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Code violations can have deadly consequences in a fire. People may be trapped inside burning buildings because smoke detectors failed to work or building exits were blocked.

If you suffered severe burns or someone you love was killed in a building or apartment fire in the New York City area, contact The Law Office of Richard M. Kenny in Manhattan. Our attorneys have secured more than $100 million on behalf of our clients in personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits. Call (212) 421-0300 for a free initial consultation.

Holding Property Owners Accountable

Property owners are responsible for providing a reasonably safe environment for renters and guests. If you are injured in a fire or explosion due to an unsafe condition or code violation, you have the right to seek full compensation from the property owner. This area of law is known as premises liability.

Here are some examples of unsafe conditions and code violations that can lead to injuries and deaths in a fire:

  • Blocked emergency exits
  • Security bars over doors and windows that prevent people inside a building from getting out
  • Nonfunctioning smoke alarms
  • Faulty appliances or wiring
  • Unsafe storage of flammable chemicals
  • Faulty work on gas appliances
  • Faulty wiring

While nothing can undo the devastating loss you have experienced in a fire, the civil justice system can send a strong message to property owners that New Yorkers do not tolerate unsafe conditions and code violations that can lead to injuries and deaths.

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When you retain The Law Office of Richard M. Kenny to represent you in a personal injury or wrongful death case, you will have the support of experienced lawyers who have a track record of success in holding negligent building and apartment owners responsible for deaths and injuries. Call (212) 421-0300 or complete our contact form to arrange a free case evaluation.

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Whether you need a car accident lawyer, slip and fall lawyer or legal representation for any type of accident, the NYC personal injury lawyers at The Law Office of Richard M. Kenny can help. Located in New York City, we've helped thousands of individuals throughout the Bronx, Brooklyn (Kings County), Manhattan, Queens and Nassau County recover the compensation they need to receive proper medical care, treatment and quality of life after serious injury.

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If you've been injured due to the negligence or wrong-doing of another, we can provide you and your loved ones with the legal support needed to ensure proper medical attention, long-term treatment and fair, reasonable financial compensation is received for your personal injury. The initial consultation is always free. For immediate assistance, call (212) 421-0300.

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