Did you know that there were an estimated 1,298,000 fires in the US in 2014? These fires resulted in more than 3,000 deaths and 15,000 injuries. It’s estimated that there was one fire fatality every two hours and 41 minutes in the United States in 2014. And a fire can start at anytime. All it takes is one spark.
What happens if you are injured in a fire caused by someone else’s negligence? How will you recover from the damage? If you are a severely injured or you lost a loved one in a fire caused by someone else’s carelessness in New Jersey, then don’t delay. Contact the Jersey City fire injury lawyer Anthony Carbone today.
Common Injuries Caused By a Fire
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, deaths and injuries from fires is the fifth most common cause of unintentional injury deaths in the US, and the third-leading cause of fatal injuries in the home. We all know the number one injury that you can receive in a fire would a severe burn. But there are other injuries that can happen because of a fire, such as psychological distress and bodily damage caused by inhalation of toxic fumes.
Fire Caused by Someone Else’s Negligence
Can a fire be caused by someone’s carelessness? Absolutely. For instance, if your landlord had failed to maintain the smoke alarms in your apartment complex and a fire broke out, he would be responsible for the damages caused to your property as well as any injuries you sustained. The same can happen with an unsafe product or because your employer failed to provide a safe working environment.
But in order to prove negligence, you’re going to need an experienced personal injury attorney to help you with your case in New Jersey.
Contact Your Jersey City Fire Injury Lawyer Now
If you lost a loved one in a fire or you were severely injured by someone’s carelessness, don’t wait much longer. Contact the Law Offices of Anthony Carbone now for a free consultation. Now accepting clients in Jersey City, Newark, North Bergen, and throughout New Jersey.