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Boiler Explosions

Boilers come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, from smaller residential units to large industrial models.  Boilers heat water or other fluids for a variety of purposes, most commonly for heating.  Many modern boilers use natural gas to heat fluids.  Because of the high pressures and volatile fuel source, they are known to occasionally explode, potentially leading to injuries or even deaths. Boiler explosions can occur due to a number of reasons, including:

The lawyers from Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® may provide you with the information you need to prevent a boiler explosion from occurring, or to cope with an explosion in the tragic event that one occurs.  If you or someone you love has been injured in a boiler explosion, you may want to consider discussing your case with an explosion injury attorney.  Contact the explosion lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® today by calling 800-242-2874.

Steam Explosions

There are two major types of boiler explosions: those that occur due to pressure, and those that occur due to a fuel leak.  In pressure explosions, the rupture is caused by the build-up of high-pressure steam.  The pressure of this steam eventually overloads the boiler and causes it to explode, often with violent force.

If you have been injured in a boiler pressure explosion, the lawyers from Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® may be able to help you. If you would like to discuss your injury with an experienced litigator, contact the boiler explosion attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® by calling 800-242-2874.

Fuel Explosions

The second major type of boiler explosion is caused by fuel.  Most commercial and domestic boilers use natural gas as a fuel source.  Natural gas leaks can occur for a number of reasons, such as:

  • Ignition failure
  • Loose valves
  • Faulty gas lines

Boiler explosions caused by fuel leakage can be even more dangerous than pressure explosions, because the combustible gas can spread throughout a building.  An errant spark can cause the gas to ignite, potentially leading to death and injury.

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At Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® we understand that a boiler explosion can have a huge effect on your life.  We’d like to help by providing the information you need following your boiler explosion injury.  If you’d like to learn more about what an explosion lawyer can do for you, contact the boiler explosion attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® by calling 800-242-2874 today.