Practice Areas

Your Chicago Attorneys for Injuries from
Fire + Explosions

Disasters like fires and explosions can cause irreparable harm, serious injuries and death. Whatever the cause, whether bad design, maintenance or improper handling of materials, the consequences of a fire or explosion can be life-altering for you and your loved ones.

The attorneys at Kaveny + Kroll are experienced in seeking justice for people injured by fire, explosion or other disasters, natural or not. We stand for your rights. Please call the attorneys at Kaveny + Kroll today for a free confidential consultation at 312-761-KKTL (5585).

PROPERTY TYPES

RESIDENTIAL is the leading property type for fire deaths (73.2%), fire injuries (76.5%) and fire dollar loss (54.7%).

Residential

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29.1%

Nonresidential

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8.3%

Vehicle

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14.3%

Outside

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42.8%

Other

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5.6%
MORE MEN DIE AND ARE INJURED
IN FIRES THAN WOMEN.

Deaths
60.23%

Injuries
59.4%

Deaths
39.7%

Injuries
40.6%


National Fire Death Rate: 10.9
National Fire Injury Rate: 45.3

per million population

Gender + Race

African American Males (19.7) and American Indian Males (18.6) have the highest fire death rates per million population.


Age

People ages 85 or older have the highest fire death rate (37.3)

People ages 30-34 have the highest fire injury rate (59.0)

Source: usfa.fema.gov

CASE STUDIES

Click through the tabs below to learn about a few of our cases involving FIRE + EXPLOSIONS.

$15 million

Recovery for a 34-year old property adjuster in Dallas, Texas, left severely burned after being electrocuted by a dangerously-low-hanging electrical wire on a roof, about which the company had received complaints but failed to correct.

$3.53 million

Recovery for an Asian grocer killed when a portable stove used for cooking in his store exploded and burned the majority of his face and arms.

$3 million

Recovery for three college students killed in an apartment fire when one fell asleep smoking. Apartment did not have working smoke detectors at the time.

$2.6 million

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 24-year-old truck driver who was killed in an Adams County heptane gas explosion, leaving behind a wife and a 3-year-old daughter.

Kaveny + Kroll have experience and expertise in all types of fire + explosion injuries.

Please call us today with your questions at
312-761-KKTL (5585).

Kaveny + Kroll is a leading boutique personal injury law firm in Chicago. Established in 2019 by award-winning attorneys Elizabeth A. Kaveny and Jeffrey J. Kroll. Their firm is driven by their commitment to justice and the need to fight for victim’s rights and financial recovery. We believe a valued law firm should take your case personally … because it is.

FEES

Keep in mind that our payment is ONLY based on the award in your case. We only get paid if we help you get justice and financial compensation.