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Robert Gremillion, Seth Thompson Identified as Victims in Fatal Portland, OR Apartment Fire.

Robert Gremillion, Seth Thompson Identified as Victims in Fatal Portland, OR Apartment Fire. (KGW.com)

Could the deaths and injuries from this apartment fire have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victims families and injured victims? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

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Update: According to KXL.com, “[t]he victims were identified on Wednesday afternoon as Robert Gremillion and Seth Thompson, both 31.”

An apartment fire in Portland, Oregon early Sunday morning, July 4, 2021, tragically claimed two lives and injured multiple others.

As reported by KXL.com, the apartment fire happened “at the Heidi Manor Apartments near Northeast 22nd and Weidler in Portland around 3:30am on Sunday morning.”

According to the report, “[t]he apartment complex is made up of three separate buildings.  The fire destroyed all but one.”

KGW.com is reporting, “[t]wo people died and several others were injured, as 120 firefighters tried to put out the blaze and save lives.”

Fire inspectors continue to investigate the cause of the fire.

Our Legal Take

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FORMER CLIENT: I had lawyers calling me, and friends telling me who I should hire…I trusted in The Murray Law Firm and I’m glad I did.

As authorities continue their investigation, premises liability attorneys with The Murray Law Firm question whether a lack of fire safety measures at the complex may have contributed to this incident.

  • What fire safety measures, such as working smoke detectors, fire sprinklers and emergency exits, were in place and working at the time of the fire?
  • When was the last fire inspection performed on the property?
  • Were any safety measures added after any previous inspections?
  • Was the property owner aware of any inadequate fire safety measures present prior to the fire?

As details of this fire continue to emerge, The Murray Law Firm suggests that it is possible that the apartment complex failed to undertake proper safety measures to protect those residents and guests legally on the premises. Under certain State law, the owner and management company of an apartment complex have a duty to protect residents and to keep the premises safe. If the owner or manager fails in this duty, they may be held civilly liable for any injuries or wrongful deaths that occur as a consequence.  Should the apartment complex be found at fault, the families of Robert Gremillion and Seth Thompson may elect to hold the owner and management company civilly liable for their loss and suffering. In addition, any injured victims may elect to hold the owner and management company civilly liable for their injuries.

As insurance companies and unscrupulous property owners are often concerned with limiting their financial exposure in these incidents, it is crucial that the families of Robert Gremillion and Seth Thompson retain an experienced premises liability firm as soon as possible to ensure all evidence, such as a faulty fire alarm or a poor evacuation plan, is preserved and the families best interests are protected. The Murray Law Firm has extensive experience in premises liability and apartment negligence cases, such as this, and we offer our legal expertise, if needed.

If anyone has information to share, or if anyone is seeking information regarding this incident, please contact us at 888.842.1616.

Our Results

The Murray Law Firm has obtained over $100 million dollars for its Clients, and recently secured a $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property.

We represent our Clients on a contingency agreement, which generally means that no fees or payments are owed until and unless we recover. Anyone seeking further information or legal representation is encouraged to contact us via e-mail (click here) or by telephone at CALL NOW: 888.842.1616. Consultations are free and confidential.

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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.

Heidi Manor Apartments Fire in Portland, OR Claims Two Lives and Injures Multiple Others.

Heidi Manor Apartments Fire in Portland, OR Claims Two Lives and Injures Multiple Others. (KGW.com)

Could the deaths and injuries from this apartment fire have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victims families and injured victims? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

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An apartment fire in Portland, Oregon early Sunday morning, July 4, 2021, tragically claimed two lives and injured multiple others.

As reported by KXL.com, the apartment fire happened “at the Heidi Manor Apartments near Northeast 22nd and Weidler in Portland around 3:30am on Sunday morning.”

According to the report, “[t]he apartment complex is made up of three separate buildings.  The fire destroyed all but one.”

KGW.com is reporting, “[t]wo people died and several others were injured, as 120 firefighters tried to put out the blaze and save lives.”

Fire inspectors continue to investigate the cause of the fire.

Our Legal Take

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FORMER CLIENT: I had lawyers calling me, and friends telling me who I should hire…I trusted in The Murray Law Firm and I’m glad I did.

