Technically speaking, any licensed attorney in Rhode Island can handle any type of case including a burn injury case. However, you would not want to take a burn injury case to a real estate lawyer or a divorce lawyer. That would be a mistake. Those lawyers stay in their area. Burn injury lawyers and… Read More »
In Rhode Island, people who are injured by burns do have a right to recover for scarring, disfigurement, and loss of use of, say, an arm or a leg, a hand, something like that. These types of claims are for permanent injuries, and they often are quite valuable.
Parents can bring claims on behalf of their minor children and should bring claims on behalf of their minor children when they’ve suffered burn injuries. Parents are the legal guardians of their children and have a right and an obligation to enforce the child’s rights against whoever caused the injury.
Almost always when a burn injury case is presented to an insurance company or is brought in court, you will need to have expert witnesses and probably multiple expert witnesses. There are going to be medical experts that are necessary. There will be experts necessary to determine the permanency and extent of the injuries,… Read More »