Few injuries are as severe as injuries from fires and explosions. Whether faulty wiring, a defective product, or an avoidable accident caused these injuries, consequences like disfigurement, severe and chronic pain, and massive scarring can change your life forever.
If you or a loved one suffered injuries from a fire or explosion, you should seek legal representation. The attorneys at Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo, P.C., represent people injured in these incidents.
We are a full-service personal injury law firm that specializes in all types of personal injury case law, including burn injuries, premises liability, product liability, and motor vehicle accidents. Our attorneys combine specialized knowledge with a wealth of resources to conduct investigations into your case.
When you file a personal injury lawsuit or insurance claim for a fire and explosion injury, you must determine the cause of the accident. This allows courts to determine liability and whether you have grounds for a claim.
Fire and explosion lawsuits can involve multiple parties, including contractors responsible for wiring, gas, and propane, building owners, and defective product manufacturers. Due to the multifaceted nature of these cases, hire an attorney who knows fire and explosion case law from Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo, P.C.
In fire and explosion cases, you can file a claim with an insurance company or you can file a personal injury lawsuit in civil court. Due to the nature of these injuries, you may also need to involve workers’ compensation and municipal liability filings. Discussing your case during a free consultation can help you determine which legal path to take.
You may only have a brief time to file an insurance claim. Insurance companies may not offer you the maximum settlement if you do not have legal representation, so a personal injury attorney can help you determine if you are receiving a fair offer.
Insurance companies can only provide benefits up to policy limits. If you have significant medical expenses or severe emotional trauma, you may want to file a personal injury lawsuit. You have three years from the date of your injury to file this lawsuit.
Through these legal pathways, you can recover potential damages for losses related to your injury. You may be able to recover damages for:
To hire legal representation for your fire and explosion injury case, contact the attorneys at Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo, P.C., today. Our firm has litigated cases in all areas of personal injury law.
Contact us today to schedule your free consultation at our New York City offices. To speak directly to one of our legal professionals, call (212) 732-9000. We are proud to serve clients throughout New York and New Jersey.