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Faulty Sprinkler Systems Can Fail To Suppress Building Fires
Sprinkler systems can prevent major damage in the event of a building fire. These systems offer a sense of security, knowing that water will be released in times of emergencies to reduce or stop fires. What happens if the fire sprinklers are faulty or were never installed in the first place? Most likely, your residence will sustain serious damage that could have been prevented with sprinklers.
If your residence was damaged in a fire due to faulty sprinklers, call us!
If you believe your building manager failed to properly maintain the sprinkler system in your building or believe that the sprinklers were defective, contact our personal injury attorneys. We have extensive experience dealing with building fire claims and can review your case for free.
We seek maximum compensation for people throughout Texas and the nation, including the cities of Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Laredo and Corpus Christi.
Top Reasons Why Sprinklers May Not Work
Although sprinkler system technology has advanced and newer buildings are constructed with upgraded systems, they can still malfunction. When a sprinkler is properly installed and maintained, it can effectively reduce building fire damage by up to 97%, according to a 2016 study by the fire protection industry. However, when sprinklers do not deploy as intended, fire damage can be devastating.
Common reason why sprinklers may not work effectively include:
- The sprinklers do not have access to a steady and sufficient supply of water.
- The sprinklers themselves may have deficient design or structuring errors.
- Sprinklers that were inadequately installed will not work the way they are supposed to.
- Faulty building structures can negatively affect the sprinkler’s performance.
- The sprinkler may not be compatible with the new building structure.
- The sprinkler was not adequately maintained or checked.
Don’t suffer alone: contact our personal injury attorneys now.
At Wyatt Law Firm, we understand how devastating a home or building fire can be. Important mementos, documents, and necessities can perish in the blink of an eye. If your home or building experienced undue damages because of faulty sprinkler systems, contact our injury attorneys. We offer free consultations. Contact us today to learn your legal rights.