Fire & Burn Injury Lawyer in Morristown & Newton, NJ
In 2011, firefighters across the country responded to nearly 400,000 residential building fires, including almost 100,000 apartment fires. More than six out of every 10 fire deaths occurred in situations in which there was no functioning smoke alarm. Of the injuries reported, many were serious or catastrophic, involving serious burns that left permanent scarring or disfigurement, as well as ongoing pain and suffering. If you or someone you love has suffered injury in a fire caused by someone else’s negligence, we can help.
At the offices of attorney Howard D. Popper, PC, with locations in Morristown and Newton, New Jersey, we have more than a quarter of century of experience handling all types of personal injury claims, including cases involving injuries or death suffered in a fire. We know that when you have been hurt, one of your primary concerns is how you will meet your financial needs, including medical expenses. We focus on getting results, using our extensive knowledge, skill, experience and resources to help you maximize your recovery. Because of our success in personal injury cases, attorney Popper has been selected as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum*, a select group representing less than one percent of all attorneys nationwide (those who have secured settlements or judgments in excess of $1 million).
To see examples of the verdicts and settlements we have obtained for other clients, see our Results page.
Our Fire Injury Practice
We handle fire injury claims arising out of any type of negligence, carelessness or wrongful acts, including:
- Failure by a landlord or social host to provide or maintain smoke detectors or fire extinguishers
- Negligence in the maintenance of furnaces, electrical wiring, appliances or other items in a home, commercial building or apartment
- Negligent design or construction, resulting in increased likelihood of fire or increased risk of injury in a fire, including design or construction that impedes evacuation in the event of a fire
- Storage of flammable materials in such a way as to increase risk of fire
Attorney Popper handles all types of serious and catastrophic injury claims resulting from a fire, from serious burns, smoke inhalation and scarring or disfigurement to wrongful death. We will also help you recover compensation if you suffer from Fournier’s disease, a condition caused by burns that allows your skin to die.
Contact the Howard D. Popper, P.C.
For a private meeting to discuss your fire injury, contact us by e-mail or call our office at 973-993-8787. Your initial consultation is without cost or obligation. We will come to the hospital or your home to meet with you if necessary.
We take all fire injury claims on a contingency basis. You will not incur legal fees unless attorney Popper recovers compensation for your losses.
Serving Morris County, Sussex County & Essex County
The offices of attorney Howard D. Popper, PC serves Morris County, Sussex County and the following cities: Madison, Florham Park, Randolph, East Hanover, Dover, Summit, New Providence, Berkeley Heights, Livingston, West Caldwell, Millburn, Springfield, Scotch Plains, Maplewood & Westfield.