8 Students Severely Burned At Bonfire After Gas Can Left Near Flames Explodes.

Flammable materials need to be kept in proper storage containers. If not, there is always a chance they may ignite causing an explosion and potentially injure anyone in the area. Flammable materials should also be used only by those who know how to properly handle those materials. If they aren’t handled properly, and you become the victim of an explosion accident, a personal injury lawsuit may be your best way to begin recovering. The expert explosion accident attorney specialists and burn injury lawyer experts at the Law Offices of Gilbert R. Hoy, Jr. and Affiliates have recovered millions of dollars in damages for our clients.

Ten students, with ages ranging from 14 to 17, were attending a bonfire at an unsupervised house.  During this bonfire, there was a gas can left too close to the flames. At around 10 p.m., the gas caught fire and exploded. At least 8 of the individuals were injured and needed to be hospitalized from the explosion. According to one of the parents of a victim, one of the teenager’s entire body was badly burned and another was in a comma; two girls will need to have surgery.  A neighbor reported that, on Saturday night, they heard a loud sound from their house but were unsure of what it was. The majority of the victims were taken by ambulance to the Loyola University Medical Center’s burn unit.

If you or a loved one have been burned or injured in an explosion, you may be entitled to substantial compensation for your physical and emotional injuries. Our Boston law firm has an exceptional reputation for recovering millions of dollars in personal injury damages for our Massachusetts clients. Call one of our Boston explosion accident lawyer experts here at our Boston, Massachusetts law firm by phone at 617-787-3700 or email us at info@gilhoylaw.com. Contact our injury attorneys today. Your needs are our top priority!

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