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Council Bluffs, IA – Man Injured in Explosion on Avenue L

By Burg Simpson
July 7, 2021
4 min read
Council Bluffs, IA – Man Injured in Explosion on Avenue L

Council Bluffs, IA (July 7, 2021) – An explosion incident reported on Thursday evening in the Council Bluffs area sent one man to a local hospital with serious injuries. At approximately 9 p.m., on July 1, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed at the scene of an explosion on Avenue L.

Reports from authorities show that a 35-year-old man sustained severe injuries after an explosion in the 2700 block of Avenue L. The man was rushed to Nebraska medicine in Omaha for the treatment of severe burn injuries. At this time, the cause of the incident remains under investigation.

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

Explosion Incidents in Iowa

Explosions across the United States have an overwhelming impact on victims and their families. In some instances, material losses are devastating. Families who lose all their possessions, their homes and their livelihoods are forced to start over. As if the loss of their property were not enough, many victims are harmed in these unexpected incidents. In far too many instances, those involved suffer life-threatening injuries due to defective appliances, faulty wiring, and various other reasons. Although we would like to think that explosions are rare, they happen fairly often and have life-changing consequences on those involved.

Nearly 500,000 victims have to go through treatment for burn injuries across the United States each year. Many of those harmed sustain debilitating injuries as a result of an explosion. Over 40,000 hospitalizations are the result of acute burn injuries while over 30,000 victims require treatment at specialized burn centers. Many people suffer burn injuries due to defective products and faulty appliances. When those involved in these incidents are injured, due to another party’s negligence, they should reach out to an explosion injury attorney as soon as possible. Injured parties may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face moving forward.

Working with a team of seasoned and skilled attorneys will ensure you are in the best position possible to move forward after being hurt in an explosion incident. The attorneys at Burg Simpson have extensive 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 to cover medical treatment, lost wages, and more. We are committed to providing 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.

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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