The Journal of Burn Care & Rehabilitation reports that there are approximately 2.4 million burn injuries each year in the U. S. An estimated 650,000 burn victims require hospitalization, long-term treatment and medical care, while one million have permanent disabilities. Others unfortunately die, not only from the burns, but from related causes, such as smoke inhalation, infections and other complications.
The plight of clients whose lives are forever changed due to preventable accidents deeply affects personal injury attorney, Michael R. De La Paz. Committed to pursuing justice and compensation on their behalf, he does not require up-front payment of attorney fees. Our law firm takes cases on a contingency basis, which means you do not owe attorney fees, until we recover compensation on your behalf.
Serious burns that may be attributed to the negligence or liability of another individual or entity frequently result from a wide range of causes, including, but not limited to:
Serious burns and catastrophic injuries require expensive, ongoing medical treatment to maintain or improve mobility and function. Often, victims need daily assistance from trained therapists and other healthcare professionals, resulting in even greater expenses. With mounting bills and decreasing resources, you may wonder how you can afford an attorney. At the Law Offices of Michael R. De La Paz, we take personal injury cases on a contingency basis. You do not owe a fee, unless we are able to settle your case and obtain compensation for the harm you suffered.
As your attorney, Michael De La Paz will take very step necessary to obtain maximum compensation from insurance and all other possible sources. Though the path to physical recovery may be long and painful, with an experienced attorney at your side, you improve your chances of obtaining the maximum compensation allowed by law.
In Texas, a statute of limitations sets the time frame for filing a personal injury accident claim. If you fail to meet the deadline, you will lose your right to pursue recovery of damages, even if you have grounds for a lawsuit. Retaining an attorney as soon as possible after your injury is important to protect your legal rights and begin preparing your case.
Take advantage of our law firm’s free case evaluation, to learn how we can help. Call (210) 225-HURT (4878) or toll free (800) 645-8553 to schedule a consultation at our office in San Antonio, Corpus Christi, at your home or the hospital.
The Law Offices of Michael De La Paz represents clients throughout Texas in all areas of personal injury and consumer law.
The law firm serves cities including, but not limited to San Antonio, San Marcos New Braunsfels, Austin, Port Aransas, Rockport, Corpus Christi, Brownsville, McAllen, Del Rio, Houston, Beaumont, Port Arthur, Dallas, Fort Worth, Kingsville, Alice and Harlingen as well as the counties of Bexar, Travis, Dallas, Harris, Tarrant, Jefferson, Hays, Cameron and Val Verde.