowed us to recover billions of dollars in compensation for our clients, and we are ready to do the same for you.

At Williams Hart & Boundas our clients are our top priority, which is why we handle cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that we will cover all the costs of your investigation and case ourselves, and then take a fraction of your final settlement as our attorney fees. In the unlikely event that we are unable to recover any compensation for you, you will never owe us anything.

Disclaimer: This material is provided for informational purposes only. The provision of this material does not create an attorney-client relationship between the firm and the reader and does not constitute legal advice. Legal advice must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case, and the contents of this newsletter are not a substitute for legal counsel. Do not take action in reliance on the contents of this material without seeking the advice of counsel.

The information contained in this blog may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. Accordingly, information in this blog is not promised or guaranteed to be correct or complete, and should not be relied upon as such. Readers should conduct their own appropriate legal research.

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