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Fire Accidents

Laurel Fire Accident Attorneys

Advocating for Clients with Severe Burn Injuries or Wrongful Death Claims

Fire is a destructive force. It can put humans at risk of harm or death in a great many settings including the situations such as the following:

  • A car fire caused by a collision and an explosion triggered by a defective fuel tank
  • An explosion in an industrial setting such as in a factory
  • A house fire or a fire in an apartment caused by a fireplace accident or defective wiring
  • Fires starting in oxygen tents covering premature babies in maternity wards

Whatever the circumstances, you should seek legal advice if you suffered burn injuries or smoke inhalation injuries as a result of a fire or explosion. Our Laurel fire accident attorneys at McGowan & Cecil, LLC offer counsel and representation for clients who have sustained serious burn injuries or whose family members burned to death or otherwise died premature deaths caused by exposure to fire.

Contact our firm today at (301) 761-2007 to get started with a free consultation.

Understanding Your Legal Options in Fire Accident Claims

The seriousness of your injuries can be described in terms of first-degree burn, second-degree burn, fourth-degree burn or smoke inhalation injury to the lungs. You may require skin grafts, a lengthy hospitalization and/or ongoing pain management.

Our Laurel fire accident attorneys understand that filing a claim may be the last thing on your mind. However, good people like you don’t deserve to suffer physically, emotionally, as well as financially just because of a negligent act. You have the right to pursue justice by seeking the maximum compensation for your current and future medical bills, loss of wages, pain and suffering, and other forms of relief.

Legal remedies may include:

  • A personal injury claim against another motorist who caused the collision
  • A premises liability claim versus the owners or caretakers of the premises
  • A claim against a supervisor who allowed unsafe activities
  • A claim against an equipment manufacturer
  • A lawsuit against a landlord for landlord negligence when faulty wiring or some other hazard was left uncorrected in rental housing or commercial property

Put McGowan & Cecil, LLC on Your Side

When you have our firm as your representation, we take over all aspects of your case including communicating with the other party and their insurance company, so you can focus solely on your full recovery. Rest assured that you will be updated on the progress of your case as our personal injury lawyers in Laurel work tirelessly to obtain the full amount of damages you are owed.

To know more about how we can help protect your rights or to schedule a free consultation, contact McGowan & Cecil, LLC at (301) 761-2007!

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Client Victories

Exceptional Service & Proven Results
  • $90,000 Injury due to Negligent Upkeep

    Due to defective maintenance, there was a large gap in a parking lot surface. As our client rolled over it, the gap caused her wheelchair to tip over. She fell face first to the ground.

  • $ 90,000 Automobile Injury

    Our client was stopped for traffic on 495 when she was rear-ended by a commerical truck. The client sustained permanent thoracic and lumbar strains with L2-L5 disk bulges/protrusions.

  • $89,500 Reckless Driving

    The defendant exited a parking lot and came across several lanes of traffic, striking our client's vehicle. The force of the impact caused our client muscle spasms, lumbar sprains, and lumbar fractures.

  • $600,000 Wrongful Death

    The Defendant property owner failed to inspect, repair, and maintain the premises of a house for rent. Unattended repairs included electrical defects, and these defects ultimately started a fire.

  • $572,448.40 High-Speed Collision

    Our client was rear-ended at a high speed while sitting in traffic. In the aftermath, she was unable to exit on her own and she had to be extricated from her vehicle. She had also hit her head on the inside of the vehicle. As a result, she suffered from traumatic brain injuries.

  • $500,000 Slip and Fall

    Our client was walking into the break room at work when she slipped on a wet floor. The floor had recently been mopped, but no signs were erected to warn her or others. Her injuries included both back surgeries and two knee replacements.

  • $490,000 Convenience Store Injury

    A case of water fell off of the shelf onto our client's head while she was shopping. Our client suffers from permanent head, shoulder, and vision injuries as a result.

  • $371,000 Workplace Injury

    Our client was working on some pipes when suddenly pressurized water blew off the metal cap and bolts. The metal pieces struck him in the leg with great force, and he sustained a fractured tibia. The fracture required plate and screw surgery and due to the injury our client was not able to work at his previous level.

  • $2,000,000 Drunk-Driver

    Our client was the passenger in the car when the driver lost control of the car and crashed into a tree. Our client was very badly injured and had to have his foot and two fingers amputated.

  • $1,750,000 Police Misconduct & Excessive Force

    Our client was on the way to visit his sister when a police officer shot him in the back.

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Why McGowan & Cecil?

  • Our attorneys possess more than 100 years of collective legal experience.
  • We return calls! Our goal is to provide "Platinum Concierge Service."
  • Every case will be assigned at least one attorney and one paralegal.
  • We’ve won financial compensation in excess of $1 million on individual cases.
  • We handle PIP & property damage issues at no additional fee.

Client Testimonials

We Put Our Clients First
  • “If you are looking for a powerful and well-connected personal injury attorney, first consult McGowan and Cecil and you won’t need to look any further. They are exceptionally skilled in handling traumatic and life altering personal injury cases.”

    - Anonymous
  • “I am beyond pleased with how Attorney Scott Stengel handled my case. From our the first conversation he made me feel comfortable with his knowledge in law and I felt like my case was a priority.”

    - Arlondria
  • “If you are looking for a lawyer that is going to be up front and honest and truly give it their all then Scott is the man. I would highly recommend him for any personal injury case that you may have.”

    - Ciara