Columbia Burn Injury Lawyers

Burn injuries are some of the most serious of all personal injuries — in addition to the victim's pain, debilitation and burn scars, the psychological damage he or she suffers can be devastating. When people are burned due to someone else's negligence, our lawyers believe it is extremely important that those injured receive proper care and that those responsible are held accountable.

Missouri Third-Degree Burn Attorneys

The Copeland Law Firm's outstanding reputation in more than a quarter-century of practice was earned by obtaining many millions of dollars for our clients. The Copeland Law Firm has helped many people who have suffered severe burns as a result of accidental fires caused by faulty appliances, highway crashes, job site chemical burns and electrical accidents. We know that our clients will face serious challenges in their recovery, and we do everything possible to obtain FULL compensation for surgeries, physical therapy and a range of other injury-related issues, including:

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Depression
  • Self-image issues
  • Loss of self-confidence
  • Social problems
  • Physical limitations

These cases require many years of experience and a thorough understanding of the many legal, physical and psychological factors involved. Because we have relationships with accident investigators, medical specialists and forensic psychiatrists, we are able to expertly build these kinds of cases to maximize compensation.

One of our successful burn cases:

In Columbia, Missouri, a teenager was burned while wearing a defective jacket, in that it was not properly treated with flame retardant. A cigarette ignited the jacket which severely burned the boy above his waist. This case resulted in a $1.2 million settlement in Federal Court in Kansas City, Missouri.

We are committed to success and encourage you to reach out as soon as possible so you can focus on healing and we can focus on the legal side of things.

To discuss any aspect of your case with one of our Columbia burn injury attorneys, call 573-397-5277 or e-mail the firm.