Burn Injury Attorneys

Motor vehicle accidents are common causes of burn injuries in the Puget Sound region, and can devastate lives

Bill Coats has worked with many clients who have suffered burn injuries in car accidents and house fires. Bill has witnessed how his clients' lives have been affected by their burn injuries, both in the short term and in the future.

A burn victim often requires skin grafts, skin replacement, physical therapy, and reconstructive surgery. Often, scarring is permanent, disfiguring, and incredibly painful. Their relationships, careers, and quality of life can be negatively and permanently impacted.

Bill Coats Law is here to help

A burn injury caused by any type of motor vehicle accident can change your life and your future. If the accident wasn’t your fault, you shouldn’t be the one held responsible for the financial obligations caused. With the help of injury attorney Bill Coats, you can obtain financial compensation for the injuries and other damages you have suffered.

Bill Coats has vast experience helping people move forward financially

We focus on helping you find the best way to move forward in life, the best way to adjust to the hardship that your injury has brought, and the best way to take back control. Ultimately, what you need is the means to begin recovery and move on from your burn injury.

Bill Coats Law offers a no-fee guarantee - There is no fee unless we win

Bill Coats handles all of his personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that you pay nothing up front, and you pay no fees if your claim is unsuccessful. You only pay if we deliver a successful claim.

Bill helps injured people across Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, and Island Counties:

Everett Lynnwood Marysville
Mill Creek Snohomish Anacortes
Mt Vernon Oak Harbor Bellingham
Blaine Ferndale Lynden
Stanwood Burlington Snohomish

Bill Coats and his staff possess vast experience helping burn injury clients

We understand the stress and worry that injured people go through as they go through the recovery process, and we know that most people have many questions and concerns about the legal aspects of their injury. Our goal is the same as yours – we want to make the recovery process as quick and painless as possible, so that our clients can move forward with their lives.

Contact us today to learn more about your rights and options, and our experienced legal team will review the details of your case, free of charge, with no obligation. If we can help you, we will.

If you are in a serious car accident in Mount Vernon, you may face the unthinkable: the car catches fire. Burn injuries in car accidents can be devastating and require long-term care. They absolutely need immediate emergency medical attention. Behaviors such as speeding, drunk, high or distracted driving, or falling asleep at the wheel can all create conditions where the vehicles ignite. There is a high chance that if the vehicle catches fire in a crash, the collision is very serious.

Distracted driving has made driving less safe, even though cars have become safer and sturdier. But if a driver hits you who is not paying attention the impact can be extreme. In worst case scenarios, a fire ignites, and lives are changed forever. Life after a serious car accident means a series of challenging adjustments for Sedro Woolley accident victims. Not only is it hard to deal with the stack of medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering, but if you experience burn scars, there is a constant reminder of your trauma.

Imagine you are driving along, about to visit the beautiful Cascades east of Burlington, and suddenly your car is blindsided by a truck barreling down the road. The driver was distracted, paying attention to a text message instead of noticing your vehicle going through the intersection ahead. The impact was so fast and hard that the vehicle does the unthinkable: it catches fire. Burlington car accident victims can survive devastating car accidents, but sometimes live with permanent damage and injuries like burn scars.

Many Anacortes, Washington neighborhoods celebrate with fireworks around Independence Day. Everyone wants to have a good time, and no one wants - or expects - to be permanently damaged. However, if someone improperly lights a firework, innocent victims can be seriously hurt or maimed. Burns, especially to the facial area, are not only painful, they are emotionally devastating. Medicine has advanced to treat burns better than ever, and Anacortes accident victims can find massage therapists, acupuncturists, and more traditional types of treatment such as plastic surgeons, ready to help.

Imagine you are at a friend's house, and your toddler finds lye, left out from a soap making party. Anyone who has ever known a toddler knows that if it's within arm's reach, it is probably going into their mouth too. If you are the parent of that toddler, you are devastated, seeing your child in pain, and then knowing that your child will need medical care in some way for the rest of his life because of this negligence. This burn accident has happened to a client of Bill Coats Law, and was legally considered negligence on the part of the homeowner.

A serious Ferndale car accident might cause the unthinkable: the car ignites. Burn injuries from car accidents are devastating and require emergency medical attention and often long term care. Even though cars have become increasingly safe, a serious car accident may cause a fire. Distracted and drunk driving are often factors in these deadly types of car accidents. If the driver or passengers are unconscious due to head injury, which is another likely result of a serious crash, he or she may not be able to escape the flames. In the worst cases, occupants of the vehicles die.

Imagine you are driving along I-5, on your way to visit the beautiful Semiahmoo Spit in Blaine on a sunny afternoon. However, the driver behind you is distracted, and as you slow down with the traffic in front of you, they don't. You're hit, your car rolls, and at highway speeds, the forces are so strong that the car catches fire.

Serious Bellingham car accidents can sometimes mean the unthinkable: the car catches fire. And even though modern vehicles have safety features that increasingly make them stronger and safer, distracted and drunk driving have created dangerous driving conditions unlike any other time in history. If you are burned in a car accident, you're dealing with incredible pain and the fact that you may have have life-long scars. You'll want the best personal injury attorney in Bellingham to go after the negligent driver's insurance company so you can focus on recovery.

Though it's terrible to think about, the good news is burn scars from car accidents don't have to plague Oak Harbor car accident victims with pain forever. Cutting edge treatment is available in Oak Harbor and Whidbey Island to help car accident victims heal from their wounds. Plastic surgery is one way to help the skin heal, but it's not the only option. Often pain from these scars can mean a treatment program that involves approaches that insurance didn't always cover, such as massage, acupuncture, and other alternatives.

Serious car accident victims in Coupeville may face the unthinkable: the car ignited, and they were burned. Burn injuries in car accidents can be devastating and require long-term care. They absolutely need immediate emergency medical attention. Behaviors such as speeding, drunk, high or distracted driving, or falling asleep at the wheel can all create conditions where the vehicles may burn. If the driver or passengers are unconscious due to head injury, which is another likely result of a serious crash, he or she may not be able to escape the flames.