More Than 36 Years of Dedicated Advocacy
Fire & Explosion Accident Attorney in Durham
Helping Victims Suffering from Serious Accidents
Although a small number of fires and explosions occur in residences, cars, and other non-industrial locations, the majority are workplace-related. These accidents cause severe mental and physical trauma and may require years of painful medical procedures, counseling, and rehabilitation just to regain semi-normal function.
If you or a loved one has suffered injuries in a fire and explosion accident, turn to The Law Office of Donald R Strickland for guidance. Don Strickland can evaluate your claim to help you determine the value of your claim and how to pursue compensation.
Common Causes of Explosion Accidents
Explosions and fires commonly occur due to:
- ELeaking natural gas lines
- EGasoline and propane tanks
- EFlammable substances such as paint thinners, heating fuel, petroleum, and welding gases
- EFaulty wiring
- EImproperly maintained or malfunctioning equipment
What Type of Compensation Is Available for Fire & Explosion Injuries?
Those who have been injured in an accident caused by another person’s negligence can seek compensation for physical injuries and emotional damages caused by the accident. Don Strickland works hard to investigate the scene of the explosion or fire and always keeps your needs in mind the extent of your injuries as well as what you’ll need during your recovery.
He can help you pursue compensation for damages that may include:
- EMedical treatment
- ELost wages
- ELost earning potential
- EPain and suffering
- ELoss of enjoyment of life
Because there may be many parties involved who may be liable for an explosion, often with only limited insurance for their share of liability, it is almost impossible for a private citizen to pursue and receive proper compensation in an explosion case by themselves. You may need to consult with an attorney who has experience negotiating and litigating catastrophic injuries involving multiple parties.
Serious Injuries Require Serious Assistance
Exposure to explosions may cause exceptionally painful injuries such as:
No matter how complex your injuries, Don Strickland brings decades of proven trial experience and aggressive representation to help you get the compensation you need to recover.