Georgetown County, SC (August 11, 2023) – One man was hospitalized as a result of a gas explosion that occurred in Georgetown County on Tuesday morning, August 8.
According to reports from the Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire Department, a gas explosion occurred at the Marlin Quay Marina located in the 1500 block of South Waccamaw Drive.
A man was at the marina at the time of the explosion. It was determined that he was working on a boat at the marina when the explosion occurred.
Authorities arrived at the scene and found the man with significant injuries. He was transported to a local hospital for emergency care.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope the injured man is able to recover quickly from his injuries.
Explosions in South Carolina
Explosions can cause catastrophic harm. Unfortunately, there are many cases where individuals suffer severe injuries and have their entire lives turned upside down. Gas explosions, in particular, have the potential to cause major structural damage as well as harm to everyone in the vicinity.
Individuals injured in these incidents frequently require extensive medical treatment. Having to deal with painful injuries and emotional trauma can be both physically and mentally exhausting. Unfortunately, victims sometimes find themselves unable to work and buried under crippling medical bills, which prevents them from providing for their families and themselves.
In the unfortunate event that you sustain injuries in an explosion, a gas explosion attorney can explain your legal options to you. You might be eligible to obtain compensation for some of the losses and damages you suffer, depending on the specifics. Your attorney will fight fearlessly to ensure you have the best chance of getting justice.
After an explosion, your attorney will be able to investigate the incident and identify any possible acts of negligence that led to the incident taking place. They will be able to build a strong lawsuit on your behalf and fight to ensure the person who caused you harm is held fully accountable.
Injuries caused by an explosion due to negligence can be devastating, and it is important that you have legal representation to ensure you get the justice you deserve. Our team of experienced lawyers at Burg Simpson is committed to fighting for your rights and pursuing full compensation so that you can cover all of your losses or expenses related to the accident. With our decades of experience, comprehensive investigation services, and skilled support, we will help make sure that negligent parties are held accountable for their actions. To get started on your case right away, reach out to our team today at (888) 895-2080 to schedule a free consultation.