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Burn Injury Lawyers in Queens

At Shulman & Hill, our burn injury lawyers in Queens help victims seek and recover compensation based on their related expenses and losses. We believe victims should not have to pay for their medical care and other costs when someone else’s careless or reckless actions caused their injuries. We use the case facts and New York law to hold the at-fault parties responsible.

Our team provides free initial case consultations. We will assess your options, explain how we approach similar cases, and answer your questions during this complimentary conversation with our team.

Our Queens Burn Injury Attorneys Understand How These Cases Work

Our Shulman & Hill personal injury lawyers know how to build a case and hold the at-fault party responsible for our client’s burn injuries and other related damages. We handle cases involving serious burns, smoke inhalation, and other injuries regularly. We investigate these incidents, document the damages, and pursue justice in the form of fair compensation for our clients.

Several types of personal injury incidents commonly result in burn injuries. We handle all of these case types. They include: 

Premises Liability

Premises liability cases stem from injuries that occur while the victim is on someone else’s property. The property owner or occupier is often liable for the damages they suffer. Owners of stores, restaurants, hotels, theaters, apartment buildings, and other businesses have a responsibility to ensure their customers, guests, and renters are safe. This includes following all applicable fire codes. Depending on the type of structure and other factors, this could include:

  • Providing smoke detectors
  • Marking fire exits
  • Installing sprinkler systems
  • Purchasing fire extinguishers
  • Developing a fire safety plan
  • Regularly inspecting their structures

A property owner might also be liable for a fire or burn injury that results from a lack of maintenance, poor repairs, or improper electrical wiring. They have an obligation to guests to eliminate unreasonable fire and electrocution hazards when possible.

Traffic Accidents

Traffic accidents and commercial truck collisions are common ways victims suffer serious burn injuries. When a crash occurs, a fire is possible. The driver whose careless or reckless driving caused the collision might be liable. When a trucker causes the collision, their employer is vicariously liable. When this occurs, we usually file our claim or lawsuit against the trucking company to pursue compensation for our client.

Under New York law, crash victims generally need to suffer serious injuries to recover compensation in a fault-based claim. We provide evidence to show the severity of their injuries as well as document what caused the crash and who is responsible. 

Defective Product Cases

Defective products such as power tools can cause burns and electrocution injuries. Issues or malfunctions with appliances, batteries, or other products can cause fires, too. The designer, manufacturer, or distributor might be liable when a defective product leads to burn injuries. Our attorneys know how to document a defect and hold the responsible party accountable.

Regardless of how the burn injuries occurred, our attorneys seek fair compensation from the liable party. While each victim suffers unique damages, and there is no way to estimate how much a case might be worth, many victims suffer the same types of damages. These include:

  • Medical bills and related expenses, current and future 
  • Ongoing care and support costs
  • Income losses from time off work during treatment and rehabilitation
  • Diminished earning capacity if there are lasting injuries
  • Pain and suffering damages
  • Wrongful death losses if the victim dies from their injuries

Burn Injuries Often Leave Victims With Physical and Emotional Scars

Many burn injuries require a lot of medical care, often hospitalization in an intensive care setting or an extended stay in a burn center. Rehabilitation can last for weeks or months, and therapy to reduce significant scarring could last for years.

From the time first responders arrive on the scene of a fire or another burn accident, the costs begin adding up. Emergency ambulance transportation or medevac airlift to a nearby burn center might be necessary. The New York State Department of Health recognizes two nearby burn centers for those in Queens:

At the burn center, victims undergo inpatient treatment, possibly including surgeries. Rehabilitation and therapy likely follow. Even with immediate and effective treatment, burn injuries frequently leave victims with lasting scars, lost limbs, and other concerns. Some people cannot return to their previous jobs or other activities. Those who do often require months or even years to recover to their previous abilities.

The costs of this care, especially when you consider the time away from work, are often extensive. This is one reason why recovering compensation is vital for burn victims. Our attorneys handle these cases while our clients focus on their physical recovery.

Shulman & Hill Represents Burn Injury Victims in Queens

Shulman & Hill is the premier personal injury law firm serving New York. Our Queens burn injury lawyers handle even the most complex and difficult cases. Sometimes, we accept cases other firms refuse to pursue. This makes our team sought after when it comes to helping clients recover fair compensation in the most challenging cases.

