With over 50 years of combined experience, the attorneys in the Fire and Explosion Litigation practice have successfully defended companies in connection with catastrophic and high-profile fires and explosions throughout the United States, including residential and commercial incidents. These incidents include alleged fires and explosions involving natural gas, propane, and electricity.
Fires and explosions can have significant consequences, including personal injuries, fatalities, and substantial destruction of property. Claims and lawsuits associated with fires and explosions can include a wide range of legal issues (including traditional liability and damages issues, such as negligence, strict liability, wrongful death, emotional distress and lost income), as well as unexpected legal issues that may arise because of a specific set of circumstances. Our attorneys are experienced in both areas, the latter of which requires considering the specific needs of the case and client in the course of developing successful defense strategies.
Our attorneys understand the need for an aggressive and proactive defense in fire and explosion litigation, but endeavor to do so in a responsible and efficient manner. If you are seeking representation or have a question about Fire and Explosion Litigation Practice, please contact any of the attorneys of the group.
Our attorneys are experienced in handling fire and explosion matters from various points in the life of an incident, from the on-site incident response through appellate issues. Even if your incident is stale, or litigation has already begun, our attorneys can assist you in achieving a successful resolution of claims or litigation stemming from the particular incident.
Our attorneys are able to successfully defend against claims related to fires and explosions because they possess a deep understanding of the legal and technical issues associated with litigating fire and explosion cases. Every incident is unique. Prompt engagement of our attorneys allows for early and on-going consideration of legal issues, such as, evidence preservation can assist with the selection of fire and explosion investigators, engineers, scientists and other persons whose technical knowledge can assist with the successful defense of a claim or lawsuit. Once litigation has commenced, our attorneys possess the experience required to translate the evidence into effective defense strategies to resolve lawsuits, whether by dismissal, trial, or otherwise.