As authorities continue their investigation, premises liability attorneys with The Murray Law Firm question whether a lack of fire safety measures at the complex may have contributed to this incident.

  • What fire safety measures, such as working smoke detectors, fire sprinklers and emergency exits, were in place and working at the time of the fire?
  • When was the last fire inspection performed on the property?
  • Were any safety measures added after any previous inspections?
  • Was the property owner aware of any inadequate fire safety measures present prior to the fire?

As details of this fire continue to emerge, The Murray Law Firm suggests that it is possible that the apartment complex failed to undertake proper safety measures to protect those residents and guests legally on the premises. Under certain State law, the owner and management company of an apartment complex have a duty to protect residents and to keep the premises safe. If the owner or manager fails in this duty, they may be held civilly liable for any injuries or wrongful deaths that occur as a consequence.  Should the apartment complex be found at fault, the families of the deceased victims may elect to hold the owner and management company civilly liable for their loss and suffering. In addition, any injured victims may elect to hold the owner and management company civilly liable for their injuries.

As insurance companies and unscrupulous property owners are often concerned with limiting their financial exposure in these incidents, it is crucial that the family of the deceased victim retain an experienced premises liability firm as soon as possible to ensure all evidence, such as a faulty fire alarm or a poor evacuation plan, is preserved and the families best interests are protected. The Murray Law Firm has extensive experience in premises liability and apartment negligence cases, such as this, and we offer our legal expertise, if needed.

If anyone has information to share, or if anyone is seeking information regarding this incident, please contact us at 888.842.1616.

Our Results

The Murray Law Firm has obtained over $100 million dollars for its Clients, and recently secured a $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property.

We represent our Clients on a contingency agreement, which generally means that no fees or payments are owed until and unless we recover. Anyone seeking further information or legal representation is encouraged to contact us via e-mail (click here) or by telephone at CALL NOW: 888.842.1616. Consultations are free and confidential.

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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.

St. Louis, MO Apartment Building Fire Claims the Life of One Man.

St. Louis, MO Apartment Building Fire Claims the Life of One Man. (KSDK.com)

Could the death from this apartment fire have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family.  Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

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An apartment fire in St. Louis, Missouri Wednesday night, June 23, 2021, tragically claimed the life of one man.

As reported by STLtoday.com, “[t]he fire, on the third floor of the apartment building in the 1200 block of Belt Avenue, was reported about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.”

KSDK.com is reporting, “Firefighters rescued one occupant from the third floor, and that person was transported to a hospital.”

According to the STLtoday.com report, “[t]he victim was taken to a hospital in critical condition and later died.”

The cause of the fire has not been released and remains under investigation.

Our Legal Take

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FORMER CLIENT: I had lawyers calling me, and friends telling me who I should hire…I trusted in The Murray Law Firm and I’m glad I did.

As fire detectives continue their investigation, premises liability attorneys with The Murray Law Firm question whether a lack of fire safety measures at the complex may have contributed to this incident.

  • What fire safety measures, such as working smoke detectors, fire sprinklers and emergency exits, were in place and working at the time of the fire?
  • When was the last fire inspection performed on the property?
  • Were any safety measures added after any previous inspections?
  • Was the property owner aware of any inadequate fire safety measures present prior to the fire?

As details of this fire continue to emerge, The Murray Law Firm suggests that it is possible that the apartment complex failed to undertake proper safety measures to protect those residents and guests legally on the premises. Under certain State law, the owner and management company of an apartment complex have a duty to protect residents and to keep the premises safe. If the owner or manager fails in this duty, they may be held civilly liable for any injuries or wrongful deaths that occur as a consequence.  Should the apartment complex be found at fault, the family of the victim may elect to hold the owner and management company civilly liable for their loss and suffering.

As insurance companies and unscrupulous property owners are often concerned with limiting their financial exposure in these incidents, it is crucial that the family of the victim retain an experienced premises liability firm as soon as possible to ensure all evidence, such as a faulty fire alarm or a poor evacuation plan, is preserved and the family’s best interests are protected. The Murray Law Firm has extensive experience in premises liability and apartment negligence cases, such as this, and we offer our legal expertise, if needed.

