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One Dead After Jessamine County Explosion

Two people were injured, one fatally, after an explosion in Jessamine County.

According to police, the explosion occurred on Brannon Meadow Way during a welding project on a dump truck. Two people experienced burn injuries and both were taken to the University of Kentucky Hospital for treatment. Police reported that James Padgett (31) eventually died of his injuries. The other unidentified victim was burned on the lower half of their body and is still receiving treatment.

Burn Injuries Require Long-term Treatment

Burns are especially traumatic injuries because they cause significant physical and emotional scars. They impact a person’s quality of life and result in a significant need for ongoing medical care.

Unfortunately, it’s common for insurance companies to resist paying claims related to burns, which leaves victims in a difficult situation. Fires and explosions can happen anywhere at any time. They cause thousands of injuries and deaths each year. If you or a loved one suffered burn injuries, it’s important to contact an attorney experienced in dealing with cases similar to yours.

Burn Injuries and Common Medical Treatments

Burns are among the most painful of all injuries. They require specialized care because the skin is packed with a lot of highly sensitive nerves.

Serious burn injuries might require skin grafting and ongoing medical treatment. Burns are often painful and leave the victim with ongoing discomfort. In some cases, further cosmetic surgery is needed to reduce the appearance of scars. Every case is different, but what is the same among all burn injury victims – their lives are forever changed after the event.

An Experienced Attorney Helps You Cope After an Explosion

Whether you’ve suffered burn injuries as the result of an explosion or you’ve lost a loved one, Heavens Law can help.

We’ve represented people who have sustained life-altering burns due to accidents caused by negligence. This includes assisting victims who suffered burn injuries due to the negligent actions of property owners or by third parties in work-related accidents. Our team understands the challenges that come with explosion and burn injuries. We have experience helping you cope with the physical pain and emotional trauma related to severe burn injuries, no matter the circumstances.

Our experienced attorneys have assisted burn injury victims before can answer any legal questions on the topic. This includes how to receive monetary compensation after you’ve been seriously injured.

For more information or to speak to someone about your situation, contact Heavens Law at 484-467-8254. All phone consultations are free and confidential, with no obligation beyond that.