Cleveland, OH (January 25, 2022) – A man was injured following a house fire in Cleveland on Friday morning, January 21. The incident occurred at a residence located at the 600 block of E. 117th Street at around 3:50 a.m.
Firefighters were called to the scene of a 2.5 story home that was engulfed in smoke. A 62-year-old man involved in the fire suffered injuries. He was transported to MetroHealth Medical Center for the treatment of sustained injuries.
The blaze inflicted roughly $35,000 in damages. No updates on the condition of the injured party have been provided at this time.
An investigation into the cause of the accident 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
Fires have a high potential for becoming very dangerous. Structure fires kill an average of 2,620 civilians in the United States each year, with nearly 11,220 civilians injured. Two of the most common injuries caused by a serious fire are smoke inhalation and third-degree burns. Every year, approximately 354,000 residential structure fires are reported to fire departments across the country.
You have the right to pursue a negligence claim for your injuries if you were harmed in an accident caused by the conduct of a negligent party. All drivers in Ohio are all obligated to act in a way that does not put others in danger. Failure to do so may be construed as negligence, and injured parties may be entitled to seek compensation for their injuries. An experienced attorney can help victims pursue a personal injury claim.
For people with little legal knowledge, pursuing a personal injury claim can be a long and difficult procedure. You don’t have to go it alone. A skilled attorney can help you get the most money possible under the law.
Personal Injury Lawyers in Cleveland
After an accident, a knowledgeable Cleveland personal injury lawyer can assist injured individuals in protecting their legal rights by pursuing a claim for damages. Potential damages include medical expenses, lost income, and pain and suffering. Joseph Law Group has extensive expertise in representing accident victims in the Cleveland area. Our serious injury attorneys in Cleveland can represent clients in practically all types of personal injury matters.
Call us now at 216-522-1600 to explore your case if you have been hurt in an accident by a careless person
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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.