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Dallas Explosion Lawyers

Our Dallas Law Firm Has REcovered Billions for Clients After the Unthinkable

Dallas Explosion Lawyers

Helping Survivors & Families Get Answers After Preventable Explosions in Dallas, Fort Worth, & Surrounding Areas

Explosions are devastating. While we often limit the possibility of one to scenes in a movie, they’re serious accidents that happen consistently throughout the United States. They can happen in homes, at work, or even on the highways.

Though they happen quickly, explosions often leave those closest to them with lifelong reprecussions.

Survivors of explosions often have serious injuries such as burns, blunt force trauma, acoustic trauma, and more. These injuries are notable because they often change the quality of a person’s life or, at the very least, require extensive rehabilitation. For most explosion survivors, life is never the same.

Victims of explosions leave behind family members who never expected to lose their loved one in such a way. Often, families are forced to deal with medical debt, funeral costs, lost wages, and answering difficult questions after the loss of their loved one.

Unfortunately, the truth is this: explosions are almost always preventable had the responsible parties taken steps to prevent. At Arnold & Itkin LLP, our Dallas explosion lawyers have experience investigating complicated accidents and holding negligent parties accountable for failing to prevent them. We can’t change the harm that explosions cause for families, but we can fight to help them find a path forward after one.

Get help from a Dallas explosion law firm that has recovered billions of dollars for clients. A consultation with a member of our team is free when you dial (888) 493-1629. We help clients in Dallas, Fort Worth, and throughout the nation.

Types of Explosions our Dallas Law Firm Has Handled

Ultimately, it doesn’t matter what type of explosion you’re suffering after—our firm has helped after many different types of accidents. In fact, we’ve helped clients after some of the most notable recent explosions. When the BP Texas Refinery exploded in 2005, our team fought to make sure families were treated right. After the Deepwater Horizon exploded and triggered one of the worst offshore disasters in United States history, our team helped nearly one-third of the crew find answers. When the Williams Olefin plant exploded in 2013, we secured more than $33 million from a company that was willing to do anything but the right thing for its workers.

Our Dallas explosion lawyers have investigated incidents such as the following:

Why Explosion Injuries Are Serious

The immense force and heat that explosions exert on human bodies mean that survivors often sustain injuries during them. Often, these injuries are so serious that they’re labeled as catastrophic—a medical and legal label for injuries that change the rest of a person’s life. Catastrophic injuries often mean that a person experiences pain, lost mobility, and other difficulties for the rest of their life.

Catastrophic explosion injuries include:

Those who sustain injuries such as the ones listed above deserve compensation from the party that could have prevented them. Along with their physical and emotional costs, catastrophic injuries are accompanied by a hefty price tag—those who suffer from them require extensive medical care, are often unable to work, and might require ongoing treatment or help for the rest of their life.

Common Types of Explosions

When explosions happen at work sites or in homes, they're typical caused by several common factors. While all incidents are different, our Dallas explosion lawyers see a pattern of common types of accidents that are almost always preventable.

Common sources of explosions in Dallas include:

  • Natural gas: Texas—and the rest of the nation—has a sprawling network of natural gas pipelines. While they make the conveniences of modern life possible, natural gas lines can be incredibly dangerous if not adequately maintained by companies. Additionally, workers at natural gas facilities are placed at significant risk when companies don't take the right safety precautions to protect them.
  • Oil explosions: Since the Dallas area is surrounded by oilfields, workers in the area face the risk of explosion each day. However, these explosions are preventable if employers train workers, maintain work sites, and take the right steps to mitigate and prevent dangers. Any explosion at a refinery, oil rig, or pipeline was likely preventable.
  • Chemical explosions: Each day, facilities throughout the Dallas area use dangerous chemicals to make products. If handled properly, the benefit of using these hazardous materials outweighs their risk. But, when companies fail to have the right standards, catastrophic chemical explosions can harm workers as well as anyone who lives near a facility.

Dallas Explosion FAQ

What Should I Do If I Was Injured by an Explosion?

If you’ve sustained injuries because of an explosion, you should receive treatment for them even if you don’t think they’re serious. Getting medical attention creates an early record of your injuries after the blast and helps to make sure you’re healthy. Some explosion injuries—such as brain injuries—are not always obvious. If you were at work, report your injuries as soon as possible to your employer.

