West Palm Beach Fire Lawyers

When you enter someone else’s property, whether as a guest, consumer, or renter, the owner has an obligation to maintain the safety of their residence or business. This means that not only should they take every precaution to prevent a fire while you are on the premises, but they should also inform you of any potential hazards prior to your entry or residence. If you were recently injured in a fire and you believe a property owner is at fault, contact the experienced West Palm Beach fire lawyers at Schuler, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. to review the details of your case and pursue potential compensation.

Many of our lawyers have spent their entire careers practicing law in Florida. We have a demonstrated commitment to and respect for our fellow Floridians. That’s why we have served the entire state of Florida for years by striving to help our clients win their cases. We are here for you and will work hard to ensure that your rights are upheld in all aspects of the legal process.

If you believe that you have suffered injuries due to someone else’s negligence, we want you to know that you are not alone. Contact Schuler, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. today at 561.689.8180 for a free and confidential initial consultation. We are so confident that we can help you win your case that you pay us nothing unless we obtain compensation on your behalf.

Do I Need a Premise Liability Lawyer?

Premise liability law is extremely complicated, especially in the state of Florida. Proving legal negligence is a multi-step process that requires an abundance of evidence that you may not know how to collect. Furthermore, you may find yourself fighting big businesses that will try to take advantage of you. Corporations hire powerful lawyers with the skills and experience to work against you so that they can avoid a settlement payment and a tarnished reputation. The last thing these corporations want to do is shell out money, even when they are the party at fault.

In order to meet all the requirements of a claim, you will likely need the assistance of an experienced lawyer. While you focus on your recovery, your lawyer can launch an independent investigation into the fire, identifying both the cause and the responsible parties. From there, they can gather all the necessary evidence to prove all the aspects of negligence, and negotiate with insurance agents or corporate attorneys on your behalf. With their help, you are far more likely to receive the full amount of compensation you deserve.

Why Choose Schuler, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. to Handle My Case?

For years, the premises liability lawyers at Schuler, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. have been some of the most recognized attorneys across the state of Florida. We are one of the top 100 trial lawyers according to the National Trial Lawyers Association and were recognized as “Florida Legal Elite” by Florida’s Trend. We were also peer-rated by Martindale-Hubbell for our ethical standards and performance. Clients and lawyers all across this great state have recognized us for our drive in upholding the law and making sure that those who are responsible for our clients’ injuries are held accountable.

At Schuler, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A., we believe that property owners should be held responsible for the needless harm that they inflict due to premises fires. That is why we do everything in our power to ensure the best outcome for our clients. If you are involved in a premise liability case or have been injured in a fire due to the negligence of a property owner or agent, there is no one better suited to fight on your behalf during this arduous time.

Our motivation to fight for our clients is what has led us to help people receive over $1 billion dollars in gross settlements so that they can heal and recuperate. Let us handle the hard work, stress, and burden of the legal process so that you can focus on recovery. At Schuler, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A., we work on a contingency basis, so you pay us nothing until we obtain compensation for your suffering and losses.

Types of Cases We Handle

There are many different circumstances in which you may need to pursue a premise liability case due to a fire. Though many situations involving a fire may be accidents, the property owner still has a responsibility to protect anyone who is legally on the premises. Many cases like this could have been avoided if the property owner had done their due diligence.

Common premise liability cases involving fires include:

  • Faulty or exposed electrical wiring – The International Code Council has a very strict definition of how wires in a building should be installed and maintained. If you were injured, and your attorney can prove that the wires exposed or not connected properly resulted in a fire, you can then pursue compensation.
  • Natural gas leaks – Lack of safety training and improper installation are just two of the common causes of natural gas leaks that may result in a fire. Particularly in circumstances in which you were not aware of a gas leak, you can successfully hold property owners accountable for your injuries and property damage.
  • Faulty or improper use of outlets – Any firefighter will tell you that faulty wiring in outlets can be a major fire hazard. Property owners should not put your safety on the line for their own convenience or gain.
  • Improper fire escape plans – Even if the fire itself was not the property owner’s fault, you may be able to hold them accountable if they did not have appropriate fire alarms, fire escapes, or emergency plans in place, making your injuries worse than they would have been.

A lawyer from Schuler, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. can investigate your accident to determine how and why the fire occurred and who to hold accountable for your injuries.

Contact the Experienced Lawyers at Schuler, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. Today

At Schuler, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A., we strongly believe that businesses should be held responsible for the damage that they inflict due to their negligence and oversight. Our West Palm Beach attorneys have spent years fighting for our South Florida community. We pride ourselves on the strong connections we’ve made with our clients and the success we have had supporting them with their premise liability cases.

If you or a loved one was recently injured in a fire, let our premises liability lawyers help you get the satisfaction and peace of mind that you deserve. Our legal team will skillfully represent your legal interests so that you can focus on recovering and getting your life back. Call us today at 561.689.8180 or complete our online contact request form to schedule an initial consultation at no cost to you.

Last Updated : May 5, 2023

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