Cleveland, OH (June 1, 2022) – There were injuries reported in the aftermath of a structure fire in the Cleveland area on Wednesday morning, June 1. The incident took place at a residence located at the 2100 block of W. 78th Street at around 1 a.m.
Firefighters from the Cleveland Fire Department were dispatched to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties. When emergency crews arrived, they found a man inside the building. He was transported to MetroHealth Medical Center for the treatment of sustained injuries. The victim reportedly sustained injuries to his hand related to a burn.
No further information has been provided. 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
Being engaged in a fire is seldom anticipated, and these incidents may result in life-threatening injuries. Despite the fact that the number of fire-related deaths has decreased by 46% since 1980, the mortality rate in 2020 will be 23% higher than the NFPA’s previous low in 2012. In 2020, there will be 3,500 civilian fire fatalities, down 5.5 percent from 3,704 in 2019.
If you were harmed in an accident caused by someone else’s carelessness, you have the right to submit a negligence claim for your injuries. Everyone is responsible for behaving in a manner that does not endanger others. Failure to do so may be seen as negligence, and individuals who have been injured may be entitled to compensation. A personal injury claim may be pursued with the aid of an expert attorney.
Pursuing a personal injury lawsuit may be a lengthy and challenging procedure for people with little legal knowledge. You are not required to complete all tasks on your own. A knowledgeable Cleveland severe injury attorney may assist you in obtaining the greatest amount of compensation allowed by law.
Following an accident, an experienced Cleveland personal injury lawyer may help affected clients in claiming their legal rights by submitting a claim for damages. Medical expenditures, lost pay, and pain and suffering are all examples of potential damages. The Joseph Law Group has a lot of experience defending people who have lost their homes in fires. Almost every form of personal injury lawsuit may be handled by our attorneys.
If you have been harmed in an accident caused by someone else’s carelessness, call us immediately away at 216-522-1600 to explore your case.
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