Until you have been a victim, it can be difficult to understand the devastation and destruction that a fire or explosion can cause. From severe property damage to long-term physical and mental health issues, the effects of such an accident can last for years. That is why at Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. we strive to help those affected by these unfortunate accidents get the compensation they need to rebuild their lives. Our team of highly knowledgeable and experienced attorneys will work diligently to get you the justice and compensation you deserve.
We have extensive experience litigating cases involving fires and explosions, ranging from industrial accidents to residential fires. We understand that these types of accidents can occur due to negligence or dangerous conditions, such as those caused by faulty wiring, improper handling of hazardous materials or inadequate safety measures. Our fire and explosion attorneys will thoroughly investigate the cause of your fire or explosion and determine who is legally responsible for it.
We aggressively pursue any monetary compensation you may be entitled to, including medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering damages. We can also look into whether the property owner was negligent in providing adequate safety measures or failed to inspect the buildings or premises regularly.
Gas Explosions & Fires
When natural gas leaks occur, they often cause devastating explosions and fires. If you’ve been injured or lost a loved one due to a gas leak explosion, our attorneys can help you get the compensation you deserve. We‘ll investigate the responsible party for the leak and seek justice on your behalf.
We also handle cases involving other types of explosions, such as those caused by propane tanks or other fuel-related accidents. Whatever the cause may be, we can help you get the compensation you need to move forward with your life.
Whether an explosion occurred in an apartment building, house, industrial facility, school, or another large venue, our legal team of personal injury lawyers will leverage over 100 years of combined experience and resources to determine the underlying cause, who can be held liable, and how to pursue maximum compensation for your damages.
Causes of Gas Explosions and Fires in Washington, DC
- Propane or natural gas explosions
- Defective products or appliances
- Faulty wiring
- Electrical fires
- Defective smoke detectors
- Plant explosions
- Improper gas storage
- Improper handling of hazardous materials
- Inadequate safety measures
At Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C., we understand the emotional and financial burden that a fire or explosion can cause. We are committed to providing you with the representation and legal guidance you need to seek justice. Our team of experienced attorneys will thoroughly investigate your case and aggressively pursue the compensation you are entitled to, so contact us today for a free consultation. Our attorneys will fight to get you the justice and financial assistance you need to rebuild your life.
Who Is Responsible for Damages in a Washington, DC Explosion or Fire?
In many cases, a third party is legally responsible for damages caused by an explosion or fire. This could include property owners, manufacturers of defective products, gas distributors like Washington Gas, electricity providers like PEPCO, or other parties who failed to provide adequate safety measures. Our attorneys can help you determine who is liable for your accident and pursue justice on your behalf.
We have extensive experience litigating cases involving fires and explosions, and our attorneys will do everything in their power to get you the compensation you need. We understand that these types of accidents can have devastating consequences, so we are dedicated to helping victims get the justice they deserve. If you’ve been affected by a fire or explosion in Washington DC, don’t hesitate to contact us for a free consultation. Our experienced attorneys are here to help you get the justice and financial assistance you need to move forward with your life.
Contact Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. today for a free consultation.
Compensation for Victims & Families of Explosions and Fires
At Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C., we are dedicated to helping victims and their families get the justice they deserve. We strive to ensure that those who were injured due to an explosion or fire receive full compensation for their medical expenses, pain and suffering, emotional distress, lost wages, and more. Our experienced attorneys will fight on your behalf
What Damages Can Victims Recover In a Washington, DC Explosion?
- Medical bills and future medical expenses
- Costs to relocate to new housing
- Lost work wages and future earnings
- Physical pain and suffering
- Mental anguish and emotional injuries
- Loss of quality of life/loss of companionship
Local Fires and Explosions
- March 3, 2022: apartment explosion in Silver Spring at Friendly Garden Apartment Complex, injures 14
- August 11, 2016: fire and explosion in Silver Spring, Maryland at the Flower Branch Apartment Community injures more than 30, kills 7
- Apr 24, 2016: 1 injured in Leisure World, Maryland apartment fire
- March 28, 2016: 3 injured, including a firefighter in NE DC apartment fire
- Jun 5, 2014: NE Washington, D.C. home explodes and burns, killing 1 resident
Hire A Washington, DC, Explosion & Fire Accident Lawyer Today
Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. has recovered millions of dollars in compensation on behalf of victims and families throughout Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC.
Our award-winning lawyers are passionate about guiding clients through the civil justice system and helping them recover the financial compensation needed to put their lives back together. Because our attorneys work on contingency fees, we front the costs of handling your case and are only paid an attorney’s fee if we successfully make a recovery.
If you have questions about your rights following an explosion or fire, our team is available to speak with you during a free consultation. Contact us today.
If you’ve been affected by a fire or explosion in Washington DC, don’t hesitate to contact Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. Our experienced attorneys will provide you with the compassionate and comprehensive legal representation you need to get justice. We are dedicated to helping our clients recover the compensation they deserve, and we won’t rest until justice is served. Contact us today for a free consultation.