Cleveland, OH (December 30, 2021) – A man and his dog were killed following a structure fire in Cleveland on Friday, Christmas Eve. The deadly accident occurred at a residence at the 1000 block of Thrush Avenue near West 105th Street at around 4:30 p.m.
Firefighters were at the scene to help extinguish the blaze. Emergency responders found a 48-year-old man with serious burns all over his body. The man and his dog sustained fatal injuries in the fire, and the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the deceased party has not been revealed at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the deadly fire is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly House Fires in Ohio
Every year, fire departments across the country receive reports of approximately 354,000 residential structure fires. In any type of structure, a fire can be extremely dangerous. Smoke inhalation and third-degree burns are possible injuries for victims. Structure fires kill an average of 2,620 civilians every year, and another 11,220 people are injured in structure fires across the country.
After a loved one’s life is tragically cut short due to the negligence of another, family members are often left in severe pain, and recovering can be a difficult battle for those left to pick up the pieces. People are grieving by nature, and filing a lawsuit is often the last thing on their minds.
A wrongful death lawsuit, on the other hand, may be able to assist your family in recovering financial compensation as a result of your tragic loss. Working with a lawyer can increase your chances of succeeding in your case.
Wrongful Death Attorneys in Cleveland
We at Joseph Law Group go to great lengths to ensure that our clients receive the maximum amount of compensation possible following the death of a loved one. Our legal team has a proven track record of success for our clients. Our wrongful death lawyers in Cleveland can help your family get through this difficult time and give you peace of mind while ensuring that the responsible party is held accountable. The filing of a claim against the at-fault party or their insurance provider is the first step in the recovery process.
If you have lost a family member in a fatal car accident, call a Cleveland serious injury lawyer today at 216-522-1600.
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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.