Cleveland, OH (November 11, 2021) – There were critical injuries reported in the aftermath of an apartment fire in the Cleveland area on Wednesday night, November 10. The fire was reported at the CMHA apartment building at the 4800 block of Scovill Avenue at around 6:30 p.m.
A woman was reportedly critically injured in the fire. She was transported to MetroHealth Hospital for treatment. No updates on her condition have been provided at this time.
The cause of the fire has not been disclosed at this time. Emergency responders were present to provide aid to the involved parties. No additional information has been supplied.
An ongoing accident investigation is being handled by local law enforcement officials.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Apartment Fires in Ohio
Every year, approximately 354,000 residential structure fires are reported to fire departments across the country. A house or structure fire can be extremely dangerous. Victims may suffer serious injuries such as smoke inhalation and third-degree burns. Structure fires are responsible for 2,620 civilian deaths per year on average. Structure fires have injured another 11,220 civilians across the country.
If you were hurt in an accident caused by someone else’s careless actions, you have the right to file a negligence claim to recover lost damages. We are all responsible for acting in a way that does not endanger others, and failure to do so may be construed as negligence. The injured party may be able to file a claim against the at-fault party. With the help of a qualified attorney, you may be able to file a personal injury claim for compensation.
Pursuing a personal injury claim can be a long and difficult process for those with little legal experience. Fortunately, you do not have to do it all by yourself. A qualified catastrophic injury lawyer in Cleveland can assist you in obtaining the maximum amount of compensation available under the law.
Personal Injury Attorneys in Cleveland
Following any type of accident, a skilled Cleveland personal injury attorney can help victims assert their legal rights by filing a claim for damages such as medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. The Joseph Law Group has extensive experience defending accident victims. Our lawyers can handle almost any type of personal injury lawsuit.
If you have been injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, contact a Cleveland law office now at 216-522-1600 to discuss your case.
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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 Cleveland 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.