Cooking Fires

A kitchen poses a variety of very serious fire hazards. Preventing these dangers from causing fires and harm to any inhabitants or visitors to the property is easy if the proper care is taken. Also, by installing adequate fire warning or prevention systems, a fire can be kept from spreading out-of-control. When property owners and responsible parties do not take these precautions and cause harm to others as a result, they should be held financially and legally responsible for their negligence.

If your injuries or the injuries of someone you love were caused by a cooking fire, there may be legal actions available to help recover the costs of a burn injury. For more information regarding your full range of legal options after a cooking fire breaks out, contact a cooking fires lawyer of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® today at (414) 271-0900.

Cooking Fire Dangers

Cooking fire hazards are often present throughout a kitchen. These dangers, if left unattended or if worsened by negligent action, may cause a fire to break out and may allow that fire to spread quickly. The following fire hazards may lead to a cooking fire:

  • Heat or flames near grease or other flammable liquids
  • Improperly maintained electronic cooking devices
  • Improper use or mechanical errors involving fryers, stoves, or ovens
  • Negligent behavior around furnaces or other open flames

These sorts of fire dangers can be controlled or avoided altogether in many cases and are often usually the result of someone’s negligence. If a person is injured because of these hazards, they may be entitled to file for compensation for their suffering.

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An injury caused by a cooking fire may make you eligible to pursue compensation with a personal injury lawsuit. To learn more about your options if you’ve been injured because of someone else’s negligent or reckless actions, contact a cooking fires attorney of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® today by calling (414) 271-0900.