Madison, IN (November 10, 2023) – An industrial explosion reported on Monday afternoon in Madison claimed one person’s life.
The Madison Police Department and area firefighters were called to the scene of the incident just before 1:40 p.m. on November 6.
Reports provided by authorities show that an industrial explosion occurred at the US Premier Tube Mill located on Michigan Road.
A 31-year-old man at the facility suffered injuries in the explosion. The victim was rendered aid at the scene and transported to Norton King’s Daughters’ Health – Hospital. The victim was subsequently flown to a hospital in Louisville for emergency care. Authorities confirmed that the man passed away from his injuries after arriving.
At this time, investigations are underway. However, initial reports show that an acetylene tank exploded at the facility for unknown reasons.
The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has joined in on the investigations.
Our sympathies go out to the family of the man killed in this explosion.
Fatal Industrial Explosions in Indiana
Dealing with the aftermath of an explosion can be incredibly challenging. The unfortunate truth is that we see countless people left with severe injuries as a result of these accidents every year.
After being hurt in an explosion, victims often have to go through extensive medical treatment. It is also common to see victims left with injuries that require extensive medical care. Unfortunately, there are countless instances where people end up passing away from the injuries that they suffer in explosions.
After experiencing the loss of a loved one, families have the ability to file wrongful death claims against the responsible parties. When it comes to industrial explosions, there are several parties who can be held liable for any resulting injuries and damages. These include:
- Employer/Company: The entity operating the industrial facility.
- Property Owner: If the property is owned separately from the company operating on it.
- Maintenance and Inspection Companies: If inadequate maintenance or inspections play a role.
- Employees: Individuals involved in negligence or misconduct leading to the explosion.
- Contractors and Subcontractors: Those responsible for specific tasks or maintenance.
- Manufacturers and Suppliers: Providers of equipment, machinery, or materials that may have caused the explosion.
- Government Agencies: If regulatory compliance issues are identified.
A thorough investigation is typically needed to identify all of the factors that contributed to the explosion taking place. Working with an industrial explosion lawyer can provide your family with the best chance of determining who is liable and holding them to account.
At Burg Simpson, we are more than just attorneys – we are compassionate advocates for our clients who have been devastated by industrial explosion tragedies. Our team’s unwavering commitment to fighting for justice and providing comprehensive resources sets us apart from other law firms. If you have lost a loved one as a result of the devastating effects of an explosion injury, we encourage you to contact our national explosion law firm by calling (888) 895-2080. We will stand by your side and fight tirelessly to ensure that you receive the justice and compensation you deserve in this difficult time.