Burn Injuries

Experienced Burn Injury Lawyers

Sustaining a burn in an accident or other incident can be extremely traumatic. Burns often require extensive medical attention and can cause lifelong pain and scarring. If you have been burned as the result of someone else’s negligence or a defective product, a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer can help.

We confidently and compassionately handle burn injury cases for clients in Columbia and the surrounding communities. Our firm understands the physical, mental, emotional and financial tolls that burn injuries can take on an individual and a family. Our attorneys are committed to helping clients deal with their injuries and hold the negligent party responsible.


Whether you have sustained a burn in a car accident, been injured on the job in an explosion or burned by a defective product, our lawyers can review your case to determine the best way for us to seek a resolution. Several factors are considered when determining the Burns often require extensive medical attention and can cause lifelong pain and scarring.severity of burn injuries (often known as the degree), including:

  • The location of the burn on the body
  • The age of the burn victim
  • The size of the burn
  • The depth of the burn

These factors may also play a role in determining the amount of compensation we can seek on your behalf for medical expenses (past, present and future), pain and suffering, and lost wages.


What You Can Do About Burn Injuries

Contact a Columbia burn injury lawyer at Proffitt & Cox, LLP, Attorneys at Law, by calling (803) 834-7097 in Columbia or toll free nationwide (877) 276-0533. You can also complete our contact form to schedule an initial consultation. Our offices are conveniently located just off Two Notch Road in Northeast Columbia, convenient to both I-77 and I-20.

Confidential Free Consultations; No Attorneys Fees Unless You Receive Compensation

We understand that when an injury occurs, people are concerned about medical expenses, lost income, and compensation for their pain and suffering and other damages. We can answer these questions, and more importantly, we can put our experience to work immediately toward helping victims of careless or wrongful conduct obtain prompt and appropriate compensation.

We offer free initial consultations for all injury cases. We handle injury cases on a contingency fee basis which means that our fees are a percentage of what we recover for you. You will not owe us any attorney’s fees in such cases unless we are successful in obtaining compensation on your behalf.

Our South Carolina accident attorneys have recovered over $30 million in verdicts and settlements for our clients. These claims involved automobile accidents, trucking accidents, harmful prescription drugs, medical malpractice, product liability, slip and fall accidents and class action cases. Review our representative cases to see some of our past successes and review our client testimonials to see what some of our clients have to say about us.

Free Case Review

Contingency fees are calculated based upon the gross amount recovered. Case costs paid by the firm are also reimbursed to the firm from the amount recovered. In most cases, the client will not be responsible for case costs if there is no recovery. Our agreement regarding fees and expenses applicable to your specific case will be provided in writing.

Any result our lawyers may have achieved on behalf of clients in other matters does not necessarily indicate similar results can be obtained for other clients. Each case must stand on its own merit based upon the facts and the law. Some cases referenced were handled by our attorneys while working at other firms, and in some cases, other lawyers participated in the representation of a client.