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Were you hurt in an apartment unit that had a fire? Depending on the way your property manager or landlord maintained the fire safety standards of your building, you might be able to file a personal injury claim to seek financial damages stemming from the fire. Fire safety standards are continually being updated and improved, and landlords are required to stay apprised of those changes.

For example, San Francisco fire safety requirements for apartment buildings with three or more units have changed. One of the requirements, which went into effect on March 10, 2017, requires the owners of buildings with three or more units to disclose fire safety information that pertains to their specific buildings. This information must be disclosed to new residents when they move in, or before they move in. Landlords also have to re-disclose the information annually.

Here’s what the information that building specific fire disclosure must contain:

Are you a tenant in a property that burned down or had a fire, and did you suffer injury because of it? If the owner of your property failed to meet the fire safety standards for San Francisco in his or her management of the property, you may have a viable claim for personal injury damages that you can pursue against the property owner or property manager.

Source: San Francisco Apartment Association, “Fire Safety Requirements – January 2017,” accessed May 19, 2017

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