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House Fire Accident Lawyers

by Francisco Guerra, IV. on 01/17/2012

Watts Guerra Craft lawyers have handled many cases involving fires and burn injuries.  We routinely advocate for clients who lost their personal belongings, businesses, and suffered personal injuries in structural fires.  A fire in your home can be started by a problem with your wiring, the use of dangerous and defective heaters, construction defects, and other defective household appliances.

Household Appliances Which Can Become Dangerous:

  • Furnaces
  • Boilers
  • Hot Water Heaters
  • Space Heaters
  • Microwaves
  • Stoves
  • Crock Pots
  • Rice Cookers
  • Toaster Oven

House fires, especially in older homes, can become deadly in a matter of seconds.  Our firm has handled cases against landlords, manufacturers of defective household goods and furniture, city officials, contractors and other responsible parties in wrongful death claims.  Improperly maintained apartments, defective products, faulty installation, careless construction ….. There can be many causes of residential fires.  But how do you know who is at fault?

Determining the cause of a household fire can be difficult, especially when the fire is not contained and spreads rapidly.  Whatever the cause, our fire litigation team investigates thoroughly, consulting with fire safety experts to determine the precise origin of the fire that injured our client and/or their property.

Identifying the responsible party is crucial to obtaining compensation for your losses, and helps our lawyers decide upon the best legal approach to use.  After you determine the source and cause of the fire, you will need to have materials and products involved in the blaze appropriately tested.  Failing to handle this immediately can and will lead to the destruction of evidence.

Over the years, the experienced trial lawyers of Watts Guerra Craft have helped many clients with their fire damage and burn injury claims.  If you have experienced property loss from a fire, or you are a burn victim with serious burn injuries, contact Watts Guerra Craft today for help.

Tags: Personal Injury, Fire Litigation, Defective Consumer Products

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