Biloxi, MS – 8-Month-Old Baby Loses Life in House Fire in St. Martin

Biloxi, MS (October 2, 2022) – An 8-month-old baby was found deceased after a house fire at a residence in Mississippi on Sunday, September 25. Reports show that the baby was found after firefighters responded to the scene in St. Martin on Sunday afternoon. 

Christy Beninati dropped the baby and her 6-year-old child at her parents’ residence on her way to work. She stated that her kids were left with her father and two other children. Beninati stated that she received a call at approximately 4:00 p.m. stating that the house had caught fire. 

Officials report that three other children were present in the house at the time of the fire. None of them sustained any injuries. At this time, it appears that no adults were present in the house when the fire occurred.

Authorities in Biloxi continue to investigate the details of the incident. 

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. 

Mississippi House Fires

 Biloxi, MS - 8-Month-Old Baby Loses Life in House Fire in St. MartinEach year, around 92% of deaths related to civilian fires happen due to home-related incidents. Fires can happen basically anywhere, in areas both residential and commercial. In literal seconds, your life could be totally torn apart due to a fire. Fires are able to be prevented, however, these types of accidents continue to happen at alarming rates in Mississippi and throughout the United States. 

Two very severe injuries that result from fires include burns and smoke inhalation. These injuries can be so severe that they end the lives of involved parties. If someone you love has recently lost their life in a fire, a lawyer can help you collect financial compensation to help pay for the costs related to their passing. 

Losing a loved one in a house fire can change your life. You may have a number of questions that are only able to be answered by a skilled and knowledgeable attorney. For instance, what evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? What deadlines do you need to meet when it comes to filing a successful wrongful death claim? Will your claim need to go to trial or can it be settled outside of court? An attorney can help you answer all of these questions and more. Working with a Biloxi wrongful death attorney is always in your best interest when you know that an accident that has negatively affected your life was the fault of another person.

At Mama Justice, we work aggressively to preserve the rights of surviving family members. No one is ever completely ready to face the aftermath of a fatal fire. While the bills pile up, you may be wondering where you can turn for help. Our lawyers can help you get the financial compensation you need to pay for things like:  

  • Medical bills
  • Funeral and burial costs
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs

If you have lost someone you love in an accident, we are here to assist you in recovering. Please contact a wrongful death attorney at (888) 484-1476 for more information on what options you have at this time.

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