In a tank explosion, the contents burst and fire spreads rapidly, harming all in its path. Home propane tank and furnace explosions are a daily occurrence, according to the National Fire Incident Reporting System, and an entire home can explode in seconds. Cases extend to the workplace as well, where commercial tank explosions sometimes involving pipelines, chemicals, and other highly flammable substances. Culpable parties may include equipment manufacturers, landlords, employers, or even utility companies, which must maintain proper gas lines.
If you or a loved one has been harmed in a tank explosion, the NJ Burn Accident Legal Team at Gill & Chamas is prepared to bring your case to court. These types of injuries can disrupt a life in mere moments, requiring resources for prolonged periods of pain and recovery, disability, or loss of life.
What to Do in a Tank Explosion in New Jersey
Tank explosions are difficult to prepare for, although they could often have been prevented with due diligence. If you are involved in a tank explosion:
- Focus on your safety and call 911 immediately
- Move as far away from the fire and tank as possible
- Cooperate with police and fire officials on the scene
- Seek professional medical attention
- Retain a NJ Burn Accident Lawyer
Choose Experienced Counsel for Tank Explosion Burn Victims
Tank explosions run the gamut, from backyard grill explosions to explosive propane or chemicals. The results can be horrific, merging chemical and fire burns and leading to unspeakable pain and suffering. For more than 30 years, Gill & Chamas’ team of NJ Burn Accident Lawyers has fought hard for tank explosion and other burn victims, recognizing that extreme pain, suffering, and death should be compensated. We are proud of our track record, attained through close observation of the facts and a sure hand with the law.
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