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Lackawanna, NY – Woman Fatally Injured in Explosion on Bedford Ave

By Burg Simpson
July 21, 2021
4 min read
Lackawanna, NY – Woman Fatally Injured in Explosion on Bedford Ave

Lackawanna, NY (July 21, 2021) – An explosion incident reported on Tuesday claimed the life of one woman in the Lackawanna area. At approximately 7:20 a.m., on July 20, emergency crews were called to the site of an incident on Bedford Avenue.

Reports from authorities show that a home located on Bedford Avenue was involved in an explosion during the morning hours. The home was completely destroyed in the incident. Large debris was scattered around the lot.

One person inside the home suffered fatal injuries as a result of the explosion. The victim, a 92-year-old woman, was declared deceased at the scene by the Erie County Medical Examiner’s Office. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are under investigation.

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Explosion Incidents in New York

Explosion incidents across the United States claimed the lives of countless victims each year. In many cases, explosions are caused by gas leaks, natural oil, and negligence. When victims lose their lives in explosions, their families are often forced to endure overwhelming consequences. Nearly 500,000 people require medical treatment for burn injuries throughout the United States each year. Many of these victims sustain debilitating injuries as a result of an explosion. Over 40,000 hospitalizations are the result of acute burn injuries while more than 30,000 victims require treatment at specialized burn centers. The unfortunate truth is that not every victim is able to recover. Countless people end up passing away due to the injuries sustained in explosions.

There are many instances where people are harmed or lose their lives in explosion incidents due to negligence. In some cases, families are able to take legal action to hold negligent parties accountable. Seeking the assistance of a knowledgeable explosion injury attorney can help to ensure your family is in the best position possible to move forward after enduring the loss of a loved one due to an explosion incident. A responsive legal team will review the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s incident, identify liable parties, and help you pursue legal actions against them to recover.

Our national explosion injury attorneys at Burg Simpson have extensive experience fighting to protect the legal rights of families who have lost loved ones in explosion incidents across the United States. We stop at nothing to ensure our clients are in the best position possible to move forward in light of the devastating consequences they are forced to endure. We have gained a national reputation for providing responsive and effective representation for our clients to ensure they are able to hold negligent parties accountable and get the justice they deserve. If your loved one died in an explosion do not move forward alone. Contact our national personal injury attorneys as soon as possible to schedule a free case evaluation with our team to discuss the legal options available for you. Don’t wait, call (888) 895-2080 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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