A fraternity house rented a parking lot to host a party. A member of the fraternity was sitting on a couch located on the property when another fraternity brother, who was later determined to be drunk, ran over the couch on which the plaintiff was sitting. The couch came to rest in such a way that the turning of a suspended wheel burned the plaintiff’s ear off. The main fraternity was sued for negligent promulgation and enforcement of its own rules and negligent supervision including negligently allowing minors to purchase and consume alcoholic beverages. The Glorioso Law firm made a point of noting to the National Fraternity President, that while the law firm was plaintiff’s counsel, he was the plaintiff’s “brother.” The case was settled for $1,500,000.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, burns in the home or workplace are among the most common and some of the most serious types of personal injuries.
Burn injuries can not only be physically debilitating, but can cause emotional stress as well. Burns are injuries to skin tissue caused by such things as heat, electricity, radiation, or chemicals. There are many causes of burns including:
- Defective products
- Flammable materials
- Hot liquid burns
- Industrial accidents
- Motor vehicle fires
If another party caused serious burns and injury, filing a lawsuit may be the only option in assisting you with medical expenses and recovery, both medically and financially. An experienced attorney will seek significant compensation for your loss of wages, loss of physical movement, pain and suffering and if applicable, property damages.
If you or a loved one has suffered a burn injury that is due to another party’s negligence, recklessness, or carelessness, know your legal rights for compensation. Let our family fight for yours so you can receive the justice you deserve.
$2,200,000 - Trucking accident involving burns
Plaintiff, while stopped in emergency lane on interstate highway (but partially into travel lane) was rear-ended by moving truck rented to small New York, LLC with limited insurance. Plaintiff sued Ryder under Logo Liability Doctrine. Defendant settled before trial.