Brooklyn, NY – 12 Hurt in Five-Alarm Fire at 96 Boerum PlNY/NJ Legal News
Brooklyn, NY (March 15, 2022) – At least 12 people, including three firefighters, suffered injuries in a five-alarm blaze that broke out at a building in Brooklyn on Monday morning, March 14, fire officials reported.
According to authorities, the incident occurred in a two-story duplex at 96 Boerum Place shortly before 10:30 a.m. Officials added that nine firefighters were taken to area medical centers, and three residents were treated on scene for injuries.
The current conditions of the victims, as well as the cause of the fire, remain unknown. The investigation into the circumstances surrounding the blaze is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Residential Fires & Burn Injuries in New York
A serious burn is a mentally and physically traumatic incident. Nearly everyone has experienced small burns from cooking or other common activity, but burns from residential fires often cover large portions of the body, are incredibly painful, and can lead to serious infections and skin loss, paving the way for other grave medical conditions.
As they heal, burns can leave disfiguring scars that demand surgical intervention and can make everyday movements difficult and painful.
A severe burn could take years to heal. In some cases, the victim never fully recovers. Burn victims usually require hospitalization in special wards where they have to endure multiple surgeries and other treatments to get their skin as useful and normal-looking as possible. A lot of victims also need psychiatric care to deal with the trauma of the fire and of living with disfiguring scars.
Suitable medical care for burn victims is costly. If your burn injuries were the result of another person’s careless, reckless, or malicious behavior, you are entitled to pursue compensation for your physical, financial, and emotional damages.
Personal Injury Lawyer in Brooklyn
Our Brooklyn personal injury attorneys at Metro Law have over four decades of experience helping thousands of families get the justice and compensation they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one.
In many cases, people suffer from devastating accidents due to the reckless actions of product manufacturers, property owners, building managers, contractors, and landlords. When victims are hurt in accidents, due to the negligent acts of another person, they may be eligible to file a legal claim against the at-fault party.
These claims enable injured parties to collect compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and more. In some cases, injured parties can reach out to a burn injury attorney in Brooklyn to get the justice they deserve.
Our attorneys work diligently to ensure families have their legal rights protected so they can move forward from the tragic and unexpected loss of a loved one. Contact our premises liability lawyers in New York at (800) 460-6476 to see how we can help you.
Notes: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified. If you have identified any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us immediately, and we will correct the information or remove the post.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Metro Law strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident. The photos depicted in this post are not from the actual accident scene.