Lufkin, TX (September 9, 2023) – On Thursday, authorities were called to the scene of an explosion in the Lufkin area that ended in injuries.
On September 7, authorities were notified that an explosion occurred at a home located on Junge Road. Further investigations determined that a propane explosion took place at the structure, causing severe damage. Firefighters with the Moffett Volunteer Fire Department rushed to the scene and began battling the blaze. It took firefighters more than 20,000 gallons of water to extinguish the fire.
A man and woman were injured as a result of the explosion. The woman suffered unknown injuries and was transported to a local hospital. The man sustained burn injuries to his body and was transported to a local medical facility for emergency treatment. The cause of the explosion is currently under investigation.
We hope the man and woman injured in this explosion recover quickly.
Propane Explosions in Texas
Explosions occur every year in the United States, taking the lives of hundreds of people while leaving thousands more with serious injuries. Unfortunately, we often see victims suffer injuries that require extensive medical care. Common injuries that are reported following explosions that we see here in Texas and nationwide include:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Inhalation injuries
- Soft tissue injuries
- Crush injuries
These and other serious injuries that take place as a result of explosions can be quite devastating to deal with. It is far too common to see innocent people hospitalized and have to go through several weeks or even months of therapy, rehabilitation, and other medical treatment as a result of the injuries they have suffered. Not only are many victims forced to deal with overwhelming pain, but they are also unable to work and earn a living.
Dealing with the impacts of an explosion can be quite challenging. For this reason, it is important that they seek help from a propane explosion lawyer right away. Individuals who are harmed as a result of these incidents have the ability to pursue financial compensation for some of the damages they face. This can include recovering money for:
- Medical expenses
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Property damage
- Mental anguish
- Disability or permanent disfigurement
It is important that victims seek legal guidance as soon as possible to provide themselves with the best chance of getting justice. An attorney will want to get started right away on building a case on your behalf against the defendant.
At Burg Simpson, we understand how difficult it can be to deal with the aftermath of an explosion. That is why we are dedicated to providing our clients with top-notch legal representation on a contingency fee basis without any upfront costs, ensuring innocent victims are able to get the representation they need. Our experienced explosion lawyers have an impressive success rate and have won significant amounts of money for our clients in the past. If you have been affected by an explosion due to negligence, call our national explosion law firm at (888) 895-2080 today for a free consultation and get on the path toward justice now.