Our Michigan burn attorneys represent victims of fireworks burn injuries in cases for personal injury damages. Our clients include both adults and children injured and killed due to a fireworks accident. Fireworks burn injuries are often severe and include permanent and psychological scars to a victim.
Quite often, when a person suffers burn injuries in a fireworks accidents it is due to the negligence of another person, or a person being careless in the use and lighting of the fireworks. A person suffering injuries in a Michigan firecracker accident due to another person’s negligence does have legal rights and may be able to sue for fireworks burn injuries. In addition to someone's negligence a person may also have legal rights in a fireworks accident if the injuries were caused due to the defective nature of the firecracker. We recommend that you call one of our top rated attorneys immediately after the accident to discuss your case and determine whether or not you have a case.
In the summertime, particularly around the July 4th holiday fireworks are a very popular form of amusement and fun for many. However, even though fireworks are often times used a means for celebration; they can also bring serious injuries, burns, and even death. There are many different types of fireworks however, some more than others are much more common to cause burn injuries or other serious injury. In a study conducted by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in 2011 the most common types of fireworks related to injuries include:
- Sparklers (24%)
- Reloadable Shells (20%)
- Small firecrackers (14%)
- Roman candles (10%)
- Novelties (9%)
- Bottle Rockets (9%)
- Illegal firecrackers (5%)
- Other (12%)
There are several different injuries that can result from a fireworks accident, however it was found that more than 50% of injuries resulting in a fireworks accident was in fact burn injuries.
Victims who suffer fireworks burn injuries in a Michigan accident do have legal rights and may be able to sue for their pain and suffering, as well as any medical costs incurred due to the burns. These injuries are completely preventable with proper safety measures.
If you or a family member suffers burn injuries in a Michigan fireworks accident, contact our top rated burn attorneys immediately so that we can explain your legal rights to you and begin our investigation of the claim. We will discuss your case with you and determine whether or not you can sue for your fireworks burn injuries. Call today at (800) 606-1717 or simply fill out the orange Get Help Now box on the right of the page and press “Click to Send.” We offer a No Win No Fee Promise, which means no legal fees or costs whatsoever until we win or settle your case. Call now for your free consultation!