However, don’t sign any documents or accept any settlements. While it might seem like they’re doing the right thing, they might not be acting in your best interests. After doing the thing above, you should call Arnold & Itkin LLP and speak with one of our Dallas explosion injury lawyers. A consultation with our team is free and will help you decide what steps you should take next.

An Explosion Killed a Loved One. Can I File a Claim?

Family members of a person killed by an explosion can often file a wrongful death lawsuit. Filing this type of claim will serve two purposes. First, it’ll a wrongful death lawsuit will demand answers from the parties who could’ve prevented your loved one’s death and your suffering.

Second, it can help you recover financially by seeking damages for things such as lost wages, medical care, funeral costs, loss of companionship, and much more. While a lawsuit won’t completely fix what happened, it can help you and your family find a path forward during this difficult time. It might also help prevent the same thing from happening to other families.

How Much Does Hiring a Dallas Explosion Law Firm Cost?

At Arnold & Itkin LLP, we want our services to be as affordable as possible. That’s why we cover the costs of every case we take and only collect a payment if we get results during it. Working this way relieves pressure on our clients while enabling them to get help from a proven explosion injury law firm.

Get Help from Our Dallas Explosion Injury & Death Lawyers Now: (888) 493-1629

If you’re suffering after an explosion, getting legal help as soon as possible is crucial. Explosion investigations are complicated, and responsible parties often take every step possible to avoid being held fully accountable for them. Calling our Dallas explosion attorneys means that you’ll have an experienced team investigating your situation and working on getting you the help you deserve as soon as possible.

Call us now for a free consultation at (888) 493-1629. Or, fill out our online form and a member of our explosions accident law firm in Dallas will reach out to you as soon as possible.

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  • $8 Billion Top 3 Largest Jury Verdict in U.S. History Arnold & Itkin LLP tried a Risperdal case against Johnson & Johnson for failing to warn about one of the drug’s most damaging side effects: gynecomastia. Our skill, hard work, and dedication resulted in the third-largest jury verdict ever obtained ...
  • $357 Million Largest Workplace Accident Settlement in Texas history Arnold & Itkin LLP secured a massive nine-figure settlement against a transnational corporation for a workplace incident. The settlement set a Texas record for being the largest personal injury settlement in the state’s history.
  • $222 Million Record-Breaking Verdict for Widow Our firm won $222 million for a woman who lost her husband in an industrial accident caused by a faulty valve. We took the case to trial because the at-fault company refused to take responsibility. The jury saw through the corporate lies and double ...
  • $205 Million Confidential Settlement Obtained for Numerous Clients Arnold & Itkin reached a record $205,000,000 settlement on behalf of clients after several years of hard-fought litigation. The case settled just before trial was set to begin.
  • $171 Million One of the Largest Confidential Settlements in History Arnold & Itkin worked over the course of several years to represent clients in a case that many other law firms turned down. In the end, we were able to obtain a record-setting confidential settlement of $171 million.
  • $117 Million Largest Single-Event Personal Injury Verdict in Louisiana History Arnold & Itkin represented a pregnant woman who experienced stomach pain and called Acadian Ambulance. The driver of the ambulance drove the ambulance into the back of a sugar cane truck causing the plaintiff's spine to be severed at T4 and for her ...
  • $116 Million Confidential Settlement Arnold & Itkin LLP negotiated a massive nine figure settlement on behalf of their clients after several years of hard fought litigation.
  • $110 Million Record Settlement Achieved for Victims of Defective Products Arnold & Itkin obtained a record settlement for individuals harmed by defective, dangerous products. The result exemplifies our commitment to clients and justice for those seriously injured by the conduct of others.
  • $105 Million Record Settlement for Dangerous Product Victims Arnold & Itkin’s legal team helped represent those harmed by dangerous products. We were successful in recovering a $105 million settlement.
  • $97 Million Massive Settlement Secured for Refinery Workers Arnold & Itkin is proud to share that after months of preparation for trial, our firm was able to secure a huge settlement for clients who were injured in a refinery fire. Find out more now.
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