Cleveland, OH (March 4, 2022) – A man suffered critical injuries in the aftermath of a house fire in the Cleveland area on Friday morning, March 4. The incident was reported at the 1200 block of E. 112th Street.
Firefighters and emergency units were called to the scene. A man was rescued from the fire and transported to MetroHealth Medical Center in critical condition. There was heavy smoke coming from the building when response teams arrived at the scene. The identity of the injured party has not been revealed at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the incident is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
House Fires in Ohio
Every year, approximately 354,000 residential structure fires are reported to fire departments across the country. A fire can be extremely dangerous no matter where it starts. Victims of major fires frequently suffer from smoke inhalation and third-degree burns. Structure fires kill an average of 2,620 civilians each year and injure another 11,220 people across the country, according to statistics.
If you were injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you have the right to file a negligence claim for your injuries. Everyone is responsible for acting in a manner that does not endanger others. Failure to do so may be interpreted as negligence, and those who have been injured may be entitled to compensation. A personal injury claim can be pursued with the help of an experienced attorney.
Pursuing a personal injury claim can be a long and difficult process for those with little legal experience. You don’t have to do it all by yourself. A knowledgeable Cleveland serious injury attorney can assist you in obtaining the maximum compensation available under the law.
Cleveland Personal Injury Lawyers
After an accident, a skilled Cleveland personal injury lawyer can help injured people assert their legal rights by filing a claim for damages. Medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering are all examples of potential damages. The Joseph Law Group has a lot of experience representing people who have been in car accidents. Almost any type of personal injury case can be handled by our attorneys.
If you have been injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, call us right now at 216-522-1600 to discuss your case.
Note: Our writers use outside sources when writing these posts. These outside sources include but are not limited to news outlet reports, local and state police accident reports, social media posts, eyewitness accounts, and other sources about accidents that take place in and around the Greater Cleveland area. We do not independently verify the facts surrounding this injury accident. If there is something inaccurate in our story, please notify us immediately so that we can correct the post as soon as possible. We will remove a story if requested.
Disclaimer: Our team of attorneys at Joseph Law Group has been helping injured victims and their families throughout the state of Ohio for decades. We hope that these posts will be a reminder to our community members to use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle to avoid and prevent being involved in a serious accident that results in injury. This is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene.