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For over 15 years, our experienced team of burn injury attorneys at Dalbir Singh & Associates, P.C. has been dedicated to advocating for clients in personal injury cases, including burn injury accidents. With a track record of thousands of successful outcomes, we are committed to ensuring that you receive fair compensation for your injuries and other damages.


If you have suffered burn injuries due to a fire, explosion, faulty product, medical negligence, construction accident, motor vehicle accident, truck accident, or bus accident, our tenacious New York burn injury attorneys are here to help you pursue maximum recovery. We have the knowledge and experience necessary to handle complex burn injury cases.

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Statute Of Limitations

In accordance with the New York statute of limitations, you have three (3) years from the date of sustaining burn injuries to file a claim. Failing to file within this period may result in the dismissal of your case. If you are filing a wrongful death claim for burn injuries resulting in the loss of a loved one, the time limit is two (2) years.

When filing a claim against a government agency, such as the city, county, or state, you have one (1) year and 90 days to initiate the claim process. It is important to note that sending a notice of claim within 90 days of the burn injury is a crucial step in this process.

Amount Of Recovery Law

Under the Amount of Recovery Law in New York, there is no predetermined limit on the amount of compensation you can recover after a burn injury accident. Our experienced attorneys will work diligently to fight for the maximum recovery on your behalf.

Contributory Negligence

New York's contributory negligence law states that the damages you can seek after a burn injury accident will be reduced by the percentage of fault attributed to you. It is important to establish the degree of fault accurately to determine the appropriate compensation.


Liability for burn injury accidents in New York extends to various parties that may have contributed to your injuries, including building or property owners, maintenance companies, manufacturers or sellers of defective products, employers of negligent parties, healthcare providers, and general contractors on a construction site. Holding these parties accountable is crucial in seeking the compensation you deserve.

Contact Our New York Burn Injury Attorneys

Schedule a consultation with our dedicated team of New York Burn Injury Attorneys at Dalbir Singh & Associates, P.C. to discuss your case. We are ready to provide you with the legal representation and guidance you need during this challenging time.

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When it comes to seeking compensation for burn injuries in New York, several factors come into play. The specific details of your situation will determine who is responsible for covering your expenses and what types of compensation you can pursue. Here are some key considerations:

Expenses for Medical Treatment

The party responsible for your medical bills will depend on the circumstances surrounding your burn injuries. It could be covered by your Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance, your employer's workers' compensation insurance, or a liable third party, such as a negligent party or product manufacturer.

Lost Income

If your burn injuries prevent you from working or limit your ability to perform your previous job duties, you may be entitled to compensation for lost income. This includes both the wages you have already lost and potential future lost wages due to ongoing impairment or disability.

Pain and Suffering

Burn injuries can cause immense physical pain and emotional suffering. You have the right to seek compensation for the pain, anguish, and distress you have endured as a result of your burn injuries. This includes both the immediate and long-term effects on your quality of life.

Loss of Enjoyment

If your burn injuries have significantly impacted your ability to engage in activities that you previously enjoyed, you may be eligible to seek compensation for the loss of enjoyment. This includes hobbies, recreational pursuits, and other aspects of your life that have been adversely affected by the burn injuries.

Loss of Consortium

If your marriage or spousal relationship has suffered as a direct result of your burn injuries, you may be able to file a claim for loss of consortium. This compensation is designed to address the negative impact on your relationship, including the loss of companionship, affection, and intimacy.

Wrongful Death

In the tragic event that you have lost a loved one due to burn injuries, you have the right to file a claim for wrongful death. This claim seeks compensation for the financial and emotional losses resulting from the untimely death of your family member.

It is crucial to consult with an experienced burn injury attorney who can assess the specific details of your case and guide you through the legal process to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.

Contact our New York Burn Injury Attorneys

To discuss your burn injury case and explore your options for compensation, schedule a free consultation with our experienced team of New York Burn Injury Attorneys at Dalbir Singh & Associates, P.C. We are dedicated to fighting for your rights and helping you navigate the complex legal landscape.

Burn Injury FAQs

A burn injury in New York City refers to damage to the skin or underlying tissues caused by heat, chemicals, electricity, or radiation. Burn injuries can range from mild to severe and may require extensive medical treatment.

Common causes of burn injuries in New York City include fires, scalding liquids, electrical accidents, chemical exposure, explosions, and workplace accidents.

If you suffer a burn injury in New York City, prioritize your safety and seek medical attention immediately. Remove yourself from the source of the burn, cool the affected area with running water, and cover the burn with a clean, dry cloth. Report the incident to the appropriate authorities and consult with an experienced personal injury attorney.

Yes, if you suffer a burn injury in New York City due to someone else's negligence or wrongful actions, you may be eligible to pursue compensation. This can include medical expenses, rehabilitation costs, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages resulting from the burn injury.

Liability in a burn injury case is determined by establishing that someone's negligence or intentional actions caused the burn injury. This often involves investigating the circumstances of the accident, gathering evidence, and identifying responsible parties.

Yes, there is a time limit, known as the statute of limitations, to file a personal injury claim for a burn injury in New York City. Generally, the claim must be filed within three years from the date of the injury.

In a burn injury claim, you may seek compensation for medical expenses, rehabilitation costs, lost wages, pain and suffering, permanent scarring or disfigurement, emotional distress, and other damages resulting from the burn injury.

An experienced personal injury attorney can assist with a burn injury claim by conducting a thorough investigation, gathering evidence to establish liability, calculating damages, negotiating with insurance companies, and advocating for your rights to secure fair compensation.

Yes, if the burn injury was caused by an accident at work, you may still be able to file a burn injury claim. While workers' compensation may cover your medical expenses and lost wages, a personal injury claim can help you seek additional damages beyond what is covered by workers' compensation.

Finding the right attorney for your burn injury case in New York City is crucial. Look for attorneys with experience in personal injury law, specifically handling burn injury cases. Seek recommendations, read client reviews, and schedule consultations to find the attorney who best meets your needs.

Disclaimer: This content is an attorney advertisement. Prior successful results do not guarantee a similar outcome in your case. It is essential to consult with qualified legal professionals to understand your specific circumstances and legal options.

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