Imagine heading to bed on a Saturday night, looking forward to lazily spending your Sunday morning leisurely, watching college or NBA basketball, making or having breakfast with friends and family, just taking a slow and steady start to the final day of the weekend. However, your hopes of a lazy Sunday are dashed as smoke detectors across your apartment complex at around 6am. You wake, groggy to see smoke in the halls, grab some clothes and head out to a safe spot outside the complex as fire and rescue vehicles arrive at the scene. As you leave, you see your neighbor trapped on his balcony, being rescued by firefighters on ladders. If you have been hurt or had property damaged in a Las Vegas apartment fire, Benson and Bingham can help you recover from the smoke and water damage and any injuries.
After investigating the fire, Las Vegas Metro Police arrested 33-year old Salvador Hernandez. Mr. Hernandez has been booked on a charges of attempted murder and arson in the fire he allegedly set at the Sonoma Shadows apartment complex in Las Vegas. In the Las Vegas arson incident, 23 people were forced from their homes and are currently staying in temporary housing. Estimates of the damage done by the fire are as high as $400,000. One individual was critically injured in the blaze and was rushed to Sunrise Hospital. No information has been released on the individual harmed in the fire. 76 firefighters from three area fire departments fought the blaze.
Benson and Bingham, consistently one of the highest ranked personal injury law firms in Las Vegas, has significant experience with Southern Nevada fire cases, Las Vegas pedestrian accidents, Southern Nevada automobile crashes and even casino accidents in Las Vegas and Reno. Our Nevada licensed personal injury attorneys are successful because they build strong relationships with their clients. Relationships that survive the stresses of a trial.