Kansas City, MO (September 27, 2021) – One person has lost their life following an industrial explosion in Kansas City, Missouri on Saturday afternoon. Just before 1 p.m., on September 25, emergency crews were notified of a serious explosion that occurred on East 9th Street.
Reports from local authorities indicate that a person was welding in the bed of a flatbed pickup truck at the AM Auto Shop located in the 3800 block of East 9th Street during the early afternoon hours. For unknown reasons, an explosion occurred at the facility.
The person suffered fatal injuries in the accident and was immediately declared deceased.
At this time, investigations surrounding the incident are underway with the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Explosion Incidents in Kansas City, Missouri
Each year, thousands of victims die from burn and smoke injuries following explosion incidents across the United States. Whether a person loses their life in an explosion due to damaged wires, a defective appliance, faulty heating, or due to the negligence of another party, families are often left to deal with their sudden and unexpected loss. Not only are families overwhelmed by the emotional impacts of their unexpected loss, but they often face funeral expenses, stacking medical bills, and various other financial impacts.
After enduring the loss of a loved one, families have a period of three years to file a wrongful death claim against at-fault parties. These legal actions provide families with the opportunity to hold negligent actors accountable while recovering compensation to help alleviate some of the financial burdens they face moving forward. Our Kansas City wrongful death lawyers can help to ensure that your family files the appropriate paperwork in the proper court within the statute of limitations. Working with a trusted law firm can help you collect the maximum amount of compensation for funeral expenses, lost earnings, and a variety of other damages you face after enduring the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one.
Kansas City Wrongful Death Lawyers
For more than three decades, Kansas City personal injury lawyer David Peterson, a founding partner of Peterson & Associates, P.C., has successfully provided legal guidance and support to help ease the challenges of a wrongful death lawsuit. Our team has secured multiple million-dollar verdicts and settlements for our clients after enduring the loss of loved ones. We remain committed to helping each person we work with hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions.
Our lawyers are dedicated to helping bereaved families gain peace of mind in knowing they can move forward and overcome the difficulties they face after losing loved ones. If you have lost a loved one due to an explosion incident, and you would like to explore legal options available to you, contact our Missouri personal injury attorneys at 816-888-8888 as soon as possible to schedule a free case of evaluation to see how we can help you.
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