Types of Burn Injuries

Scald/Burn From Hot Liquid

Many homeowners, landlords and apartment owners regulate their water at between 140-160 degrees fahrenheit maximum, even though all code making bodies now mandate 120 degrees.  Setting the temperature above 140 degrees provides no greater cleanliness or comfort … read more

Flammable Clothing

Many cases of severe burns could be prevented, but for the fact that the clothing the burn survivor was wearing was extremely flammable and quickly ignited.  The U.S. Congress has passed the Flammable Fabrics Act to take dangerous clothes out … read more

Defective Products

In Arizona, defective products are those products designed in such a way that the positive features of the design are outweighed by the harmful and negative features of the design. For example, a heater core in a car holds hot … read more

Contact Burns

A subset of defective product cases are guarding cases.  Many severe, foreseeable burns occur when the individual comes in contact with a hot surface.  Often, these contact burns could be prevented if a product was designed with a simple, cheap … read more

Property Owner Liability

If a property owner opens their property to the public for a business purpose, the property owner has a duty to make the premises reasonably safe for its business invitees. In Arizona, this duty is non delegable, which means if … read more

Work Related Accidents

Some burn injuries occur in the work environment.  Under Arizona law, claims against an employer for burn injuries must be pursued under the state Worker’s Compensation Act.  In addition, if parties other than the employer are responsible, additional claims can … read more

Home and Building Fires

Fire is the third leading cause of accidental deaths in the home in the United States.  Thousands of Americans are killed every year and tens of thousands are injured in home and building fires.  A large number of deaths are … read more

Electrocution Burns

Electrocution burns are particularly common in the construction industry, but occur in the home and other contexts.  Early in his career, the leader of the Burn Injury Lawyers successfully settled a case involving a woman who was electrocuted and killed … read more

Gas Explosion Burns

Fume ignition frequently occurs when a person lights a cigarette near gas fumes, which are generally heavier than oxygen and concentrate lower to the ground.  A famous case occurred in Gilbert, Arizona when a landlord ignited a leak from a … read more

Motor Vehicle Fires

Roughly 40 people are injured and 10 people are killed in motor vehicle fires annually in Arizona.  These cases are complicated and expensive.  The vehicle needs to be secured and safely stored without substantial alteration.  The claim usually involves unsafe … read more

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