St. Albans, NY – Man Injured in Explosion on Farmers Blvd
St. Albans, NY (July 27, 2021) – One man was left injured as a result of an explosion incident in the St. Albans area. At around 5:30 p.m., on July 22, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed at the scene of an incident on Farmers Boulevard.
Reports from authorities show that a 57-year-old male was walking along Farmers Boulevard during the evening hours. For unknown reasons, an explosion took place on the sidewalk, engulfing the area in flames. Fire shot up several feet into the area. The man sustained burn injuries as a result of the explosion. He was transported to Nassau University Medical Center for the treatment of second-degree burns. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Explosion Incidents in New York
Explosions throughout the United States have a devastating impact on families. In some cases, material losses are overwhelming. Families who lose their homes, all their possessions, and essentially their livelihoods are forced to start over. As if the loss of homes and possessions were not enough, many people are harmed in these unexpected incidents. In far too many cases, victims suffer life-threatening injuries due to faulty wiring, defective appliances, and various other reasons. Although we would like to think that explosions are rare, they happen fairly often and have a life-changing impact on those involved.
In many cases, victims require hospitalization for their injuries and have to go through months of recovery. When victims are injured in explosions, due to another party’s negligence, they should reach out to an explosion injury attorney as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face moving forward. Some of the recoverable damages victims can collect compensation for include:
- Medical costs for current and anticipated care
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Property damages
- Lost earning capacity
- Long-term care expenses
- Loss of consortium
- Mental anguish
- And more
Working with a team of attorneys who are skilled, aggressive, and competent will ensure you are in the best position possible to move forward after being harmed in a fire incident. The attorneys at Burg Simpson have decades of experience working to help our clients protect their legal rights in the aftermath of fire incidents. Our national explosion injury attorneys provide aggressive legal representation to ensure victims collect full and fair compensation. Whether you were harmed as a result of a defect or another person’s negligence, our team strives to provide only the most aggressive and competent legal representation to ensure you are fully and timely compensated for the pain and suffering you are forced to endure. We strive to provide the most trusted legal representation for our clients to ensure they are able to get the justice they truly deserve after being harmed in fire incidents. Contact our national personal injury attorneys at (888) 895-2080 to see how we can help you. Our team is available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the circumstances surrounding your claim.
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