Suffering from a burns injury can impact your daily life, limiting your ability to work, engage in routine activities and affect your self-confidence. Beyond the immediate physical pain, the emotional trauma and concerns about future scarring, medical expenses and potential loss of income can be overwhelming. If your burns were a result of someone else's negligence or direct actions, you might be entitled to claim compensation to address your suffering and any financial setbacks it has caused.
At Switalskis, we understand the challenges you may be facing due to your burn injury. Our specialist solicitors stand ready to guide and support you throughout the compensation process. Our dedicated team offers compassionate, clear and concise advice, making sure you're informed every step of the way.
Whether your injury was the result of an accident at work, happened in a public place or under any other circumstances where someone else was at fault, we're here to assist you. We take pride in making the legal process as simple as possible for our clients, providing clarity and understanding at each turn. Choosing Switalskis means more than just legal representation; it means aligning with a team genuinely committed to securing you the best possible outcome.
When you reach out to us, our initial conversation will focus on understanding the specifics of your situation and assessing whether you can make a claim. We'll make sure you're fully informed about what's involved and what steps you need to take should you decide to proceed.
Choosing to pursue a claim with us means you'll have a dedicated team guiding you every step of the way. We're committed to breaking down legal complexities into straightforward language, allowing you to concentrate on your recovery while we build your case.
We want to understand in depth how your burns have affected your life. With our compassionate and thorough approach, we aim to empower you with a clear understanding of your rights and make sure you're well-positioned on the path to compensation and recovery.
Burns can vary significantly in their cause, severity and the long-term impact they can have on your life. Here are some examples of types of burns for which you may be able to seek compensation:
If you've experienced a burn and believe it was due to someone else's negligence or a deliberate act, seek legal advice. We approach each case with understanding and compassion, recognising the physical and emotional pain that burns can inflict.
Burn injuries can be the result of negligence on the part of a person or organisation. Situations that we frequently encounter include:
Navigating the steps of a compensation claim can be daunting, but with our experienced solicitors by your side, the process becomes more manageable. While we'll shoulder most of the legal responsibilities, we'll make sure you're always in the loop, guiding you whenever your input is needed.
Here's a general outline of how you can expect the process to unfold:
Generally, personal injury claims should be initiated within three years of the incident causing the injury. However, for burns injuries, the time limit might start from when you first became aware of the severity or long-term implications of the burn.
There are certain exceptions to this three-year time frame:
The earlier you get in touch with us, the more effectively we can represent your interests by gathering the evidence to support your claim.
Personal injury compensation is calculated depending on two different categories:
The compensation amount you might receive depends on the severity of your burns and the injury’s impact on your life.
The majority of our burns injury compensation claims are on a no win, no fee basis. This means that our legal fees only need to be paid if we successfully secure compensation for you.
Prioritising your health and wellbeing is the most important thing to do following any type of accident. If you've sustained a burn due to an accident or negligence, there are several steps you can take to improve your chances of getting the support and compensation you need:
Working with Switalskis is a step towards securing the necessary support structures, helping you navigate the path to recovery with confidence.
Personal injury claims come in various shapes and sizes, each with its own set of rules, challenges and considerations. At Switalskis, we've got the expertise to handle a wide range of personal injury claims. Here's a quick rundown of the various types of personal injury claims we can help you with:
If you’ve suffered because of a burn injury that wasn’t your fault, call us on 0800 1380 458 . Alternatively, you can contact us through the website to learn more about how we can assist you.