Propane Explosions Happen Frequently

Propane and natural gas explosions are serious accidents which can have a significant impact on the lives of those who suffer injuries. At the Foster Law Firm, we are committed to helping clients through this difficult time and helping them secure financial compensation for medical bills and related expenses.

We have been helping injured individuals and their families obtain compnesation for their losses since 1955. Our law firm investigates negligent workers who may have failed to inspect valves, failed to comply with safety regulations, or failed to take proper precautionary measures when working in your home. We pursue all areas of liability, including negligence liability, product liability, or other areas of liability.

The Most Common Propane Accidents

Propane explosions are likely to arise in two specific scenarios:

  • Gas grill explosions: A defective gas grill that has insufficient ventilation can cause a small explosion when lighting it. Even when lighting the grill properly, an individual can suffer second degree burns or third degree burns across the arms, face, and hands.
  • Leaking propane tanks: A defective propane tank valve, defective tank, or loose valve can cause gas to leak from the tank. Because gas vapors are heavier than air, the vapors easily travel from the leaky tank to an ignition source, such as a pilot light on HVAC systems, stoves, mobile home dryers, baseboard heaters, or even an electrical light switch. Once ignited, the small gas leak can create flashback conditions causing traumatic skin burns or death.

Our personal injury attorneys have extensive knowledge of burn injuries and other injuries that often result from propane explosions. We understand the trauma the injured individual will endure and the extensive medical treatment they will require to rehabilitate following the accident. The medical bills and other expenses can accumulate quickly creating financial hardship on the family, especially with loss of income. Our attorneys analyze all aspects of your case to obtain maximum compensation.

Getting Started For Free

If you or a loved one has been involved in a propane explosion or suffered from fire burns in an explosion, talk with our experienced lawyers at the Foster Law Firm. You can call us at 864-558-8224 or reach us online. Initial consultations are always free.