Industrial Accidents

Explosion

Explosion Accident Injury Attorney, Los Angeles

Work-related explosion accidents are uncommon, but they can happen, and when they do, those involved can sustain severe injuries; in some cases explosion accidents can even result in death. If you or a loved one has been involved in an explosion that took place at work, you deserve to be compensated for your pain and suffering. The Law Offices of Jacob O Partiyeli, a leading Los Angeles workers’ compensation law firm, has experience handling complex work-related explosion cases, such as industrial accidents and gas leaks. We will advocate on your behalf so you can collect the full benefits that you are entitled to. Causes of Explosion Accidents  Workplace explosions can happen for a variety of reasons. Some of the most common causes of these types of work-related accidents include:

  • Chemical explosion
  • Faulty equipment
  •  Malfunctioning machinery
  •  Gas and chemical leaks
  •  Welding accidents
  •  Static electricity
  •  Employer failure to provide proper training
  •  Employer or co-worker negligence
  •  Smoking

Often, explosion accidents are truly just that: accidents; there was no way to avoid them. However, sometimes, explosions are the result of sheer negligence. For example, an employer may have failed to adhere to safety codes, or a fellow employee may have disregarded regulations. Whether the accident was a real mistake or it was the result of someone else’s negligence, when an explosion happens at  work, anyone injured is entitled to workers’ compensation benefits.

Effects of Explosion Accidents

Anyone who is in the vicinity when an explosion occurs can sustain severe injuries. These injuries can include:

  • Second and third degree burns
  •  Asphyxiation
  •  Lung damage as a result of smoke inhalation
  •  Cardiovascular damage
  •  Disfigurement
  • Loss of memory
  •  Reduced mobility

In the most severe cases, work-related explosion accidents can even cause death. In the State of California, employers are required to provide employees who sustain work-related  injuries with workers’ compensation benefits. Surviving family members are also entitled to benefits if their loved one has perished as a result of a workplace injury.

Jacob Fights Will Fight for the Full Benefits You Deserve

If you or a loved one has been involved in an on-the-job explosion accident, such as a chemical plant explosion or a construction site accident, contact Jacob Fights, the Law Offices of Jacob O Partiyeli. Our workers’ compensation attorneys will help you secure the full compensation that you deserve. We’ve secured millions of dollars in workers’ compensation benefits for the victims of work-related accidents and their loved ones in the Los Angeles area, and we can do the same for you. By securing our workers’ compensation attorney after a workplace explosion, you can have complete confidence knowing that you will have a competent, experienced law firm representing your case so that you can receive the full benefits you are entitled to.

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