If anyone has information to share, or if anyone is seeking information regarding this incident, please contact us at 888.842.1616.

Our Results

The Murray Law Firm has obtained over $100 million dollars for its Clients, and recently secured a $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property.

We represent our Clients on a contingency agreement, which generally means that no fees or payments are owed until and unless we recover. Anyone seeking further information or legal representation is encouraged to contact us via e-mail (click here) or by telephone at CALL NOW: 888.842.1616. Consultations are free and confidential.

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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.

Cape Canaveral, FL Apartment Fire Injures Two People, One Critically.

Cape Canaveral, FL Apartment Fire Injures Two People, One Critically. (ClickOrlando.com)

Could the injuries from this apartment fire have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victims? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

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A fire at a Cape Canaveral, FL apartment early Wednesday morning, May 12, 2021, caused injuries to two people.

As reported by ClickOrlando.com, “[t]he fire was reported around 3:30 a.m. at a single-story apartment on Johnson Avenue, east of State Road A1A.”

WFTV.com is reporting, “Firefighters said one unit was damaged. One person hurt in the fire is in critical condition…[t]he other person was treated on scene.”

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Our Legal Take

As the state fire marshal continues its investigation, premises liability attorneys with The Murray Law Firm question whether a lack of fire safety measures at the complex may have contributed to the injuries in this incident.

  • What fire safety measures, such as working smoke detectors, fire sprinklers and emergency exits, were in place and working at the time of the fire?
  • When was the last fire inspection performed on the property?
  • Were any safety measures added after any previous inspections?
  • Was the property owner aware of any inadequate fire safety measures present prior to the fire?

As details of this fire continue to emerge, The Murray Law Firm suggests that it is possible that the apartment complex failed to undertake proper safety measures to protect those residents and guests legally on the premises. Under certain State law, the owner and management company of an apartment complex have a duty to protect residents and to keep the premises safe. If the owner or manager fails in this duty, they may be held civilly liable for any injuries or wrongful deaths that occur as a consequence.  Should the apartment complex be found at fault, the victims may elect to hold the owner and management company civilly liable for their injuries and suffering. Financial recovery for such a claim could be substantial.

As insurance companies and unscrupulous property owners are often more concerned with limiting their financial exposure in these incidents, it is crucial that the victims retain an experienced premises liability firm as soon as possible to ensure all evidence, such as a faulty fire alarm or a poor evacuation plan, is preserved and the victims best interests are protected. The Murray Law Firm has extensive experience in premises liability and apartment negligence cases, such as this, and we offer our legal expertise, if needed.

If anyone has information to share, or if anyone is seeking information regarding this incident, please contact us at 888.842.1616.

Our Results

The Murray Law Firm has obtained over $100 million dollars for its Clients, and recently secured a $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property.

We represent our Clients on a contingency agreement, which generally means that no fees or payments are owed until and unless we recover. Anyone seeking further information or legal representation is encouraged to contact us via e-mail (click here) or by telephone at CALL NOW: 888.842.1616. Consultations are free and confidential.

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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.

Beacon Hill Apartments Fire in Charlotte, NC Leaves One Person Seriously Injured.

Beacon Hill Apartments Fire in Charlotte, NC Leaves One Person Seriously Injured. (WSOCtv.com)

Could the injuries from this apartment fire have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victim? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

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A fire at a Charlotte, North Carolina apartment complex Saturday Afternoon, May 8, 2021, caused critical injuries to one person.

As reported by WSOCtv.com, “[c]rews responded to the scene at the Beacon Hill Apartments on South Boulevard near Tyvola Road at around 2 p.m. A lot of smoke could be seen coming from the roof.”

According to the report, “MEDIC confirmed one person was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Officials said the resident suffered third-degree burns to his upper body.”

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Our Legal Take

As fire authorities continue their investigation, premises liability attorneys with The Murray Law Firm question whether a lack of fire safety measures at the complex may have contributed to the injuries in this incident.

  • What fire safety measures, such as working smoke detectors, fire sprinklers and emergency exits, were in place and working at the time of the fire?
  • When was the last fire inspection performed on the property?
  • Were any safety measures added after any previous inspections?
  • Was the property owner aware of any inadequate fire safety measures present prior to the fire?

