Explosions during construction or remodeling projects can cause devastation on a wide scale, resulting in injuries and deaths not only to workers at the site, but also to pedestrians and people who live in adjoining properties.
If you or someone you love was been injured in a construction explosion in the New York City area, contact The Law Office of Richard M. Kenny in Manhattan for a free initial consultation. Our attorneys have secured more than $100 million on behalf of our clients. Call (646) 808-3785 to talk to one of our lawyers.
Identifying The Cause, Holding The Negligent Accountable
Most explosions happen because somebody was careless or violated New York building codes. Here are some examples of negligence that can lead to explosions:
- Careless construction work that damages existing gas lines
- Excavations resulting in damage to buried gas lines
- Improper hookup of gas appliances
- Faulty work on gas lines
- Gas leaks
- Faulty storage of volatile or flammable chemicals
Our lawyers will work with experts to identify the cause of the explosion and hold all negligent parties accountable. Then we will seek full compensation for property damage and personal injury from those responsible.
Beyond workers’ compensation: Injured workers may be entitled to compensation both from workers’ compensation and from our civil justice system. Our lawyers will help you obtain the maximum recovery from all sources.
For More Information About New York Gas Explosions
If you or someone you love has been injured in a gas or chemical explosion, call (646) 808-3785 or complete our contact form to arrange a free case evaluation. We represent foreign nationals and undocumented workers who are injured in New York explosions.