Author: John Agosti

The Attorney’s Guide to Working with a Fire Expert

Lawyer and expert witness shaking hands during a meeting

In order to be successful in the court room, you must establish an understanding and build a relationship with the O & C expert on your case. They, after all, are the biggest influencers on your outcome in the courtroom. Working with a fire expert: Understanding the role of a fire expert witness In order… Read more »

Role of a Private Fire Investigator

team of blured firefighters by firetruck on protected accident site. focus on red and white security band

As an attorney taking on a fire origin and cause case, you need to know that you have a qualified and experienced fire expert on your legal team. The best way to ensure that is to learn more about the vital role an expert plays in fire cases: Conducts an initial fire scene investigation The… Read more »

Choosing a Private Fire Investigator

damaged apartment building after being burned by fire

Fire cases are anything but routine and it’s essential that you find a sound, qualified expert to first examine the scene and then testify in court. And a thorough investigation by a fire arson expert could be the difference between a serious litigation and a claim being dropped. So how can you ensure that you’re… Read more »

Fire Pit Safety Tips

Friends sitting around a backyard fire

Summer is the best time of the year for having backyard fires with your friends and family. You may already have a fire pit, or you are thinking of putting one in your yard. You have to be aware of the safety precautions of having backyard fires, so that the environment is not dangerous for… Read more »

Most Common Home Fire Causes

kitchen fire on stove

These common causes of fires can be prevented if you live carefully, but some things happen that are out of your control. We want you to know the common causes, so that you can be pro-active in preventing home fires. List of Causes We don’t think about these causes of a house fire because they’re… Read more »

The Importance of Fire Investigations

the importance of fire investigations

There is always an origin and cause to a fire, whether it’s a house fire, automobile, high rise, etc. People may think they know the cause of the fire, but in many cases, they don’t. Fire investigations can be extremely critical to legal issues and helpful for insurance companies and attorney firms. Attorney firms should… Read more »

Here’s How to Practice Winter Holiday Safety

Fireplace Decorations for Holiday Season

At Agosti Fire Investigations, we, like most of our customers, love the holiday season. It’s a time to be together with your loved ones; to share some quality time with one another; and to enjoy the pleasure of gift giving. Each year, we make our customers aware of fire safety tips to keep them and… Read more »

Practice Fire Safety Tips This Thanksgiving Season

Burning Candles on Wooden Table Decorated for Fall

As we know, Thanksgiving is traditionally a time to be grateful. It’s when families and friends come together to share a warm meal during the holiday season. It’s just the start of the most wonderful time of the year, as they say. But as important as it is to be together during Thanksgiving season, it’s… Read more »

Fire Prevention Week is Approaching

Man Checking Smoke Alarm on Ceiling

Fires present a big problem for many Americans every year. There are more than 1.3 million fires that take place all across the U.S., and they cause more than 3,000 deaths and 14,000 injuries while doing almost $11 billion in damage to homes and businesses. And yet, there are still far too many people who… Read more »

Fire Extinguisher Recalled

Kidde fire extinguisher Recalled

Fire extinguishers are one of the most important supplies every residential and commercial tenant or homeowner should have available. But what happens when a fire extinguisher not only doesn’t work in times of need, but also, can harm you in the process? It is incredibly important to check the make and model of your fire… Read more »