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Burn Injuries

How Will My Burn Injuries Be Treated?

How Will My Burn Injuries Be Treated-lawyer

Burn injuries are among the most painful challenges our clients must face. They often occur as the result of workplace accidents and vehicle collisions. Other burns may be caused by defective equipment or products that overheat (or catch on fire) and then burn people. If you’ve suffered serious burn injuries due to another person’s negligence, our firm will fight hard to help you win the full compensation you deserve to cover all your medical expenses and other losses. How common are burn injuries? American Burn Organization statistics reveal that during one recent year, there were 3,390 civilian deaths due to fires. Of...

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Queens Burn Accident Injury Lawyers

All too often, news stories tell us about the many people who keep suffering serious injuries or deaths in Queens home and apartment fires. Sadly, a 59-year-old disabled man died in his home in early December 2018 after a blaze broke out. The fire on East Hampton Boulevard in Bayside was first reported around 10 PM. Although dozens of firefighters raced to the scene, they were unable to save the man who was found in the basement of his home. Reports indicate that the deceased had an amputated leg and may have also been a paraplegic. Although tragedies like this often...

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New York City Burn Accident Lawyers

As the nation’s largest and perhaps most diverse metropolitan area, New York City daily offers its residents and visitors vibrant business districts, beautiful parks and waterways, advanced educational facilities and entertainment venues. Yet despite these many offerings, there are far too many annual fires. In January 2018, the city’s fire commissioner stated that the most recent fire statistics indicate an increase in fires throughout most of the boroughs. Seventy-three (73) civilians lost their lives in New York City fires during 2017. New fire safety measures are clearly needed. During the prior year, federal surveys reveal that over 480,000 Americans required fire...

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Update: 3 Killed in Queens House Fire

A family in Queens is dealing with devastating loss after losing three members of their family in a house fire. The fire also left many relatives injured. This fire started just before midnight on Saturday in a two-story home on 211th Street in Queens Village. The three-alarm fire started and engulfed the first two floors. Firefighters took about two hours to get the fire under control. A more of two was able to get out and get her kids out, but she ran back in to save other family members and did not make it back in. This woman, Harleen Kaur, knew other people...

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3 Dead, More Injured in House Fire in Queens

Three people have died and at least three others are being listed in critical condition after a fire that started at a home in Queens on Saturday night. The fire started at around midnight on 93-20 211th Street in Queens Village. The fire spread through the two-story house. FDNY crews helped 11 individuals get out of the house, and they were taken to local hospitals. This information comes from the police. Ragvir Kaur-Kainth, 82, Pyara Kainth, 87 and Harleen Kaur, 32, all died in the fire. Three other people are in critical condition including an 8-year-old. Five other people have been listed in stable...

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Update: Firefighter Airlifted While Fighting Fire

This story is an update on a story we reported on earlier this week. A Geneva firefighter had to be airlifted to the hospital after suffering from a heart issue. This occurred while he was fighting a house fire in Seneca County on Monday night. This information came from volunteer firefighters. Firefighters were fighting the fire outside the home which was located at 31 Moore Street in Border City. While doing so, the firefighter was having heart issues. A Mercy Flight took him to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. His condition was still not known as of Monday night. As of now, more...

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Three People Charged with Setting Gloversville Fire

The Gloversville Police Department has arrested three teens and charged them with arson. This is in connection with a fire that burned down the former JBF Mill. All three of the teens have been charged with fourth-degree arson. This is a class E felony. They have also been charged with first-degree reckless endangerment which is a class D felony. The teens charged were Allen H. Vosburgh Jr., 17, Joseph S. Banovic, JR., 17, , and David C. Taylor, 19. Police have alleged that the three of them intentionally started a fire on February 10 and that their actions caused the destruction of the...

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Woman Killed in House Fire in Bronx

The authorities have now identified a woman who was killed in a Bronx fire that happened on Thursday night. Officials responded to a fire at 3425 Boller Avenue in Eastchester at around 7:30 at night. They found Cynthia Holley was unresponsive. She was 53-years-old. Holley had to be taken to the hospital. At the hospital, she was pronounced dead. The fire was under control by around 8 in the evening. The cause of the fire has not yet been determined. Authorities are still investigating this fire. If more details become available about this fire, we will keep you posted. If you’ve lost a loved one in...

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One Person Injured in Fire in Brooklyn

While we like to focus on bringing you accident news stories about vehicle accidents, we also like to update you on other accident news stories from time to time. One person was injured in a fire that happened in a Brooklyn building. This incident happened on Thursday morning at around 8. It started on the third floor at 3908 Fifth Avenue in Sunset Park. This information comes from officials. One person is said to have suffered from injuries that were not life-threatening. The extent of the injuries is not known at this time. This fire is still being investigated. If we learn any...

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Burn Accident Lawyer New York

Burn injuries are often not talked about when it comes to accident litigation, but burn injuries are some of the most painful and can impact a person’s life in many ways. A severe burn injury does not heal quickly, and it can be extremely painful to deal with. Some burns can even last for a person's’ lifetime. Burn injuries are not uncommon in New York. In car accidents, burn injuries can happen frequently. Burn injuries can also be sustained in workplace accidents and from chemical exposure. Also, burns can happen in fires such as in apartment buildings. At Frekhtman & Associates, we...

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