Plant & Industrial Explosions
New Hampshire & Maine Personal Injury Lawyer
Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. is committed to protecting the rights and well-beings of workers who have suffered injuries on the job. As some of the most devastating accidents that occur in the workplace, explosions have an overwhelming potential to cause serious injuries and death. For workers who have been injured in industrial plant explosions, recovering full and fair compensation is essential to recovering from injuries and putting one's life back together.
If you or your loved one has been injured in a work-related explosion, call (603) 635-4099 or complete a FREE consultation form to learn more about your rights.
What Are Injured Workers' Rights?
Under New Hampshire workers' compensation law, injured workers' may be eligible to recover benefits and compensation through various options. These may include:
- Weekly Disability Benefits
- Permanent Impairment Award
- Vocational Assistance
- Medical Expenses
It is important to remember that when an injured worker elects to receive workers' compensation benefits on a no-fault basis, they relinquish their right to sue an employee or co-employee for negligence. In cases in which explosions or workplace accidents were caused by the negligence of an employer or co-employee – especially those involving safety violations – injured workers may pursue compensation by filing a civil lawsuit against any part that have caused or contributed to their injuries. These civil claims – known as third party claims – require victims to show that the at-fault party was negligent.
You can find more detailed information about workers' compensation benefits and third party claims as they relate to plant and industrial explosions on this blog.
Allow an Experienced Legal Team to Protect Your Rights
After any explosion or work-related accident, recovering complete compensation is of the utmost importance. At Shaheen & Gordon, P.A., our New Hampshire personal injury and workers' compensation lawyers understand that injured workers and their families require favorable resolutions to their case and a full recovery of their damages. This is why we make every effort to use our extensive experience, resources, and unwavering commitment to secure the results our clients need.
For more information about your case, your rights, and how our firm can help you recover the compensation your rightfully deserve, call (603) 635-4099. Shaheen & Gordon represents injured victims and families throughout New Hampshire and New England from office locations in Manchester, Concord, and Dover.
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Settlement in Wrongful Death Lawsuit $2 Million
D. Michael Noonan represented the parents of Jacob Goulet, a teen who died after being swept away in a storm drain, in a wrongful death case against the city of Nashua.
Pedestrian Run Over by Tractor Trailer Truck $1.7 Million
Pedestrian injured by tractor trailer truck making illegal U-turn received a settlement of $1,700,000.00 as compensation.
Settlement for Second-Floor Fall Victim $1.5 Million
A young man was injured in fall from unsafe second-floor sliding door received a settlement of $1,500,000.00 as compensation.
Motorcycle Passenger Struck by Car & Injured $1.25 Million
Woman passenger on a motorcycle injured in a car crash received $1,250,000.00 as compensation.
Motorcyclist Killed in Collision With Automobile $1.25 Million
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Recovered for Woman Exposed to Dangerous Drug $1.05 Million
A woman was harmed by the use of a dangerous drug received a settlement of $1,050,000.00 as compensation.
Arbitration Award for Woman Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident $1 Million
Attorney D. Michael Noonan successfully arbitrated this case for a woman seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident including serious leg injury and a mild traumatic brain injury.
Pedestrian vs. Automobile $699 Thousand
Elderly pedestrian walking on the sidewalk when an elderly female driver loses control of her vehicle driving up onto the sidewalk striking the pedestrian causing serious injuries to both legs.
Automobile vs. Tractor Trailer $550 Thousand
Tractor-trailer driving down a rural hill, Plaintiff driving up the hill on the opposite side of the road, a collision occurs near the centerline during a snow storm causing serious injuries to the Plaintiff.
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