Burn Injuries

Burn Injuries

Verdicts & Settlements

$36,000,000 Montco Apartment Fire

$16,500,000 Lehigh County Industrial Accident Case

$11,700,000 Explosion Kills 3 Workers, Injures 8 Others

$11,000,000 Death from Factory Fall

$11,000,000 Wrongful Death Suit

$10,340,000 Electrical Burn Case

$9,000,000 Electric Shock Case

$5,900,000 Gas Explosion Injuries and Home Devastation

See Many More Multi-Million Dollar Results

Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky's burn injury attorneys have successfully handled some of the nation's most significant burn injury cases.

Among the most painful and devastating injuries, burn injuries occur frequently. Each year an estimated half million Americans are treated for burns, 40,000 are hospitalized and 4,000 die from fires or burns.

SMBB's team of burn injury attorneys has represented clients who have been victimized by all of the chief causes of burn injuries:

  • Fire/flame
  • Electrical
  • Scalding
  • Thermal
  • Contacting hot objects
  • Chemical

Residential fires, car crashes, industrial accidents, electrical contact accidents, ovens and furnaces can all cause such injuries.

Proven Results

Led by partners Robert J. Mongeluzzi and Eunice Trevor, Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky's burn injury attorneys have secured numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and New Jersey for our clients, including:

  • $16.5 million settlement for a millwright who suffered burns over 60 percent of his body when hot slag struck him inside a kiln in Lehigh County, Pa.
  • $11 million settlement for steel worker who ultimately died after falling into a pit of molten metal and boiling water at a Claymont, Del., steel plant
  • $10.34 million settlement for an electrician who suffered serious burn during an electrical explosion
  • $9 million for a worker who suffered devestating injuries when a piece of equipment he was operation hit a power line
  • Mr. Mongeluzzi and Ms. Trevor have both served on the Board of Directors of the burn survivor support group, The Phoenix Society

Burn Injury Expertise

Burn injury cases are among the most complex and challenging - in part because critical evidence, such as the victim's clothing, is often destroyed by the same fire or heat that causes the burns. SMBB's highly experienced burn injury attorneys work hard to preserve any remaining evidence. Extremely familiar with OSHA regulations and fire safety codes, they scour documents such as safety data sheets. With the help of independent experts, they analyze the chemicals or combustible materials involved and conduct experiments to recreate what triggered the fire or explosion.

Finally, their pioneering use of video brochures - mini-documentaries that powerfully illustrate our clients' pain and suffering and include victim, family, witness and expert interviews and defendant depositions - often convinces defendants to agree to high-value settlements.

Mr. Mongeluzzi and Ms. Trevor have both served on the Board of Directors of The Phoenix Society, a burn survivor support group.

Compensation for Burn Injuries

Property and business owners, manufacturers of equipment and protective gear and third parties construction companies, electric and gas companies other than the victim's employer may all be liable. Our attorneys understand that painful burn injuries are difficult and costly to treat. They can help you get all the compensation to which you may be entitled - including compensation for pain and suffering, emotional trauma, medical costs, lost income and future earnings.

If you have been injured or a family member has been injured or killed as a result of a serious burn injury, Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky is committed to obtaining all the results you need and deserve. To learn how we can help, contact our burn injury attorneys today.