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Lake Mead, NV – Vessel Explosion on Las Vegas Boat Harbor Leaves Two Injured

By Burg Simpson
July 12, 2021
4 min read
Lake Mead, NV – Vessel Explosion on Las Vegas Boat Harbor Leaves Two Injured

Lake Mead, NV (July 12, 2021) – Two men were hospitalized following an explosion incident in the Lake Mead area on Sunday afternoon. At around 2:30 p.m., on July 11, the Nevada Department of Wildlife reported that an explosion occurred on Lake Mead.

Reports from authorities indicate that a 30-foot vessel exploded on the Las Vegas Boat Harbor on Lake Mead shortly after refueling. Two men were on board at the time of the explosion. One man sustained severe injuries and was rushed to a local trauma center for care. The second victim was transported to a nearby hospital. 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 Nevada

Every day, explosion incidents take place across the United States that end in injuries. Although we do not expect explosions to happen, there are many instances where people are harmed in gas and oil explosions due to various reasons. In many instances, injured parties are sent to local hospitals really have to undergo extensive medical care. As if the immediate consequences were not enough, many victims are left with permanent scarring, muscle damage, and nerve damage following these incidents. Many victims sustained severe burn injuries that require emergency medical attention. These and other severe injuries can dramatically impact the health and well-being of victims.

Some of the most common causes include defective appliances, leaks, and acts of negligence. When victims are harmed as a result of these incidents, they should seek assistance as soon as possible. A knowledgeable explosion injury attorney can help you recover full and fair compensation to alleviate the financial burdens you face moving forward after being harmed. Some of the damages available include compensation for:

  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Long-term care expenses
  • Lost earning capacity
  • Loss of consortium
  • Mental anguish
  • Medical costs for current and anticipated care
  • Property damages
  • And more

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. The national explosion attorneys at Burg Simpson provide a variety of services for our clients to ensure they are in the best position possible to get full and timely compensation following an explosion. 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. 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.

For over four decades, our team at Burg Simpson has fought aggressively to protect the legal rights of victims throughout the entire country who have been hurt in explosions. If you have been injured in an explosion incident, call our law firm today at (888) 895-2080. Contact our law firm today to get started on your case. We have earned a national reputation for providing our clients responsive and knowledgeable representation to ensure they are able to hold negligent parties accountable for their actions.

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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