As details of this fire continue to emerge, The Murray Law Firm suggests that it is possible that the apartment complex failed to undertake proper safety measures to protect those residents and guests legally on the premises. Under certain State law, the owner and management company of an apartment complex have a duty to protect residents and to keep the premises safe. If the owner or manager fails in this duty, they may be held civilly liable for any injuries or wrongful deaths that occur as a consequence.  Should the apartment complex be found at fault, the victim may elect to hold the owner and management company civilly liable for his injuries and suffering. Financial recovery for such a claim could be substantial.

As insurance companies and unscrupulous property owners are often more concerned with limiting their financial exposure in these incidents, it is crucial that the victim retain an experienced premises liability firm as soon as possible to ensure all evidence, such as a faulty fire alarm or a poor evacuation plan, is preserved and the victim best interests are protected. The Murray Law Firm has extensive experience in premises liability and apartment negligence cases, such as this, and we offer our legal expertise, if needed.

If anyone has information to share, or if anyone is seeking information regarding this incident, please contact us at 888.842.1616.

Our Results

The Murray Law Firm has obtained over $100 million dollars for its Clients, and recently secured a $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property.

We represent our Clients on a contingency agreement, which generally means that no fees or payments are owed until and unless we recover. Anyone seeking further information or legal representation is encouraged to contact us via e-mail (click here) or by telephone at CALL NOW: 888.842.1616. Consultations are free and confidential.

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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.

Phoenix, AZ Apartment Fire Leaves Man in Critical Condition.

Phoenix, AZ Apartment Fire Leaves Man in Critical Condition. (Stock Photo: MurrayLegal.com)

Could the injuries from this apartment fire have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victim? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

Local News

A fire at a Phoenix, Arizona apartment building early Wednesday morning, April 21, 2021, caused critical injuries to one man.

As reported by AZCentral.com, “[f]irefighters responded to reports of a fire in a first-floor unit at the building just after midnight in the area of Maryvale Parkway and Indian School Road…

Arriving fire crews reported heavy smoke coming from a large two-story apartment complex.”

According to the report, “firefighters found a man and took him out of the apartment. He was treated and taken to a hospital.”

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Our Legal Take

As the state fire marshal continues its investigation, premises liability attorneys with The Murray Law Firm question whether a lack of fire safety measures at the complex may have contributed to the injuries in this incident.

  • What fire safety measures, such as working smoke detectors, fire sprinklers and emergency exits, were in place and working at the time of the fire?
  • When was the last fire inspection performed on the property?
  • Were any safety measures added after any previous inspections?
  • Was the property owner aware of any inadequate fire safety measures present prior to the fire?

As details of this fire continue to emerge, The Murray Law Firm suggests that it is possible that the apartment complex failed to undertake proper safety measures to protect those residents and guests legally on the premises. Under certain State law, the owner and management company of an apartment complex have a duty to protect residents and to keep the premises safe. If the owner or manager fails in this duty, they may be held civilly liable for any injuries or wrongful deaths that occur as a consequence.  Should the apartment complex be found at fault, the victim may elect to hold the owner and management company civilly liable for his injuries and suffering. Financial recovery for such a claim could be substantial.

As insurance companies and unscrupulous property owners are often more concerned with limiting their financial exposure in these incidents, it is crucial that the victim retain an experienced premises liability firm as soon as possible to ensure all evidence, such as a faulty fire alarm or a poor evacuation plan, is preserved and the victim best interests are protected. The Murray Law Firm has extensive experience in premises liability and apartment negligence cases, such as this, and we offer our legal expertise, if needed.

If anyone has information to share, or if anyone is seeking information regarding this incident, please contact us at 888.842.1616.

Our Results

The Murray Law Firm has obtained over $100 million dollars for its Clients, and recently secured a $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property.

We represent our Clients on a contingency agreement, which generally means that no fees or payments are owed until and unless we recover. Anyone seeking further information or legal representation is encouraged to contact us via e-mail (click here) or by telephone at CALL NOW: 888.842.1616. Consultations are free and confidential.

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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.

Portland, OR Seed Cleaning Facility Fire Claims Life of One Worker.

