Iowa Explosion and Fire Lawyer
Few events are more dangerous than a fire or explosion. People can lose their lives to smoke inhalation or severe burn injuries. If they survive, they may be forced to cope with terrible pain, disfigurement or impairment, and devastating property damage. When these terrible incidents are caused by preventable acts of negligence, it is only right for victims to receive compensation from the responsible party.
Iowa explosion and fire lawyers LaMarca & Landry, P.C. are dedicated to helping victims of dangerous negligence win the settlements they deserve. If you have been hurt or lost a loved one in a home or business fire, we are here to help. Call our offices at 877-327-2600.
Preventable Explosions and Legal Action
Iowa explosion injury lawsuits can be filed under several difference areas of civil law:
- Product liability – for example, defective wiring or electrical appliances
- Premises liability – poorly maintained property can lead to gas leaks or accidental fires
- Intentional tort – in the case of arson
- Workplace injury – for example, explosions are a risk in certain factories
- Vehicle accidents – including car crashes, plane accidents, etc
Building a legal case against negligent parties in cases like these can be complex. You will need an Iowa explosion accident lawyer who understands underlying technical issues and is comfortable talking to experts in the field such as: arson investigators, fire marshals, electrical engineers, chemical engineers, materials experts, and other investigation specialists.
Fortunately our Iowa fire and explosion lawyers have extensive experience helping victims of these disastrous accidents. We can help you recoup losses related to medical expenses, lost income, reduced earning capacity, pain and suffering, and more.
Our Previous Iowa Fire and Explosion Claims
Iowa fire injury attorneys LaMarca & Landry, P.C. have successfully helped plaintiffs in a number of fire injury claims, including:
The Younkers Merle Hay Department Store fire in Des Moines, Iowa. This tragic accident ended in ten fatalities and five additional injured people. It was the largest number of fatal injuries connected with one fire in the state of Iowa. Our firm successfully counseled the injured parties and the estates of those whose lives were lost.
The Agri Industries Council Bluffs grain elevator explosion. This terrible incident took the lives of five people and injured 35 more. LaMarca & Landry, P.C. was proud to work with the estate of a manager who sadly passed away from his injuries in the explosion.
We have also represented numerous other claims related to smaller scale fires and explosions. In fact, our attorney George A. LaMarca was invited to write the chapter entitled “Investigation of Fire Cases,” which comprises Chapter 38 of the encyclopedic work Forensic Sciences, published by Matthew Bender and edited by Cyril H. Wecht, M.D., J.D., nationally known forensic pathologist, lawyer, and author.
Iowa fire injury attorneys LaMarca & Landry, P.C. are fully prepared to handle legal cases involving fire and explosions in single-family homes, apartment complexes, industrial spaces, and more. To learn more about fair compensation for your or your loved one’s injuries, contact us at 877-327-2600.