If you have been injured in a fire or explosion in New York, the team at Hach & Rose, LLP can help you. There is a reason why so many people in New York City and across the state have turned to us for help in their greatest time of need, and we are ready to show you why. Our team of compassionate, aggressive, and experienced trial lawyers are ready to help you hold the responsible party accountable for their reckless or negligent actions, and we will not rest until you get the fair compensation you are owed.
For many people, the thought of facing a fire or explosion in their home, business, or even motor vehicle is one of their worst fears and nightmares. No matter the size or scope, all fires and explosions have the potential to cause catastrophic damage to physical property and even more damage to your body, including death. And while statistics from the U.S. Fire Administration reported the number of fires, fire injuries, and fire deaths has trended down over the past decade, there are still 1.4 deaths and 18.1 injuries per thousand fires in New York. When fires happen at your home or anywhere else, they can cause serious damage and life-altering injuries that may require a lifetime of medical care. From pain management to skin grafts, this type of treatment is extremely involved and expensive, leaving you with tens of thousands of dollars in medical bills and other expenses.
The cause of residential and non-residential fires or explosions can range from gas leaks or faulty products to chimneys that aren’t properly cleaned or maintained. A report from the U.S. Fire Administration says over half of all residential fires are caused by cooking, with fires related to heating coming in a distant second, and accidents behind that. No matter the cause, fires and explosions can destroy everything you own in a matter of minutes and leave with you severe burns or lung damage from smok