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If my property burns down in a fire, what are the major steps to take right after?

The law firm of CaseyGerry has represented many individuals whose lives have been impacted by fires. It is one of the most devastating experiences and the injuries range from loss of property to injury, or even death.

Home fires can happen at any time, however, in our years of practice, we noted that majority of the cases into one of three categories:

  • Faulty electrical devices
  • Human negligence or intention
  • Public Utility Companies

In this video, CaseyGerry managing partner David S. Casey, Jr. discusses key steps to take before, and after a fire.

Before a fire.
  • Always be prepared.
  • Document your personal belongs.
  • keep copies of receipts especially for large purchases.
  • Protect irreplaceable items such as family photographs and more.
  • In the event of a fire, please protect yourself and your loved ones.
After a fire
  • contact your insurance company and
  • determine the cause of the fire.
  • Once the cause of the fire has been determined, contact an experienced law firm that has a successful track record in fire cases. They will evaluate your case and determine the best course of action.

You can learn more about our experience helping clients impacted by fires here: https://buff.ly/3UG58td

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