We have secured over $300 million in settlements and verdicts for our clients, fighting for the money they deserve based on their expenses and losses. This includes taking several steps to build a strong case and recover compensation, such as:

  • Protecting our client’s rights
  • Managing all communication with the insurer
  • Investigating what happened and analyzing the available evidence
  • Negotiating with the insurance carrier for a fair settlement
  • Preparing and filing all necessary paperwork, including filing a lawsuit
  • Representing the client’s best interests throughout this process

When we investigate a case, we gather evidence to give the insurer or jurors a compelling case for why our clients should receive a settlement or payout. The evidence varies by case but could include the following:

  • Official investigation reports filed by police officers, firefighters, or other investigators
  • Photos or video of the incident or scene
  • A scene survey
  • Accident reconstruction for collisions
  • Fire reconstruction
  • Interviews with eyewitnesses
  • Expert testimony describing the prognosis of the victim, future care needs, and related expenses
  • Relevant medical records showing our client’s injuries
  • Documentation of the client’s expenses, losses, and injuries

Our attorneys know what it takes to document a case and show carelessness, liability, and damages. We have built numerous compensation cases based on serious and catastrophic injuries.

If you suffered burn injuries in Queens, we will assess your case for free and go to work with no upfront fees. We do not charge a retainer. Instead, we work based on contingency. If you do not get paid, neither do we.

Pursuing Queens Burn Injury Payouts Through Insurance Claims or Lawsuits 

When our Queens burn injury attorneys represent a burn victim, we first consider the unique circumstances and details of their case. These, along with our experience with similar cases, determine the options we offer clients and how we work to recover compensation for them. 

A Note About On-the-Job Burn Injuries in Queens

Shulman & Hill handle both workers’ compensation and personal injury claims. This means we can and will work with clients hurt at work by a third party. If you suffered job-related burn injuries, we will pursue workers’ comp and personal injury benefits on your behalf.

Our workers’ compensation and personal injury departments will work hand-in-hand to seek the full range of benefits and compensation available to you based on the case facts.

Talk to Our Team Today About Your Legal Options After a Queens Burn Injury

Shulman & Hill provides free case reviews for burn victims in Queens. We understand that you need compensation to pay medical bills, cover lost income, and handle other related expenses and losses. We want to help you recover a fair payout. This process begins with a consultation with our team. We will assess your options, answer your questions, and more. 

Call us at 866.932.5558 or contact us online to get started today.


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We have helped thousands of New Yorkers recover more than $400 million in compensation

We have helped thousands of New Yorkers recover more than $400 million in compensation

We have helped thousands of New Yorkers recover more than $400 million in compensation


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"The treatment received by Shulman & Hill was extremely excellent. They treated me like I was part of their family and that gave me a lot of confidence in them. I would recommend them one hundred percent because they are very trained in your area. I congratulate you and ask God to fill you with blessings. Gracias for your support."

Ramon E.

"I would like to thank The Shulman & Hill Law Firm in Brooklyn for their outstanding representation on my worker’s compensation case. The monetary reward exceeded our expectations and Alex worked closely with me to meet and exceed my goals."

John S.

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"Excellent lawyers. Excellent service. I will recommend them as my first choice. They helped me with my case since day one. They know exactly how to work on a case and win it. They worked fast and were always in communication with me.  I won my case with a very high amount. Thanks to all the staff, I wish them my best. They will always be in my heart."

Grace B.

"Had a very positive experience working with Shulman & Hill in the worker’s compensation case. Everyone is very professional and competent. Received the maximum possible settlement in court. I am sincerely grateful to my lawyers and personally Alex Shulman for the work done. I wish you further success and prosperity."

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Arian K.

"Shulman and Hill are the absolute best: JJ, Alex and Christine are powerhouse attorneys who get the best results for their clients. I feel like these guys took care of me like family. When you’re dealing with a worker’s compensation case, you’ll want a pit bull to represent you: Shulman & Hill is the firm you need."

Chelsea W.

"Wonderful service quality by the group of professional advocates in the law firm of Shulman & Hill! I did not expect that I will find a proper solution regarding my worker’s compensation. However, it has been possible by the experts and they have made the task easier over the period. Thanks to them for their help."

Corey A.

"I would definitely like to thank Mr. Alex Shulman and his entire staff at Shulman and Hill for their exceptional work in helping me with my Worker’s Compensation case. Their entire staff was courteous and professional from start to finish and all work was done in a timely fashion. I was previously with a different law firm who were not as informative, and they made me feel like I was a mere money to them. I personally recommend the law offices of Shulman & Hill for any injury/ worker’s compensation case you may have. They strive to get you a maximum reward for your injury, while maintaining the utmost courtesy and professionalism."

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