Birmingham Fire Attorneys
When an individual enters a home, business, or other property it is typically not with the expectation that danger awaits. Regrettably, negligent property owners often fail to address potentially hazardous maintenance concerns and guests sometimes suffer injury as a direct consequence. When the result of this breach of duty is a fire, victims may suffer severe burns, complications of smoke inhalation, and the loss of property.
If you have been harmed in a fire caused by a property owner’s failure to implement proper fire prevention measures or to address known fire dangers, a Birmingham injury lawyer can help you to determine whether it may be appropriate to consider pursuing financial compensation through a civil lawsuit. For valuable legal assistance in the wake of a needless disaster, do not hesitate to contact the Birmingham fire attorneys of Yearout & Traylor, P.C., by calling 205.414.8160 to schedule a free consultation.
Causes of Fires
Fires can start in a number of different ways, and a thorough investigation into the cause of the fire that has injured you is a necessary part of a successful legal action. The following are representative examples of property owner negligence which might lead to fire-related injuries:
- Failure to install and maintain fire alarms or sprinklers
- Failure to maintain heating appliances
- Improper use of cooking equipment
- Faulty electrical wiring
- Obstruction of emergency exits
- Improper storage of highly flammable materials
- Negligent disposal of cigarettes
You may be able to recover financial compensation for medical bills and other damages resulting from your fire-related trauma. To learn more about your legal rights and options, contact the Birmingham fire attorneys of Yearout & Traylor, P.C., at 205.414.8160 today.