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Wrongful death lawsuit brought in relation to apartment fire

It is very important for apartment complexes here in New Jersey to do everything they reasonably can to ensure that their premises are safe for residents. This includes taking all proper steps to prevent fires from occurring on their premises. It also includes taking steps to ensure that their residents have safe ways to exit the premises in the event of a fire.

Fires at apartment complexes can cause great harm to residents. Such fires can sometimes even result in a resident's death.

Recently, a wrongful death case has arisen involving an apartment fire. The case is from another state.

The case involves a woman who lived at an apartment complex/motel in Louisiana. According to the woman's family, on Sept. 26, 2012, a fire occurred at the complex. The woman's family says that the woman was unable to escape from the complex during this fire.

According to the woman's family, the woman was killed in the fire. They allege that her death was the result of the complex's owner failing to act properly in relation to the safety of the complex.

A wrongful death lawsuit has been brought against the complex's owner by the woman's family in relation to these allegations. Damages are being asked for in the lawsuit.

As the allegations in this case underscore, fires at apartment complexes can have deadly results.

If a family has lost a loved one in an apartment fire or some other incident at an apartment complex, they may wish to consider speaking with an experienced personal injury attorney. A personal injury attorney can help a family which has suffered such a loss determine if they have any options available to them to pursue relief.

Source: The Louisiana Record, "Grand Isle motel sued over fire that resulted in resident's death," Kyle Barnett, Sept. 6, 2013

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