When public utilities or gas delivery companies working with natural gas, hydrogen, propane, or other explosive gases handle those materials negligently or fail to deliver them to the consumer in the appropriate way, devastating gas explosions can be the result. The committed workplace injury attorneys at Bordas & Bordas have handled a number of such gas explosion cases.
If you or someone close to you has been injured in a gas explosion accident, a Pittsburgh gas explosion lawyer at our firm is here to help you seek compensation for the losses you have suffered.
Gas Explosions in Pittsburgh
Gas explosions can occur for a wide range of reasons, including defective control valves, leaking hoses, leaking tanks, defective connectors, negligent maintenance, and improper installation. In handling a gas explosion case, our Pittsburgh lawyers seek out the facts to find out how the explosion took place and to identify liable parties.
Victims of gas explosions can suffer serious burn injuries that change their lives forever. Our diligent gas accident attorneys in Pittsburgh work closely with our clients to determine the full amount of damages and to pursue fair and just compensation.
A History of Protecting Workers and Their Families
Our attorneys have a track record of obtaining successful outcomes for our clients in industrial accident cases, including several multimillion-dollar settlements and verdicts. The following are examples of gas explosion cases we have handled:
- $7 million verdict, including $5 million in punitive damages, for the family of a Tyler County, West Virginia, man who was killed as a result of an explosion at an American Electric Power plant in Beverly, Ohio.
- $5.6 million verdict (including $4 million in punitive damages) for another individual, whose case ultimately settled and is now confidential.
Investigating industrial gas explosions is often a search for the truth. Our lawyers have the experience to uncover negligent conditions such as defective control valves, leaking hoses, leaking tanks, defective connectors, negligent maintenance, and improper installation. We will seek out the facts to find out how the explosion happened and identify liable parties. We also have the resources and wherewithal to hire the leading experts in the country — a critical part of a winning strategy in high-stakes litigation.
Contact a Pittsburgh Gas Explosion Attorney for Assistance
Have you or a loved one been injured in a gas explosion accident? Contact us today to speak with a knowledgeable Pittsburgh gas explosion lawyer. We offer free initial consultations and bill on a contingent fee basis — you won’t have to pay us a thing unless we obtain results for you.