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Burg Simpson Represents Clients Severely Harmed by Gas Explosions

By Burg Simpson
June 7, 2021
3 min read

If you have been severely injured in a gas explosion, you may be entitled to substantial compensation for your injuries, financial losses, and the pain and suffering you incurred as a result of the incident. Consulting with the highly skilled and experienced gas explosion attorneys at Burg Simpson will ensure you are in the best position possible to maximize your compensation.

Burg Simpson Represents Clients Harmed by Gas Explosions

Burg Simpson has more than four decades of experience handling gas explosion cases across the country. In addition to helping you determine the cause of the explosion, our attorneys can help you to identify the liable parties, hold them accountable for their negligent actions or inactions, and assist you in obtaining financial recovery for your losses. The trial attorneys at Burg Simpson have the experience and the resources to successfully handle gas explosion claims. If you were injured in an explosion, contact the attorneys at Burg Simpson now to schedule a free case evaluation.

Establishing Negligence

Before a legal action can be filed, the cause of the gas explosion must be identified. Burg Simpson begins each case by working with mechanical engineers, regulatory specialists, and industrial gas consultants to conduct a thorough forensic examination. The purpose of the investigation is to determine negligence, i.e. did an entity or individual inadvertently cause the explosion by breaching a standard of care?

Where did the Gas Explosion Originate?

If the explosion originated from a gas leak inside a structure, the firm will seek to establish negligence or failure to comply with industry standards by investigating appliance manufacturers and installation contractors.

If the gas leak originated outside of a structure, the investigation will focus on the possible negligence of the gas utility company that is responsible for the installation, care, and maintenance of the pipelines. The firm will also investigate construction crews whose negligent actions or failure to uphold their duty of care could have caused or contributed to the gas explosion.

Common Causes of Gas Explosions:

  • Improperly Maintained Pipelines: Did the utility companies fail to replace broken or cracked pipelines?
  • Excavation: Did a construction crew inadvertently hit unmarked gas pipes?
  • Appliances: Were the furnaces, water heaters, or other appliances improperly installed?

Schedule a Free Consultation Now

Burg Simpson has more than 40 years of experience handling gas explosion cases. Gas explosion cases are complex, and the trial attorneys at Burg Simpson have the experience and the resources to successfully handle these kinds of claims. If you were injured in an explosion, contact Burg Simpson now to schedule a free case evaluation to discuss how we can help rebuild your life by securing the best possible recovery.

Michael Burg and his team of attorneys at Burg Simpson handled the catastrophic Merrimack gas explosions case that destroyed over 40 homes outside Boston in 2018. See that video here.

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