Tag Archives: burn injuries

LA City Captain Burned in Explosion Sues Businesses

A Los Angeles City fire captain who was seriously burned while escaping an explosion at a building involved in the marijuana trade, has filed suit against the property owners and associated businesses. Captain Victor Aguirre and his wife filed suit alleging strict liability for ultrahazardous activities, negligence, premises liability, and punitive damages.

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VLOG: Burn Litigation and the Firefighter’s Rule

In this episode, Curt and attorney Paul Samakow discuss the Firefighter’s Rule, and in particular the challenges of recovering damages for burn injuries. Paul is a nationally known advocate for burn survivors and their families. He has a national practice representing burn survivors.

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Buffalo Firefighter Sues City For Burn Injuries at Fire

A Buffalo firefighter who was injured last January in a house fire, has filed suit against the city claiming that numerous safety and health violations caused his injuries. Eric Whitehead suffered severe burns to both of his hands, which required him to undergo several surgeries and spend six weeks in the local burn unit

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