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Fire and Explosion Accidents

firefighter Fire and explosion accidents occur in New York with an overwhelming propensity Accidents of this nature can cause victims to sustain debilitating and life-altering injuries in addition to resulting in the destruction of property. Unfortunately, majority of fires and explosions are a result of negligent behavior on the part of building owners, landlords, electricians or product manufacturers. It is imperative that these individuals and corporations be held liable for their actions in order to prevent such events from occurring in the future. The attorneys at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool represent individuals who have been injured or family members of individuals killed in fire and explosion accidents that have occurred due to the negligence of others. New York State law allows for injured individuals or the family’s of deceased victims to bring forth a claim against the responsible party and recoup compensation for and damages sustained as a result of the fire. Retaining an experienced attorney can expedite the process for you, in addition to ensuring that you receive the maximum possible compensation.

Causes of Fires and Explosion Accidents

A fire explosion can be caused by a number of occurrences including, but not limited to:

  • Faulty wiring in homes or business
  • Unsafe working conditions
  • Cooking accidents
  • Corporate negligence and defective products
  • Gas Leaks and Explosions: Due to the fact that New York City has one of the oldest gas distribution networks in the city, gas leakages are particularly common in the region. Gas leakages can result in explosions that are hazardous to the safety of the general populace.
  • Human Error
Nature of Injuries Sustained

Fire and explosion accidents can cause severe injuries to victims, which may dramatically alter their standard of living. Victims of fires and explosion accidents may require extensive hospital care and numerous surgeries following the accident. Burn injuries are particularly devastating and can cause a plethora of emotional and physical conditions including:

  • Scarring
  • Severe Pain
  • Swelling
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Permanent disfiguration
  • Emotional Trauma
  • Death
Importance of Retaining an Experienced Attorney

House consumed by fire Considering that a great deal of fire and explosion accidents are the result of corporate negligence or defective products, skilled attorneys are required to combat these corporations that have a large amount of resources at their disposal in order to ward off any liability claims. It is the responsibility of the victim to investigate and prove the causes and circumstances surrounding the occurrence of the fire. The attorneys at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool have a considerable amount of experience litigating fire and explosion accidents and understand the expedited nature of the situation in addition to being fully aware of the federal and state statutes that apply to such claims. Our firm will retain specialized experts to investigate and corroborate your claim. The legal experience and vast resources of Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool ensure our firm’s expertise at pursing fire and explosion related claims.

Contact Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool Today

Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool accepts its cases on a contingency fees basis. This means that our clients incur absolutely no out-of-pocket fees. No monetary compensation is expected from our clients until and unless we are able to secure compensation on their behalf. In which case, our legal fees are a mere fraction of the compensation that you receive.

In the case that you, or a loved one, have sustained an injury or been killed as a result of a fire or explosion accident do not hesitate to contact the New York law office of Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool today at 212.406.1700 to schedule a free consultation appointment to discuss the legality of your claim.

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