Silverton, OR Seed Cleaning Facility Fire Claims Life of One Worker. (KPTV.com)

Was safety negligence or an equipment malfunction a factor in this loss of life and could it have been prevented?  Read ‘Our Legal Take’ below to find out if the victim’s family may have legal avenues for justice and claims for substantial compensation.

Portland News

A worker was killed in a fire at a seed cleaning facility in Silverton on Tuesday morning.

As reported by KOIN.com, “Silverton Fire District firefighters responded to the reported explosion and fire around 9 a.m. and saw heavy, dark smoke and flames from several miles away.”

KTVZ.com is reporting, “[i]nitial reports indicated three people might be trapped on the structure’s second floor, prompting a three-alarm fire call and request for more fire engines from nearby communities.”

According to the report, “[w]ith flames and smoke engulfing the plant’s second floor, firefighters aggressively attacked the blaze, but found a missing person had died inside. Another worker was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.”

KPTV.com is reporting,  “[i]nvestigators said it is suspected that a dust explosion occurred, which spread fire through the second story of the structure.”

Read Our Legal Take below to learn whether the victim’s family may have an avenue to justice.

Our Legal Take

Employees, vendors and guests of businesses, plants, and factories have a right to safety and security while on the premises. The Murray Law Firm questions the safety measures provided at the facility, and whether this tragic incident may have been prevented. Relevant factual and legal inquires include, but are not limited to:

  • What safety features were in place to protect the victim?
  • Did any such safety features fail?
  • Did the property owner engage in regular safety inspections?
  • Was the tragedy a result of a catastrophic equipment malfunction?
  • Was the property owner aware of potential safety risks to employees?

Under Workers’ Compensation laws, our legal team suggests that the family of the victim will most likely be entitled to significant compensation as a result of this accident. While the victim’s family should be eligible for benefits under workers compensation laws, they may also hold a substantial third-party civil claim against the designer or manufacturer of any faulty equipment. Based on its history and experience in representing families in workers compensation and product liability claims, The Murray Law Firm suggests that the victim’s family should retain legal counsel without delay so as to ensure that all evidence connected to the incident is preserved.

OUR RESULTS: OVER $100 MILLION IN VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS

The Murray Law Firm has recovered millions of dollars for individuals who have been hurt, or families whose loved ones have been lost, in a work accidents and as a consequence of an unsafe property. We have obtained well over $100 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including a $29.25 million dollar verdict for the family of a worker who lost his life at an unsafe facility as consequence of a product defect. We offer our legal assistance, if desired.

We represent our Clients on a contingency agreement, which generally means that no fees or payments are owed until and unless we recover.  Anyone seeking further information or legal representation is encouraged to contact us via e-mail (click here) or by telephone at 888.842.1616. Consultations are free and confidential.

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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.

Sundial Lodge Fire in Redding, CA Leaves Woman Seriously Injured.

Sundial Lodge Fire in Redding, CA Leaves Woman Seriously Injured. (Redding.com)

Could the injuries from this fire have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victim? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

Local News

A fire at a Redding, CA motel Tuesday evening, March 23, 2021, caused injuries to one woman.

As reported by Redding.com, “[t]he fire was first reported shortly before 6 p.m. at 1055 Market St., which is the Sundial Lodge…the fire was confined to one upstairs unit at the motel. The room was fully engulfed in flames when crews arrived.”

According to the report, “[f]irefighters knocked down the flames in the room and discovered a woman inside…Firefighters brought her out and she was given CPR.”

The victim was taken to a local hospital.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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FORMER CLIENT: I had lawyers calling me, and friends telling me who I should hire…I trusted in The Murray Law Firm and I’m glad I did.

Our Legal Take

As the authorities continue their investigation, premises liability attorneys with The Murray Law Firm question whether a lack of fire safety measures at the motel may have contributed to the injuries in this incident.

  • What fire safety measures, such as working smoke detectors, fire sprinklers and emergency exits, were in place and working at the time of the fire?
  • When was the last fire inspection performed on the property?
  • Were any safety measures added after any previous inspections?
  • Was the property owner aware of any inadequate fire safety measures present prior to the fire?

