Commercial Building Fires
Commercial buildings in New England are often old, with wiring, plumbing and other systems added long after construction. Alterations to the building structure can leave it non-compliant with fire and building codes. Even new commercial buildings that meet code can contain defective and dangerous furnishings and safety equipment such as sprinklers and alarms. Poor maintenance can increase vulnerability to fires.
Whatever the cause of a commercial building fire, the presence of multiple tenants or occupants can result in many burn victims. This can make the legal landscape more complicated. It is important to have knowledgeable advice and counsel to determine how to proceed after suffering burns in a commercial building fire.
At the Cambridge law firm of Gregg, Hunt, Ahern & Embry, our attorneys assist burn victims and their families after commercial building fires. We consult with a variety of nationally recognized experts and specialists to identify the responsible party or parties and the full impact of the burn injury on our client's life and family. Our lawyers build strong cases in pursuit of damages and compensation for burn injuries sustained in commercial building fires.
We assist clients after they suffered burn or other injuries in commercial buildings such as:
- Office buildings
- Mixed use buildings
- Manufacturing plants
Burn injuries, even after the wounds heal, can require multiple reconstructive surgeries. In addition, fires can leave victims suffering injuries such as fractures and head injuries from falling or jumping during the fire, and internal injuries from smoke and flame inhalation. Burn victims can also experience significant psychological damage from the trauma of being in a commercial building fire. Our law firm seeks full compensation for the physical and emotional damages suffered by our clients.
Commercial building fires can also cause many fatalities. The families of victims may be able to file wrongful death claims seeking damages and compensation for their losses. Our compassionate attorneys can advise survivors about their rights and options.
Contact Gregg, Hunt, Ahern & Embry to schedule a free initial consultation with a Massachusetts commercial building fire lawyer. Call 617-494-1920. We take injury cases on a contingency basis, charging no fee until we recover damages on your behalf.