An explosion at a mobile home park in Arizona resulted in three homes catching fire. Two people are said to have suffered critical injuries, while several other individuals required treatment for smoke inhalation. The personal injury suffered in such an event can have serious life-changing consequences. As such, the victims may be entitled to pursue legal actions against those believed responsible for this incident.
According to reports, at approximately 8:30 a.m., on May 14 in Avondale, a fire broke out in one mobile home, causing an explosion. Two other homes then caught fire. Two elderly individuals were seriously hurt and transported to an area hospital in critical condition. Nine other people were displaced by the fire, some -- if not all -- of whom were treated on scene for smoke inhalation.
At this time, the fire department and police investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the fire. As of yet, they have not named a responsible party. It is unknown if any criminal charges are expected in this case.
Burn injuries can lead to numerous problems -- physically, financially and psychologically. Those injured in this accident may be entitled to seek compensation for the damages they have sustained. Personal injury and any other applicable legal claims may be made against the individual or individuals believed responsible for this fire. Through successful litigation in an Arizona civil court, victims may be awarded monetary judgments for any current and future losses that are deemed recoverable in accordance with the laws of the state.
Source: abc15.com, "Two people in critical condition after mobile home fire destroys three homes", Clayton Klapper, May 14, 2016