Readers of this blog may remember a personal injury lawsuit dating back to 1992, which was filed against McDonalds with regard to customer who was burned by a cup of scalding hot coffee. The New Mexico woman who filed that burn injury case alleged that she suffered serious injury and McDonalds was liable. Ultimately, she was awarded $2.9 million in damages.
Motorcycle accidents can cause extreme heartache and grief for families and loved ones of a victim. They are often faced with not only losing a loved one but can be plagued with financial stress during an emotional time. Unfortunately, a recent New Mexico crash has shown just how dangerous motorcycle accidents can be.
Burn injuries are some of the most painful and disfiguring injuries a person can suffer. When this type of severe injury is caused by another party's negligence, the injured victim may be entitled to compensation for damages, including scarring, disfigurement, rehabilitation, medical bills and lost wages.
Backup accidents can be very dangerous and result in more than 200 fatalities every year in the United States. An additional 17,000 people are injured every year in these dangerous but preventable accidents.