Fertilizer plants play a central role in the health and safety of this country. We use fertilizer for various types of commercial and residential use, particularly in the agricultural industry to help provide enough food to feed everyone in this country. However, any person who works or lives around a fertilizer plant could be exposed to significant dangers in the event an explosion occurs. Here, we want to talk about the most common types of damages available to those harmed as a result of the fertilizer plant explosion.
There may be various types of compensation available to fertilizer plant explosion victims in Texas and throughout the United States. Attorneys involved in these cases will typically work diligently to recover both economic and non-economic compensation on behalf of their clients.
In the aftermath of a fertilizer plant explosion, economic compensation will revolve around the calculable expenses a victim incurs. We also refer to these as “special damages.” We say that these are calculable expenses because we are able to gather up the bills and receipts necessary to determine how much they are. Some of the most common types of economic damages available in these situations include the following:
After a fertilizer plant explosion, there may be various types of non-economic compensation, which we also refer to as “general damages.” These general damages are more immeasurable than the economic costs we mentioned above. We say these are immeasurable because there is no direct bill or receipt that can be added up to properly calculate a victim’s:
The total amount of compensation available to a fertilizer plant explosion victim will vary depending on the facts and circumstances surrounding each particular incident. Some of the main factors that can affect total compensation amounts in these situations include:
If you or somebody you care about has been injured as a result of a fertilizer plant explosion in Texas or any order throughout the US, you need to speak to a fertilizer plant explosion attorney in Houston as soon as possible. A skilled lawyer can use their resources to conduct a complete investigation into the fertilizer plant explosion. They will gather the evidence needed to prove liability, work with trusted medical and economic experts to calculate total expected losses, and vigorously negotiate with the insurance carriers and at-fault parties for full compensation. Contact The Doan Law Firm for your free consultation.