Explosions can cause life-threatening injuries and death in single or multiple victims simultaneously. If an unstable substance explodes, the blast can be devastating. An explosion usually involves the release of chemicals, high temperatures, and shock waves that cause extreme damage. No two events are identical and the types of injuries can vary widely.
Common causes of explosion include improper transport, maintenance or storage, or leakage. Some common types of explosions include the following:
Injuries can be sustained by people walking, standing, or working near the explosion.
Blast lung is the most common fatal injury among initial survivors. Although classic injuries such as burns and blunt injury occur, organs such as the lungs and central nervous system also can be impacted. Injuries commonly occur from flying debris and heat of the blast and may include the following:
Our injury law firm has successfully recovered considerable money damages on behalf of our clients who are injured in explosions.
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