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Fires In Homes, Retail Locations And Recreational Facilities

If you or a loved one suffered serious burn injuries in a house fire or a fire at a Connecticut retail establishment or recreational facility, it is vitally important to seek experienced legal counsel immediately. These cases often involve complex issues of liability. You may require the help of an experienced New Haven fire injury lawyer if you wish to obtain maximum compensation for your injury or loss.

Get Help To Recover Compensation After A Fire Injury Or Loss

At the New Haven-area law firm of Williams, Walsh & O'Connor, LLC, we have handled a substantial number of burn accident injury and fire loss claims in Connecticut and select cases in New York and Massachusetts. We can assist you in seeking compensation for serious injuries or losses arising out of a fire caused by:

  • Faulty kerosene heaters, electrical space heaters and other home heating devices
  • Fans or other appliances with defective wiring that cause fires
  • Code violations during construction of your home or apartment building
  • Negligent maintenance on the part of a landlord or property manager

Injuries Caused By Faulty Heaters And Building And Safety Code Violations

Personal injury claims arising out of a fire in an apartment building, retail establishment or recreational facility often involve negligence on the part of an electrical contractor, or the failure on the part of the property owner or builder to install or activate a sprinkler system, smoke alarms, carbon dioxide (CO2) and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors, or other fire-suppression or fire-detection mechanisms as required by safety codes.

The attorneys at Williams, Walsh & O'Connor, LLC, have handled numerous complex premises and product liability cases. We can offer you sound legal guidance and experienced, dedicated representation in claims against commercial property owners, builders and contractors.

Fire Loss Claims

Our firm also handles first-party fire loss insurance claims, particularly those in which our clients are experiencing difficulty in obtaining fair payment on a policy. We can aggressively investigate these situations to determine if bad faith insurance practices are involved. If so, we will work diligently to seek enforcement of the terms of your fire insurance policy and further damages.

Free Consultation | Contingency Basis Representation

To receive a free initial consultation and detailed assessment of your legal situation after you or a loved one has suffered a third-degree, second-degree or first-degree burn injury in a fire, contact us. We represent burn accident victims on a contingency fee basis. This means that you will not owe legal fees unless compensation is recovered through settlement negotiations or at trial.

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