Mandeville, LA – Man Seriously Burned in Walnut St House Fire
Mandeville, LA (September 03, 2021) – Officers from the Mandeville Police Department responded to a house fire on Thursday, September 2nd that put one man in the hospital.
The fire broke out at about 11:15 p.m. at a home on Walnut Street.
Firefighters are still trying to determine the cause of the fire, but they think it started in the back of the house.
One man was transported to a local hospital with burns on at least one of his arms. There has been no update on his condition.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
House Fires in Mandeville
Residential structure fires make up over 80% of fire-related 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 were injured as a result of structure fires each year.
If you have been injured in a fire, 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 badly injured in any type of accident that stems from the carelessness, disregard, or maliciousness of another person, they are entitled to file a claim with a Mandeville personal injury attorney right away.
Innumerable factors can cause house fires and their subsequent injuries like a contractor’s code violations, defective fire suppression equipment, faulty fire-retardant products, faulty smoke detectors, and damaged electrical equipment.
Mandeville Burn Injury Attorneys
For burn victims, the foundation of a successful lawsuit is having a strong legal team on their side; one that is devoted to supporting and advising them from beginning to end. Our personal injury attorneys in Mandeville work diligently to help safeguard the legal rights and best interests of our clients.
Louisiana law allows victims to file a personal injury claim which qualifies them for financial recovery for any fire-related injuries that were caused by a defective product or the negligence or malfeasance of another person.
For your claim to have a successful outcome, you have to show that the fire was the result of someone else’s negligence. An experienced attorney will know how to examine the incident, review real estate and insurance documents, and interpret damages and other evidence to ascertain who might be statutorily liable for your injuries or the death of a family member.
If you were injured in any kind of accident, contact our personal injury attorneys in Mandeville 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.
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