Wrongful Death Claims After Apartment Fire Fatalities

Many personal injury and wrongful death law firms hesitate to take on cases involving deaths in apartment fires and similar accidents. There can be a lot of work required, and it can be difficult to know how to properly investigate these claims in order to obtain the evidence needed to recover compensation.

At Hearn Law Firm, PLLC, we understand what it takes to build a successful claim for our clients. We keep an open mind when investigating circumstances behind an apartment complex fire and consider the magnitude of the loss of life to surviving close family members. Attorney Philip C. Hearns brings 30 years of trial experience to the table along with confidence and a determination to bring about justice for loved ones.

Were The Apartment Complex Owners Or Managers Negligent, And How?

Discovering the key to recovery of full compensation for surviving spouses, children, parents or siblings is paramount in an apartment fire fatality case. If we bring a wrongful death claim on your family’s behalf, you can expect to see our diligence, perseverance and skill in action.

Questions that demand answers after a fatal apartment fire include the following:

  • Were smoke alarms, fire extinguishers and other firefighting devices present and functional?
  • Were fire hazards ignored and uncorrected?
  • Did the managers of the complex take all appropriate precautions to prevent fires, put out fires and ensure the safety of occupants?

Other areas of inquiry in your deceased family member’s case may include a review of the following aspects pertaining to the person who died:

  • The deceased person’s income and earning potential over a lifetime
  • The person’s special place in his or her family and community
  • Final medical expenses, if applicable
  • Funeral and burial costs

Rest assured that at Hearn Law Firm, PLLC, we will approach your case with full appreciation of the uniqueness of the fire’s circumstances and the impact of the loss of your loved one.  A timely investigation may prove to be essential for maximizing your compensation through a wrongful death claim.

Here To Serve

This law firm exists to help people confront difficult legal problems and approach the future with renewed hope. We appreciate the difficulties you face after the unexpected loss of a loved one. We offer initial consultations at your convenience with no obligation. Reach us at (662) 766-7777 or inquire online to learn how we can help without delay.