Brentwood, NY (July 1, 2023) – A woman was rushed to an area hospital following an explosion in Suffolk County on Wednesday, June 28.
At around 5:25 p.m., the police and firefighters out of Brentwood were called to the scene of an explosion that took place on Arthur Street.
Reports from authorities indicate that a propane stove exploded at a residence located on the roadway during the evening hours.
A woman that was inside the structure at the time of the incident was severely hurt. Brentwood Legion Ambulance responded to the scene to provide care for the injured woman. The victim was then transported by helicopter to Stony Brook University Hospital, where she underwent emergency treatment for severe burn injuries.
At this time, multiple law enforcement agencies are investigating the incident.
We hope the woman is able to recover quickly.
Explosions in New York
Explosions take place far too often in the United States, leaving thousands of people injured every year. If you have suffered injuries as a result of an explosion, you may be entitled to compensation for some of the losses you have suffered. This can include:
- Lost wages: If your injuries from the explosion prevent you from working, you may be eligible to claim lost wages. Lost wages can include any regular salary or wages lost as a result of taking time off work, as well as bonuses, commissions, and other employment benefits.
- Medical costs: Explosion injuries can require extensive medical treatment, including emergency hospitalization, surgeries, medication, and months of rehabilitation. You are able to seek compensation to alleviate all of the medical costs that you face, both immediate and long-term.
- Property damage: If the explosion caused damage to your property, such as your home, vehicle, or personal belongings, you can seek compensation to cover the costs of repairs or the replacement of these objects.
- Pain and suffering: In addition to the economic losses mentioned above, you may also be entitled to non-economic damages for the physical and emotional pain and suffering caused by the explosion.
It’s crucial to consult with an experienced propane explosion attorney who can assess your case and help determine the full extent of damages you may be entitled to claim. They will work to gather evidence, negotiate with insurance companies or liable parties, and fight for fair compensation on your behalf.
While working with our team at Burg Simpson, you can rest assured knowing that we will do everything in our power to protect your legal rights and help you maximize the compensation you are able to recover. Our team will build the strongest claim on your behalf and fight for fair compensation for these and other damages that you face. For decades, we have fought diligently to hold negligent parties accountable on behalf of our clients. We will make sure that you and your family are able to get justice following your accident. To get started by scheduling a free case evaluation, reach out to our national explosion lawyers today at (888) 895-2080.