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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics: cooking is the leading cause of home fires; alcohol use contributes to approximately 40% of house fire deaths; around 85% of all United States, fire deaths in 2009 happened in homes; most fire-related fatalities are not caused by burn injuries, but by inhaling smoke or toxic gasses; smoking is the primary cause of fire-related deaths; over 35% of house fire deaths happen in homes with no smoke alarm.
Statistics released by the Florida State Fire Marshal's Office reveal
Daily, more than 200 house fires occur in Florida
Over 65% of Florida's fire fatalities involve victims over 40 years of age, followed by people over 70 years
40% of the fires start in the kitchen
Faulty wiring determines 22%
Other causes include (in this order): careless smoking, kids playing with sources of fire and unsupervised heating devices.
In 2011, the U.S. Fire Department responded to 370,000 home fires, which caused the death of 2,520 civilians, the injury of 13,910 individuals and $6.9 billion property damage. Most of these fires originated in the kitchen, cooking and smoking being the leading causes. The majority of fires started around dinner time, in houses without properly functioning smoke alarms.
How Can the Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary Help?
Recognizing the sad reality that more than 70 percent of all fire deaths occur due to house fires, Sean M. Cleary is dedicated to protecting the rights of residential fire victims injured as a result of someone's negligence or a defective product.
If you were the victim of a devastating house fire resulting in severe personal injury, wrongful death of a loved one or considerable property damage, do not hesitate to contact a personal injury attorney. The Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary can investigate the circumstances of the incident, establish liability and hold the negligent landlords or manufacturers of faulty products responsible for your injuries, sufferings, and losses. Call today (305) 416-9805 for a free initial case evaluation and determined legal representation.
To accurately represent burn injury victims, The Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary usually collaborate with hands-on experts and professionals, such as:
Burn unit professionals
Life cares planners.
We closely work with them in determining the overall effects of the house fire accident. This includes present and future analysis/prognosis from the following perspectives:
After we have a complete overview on how the fire affected someone's life we proceed with negotiations aimed at receiving a just compensation amount.
Liability in a House Fire Legal Claim
Possible defendants in a house fire legal action can include:
The owner of the rented apartment/house
The manufacturer of flammable furniture, of a defective appliance (heater, stove, drier, etc.) or a faulty fire alarm
The house builder contractor
The electrician who didn't repair the fire hazard
A gas company if a gas explosion caused the house fire.
For instance, if a faulty product caused the fire, you may seek compensation for your personal injuries in a claim against the manufacturer of the defective product or the person/store who sold it to you.
What Kind of Lawyer Do I Need in the Case of a House Fire? »
A personal injury attorney can help you deal with the person or company responsible. The manufacturing company, insurance company or any defendant will already have a lawyer to minimize liability and damages, and you need an experienced attorney to collect and present evidence for your side.
Following a House Fire Incident, When Should I Hire a Lawyer? »
After a house fire, a lawyer can get you the maximum compensation from the person or company whose negligence caused the accident. Lawyers don’t always need to go to court; they can negotiate settlements. Lawyers can also help settle disputes about the value and the validity of the insurance claim.
How Can the Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary Help the Victims of Devastating House Fires? »
An experienced personal injury attorney can help you file the right claim to maximize the correct compensation according to the extent of the damages, the severity of the burns, the medical procedures, ulterior career limitations, disfigurement or permanent scarring.