Fires & Explosions Reliable. Experienced. Knowledgeable.

Kansas City Fire & Explosion Injury Lawyers

Overland Park-Based Law Firm Serving Kansas & Missouri

Fires and explosions can lead to devastating injuries, death, and property damage for those unfortunate enough to be involved in such a tragic event. When the event is caused by another party’s negligence or a product defect, victims and their insurance carriers should not be held responsible for the financial burdens that ensue. Under the law, you have the right to be fully compensated for damages and losses caused by someone else’s negligence or product defect.

At Gates Shields , we know how to investigate and litigate fire and explosion injury and damage claims. These are often complex cases, so be sure to take advantage of the high-quality counsel we offer. Our legal team has been handling injury cases for clients throughout the Kansas City area since 1980.

Contact our fire and explosion injury attorneys in Overland Park and Liberty at (800) 574-4428 to discuss your case during a free consultation.

You Deserve Compensation for Your Injuries

Injuries sustained by fires and explosions can stem from electrical, chemical, and heat sources as well as smoke inhalation. They can result in a variety of injuries such as severe burns, shock, concussion, brain injury, and more. Severe burns are one of the most painful and long-term injuries a person can sustain, often requiring numerous surgeries, skin grafts, pain management, and treatment for potential infection. Burn survivors may spend years trying to rebuild their lives and may face permanent disfigurement or disability.

Fire and explosion injuries are often caused by:

  • Defective Products
  • Industrial Accidents
  • Construction Site Accidents
  • Vehicle Accidents

Injury victims may be eligible for damages such as lost wages, pain and suffering, medical expenses, loss of earning capacity, property damage, permanent disability, and more.

Handling Your Claim with Care

Our fire and explosion injury attorneys in Overland Park and Liberty can fully investigate the incident that caused your injuries. We rely on resources such as arson investigators, medical experts, fire marshals, electrical or chemical engineers, and materials experts. Our team can aggressively fight for your best interests by negotiating a fair and just settlement or by taking your case to trial.

Call us at (800) 574-4428 to schedule a free consultation today.

Testimonials

Our Work Speaks For Itself
  • “Larry: I am so glad I have you all on my side. Thank you for continuing to work diligently on my case. Throughout the years of this process, I have always said that I just want to go about it honest ...”

    - David McCune
  • “I don't get a lot of moments in my life where I have time, and especially not to say thank you. I just really want you to know that I am very grateful for your kindness, your mad legal jargon, and ...”

    - Commercial Construction Client
  • “He treats me as a valued client, even if circumstances aren’t the best.”

    - Products Investigator
  • “When I call, Court calls me back quickly and ALWAYS.”

    - Products Investigator
  • “I always felt comfortable with Court’s professional advice and control of the situation.”

    - Marketing Company Owner
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Why Choose Us?

  • Experienced & Knowledgeable

    Not only does our team have over 260 years of combined legal experience, but we are always continuing to learn and staying current with developments in the law and the industries we serve.

  • Results Driven & Focused

    We carefully plan for each legal matter to develop a personalized strategy for achieving a great result. Careful planning is the first step in achieving great results, and your results are our first priority.

  • Client Focused & Personable

    We take our clients needs very seriously. We want our clients not only to feel like they have a trusted legal advisor but also that they are part of the strong Gates Shields family.

  • Empathic & Understanding

    We care about our clients. That is why we take the time to listen and communicate so we can truly understand your unique situation, make you feel comfortable with the process, and develop the best course of action.

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