Fire & Explosion Accident Lawyer in Houston
Put Over 100 Years of Collective Legal Experience on Your Side
While some fires are caused by natural disasters such as lightning strikes, the vast majority begin with human error. These can result malfunctioning pieces of equipment such as space heaters or the improper handling of flammable items including firecrackers and matches.
If you or a family member suffered a burn injury in a fire or explosion caused by human negligence or malice, we encourage you to retain legal help. Our Houston burn injury lawyers at Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs can advise you on how to seek the compensation you may be entitled to.
- Our firm handles a variety of fire and explosion cases, including:
- Home / commercial fires
- Plant refinery explosions
- Rig explosions
- Pipeline explosions
- Workplace burns
- Car crash fires
- Chemical burns
- Faulty space heaters
- Faulty water heaters
- Fires caused by electrical appliances
Understanding the Severity of Burn Injuries
First-degree burns affect only the skin's outer layer, while third-degree burns or "full thickness burns" impact the deepest layers of skin. Major burn injuries can be classified as catastrophic. These injuries can cause permanent debilitation and can even be life-threatening.
Burn injuries can cause ongoing physical damage to a victim's:
- Manual dexterity
- Respiratory systems
- Fluid balances
- Joint function
- Thermal regulation
- Normal body temperature
- Muscles, nerves, bones, and blood vessels
Fire & Explosion Lawyers in South Texas, Houston, & Louisiana
Many burn injury victims need serious medical care and physical therapy. If your injury or your family member's injury was caused by another person's negligence, you could be entitled to financial compensation. We encourage you to get in touch with a Houston personal injury attorney at Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs as soon as possible. Our lawyers can help you assess a possible injury claim in a free case consultation.
We serve clients throughout South Texas, Houston, Galveston, and Louisiana. Contact our office today to begin.