Gainesville, GA (August 1, 2020) – Around 10:30 p.m. last night, July 31, a woman was seriously injured in a house fire in Gainesville.
According to authorities, the incident took place at a house on 400 Prior Street. When fire crews arrived at the scene of the fire, they were immediately told that someone could be inside the residence. They found smoke billowing out of the home.
A woman was removed from the home by neighbors. She was identified as a woman in her mid-20s who suffered from severe smoke inhalation as a result of the fire. Paramedics transported the woman to the Northeast Georgia Medical Center for treatment and was listed in serious condition.
Crews were able to quickly extinguish the fire with little damage. Police continue their investigation into the fire.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
House Fires in Georgia
Every year in Georgia, thousands of people are injured in house fires that sometimes take place due to the recklessness of others. Many fires lead to catastrophic injuries due to the fact that they spread out of control, trapping victims inside. Some of the most common injuries that occur due to house fires include smoke inhalation and burn injuries, which can lead to long stays in the hospital and expensive treatments. Being injured in a house fire can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. Especially when you believe that the negligence of another party led to your house fire, it is important for you to remember that you have options and do not have to stand alone.
No amount of money can change the fact that you have been injured in an accident that is not your fault, especially when you have suffered extensive pain and suffering due to the fire. However, it can help you significantly as you attempt to get back on your feet financially. Fires can be an emotional thing to handle on your own, especially when you are expected to pay a variety of bills as you work toward a successful recovery. With the help of a Georgia personal injury attorney, you will be able to gain the compensation you deserve as you navigate the legal system during this challenging time.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our Georgia accident attorneys understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after a traumatic house fire has affected you in many ways. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of aspects as you work toward justice and compensation, especially when an attorney is standing by your side. We will help you work toward reimbursement for aspects like medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and everything else that you need to get back on your feet. If you have been harmed in an accident that is not your fault, please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Georgia who can help you every step of the way at (888) 579-1790.
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Disclaimer: At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC Attorneys at Law, we are always looking to improve the quality and safety of our state and have been saddened by the outcome of many accidents across Georgia. We hope to inform those in our community about these accidents in the hopes that they will work to avoid serious Georgia accidents in the future. These posts are not to be taken as a solicitation for business. The information within should never be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We hope that all involved in these accidents will receive a speedy recovery.