California Car Accidents That Lead to Serious Burn Injuries Are Not Rare
Car accidents can result in a wide range of injuries. Even a minor car accident can result in injuries to the back or neck, and those injuries could come with life-long pain. In a more significant crash, injuries can include broken bones, burns, and even brain injuries. No matter how injured a person is, it’s important that they get medical attention and legal help.
Getting medical help is the first thing to do
No matter what, after a car accident your first and foremost priority should be ensuring that everyone gets the medical care that they need. That said, you may also need to eventually take legal action against the person who was negligent or reckless in the accident. The cost of an accident can be very high and include medical bills, ongoing rehab, medications, lost wages, etc.
A person who was a victim in a car accident should not have to worry about the costs of their care. That’s why an attorney may be necessary to ensure that the victim gets the compensation they’re entitled to. Law Offices of Fernando D. Vargas is here to provide that help – just call us at 909-982-0707.
One car accident involving a burn injury showcases a huge problem
Consider the case of a main who was involved in a car accident that left him with burn injuries on 40% of his body. It wasn’t immediately known just how serious these burns would be in the long run, but it was likely that he was going to need significant medical attention, several surgeries, and long-term hospitalization to repair the burned skin. In some cases, these burns are permanent.
In the case above, reports found that the accident wouldn’t have happened if the other driver hadn’t been driving negligently. He was a 45-year-old man in Desert Hot Springs who decided to pass a vehicle on a two-lane road. As it turned out, there wasn’t enough room for him to pass safely, so he hit the oncoming vehicle head on. The driver of that oncoming vehicle was the man who suffered the burns.
Burns are not uncommon but they can be traumatic to deal with
It’s not uncommon for a person in a car accident to suffer from serious burns. That said, those burns, no matter how common, can be extremely hard to treat. In many cases, the damage is permanent. No matter how much money a person has, they can’t necessary fix the issue. However, having compensation a person is entitled to can help cover the costs of their recovery, medical bills, treatment, and lost wages.
If you or a loved one was injured as a result of someone else acting negligently or recklessly, you should not be the only one to pay the price. It’s time to hold the other person accountable. The process is easier than you think. Start by calling Law Offices of Fernando D. Vargas at 909-982-0707 and let us provide you with a free legal consultation. We can simply and clearly lay out your options.