Explosions often leave victims with catastrophic injuries. They also regularly claim the lives of those affected. While explosions can occur anywhere, those that happen on the water can be particularly devastating because victims often cannot escape the devastation. At the Doan Law Firm, our knowledgeable and experienced maritime explosion attorneys are here to help if you or a loved one have been injured. We will investigate what happened and work to secure the compensation you need.
After sustaining a serious maritime explosion injury, victims and their families need an experienced explosion attorney that has vast experience handling these types of cases. At the Doan Law Firm, we are ready to take the reins.
A maritime explosion incident is going to require extensive investigation, and victims of explosions often do not have the time or legal experience necessary to handle this. An Louisiana Maritime explosion lawyer will be able to devote extensive resources to this case in order to conduct a thorough investigation into what happened.
In many cases, this means going up against large corporations and aggressive insurance carriers. Your attorney will handle all negotiations and will not be intimidated at any step in the process while they work to secure the compensation you need.
The root cause of any maritime explosion is a material that is flammable or reacts with other chemicals being present. Sometimes the spark, a fire, or contact between chemicals that should have been separated are all it takes for an explosion to occur.
Maritime explosions can occur on any vessel. This can include:
These incidents are preventable, and these types of accidents are caused by negligence. Maritime vessel owners, employers, and workers are all supposed to take steps to prevent explosions from occurring. However, if a vessel’s owners or operators do not properly train personnel or have not regularly inspected and maintained the vessel, they could be held liable for any injuries that occur. Owners and operators could also be held liable for improper storage of chemicals or other equipment that can cause explosions.
If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to an explosion on a maritime vessel, seek legal assistance immediately. At the Doan Law Firm, our compassionate and experienced team is ready to investigate what happened in order to secure any compensation you are entitled to. This can include:
Contact us today to schedule a free initial consultation and see how we can give you the help, support, and compensation you need.