Propane Tank Injuries

October 2020

Propane is a type of gas that is sold for residential and commercial uses.  Propane is pressurized into a liquid state for transportation and storage.  Because the propane is pressurized, even a small leak of propane can create a serious safety hazard.  If the leaking propane ignites, an explosion can follow that can cause serious personal injury and even death.

A common use of propane is for grills and outdoor heaters.  These are the twenty-pound small propane cylinders that are available at gas stations and convenience stores.  If an error occurs in the transportation or storage of the twenty-pound propane tank a small leak can result that can have dangerous consequences.

A person who is injured by propane gas should contact an experienced personal injury attorney.  A personal injury attorney who is experienced in burn injuries can help an injured person maximize their recovery.

At Herrick & Hart, we have been on the side of the injured since 1951.   We offer a free consultation on personal injury cases.  If you have a question regarding a personal injury, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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