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Apartment Building Fire leads to Class Action Suit

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Miami Gardens: The victims of a devastating fire that destroyed around half of a Miami Gardens apartment building are taking legal action, filing a class action lawsuit in Miami-Dade circuit court. Over 200 families are named in the lawsuit, claiming that negligence by those responsible for the community contributed to the disaster. Attorney Yolanda Strader, who is representing the plaintiffs, alleges failures to address fire code violations, secure proper fire insurance, and maintain a suitable fire system. The building had not received its 40-year recertification and had been without insurance since November 2021, despite the fire occurring in late January. The lawsuit seeks damages of over $8.6 million and aims to ensure the victims’ stories are not ignored or forgotten.

Incendio en Miami Gardens lleva a Juicio

Miami Gardens: Las víctimas de un incendio devastador que destruyó alrededor de la mitad de un edificio de apartamentos de Miami Gardens están tomando medidas legales, presentando una demanda colectiva en el tribunal de circuito de Miami-Dade. Más de 200 familias están nombradas en la demanda, alegando que la negligencia de los responsables de la comunidad contribuyó al desastre. La abogada Yolanda Strader, que representa a los demandantes, alega que no se abordaron las violaciones del código de incendios, no se obtuvo un seguro contra incendios adecuado ni se mantuvo un sistema contra incendios adecuado. El edificio no había recibido su recertificación de 40 años y estaba sin seguro desde noviembre de 2021, a pesar de que el incendio ocurrió a fines de enero. La demanda busca daños por más de $8.6 millones y tiene como objetivo garantizar que las historias de las víctimas no sean ignoradas ni olvidadas.

Our thoughts and best wishes go out to the family of the deceased victim following this tragic building fire in Miami Gardens.

The Perazzo Law Firm is dedicated to serving individuals and families who have suffered injury due to the negligence of others. With a deep understanding of the emotional toll accidents can take, our firm is committed to helping those in need.

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