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Scituate, RI – Propane Tank Explosion Causes Injuries at Settlers Way

By Burg Simpson
August 4, 2021
4 min read

Scituate, RI (August 4, 2021) – One person was left with injuries following an explosion incident in Scituate on Wednesday afternoon. On August 4, emergency crews were called to the site of an incident on Settlers Way.

Reports from authorities show that a man suffered severe injuries after a propane truck exploded on Settlers Way for unknown reasons. The Scituate Fire Department rushed to the scene and attempted to put out the fire. The man was transported to a local hospital where he underwent emergency medical care. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

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

Explosion Incidents in Rhode Island

Explosion incidents take place across the United States every day that end in injuries. In many instances, victims sent to area hospitals have to undergo extensive medical care. Many people sustain severe burn injuries that require emergency medical attention. As if the immediate consequences were not enough, many injured parties are left with muscle damage, permanent scarring, and nerve damage following these incidents. These and other severe injuries can dramatically impact the health and well-being of victims.

In many instances, explosion incidents take place due to negligence. When people are hurt in explosion incidents it is crucial that they seek the assistance of a knowledgeable explosion injury attorney as soon as possible. In some cases, victims may have legal options available to help them hold negligent actors accountable so they can get the justice they deserve. By pursuing legal options available, victims are able to recover compensation to help alleviate the cost they face for economic and non-economic damages resulting from their incidents. Some recoverable damages include:

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

Seeking legal guidance as soon as possible can help you protect your legal rights and get the justice you deserve.

Our team at Burg Simpson has over four decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of victims across the nation who have been injured in an explosion incident. Our national explosion injury attorneys have extensive resources that allow us to thoroughly investigate each accident to determine its cause. We have earned a national reputation for providing our clients with responsive and effective legal representation to ensure they are in the best position possible to get justice for their injuries.

By calling (888) 895-2080 at your earliest convenience, our team can meet with you to review the circumstances surrounding your accident and to determine the best legal options available to help you get the justice you deserve. We strive to provide 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 your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation with our team so we can get started on protecting your legal rights and helping you get justice and compensation for your injuries.

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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