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New Iberia, LA – Three Injured in Explosion Hopkins St at Alleman Plumbing

By Burg Simpson
July 31, 2021
4 min read
New Iberia, LA – Three Injured in Explosion Hopkins St at Alleman Plumbing

New Iberia, LA (July 31, 2021) – Multiple people were left injured following an explosion on Thursday morning in New Iberia. On July 29, emergency crews were requested at the scene of an explosion on Hopkins Street.

Reports from authorities show that a fiery explosion occurred at Alleman Plumbing located on Hopkins Street during the morning hours. The incident caused moderate damage to the business after flames overtook the building. Firefighters responded to the scene and aggressively battled the blaze. A driver, the assistant fire chief from the New Iberia Fire Department, and a driver were all injured in the incident. The three victims were transported to local hospitals for further care. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

Explosion Incidents in Louisiana

Explosion incidents take place across the United States at an alarming rate. In many instances, explosions result in severe damage to homes and other structures and leave people with moderate to severe injuries. Not only do those involved suffer severe injuries from blasts, but they are often burned severely from subsequent fires.

In many instances, explosion incidents are a result of malfunctioning appliances, faulty electricity, and negligence. In these instances, victims may have legal options available to help them hold negligent parties accountable. Seeking the assistance of a knowledgeable explosion injury attorney as soon as possible can help to improve your chances of getting justice following your accident. A responsive legal team will be able to review the circumstances surrounding your incident and identify all liable parties. It is critical that you act quickly following your accident in order to get the justice you deserve. Waiting can negatively impact your ability to recover full and fair compensation for various damages, including:

  • Medical costs
  • Lost wages
  • Lost earnings
  • Long-term care expenses
  • Loss of consortium
  • Lost benefits
  • Mental anguish
  • Pain and suffering
  • And more

You should reach out to a national explosion injury attorney as soon as possible to ensure you are in the best position possible to get justice.

For over 40-years, our team at Burg Simpson has fought extensively to protect the legal rights of victims throughout the entire country who have been hurt in explosions. We have earned a national reputation for providing our clients aggressive and competent representation to ensure they are able to hold negligent parties accountable for their actions. We strive to take all of the legal work off the hands of our clients so they can focus on getting the medical treatment they need for their injuries while we protect their legal rights. If you have been injured in an explosion, call our law firm today at (888) 895-2080. Our national personal injury attorneys can meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the circumstances surrounding your accident and to help determine the most appropriate legal actions moving forward. Contact our law firm today to get started on your case.

Note: Independent sources were used in the creation of this post.  These sources include news reports, police reports, eye-witness reports, social media reports, and first-hand accounts about the injury accident. For that reason, the facts pertaining to the specific events surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our writing team. If there is any information that is not correct about a specific incident or if you would prefer that the post be removed, please reach out to us as soon as possible so that we can make the correction or remove the post.  

Disclaimer: At the personal injury law firm of Burg Simpson, we have made it our mission to give back to our local community members. We have dedicated our careers to changing peoples’ lives for the better by fighting for them in court to ensure that they receive fair and full compensation for their injuries and damages after suffering an injury.  We hope these posts will help bring awareness to the dangers of driving and will remind members of our communities to practice safer driving habits and take the necessary precautions to prevent being injured. This is not a solicitation for business. The information in this post should not be misconstrued as medical advice or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.

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