Woman Injured In Gas Explosion Sues Construction Company Allegedly Responsible For Her Injuries.

Construction company work is an inherently dangerous job. From the heavy machinery to the threat of falling debris, workers must be constantly aware of their environment. Because they are working in public, densely populated areas, they also need to be aware of the potential dangers they might create for the surrounding people. When they fail to do so, innocent bystanders can become seriously injured. In such a situation, it would be wise to contact an expert personal injury attorney at 617-787-3700.

In October 2016, Loy Clark Pipeline, Co. was working on a project in downtown Portland, Oregon when their digging triggered a gas explosion. As a result of the explosion, Gail Needham, a dental hygienist who was working nearby, was reportedly sent to the floor and covered in glass, causing multiple injuries including lacerations and a concussion. Now, she has filed a negligence suit against the construction company, seeking to recover damages for her physical as well as her emotional suffering. The plaintiff is represented by attorney Jason Kafoury.

According to the the allegations of the suit, Loy Clark Pipeline was responsible for the gas explosion because they failed to adequately map out the area they were working on. Accordingly, they failed to perceive that a gas pipe would exist right where they were digging. Had they known this information, according to the lawsuit, the explosion would never have occurred and Ms. Needham would never have been injured. A spokesperson for Loy Clark has indicated that this is not the first lawsuit resulting from the explosion, but declined to comment further.

If you or a loved one has been injured as the result of an explosion, you may be entitled to significant monetary relief. Act now and contact one of our expert explosion accident attorneys here at the Law Offices of Gilbert R. Hoy, Jr. and Affiliates to discuss your potential claim. Call us today at 617-787-3700 or email us at info@gilhoylaw.com for your free and private consultation. Your needs are our top priority!

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Authorities Believe Explosion At UPS Facility To Be An Accident.

Because explosions are so often associated with the fictional narratives of action movies, when one occurs in real life, people cannot help but assume foul play. However, due to the massive amounts of complex machinery and chemicals that companies and manufacturers use to run their businesses, explosions can be accidental in many instances, albeit they are often caused by the negligence of someone else. In such a situation, it may be wise to contact an expert explosion injury attorney at 617-787-3700.

When a recent explosion occurred at a UPS facility in Kentucky, the initial reaction of authorities and of the general public was that the cause must have been some sort of terrorist attack. Upon further investigation, however, it appears that the explosion was accidental, and may have been caused by a leak from materials contained in the facility. 12 people were in the facility when the explosion occurred, but only 2 were taken to the hospital and treated for injuries. The FBI, although agreeing in principle that it was likely an accident, has issued a statement saying they will be working closely with local law enforcement and with UPS to get to the root of the occurrence.

If you or a loved one has been injured as the result of an explosion, you may be entitled to significant monetary relief. Act now and contact one of our expert explosion accident attorneys here at the Law Offices of Gilbert R. Hoy, Jr. and Affiliates to discuss your potential claim. Call our injury attorney experts today at 617-787-3700 or email us at info@gilhoylaw.com for your free and private consultation. Your needs are our top priority!

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Drilling Site Explosion In Oklahoma Leaves Five Missing.

Due to the various potential ways of getting injured, oil and gas drilling is not a job for the faint of heart. Statistics indicate that over 100 people are killed per year in the United States in oil and gas drilling-related accidents, including explosions. However, workplace explosions are not just limited to the oil industry. If such an accident occurs, and you or a loved one suffers a personal injury, it would be wise to contact an expert explosion accident attorney at 617-787-3700.

Although the cause is uncertain, what is known at this time  is that an explosion at a drilling cite in eastern Oklahoma has resulted in five missing people. Because the fire was constantly fueled by gas from a nearby well, it was nearly impossible for authorities to conduct a proper search until the fire was extinguished. Even then, however, five people still remain missing, although the rest of the workers on the cite were not injured. The blast occurred on Monday, June 18, near Quinton, Oklahoma.

If you or a loved one has been injured as the result of an explosion, you may be entitled to significant monetary relief. Act now and contact one of our expert explosion accident attorneys here at the Law Offices of Gilbert R. Hoy, Jr. and Affiliates to discuss your potential claim. Call us today at 617-787-3700 or email us at info@gilhoylaw.com for your free and private consultation. Your needs are our top priority!

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