New Jersey Apartment Fire Lawyer

Structure Fires, Building Fires, Apartment Fires, House Fires, Workplace Fires

Every year structure fires result many fire-related injuries and deaths. When a building burns, occupants can sustain thermal burns, smoke inhalation injuries and even death. Occupants can also be injured as a result of inhalation toxic chemicals released by burning materials within the structure.
We will aggressively pursue compensation for victims of structure fires. We utilize renowned fire cause and origin specialists and engineers to identify who or what was responsible for the fire. We also consult with burn injury specialists, vocational experts, life-care planners and economists to help determine the true economic cost of a burn victim’s injuries.
Some of the leading causes of house fires, building fires and apartment fires are:
  • Defective appliances
  • Faulty electrical wiring
  • Improper and damaged gas lines
  • Clogged fireplaces
  • Malfunctioning furnaces or boilers
In addition to determining the cause of the fire, it is also important to ascertain whether the actions of a third-party contributed to the fire or an occupants ability to get out of the structure safely.  Some of the factors we will investigate are:
  • Compliance with fire and building codes
  • Having appropriate fire safety equipment
  • Fireplaces and other vents were properly maintained
  • Fire escapes and exits were accessible and working
  • Fire doors were utilized
  • Smoke alarms were installed, tested and working
  • Fire walls were properly constructed
When the cause of the fire or the inability to safely respond to a fire was caused by the action of a third party, a burn injury victim may have a claim against the negligent party for their injuries.  In order to determine whether you can seek compensation for your injuries contact a New Jersey Burn Injury Attorney today.  Mr. Mendelsohn will review your injury claim for free, and represent you on a contingent fee basis, which means you don’t have to pay any attorney fees unless you recover on your claim. We’ll fight to ensure that you and your family are fully compensated.