A workplace accident in Worthington, Pennsylvania has caused a workplace injury to one male worker. At an Armstrong County, Pennsylvania compression station, a worker was operating a backhoe. While operating the backhoe, the worker accidentally collided with a high pressure gas line near West Franklin Township. The collision caused an explosion.
The Worthington-West Franklin fire fighters quickly turned the gas at the station off and extinguished the fire. The operator of the backhoe was taken by helicopter to a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania hospital for treatment of burns. His condition is unknown and the accident is under investigation.
Worker accidents that lead to burns and/or electrocution are particularly devastating to the victims involved. These injuries often lead to long recoveries, large amount of medical bills, and a great deal of lost wages. In addition to these damages, the pain and suffering experienced by victims of these tragic accidents is incomparable. To help reach a full and fair financial recovery, an experienced and well-practiced workers' compensation attorney can help.
The team of workers' compensation attorneys at Dallas W. Hartman, P.C. helped a Lawrence County man that was injured in an electrocution accident reach a financial recovery that is valued at greater than $15,000,000.00. This man sustained brain injuries while working at a sand and gravel plant in New Castle, Pennsylvania. If you or a loved one has been injured in a workplace accident, call the workers' compensation lawyers at Dallas W. Hartman, P.C. at 1-800-777-4081 for a free case evaluation.
Source: WPXI. "1 worker hurt in gas line explosion in Armstrong County". 15 July 2015.