SMOKE INHALATION

ATLANTA SMOKE INHALATION INJURY ATTORNEY

Even if a victim is trapped in a fire for only a few minutes, the result can be serious, life-altering lung injury and brain damage. In fact, most fatalities from fires are due to smoke inhalation, not burns.

And smoke inhalation is harmful not only because your lungs can’t obtain oxygen for your body, but also because chemicals released during a fire can be toxic. Additionally, smoke can seriously burn your nose, throat and lungs—leaving scarring and chronic shortness of breath. Smoke inhalation can cause a host of other injuries, including:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Coughing
  • Nose or throat irritation
  • Nausea
  • Headaches
  • Fainting
  • Confusion
  • Seizures
  • Coma
  • Corneal and other eye damage

If negligence played any kind of role in a fire, the negligent parties may be held liable for the victims’ injuries. If you have lost a loved one or suffered an injury that was caused in any way by smoke inhalation, it is important that you seek the advice of a skilled smoke inhalation lawyer from our Atlanta firm who will fight to protect your interests. At the W. Winston Briggs Law Firm, we have extensive experience handling all types of smoke inhalation injuries.

Seeking the Best Possible Outcome for Smoke Inhalation Victims

The full extent of the effects of smoke inhalation may not be immediately apparent. We will work to gain a complete understanding of your injuries to assure you get the right compensation for your unique situation. This may include compensation for medical bills and costs, pain and suffering, lost wages and other damages. Our law firm will do everything we can to ensure that you have what you need to hep you recover from your injuries.

We are prepared to represent you in any smoke inhalation claim, including:

  • Reactive Airways Dysfunction Syndrome (RADS) resulting from smoke inhalation
  • Lung and nerve damage from inhaling toxic smoke in a chemical fire
  • Loss of lung capacity after smoke inhalation
  • Wrongful death claims arising from smoke inhalation

Call for a Free Consultation

Contact our Atlanta smoke inhalation law firm today to discuss your injury claim and learn more about your legal options. You can reach us by phone or via e-mail. We take most cases on a contingency basis, which means that you don’t pay any attorney’s fees unless we win compensation for you.

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-That is what sets Winston Briggs and the W. Winston Briggs Law Firm apart.
The Briggs Law Firm specializes in representing people and the families of people injured or killed due to the carelessness and recklessness of others. Our founder, W. Winston Briggs, has tried more than 150 jury trials in his 25 year career. Mr. Briggs is a skilled trial lawyer well known for his ability and willingness to try cases. That results in higher settlements to our clients because insurance companies recognize that Mr. Briggs is a seasoned and fearless litigator who will try cases if they don’t pay the full value of the claim. If the case must be tried, there is no better firm to have on your side.
Representing Georgia Accident Injury Victims
The Briggs Law Firm specializes in representing people and the families of people injured or killed due to the carelessness and recklessness of others. Our founder, W. Winston Briggs, has tried more than 150 jury trials in his 25 year career. Mr. Briggs is a skilled trial lawyer well known for his ability and willingness to try cases. That results in higher settlements to our clients because insurance companies recognize that Mr. Briggs is a seasoned and fearless litigator who will try cases if they don’t pay the full value of the claim. If the case must be tried, there is no better firm to have on your side.
Representing Georgia Accident Injury Victims
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Other Personal Injury
Bicycle Accidents
Truck Accidents
Pedestrian Accidents
Medical Malpractice
Slip & Fall Injuries
Wrongful Death
“My husband died in a terrible trucking accident, leaving me a widow and my son without a father. The trucking company (that killed my husband) initially refused to accept responsibility for my husband’s death. I hired Winston Briggs and turned everything over to him. During this very difficult time, Winston took total control of the case and filed suit in federal court in Virginia.
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Cyclist Bruce Fernald, Atlanta, GA
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