A house fire in Pacoima, California, caused a man to suffer smoke inhalation injuries and lacerations and caused the death of a woman who was in the house. According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, the fire occurred at about 4:00 p.m. in Pacoima, and the woman was found dead in the home by firefighters.
The man who survived the Pacoima house fire suffered fire injuries, including smoke inhalation, lacerations and possibly burn injuries, from trying to put out the fire.
The cause of the house fire in Pacoima has not yet been revealed, but oftentimes these fires are caused by electrical systems, arson, candles, cooking equipment, or smoking.
If the fire was caused by another person’s negligence, there may be a Pacoima personal injury and wrongful death claim against the responsible party. If a faulty product caused the fire, there may be a products liability claim for the damages suffered.
Fire victims, including in apartments or houses, should contact a Pacoima personal injury attorney to investigate the cause of the fire and determine if there is a source for monetary recovery. The Pacoima injury attorney can also find good medical care for the patient, on a lien basis, for victims who cannot afford to pay out of pocket for their medical care.
Our personal injury law office has handled personal injury cases throughout California, including Pacoima, for over 30 years. We work on fire injury and wrongful death cases and we offer a free consultation. On injury and wrongful death cases, there is no fee unless we win.