Burn Injury Cases

Personal Injury Attorneys: Serious Burns

Kansas City - Nationwide

Burn injury cases

Burn injuries are often the most physically and emotionally devastating type of injury for victims and their families. They can involve excruciating pain, prolonged recovery and a life that is permanently changed. In many cases, serious burn injuries lead to the wrongful death of innocent victims.

We represent burn injury victims. Our goal is to help our clients achieve compensation for their losses so that they have the resources to move forward with their lives. We aim to hold negligent companies and individuals accountable, to prevent future harm and to help our clients gain compensation for the pain they have had to endure.

Lawyers at Stueve Siegel Hanson and The Henning Law Firm handle cases involving serious burns, inhalation injuries, brain injuries and wrongful death. These injuries occur in many different situations:

  • Chemical burn injury
  • Burn injury by scalding water
  • Electrical burn injury
  • Burn injury from fuel-fed automotive fires

We have a history of achievement in large scale personal injury cases. We have helped our clients achieve great success in court, including seven figure jury verdicts and settlements.


Burn injury cases

Much of our success is due to the energy and level of skill brought to each case by our lawyers. Attorneys at Stueve Siegel Hanson come from large, national law firms. They use knowledge developed at some of the top schools in the country and in elite federal clerkships.

Case Results (Click here for more results)

$5,700,000 Settlement
Wrongful Death Fuel-Fed Fire/Explosion
Rolfe v. Daimler-Chrysler Motors Corp., et al.,

Stueve Siegel Hanson prosecuted and settled a wrongful death case involving the death of a young husband and father. Our client was rear ended by a drunk driver while our client was stopped at a traffic signal sitting in his Jeep Cherokee. After being rear ended, our client's vehicle burst into flames and he was burned alive because he could not escape the vehicle as the doors were jammed. The case was brought against the drunk driver that rear-ended our client, the drunk driver's employer who permitted him to drive while in the course and scope of employment, the local tavern/bar that served the drunk driver all of his drinks, and the manufacturer of our client's vehicle. Our clients were awarded $5.7 million as a result of the settlement, trial and appeal.

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To talk with us about your burn injury, please contact us toll free at 1-800-714-0360 or 816-714-7100. We offer free and confidential consultations. At Stueve Siegel Hanson, we take cases on a contingency basis. This results-based fee structure means that there are no fees unless you win.

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  • One of the best plaintiff’s lawyers in the country.

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