As details of this fire continue to emerge, The Murray Law Firm suggests that it is possible that the motel failed to undertake proper safety measures to protect those residents and guests legally on the premises. Under certain State law, the owner and management company of a motel have a duty to protect residents and to keep the premises safe. If the owner or manager fails in this duty, they may be held civilly liable for any injuries or wrongful deaths that occur as a consequence.  Should the motel be found at fault, the victim may elect to hold the owner and management company civilly liable for her injuries and suffering. Financial recovery for such a claim could be substantial.

As insurance companies and unscrupulous property owners are often more concerned with limiting their financial exposure in these incidents, it is crucial that the victim retain an experienced premises liability firm as soon as possible to ensure all evidence, such as a faulty fire alarm or a poor evacuation plan, is preserved and the victim best interests are protected. The Murray Law Firm has extensive experience in premises liability and apartment negligence cases, such as this, and we offer our legal expertise, if needed.

If anyone has information to share, or if anyone is seeking information regarding this incident, please contact us at 888.842.1616.

Our Results

The Murray Law Firm has obtained over $100 million dollars for its Clients, and recently secured a $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property.

We represent our Clients on a contingency agreement, which generally means that no fees or payments are owed until and unless we recover. Anyone seeking further information or legal representation is encouraged to contact us via e-mail (click here) or by telephone at CALL NOW: 888.842.1616. Consultations are free and confidential.

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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.

Lynne Cassella Identified as Victim in Fatal Las Vegas Apartment Fire.

Lynne Cassella Identified as Victim in Fatal Las Vegas Apartment Fire. (LasVegasSun.com)

Could the death and injuries from this apartment fire have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family and injured victims? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

Local News

Update: According to ReviewJournal.com, “[t]he Clark County coroner’s office has identified the woman who died after a central Las Vegas apartment fire last week. She was 61-year-old Lynne Cassella, of Las Vegas.”

An apartment fire in Las Vegas, Nevada Tuesday morning, March 9, 2021, tragically claimed the life of one person and injured multiple others.

As reported by ReviewJournal.com, “[t]he fire was reported just after 10:51 a.m. at the Twain Estates Apartments at 3651 Arville…it started in a first-floor unit and extended to the second floor.”

LasVegasSun.com is reporting, “[t]he incident was upgraded to a two-alarm fire when calls came in about people trapped inside.

According to the report, “[i]t wasn’t clear where the person who died was located. Three other people were being treated at a hospital with unspecified injuries…[t]he status of the fourth injured person was unknown.”

Fire inspectors continue to investigate the cause of the fire.

Our Legal Take

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FORMER CLIENT: I had lawyers calling me, and friends telling me who I should hire…I trusted in The Murray Law Firm and I’m glad I did.

As authorities continue their investigation, premises liability attorneys with The Murray Law Firm question whether a lack of fire safety measures at the complex may have contributed to this incident.

  • What fire safety measures, such as working smoke detectors, fire sprinklers and emergency exits, were in place and working at the time of the fire?
  • When was the last fire inspection performed on the property?
  • Were any safety measures added after any previous inspections?
  • Was the property owner aware of any inadequate fire safety measures present prior to the fire?

As details of this fire continue to emerge, The Murray Law Firm suggests that it is possible that the apartment complex failed to undertake proper safety measures to protect those residents and guests legally on the premises. Under certain State law, the owner and management company of an apartment complex have a duty to protect residents and to keep the premises safe. If the owner or manager fails in this duty, they may be held civilly liable for any injuries or wrongful deaths that occur as a consequence.  Should the apartment complex be found at fault, the family of Lynne Cassella may elect to hold the owner and management company civilly liable for their loss and suffering. In addition, any injured victims may elect to hold the owner and management company civilly liable for their injuries.

As insurance companies and unscrupulous property owners are often concerned with limiting their financial exposure in these incidents, it is crucial that the family of Lynne Cassella retain an experienced premises liability firm as soon as possible to ensure all evidence, such as a faulty fire alarm or a poor evacuation plan, is preserved and the family’s best interests are protected. The Murray Law Firm has extensive experience in premises liability and apartment negligence cases, such as this, and we offer our legal expertise, if needed.

If anyone has information to share, or if anyone is seeking information regarding this incident, please contact us at 888.842.1616.

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