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Professional, kind and courteous. Always there to answer your questions. They treat you more like family than just a client. Very happy with the outcome and their service. Would recommend them to anyone needing legal assistance." - G.V. March 3, 2017
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"Thank you for standing by me and believing in me. You never gave up on me. When the odds were against me and I felt I didn’t have a chance, you kept reassuring me not to give up hope. I still can’t believe the amount after the deposition. I felt I didn’t stand a chance. You are the most amazing person and I am indebted to you forever! To my hard working attorney" – P.S., Oct 14, 2016
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Thank you again for your diligence, persistence and all of your assistance with this matter. My daughter and I greatly appreciate everything you invested to resolve this matter for us!"
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"Leonard Law Firm went beyond the norm to ensure our case was settled. He was an exemplary lawyer whose services were a nice welcome considering all the aggravation my wife and I would have gone through had he not covered all aspects of our case. We are so thankful to him and his office. His knowledge of the case set our lives at ease. He was relentless until the case was fully settled and all was in our favor. Thank you so much. We highly recommend his office to anyone." – E. and M., Jul 26, 2016

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"I just wanted to say thank you to you and Mr. Leonard. I truly appreciate the professionalism and outstanding customer service we received." – D.M., Jul 20, 2016
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Experienced Building Fire Accident Attorneys That Get Results

Our team of lawyers have over 25 years of experience, extensive resources, and proven results that you can trust. Todd J. Leonard is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, has a Superb 10.0 Rating from Avvo, and was selected by the National Trial Lawyers as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” for Civil Litigation. He has been honored to be selected by his peers for the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers®, and his tremendous success has earned him a lifetime membership to the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

No Fee Unless You Win

We only get paid if your case is successful.

We Will Go to Trial

We fight hard to get maximum compensation for your injury.

We Treat You Like Family

We are committed to your case and treating you with the respect you deserve.

We Handle Building Fire and House Fire Accident Cases

Building Fires

When a fire breaks out, people have a short time to escape before smoke inhalation and heat injuries begin to take effect. These kinds of injuries can have serious consequences and often change a victim’s life for years. Because of the limited time people have to reach safety, it is imperative that buildings strictly follow fire codes. Failing to do so can result in delayed warnings and impeded escape should a fire break out in a building.

Retailers, hotel operators, office building managers, plants, oil refineries, and smoke detector manufacturers can be held liable for fire-related injuries and fatalities that occur as a result of negligence and safety violations. In fires involving apartments, motels, or restaurants, it is common for investigators to discover blocked fire exits and other fire code violations contributed to the inability of people to leave the building in a timely fashion. If you have been hurt in a fire as the result of someone else’s negligence, the New Jersey fire injuries attorneys at the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm may be able to help you recover compensation.

When you work with the dedicated New Jersey fire injury attorneys at the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm, we will enlist fire investigators, chemical analysts, and safety consultants to determine what caused a fire and what should have been done to prevent it. In order to ensure our clients receive the full compensation they deserve for their burn injuries, we also consult doctors, medical economists, and life care planners.

While a fire in a hotel or apartment building may be due to negligence on the part of the property owner, liability for defective sprinkler systems or malfunctioning smoke detectors may involve those who installed or manufactured them. It is important to investigate the cause of a fire and determine the cause and origin of the fire or explosion in order to hold all the parties who played a role in causing burn injuries and fatalities responsible.

Fire Injuries

Fire injuries can range from mild nuisances to life-threatening emergencies. There are three general classifications of burns:

  • First degree: The outer layer of skin is burned. The area affected exhibits redness and tenderness, but usually heals within a few weeks.
  • Second degree: Here, the first and second layers of skin are burned, resulting in blistering, pain, and scarring.
  • Third degree: The three principal layers of skin are burned, requiring skin grafts and reconstructive surgery.

Given the serious nature of fire injuries, the medical costs of hospitalization alone can range from $50,000 to $200,000. Depending on the severity of a person’s burn injuries, additional costs are involved when reconstructive surgery, skin grafts, and physical therapy are taken into consideration. For these reasons, it is essential to quantify the financial impact of a fire injury in order to meet medical costs and compensate fire injury victims for their pain and suffering. For these reasons, serious fire injuries may necessitate the help of an experienced attorney to help pay the costly medical fees associated with them.

The New Jersey fire injury attorneys at the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm have represented people suffering from the following kinds of injuries related to fires, house fires, electrical fires, industrial fires:

  • Second-degree burns
  • Third-degree burns
  • Chemical burns
  • Radiation burns
  • Ultraviolet light burns
  • Lung damage
  • Disfigurement
  • Amputations
  • Wrongful Death

Working with a lawyer can greatly improve your odds of obtaining the amount of compensation you need to fully recover from your fire injury.

What To Do After A Burn Injury or Building Fire Accident

After a serious building fire resulting in a burn injury, the first priority is to seek thorough medical care. As soon as your immediate medical needs are under control, it is wise to get advice from a knowledgeable burn injury attorney regarding potential legal options. The New Jersey building fire accident lawyers at Todd J. Leonard Law Firm have served New Jersey residents for more than 25 years. Our firm will fight for your family as if you were part of our own.


If someone you know was involved in a fatal building fire accident, Our New Jersey fatal fire accident attorneys know the importance of conducting an immediate investigation into the cause or causes of a fatal incident. We carefully examine all of the facts including fatal accident reports, witness statements, and retain experts when necessary to determine how the fatal accident occurred such as an accident reconstructionist. Our New Jersey wrongful death lawyers work regularly with various experts to make sure you receive the best representation. Each wrongful death case is unique and requires a prompt and exhaustive analysis into the causes of your loved one’s death.

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3010 Route 10 West
Denville, NJ 07834
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5 Maple Ave., #2
Morristown, NJ 07960
(973) 842-0935
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1 Gateway Center, #2600
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 755-1977
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Woodbridge, NJ 07095
(862) 244-9801
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Being injured in an accident can have serious and lifelong consequences. The lawyers of the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm can help you fight for maximum compensation for your injuries and losses from the responsible parties. Contact us today at (973) 920-7900 to learn more about how our team of experienced attorneys can help you through these challenging times.

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