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Who Is Responsible for Injuries Due to a Ceiling or Roof Collapse?

Posted on January 15, 2024 in

Buildings do not generally collapse without a severe natural disaster or negligent construction or repair. Several issues may cause or contribute to a collapsed ceiling, failed roof or other structural damage to a building, resulting in individuals and/or property getting hurt/damaged. If you are hurt or your property is damaged due to a ceiling or roof collapse, you may wonder if anyone can be held responsible for your injuries, medical losses and other damages. Jensen Phelan Law Firm is here to help so you don’t have to face complex legal challenges alone.

At Jensen Phelan Law Firm, we understand the complexities of personal injury law in Arizona. We are dedicated to providing each victim with the caring, experienced, and tenacious representation he or she deserves. With over 65 years of combined experience, we’re here to protect your rights every step of the way. Contact us for a free assessment of your case, an explanation of your rights, and further assistance.

Who Is Responsible for Injuries Due to a Ceiling Collapse in Arizona?

Many individuals and parties might be responsible for a ceiling collapse, depending on the circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone responsible for the ceiling collapsing or any other loss of structural integrity of the building will also likely be liable for any injuries. Any of the following individuals might be responsible for your injuries and losses:

  • Building owner
  • Construction company
  • Manufacturer of construction materials
  • City or state government
  • Others responsible for the maintenance or repair of the building

Other parties may also carry liability for the ceiling or roof collapse. Due to the complex nature of this kind of accident, we urge you to seek assistance from a qualified and experienced personal injury lawyer. An attorney from Jensen Phelan Law Firm may be an excellent choice, as we can help you fight for complete compensation during your time of need.

What Compensation Might Be Available for Victims?

If you are hurt due to no fault of your own, including after a ceiling or building collapse, you are likely eligible to receive compensation and other financial recovery. You may receive compensation for any of the following losses:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Reduced earning capacity
  • Property damage/loss
  • Past and future medical expenses
  • Lost wages, including future lost income and benefits
  • Household out-of-pocket expenses
  • Physical therapy
  • Funeral costs
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • In-home rehabilitation
  • Disability
  • Alternative shelter during repair
  • Emergency medical treatment
  • Change in lifestyle
  • Loss of consortium or companionship
  • Emotional distress
  • Loss of enjoyment of life or personal enjoyment

Jensen Phelan Law Firm can help identify additional qualifying losses, estimate the value of your claim, and increase the compensation you can obtain from responsible parties.

Contact Jensen Phelan Law Firm for Help With Your Ceiling or Roof Collapse Claim Today

If you are injured due to a ceiling collapse, determining who is responsible is crucial for your compensation. Jensen Phelan Law Firm offers experienced legal guidance to navigate these complex cases. Our dedicated attorneys work tirelessly to help you receive the compensation you deserve. It’s best not to wait to hire an attorney after an accident, so we urge you to contact us as soon as possible.

Top-quality legal representation often results in larger awards, so retain the best specialist injury lawyers you can. For a free assessment of your case and an explanation of your rights, call us at (928) 778-2660 or complete our contact form at your convenience. Don’t let uncertainty about your legal rights add to your stress; let us help you today. We can help you obtain complete compensation and reduce worry related to your claim, all based on our experience since 1974.