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Although they are relatively rare, explosions are possible at a worksite. When they happen, the consequences are often devastating. Particular industries, including those in the oil and gas sector, mining sector, and chemical manufacturing are most vulnerable. Drivers that transfer and move certain explosive or flammable goods are also at risk. When an explosion occurs, and negligence is a factor, those who were injured or lost a loved one may be able to pursue compensation.
As work injury lawyers, we are prepared to help you through each and every step of the legal process. For years we have been handling both workers’ compensation and personal injury claims, including those that involve an explosion. It is our goal to obtain the compensation you deserve. For a consultation with a leading work injury lawyer, please call a workers comp attorney, like from Polsky, Shouldice & Rosen P.C.
Why Choose Our Work Injury Lawyers After an Explosion at a Work Site
We are well versed in workers’ comp laws, as well as personal injury and wrongful death laws
- We can explore all of your legal options and determine what available forms of compensation may be available
- In the event of a third party being involved in the accident, we may be able to file a personal injury claim in addition to a workers’ comp claim
- We have the necessary financial resources to investigate and build a strong case
- Our law firm has an incredible track record of success
- We will work hard to get you and your loved ones the results you are looking for
The Most Common Causes of a Work Site Explosion
Accidents that result in an explosion can occur for many reasons. All too often, negligence plays a role in them. Some of the most common causes of a work site explosion include:
- Unsafe conditions
- Built up air pressure
- A built up presence of dangerous chemicals or gases
- Inadequate training and safety precautions
- Defective products or equipment
- Mishandling of flammable liquids
- Improper supervision of employees and workers
An explosion at a job site will almost always result in catastrophic injuries including severe burns, scarring, disfigurement, loss of limb, disability, or death.
What You Should Do After an Explosion
Immediately after an explosion, you and your loved ones may be overwhelmed, upset, and emotionally charged. There are steps you should take to protect your future.
- Get prompt medical attention
- Rescue workers will likely be on the scene, but you should make sure the police file a police report of your account
- Steer clear of any buildings involved in the explosion
- Let your insurance company know what happened (when applicable)
- Keep all receipts of the expenses related to the explosion
- Call a work injury lawyer
Work injury cases involving an explosion are often rife with challenges. You should not delay in calling a work injury lawyer who is familiar with handling cases that are familiar to that of your own. Call [law firm name] to learn more now.