Serious Burn Injuries
Summary: Our client was a volunteer firefighter in Dilley, Texas. A ranch manager conducted a controlled burn on a red flag warning day and the burn quickly turned into a raging, out of control wildfire. While fighting the fire, our firefighter was injured and suffered severe burns on her body and face. Texas has long employed the “Fireman’s Rule” in premises liability cases. Texas’ version of the Fireman’s Rule usually prevents firefighters from recovering for their injuries and damages suffered while fighting fires. Nevertheless, we filed suit and fought hard for our heroic firefighter. The case has been resolved.