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Taking Legal Action for Explosion Accidents

Plants, coal mines, refineries, and other industrial lines of work create extra danger for their workers. These dangerous conditions can lead to injury, and even fatality as the force of an explosion is extremely intense. If you have been injured in an explosion, it is important to remember that this is not the end of your financial road, there are still legal actions you can take. All over the world people are employed in these dangerous industries, and all over the world people are injured on the job, and all over the world, there are people that can help get you the compensation you deserve.

For instance, an explosion in Tampa, Florida left two dead, and for severely injured in June of 2017. The explosion took place in the Big Bend Plant and resulted in four “severe: injuries, and two deaths declared on the scene. The New York Times said that the explosion occurred during a “routine cleaning” of a slag tank. Located at the bottom of a boiler in Unit 2, the tank collects coal slag, which the New York Times describes as, “glass-like waste product formed after the remains of burned coal are mixed with cold water.” While this slag is an important resource that is sold to other companies, it was the cause of death for the plant workers. The slag can reach temperatures upward of 1,000 degrees. This added danger to the already dangerous situation did not end well. The Big Bend plant in Florida is capable of a lot of damage, being that is one of the largest plants in the state, able to produce over 1,700 megawatts of electricity.

In this case, and in most cases involving work-related explosions, there is legal action that can and should be taken. Just because your line of work is more dangerous, than say an office job, doesn’t mean you just have to accept your injuries and move on. Experienced lawyers are there to help you get the compensation you deserve. Recovery is the most important thing in your life right now, and the financial burden that weighs you down should be the least of your worries. Even if an explosion took your loved one from you too soon, there is still a lawyer out there that can help handle all the monetary decisions so you can grieve, and honor your loved one.

Williams Kherkher states that “Catastrophic injuries ranging from paralysis to amputations to severe burns are all common among workers who have been hurt in an explosion.” Regardless of the type injury you possess, you are not in this alone. There are expert teams of lawyers who have trained specifically to help you in your explosion accidents. Recovery or grievance are number one priorities, so let the lawyers take care of getting you compensation for your medical bills, inability to work, and pain and suffering.