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Severe Burn Claims


Severe Burns Compensation Claims

Whilst safety is always at the forefront of your mind, unfortunately, burns and scalds can happen in the workplace, in a public place and at home.

Severe burns not only affect the surface of the skin, but the muscle and bone underneath. Serious burns can occur as the result of contact with fire, chemicals, hot liquids, and electrically charged objects. This can resulting in scarring, physical and psychological effects.

Specialists in Severe Burns Claims

If something does go wrong and you or a loved one suffers a burn through no fault of your own, we can help you get the compensation you need to carry on with your life. All claims have a time limit, so please get in touch today.

  • By working with specialist rehabilitation experts and medical advisors, we are able to give you all the support you need during your claim and recovery.
  • We understand how severe burns can affect your life and the lives of those around you. That’s why we’ll do all in our power guide you every step of the way.
  • Our dedicated solicitors are experts at dealing with a wide range of incidents involving burns.




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Making a Severe Burns Claim

There’s absolutely no risk involved in inquiring about your position, or your claim, so it pays to speak with an expert. Ultimately, the only time you’ll end up paying for legal costs is if your case is successful – and even then you will only ever pay an agreed percentage of damages as a contribution to costs.

There is a time limit to make a claim, however, so it’s best to act as quickly as possible. Normally you have three years from the date of your accident or from the date you realised your condition was a result of your accident. If you were under the age of 18 when you had the accident, you’ll have three years from your 18th birthday to make a claim.

Our Severe Burn Experts

How much will my claim cost?

All severe burn cases taken on by Hudgell Solicitors are handled on a no win no fee basis. This means that you will not have to pay any money up front and there will be no financial risk if your case is unsuccessful.

If your case is successful, you will only be expected to pay a contribution to your solicitor’s fees once the case has been resolved. The costs paid are usually a percentage of the compensation awarded and will be agreed before your case is carried out.

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"An eight-month-old baby boy suffered third degree burns at his nursery as a pot of scolding hot gravy was spilled over him."

Jane Woodcock, Head of Personal Injury

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