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4th of July Sparks Firework Accidents Across Los Angeles


According to a statement by the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD), more than 2,000 calls were placed on July 4, 2023. This is over 300 more calls than their weekday average.

One of those calls was for a hand amputation after a local set off illegal fireworks. Other calls included house and tree fires.

Speak to a Personal Injury Attorneys- Los Angeles and Surrounding Areas

In 2022, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) released a report citing 10,000 injuries due to fireworks that year. With the summer kicking off, it is of the utmost importance to be cautious when dealing with fireworks and other explosives.

Unfortunately, even those not actively participating can be at risk of a firework-related injury. If you or a loved one were a victim of a firework-related accident, you may be entitled to compensation.

Those who are negligent should be held accountable. Fireworks are often misused, many times illegally, and can easily damage persons or property. Los Angeles personal injury lawyers can help pursue legal remedies for such damage.

Contact us today for a free consultation with a personal injury lawyer in Los Angeles.

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