House Fires in Nevada, Are Smart Meters at Fault?

Benson & Bingham Attorneys at Law are actively looking into cases of house fires in Nevada from smart meters installed by NV Energy. There is disturbing evidence, as cited in that linked-to Reno Gazette-Journal article, that smart meters installed by NV Energy on homes across Nevada have been the cause of house fires that ranged in damage from a little soot on the outside of the house to people killed  in house fires in Northern Nevada. The possibility has become so real and alarming that the chiefs of the fire departments of the cities of Reno and Sparks have called for a probe in to the smart meters and fires that have potentially been started by them.

NV Energy, of course, is vehemently denying that their meters have any hand in starting and contributing to the damage from any of these fires. They cite evidence from investigators that they have hired to look into the fires, which they are calling “independent” investigators. That may be true. However, don’t take the word of the people who stand to lose by a result other than that. That’s why Benson & Bingham are pleased at the fire chiefs calling for a further investigation. Benson & Bingham are also looking into the matter, and interesting in speaking with anyone who has been injured or had their property damaged in a fire in Nevada caused by a smart meter, or at least that could have been caused by one. We’ll speak with you for a free consultation to begin to determine if you have a case or not.

We are not afraid of big corporations or their insurance companies. If NV Energy is at fault in these cases, or their contractor that supplies the meters, rest assured that Benson & Bingham are on your side and will fight for your rights and any compensation and coverage you may be owed. Benson & Bingham have taken on big corporations plenty of times, from casinos to vehicle insurance companies and beyond, and gotten great results for our clients. If you have been injured in a fire in Washoe County or any other type of injury in Northern Nevada, we can help. Contact us today for a free consultation.

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