DeKalb Co., GA – One Killed, Six Hurt in Fire on Bouldercrest Rd

DeKalb Co., GA – One Killed, Six Hurt in Fire on Bouldercrest Rd

DeKalb Co., GA (May 7, 2024) – A fire reported in DeKalb County on Sunday afternoon claimed one person’s life while leaving six other victims injured. The incident was reported just before noon on May 5.

Official reports indicate that a fire tore through the Park Creek apartment complex, which is located in the 2000 block of Bouldercrest Road near Key Road. Emergency officials rushed to the scene and immediately began battling the blaze. Firefighters worked quickly to take control of the situation. However, multiple people were trapped in at least one of the apartments. Several victims attempted to jump off the balconies of the apartment to escape. Six victims were injured. At least four of the injured victims were transported to area hospitals for emergency care. One man was pulled from the building with severe burn injuries. The man was pronounced deceased at the scene. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We hope all of the injured victims recover quickly following this fire incident.

We offer our sympathies to the family of the victim who lost their life.

Fatal Fire incidents in Georgia

DeKalb Co., GA – One Killed, Six Hurt in Fire on Bouldercrest RdExperiencing the sudden loss of a loved one is an incredibly painful and challenging ordeal. Tragically, fatal fire incidents contribute to a significant number of deaths annually in our state. In the wake of an unexpected loss, families find themselves with the option to pursue a wrongful death claim against those who are accountable. This legal course of action serves as a means for bereaved families to obtain financial compensation for various incurred damages.

Among the compensable damages, funeral and burial expenses stand out. It is crucial for families to have access to the financial resources necessary for arranging a dignified farewell for their deceased loved one. A successful wrongful death claim can provide the needed funds to cover these expenses, thereby alleviating some of the financial pressure during this distressing time.

In addition, the loss of a loved one often results in a significant depletion of financial resources for the surviving family, particularly if the deceased was the primary or sole breadwinner. Compensation for lost wages can be sought to mitigate the financial impact endured by the family.

Furthermore, if the individual incurred medical expenses prior to their demise, families have the right to seek compensation for these costs. This includes all medical expenses from the moment of the accident until the time of passing, offering some relief from the financial burdens faced.

To maximize the chances of obtaining justice and rightful compensation, it is critical to seek guidance from a Georgia wrongful death attorney as soon as possible. An attorney can construct a compelling case on your behalf and strive to secure the highest possible settlement.

At Ted Greve & Associates, we deeply understand the agony and distress that accompanies the loss of a loved one, particularly under preventable circumstances. This understanding drives our commitment to offer compassionate legal assistance to those in pursuit of justice. Our team is ready around the clock to listen, provide guidance, and support you through each phase of your case.

We invite you to reach out to our caring legal team at (800) 693-7833 for a complimentary consultation. Allow us the privilege of helping you pursue the justice and compensation your loved one rightfully deserves.