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February 24, 2024

Batchelor, LA – Unidentified Body Recovered From House Fire on 3rd St

February 24, 2024

Batchelor, LA (July 27, 2021) – A woman in Pointe Coupee died in a house fire on Friday, July 23rd.

The Pointe Coupee Parish Fire District 1 responded to reports of a structure fire in the 13000 block of 3rd Street in Batchelor at about 10:00 p.m. 

Investigators have determined that the fire broke out in the area of the laundry room. During the course of their investigation, they discovered a woman’s body in one of the bedrooms.

The Pointe Coupee Coroner’s office is still working to identify the woman and the cause of her death.

During the initial inspection of the house, deputies were unable to locate any working home sprinkler systems or smoke detectors.

The cause of this fire is under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal House Fires in Batchelor

7.27 Batchelor, LA - Unidentified Body Recovered From House Fire on 3rd St

Residential structure fires account for more than 80% of fire-related deaths and injuries in the United States. For the ten-year span from 1997 to 2007, an average of 3,000 victims died and an additional 15,340 people sustained injuries as a result of structure fires each year. 

If you or a family member has suffered a fire-related injury or death due to a fire or an electrical accident, your next move should be to seek the counsel of a burn injury attorney who can protect your rights as well as help you recover your physical health and economic losses.

When people are gravely injured in any type of accident that originated with the disregard, negligence, or maliciousness of another person, their immediate family members are entitled to file a claim of wrongful death with a Louisiana wrongful death attorney right away.  

Myriad factors can cause deaths and injuries in house fires, such as a contractor’s code violations, faulty fire suppression equipment, faulty fire-retardant products, defective smoke detectors, and damaged electrical equipment.   

For grieving families, the cornerstone of a successful lawsuit is having a strong legal team on their side; one that is devoted to supporting and advising you from beginning to end. Our Louisiana personal injury attorneys work diligently to help safeguard the legal rights and best interests of our clients. 

Louisiana law permits victims to file a claim of wrongful death or personal injury and qualifies them for financial compensation for any deaths or fire-related injuries that were caused by a faulty product or the malfeasance or negligence of another person. 

For your claim to be successful, you need to prove that the fire was caused by someone else’s negligence. An experienced attorney will know how to investigate the incident, review insurance and real estate documents, and analyze damages and other evidence to ascertain who might be statutorily liable for your injuries or the death of a family member.

If your loved one was killed during any kind of accident, get in touch with our personal injury attorneys in Louisiana as soon as possible. Speak with someone on our team by calling 504-688-3494 or 504-822-2222, and asking us to schedule your no-obligation case review so you can learn about your legal options.

Note: These posts are constructed with the use of secondary sources. These sources include but are not limited to local and state news stories, local and state police accident reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about injury accidents that take place in New Orleans and throughout Louisiana. We did not independently verify the fact surrounding this accident. If you locate any information that is inaccurate, please contact our firm and we will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will also remove this post upon request.

Disclaimer: These posts are created to raise awareness about the dangers of driving in Louisiana. We hope that by casting light on serious accidents like this one, other drivers will take heed, and avoid being seriously injured in a similar accident. This post is not a solicitation for business. The information contained in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene.

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