Gas and electrical explosions are a growing concern in our society; these kinds of incidents can potentially cause devastating damage and even cause harm to individuals and communities. The worst outcome of such incidents is wrongful death. 

First, it is important to understand the causes of these incidents, which can occur due to negligence, including faulty installations, poor maintenance, and defective products. And then, you should hold any negligent party responsible for the incidents. That’s where a wrongful death lawyer can help. 

This article will discuss how a lawyer can help with a wrongful death caused by a gas and electrical explosion.

What can a Lawyer do?

Understand Your  Rights:

One of the most important tasks a lawyer will do for the deceased person’s family is to help them understand their rights. When dealing with a wrongful death caused by a gas and electrical explosion, family members may be in for a long and complicated legal process. A lawyer can review the facts surrounding the incident and understand your rights in the situation.

Investigate the Circumstances:

The lawyer will investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident. This can be very important in helping determine if a wrongful death occurred and identifying possible responsible parties. The lawyer will also help collect evidence and statements from witnesses to help prove your case.

Advise You on the Legal Process:

A lawyer can also advise you on the legal process regarding a wrongful death caused by a gas and electrical explosion. This can include explaining the statute of limitations on filing a wrongful death lawsuit and the various legal procedures involved.

Negotiate a Settlement:

In some cases, you may be able to settle the wrongful death suit out of court. A lawyer can assist with negotiations and ensure that your family receives a fair settlement. This could be especially helpful if the incident involved a large company or multiple parties.

Represent Your Family in Court:

Finally, if the case does go to court, a lawyer will devise a strategy to best demonstrate why the responsible party should be held accountable for the wrongful death. And a lawyer will help you get the compensation you deserve. 


Going through a wrongful death case can be very difficult for a family, but hiring a wrongful death lawyer can make the process easier. A lawyer will help you seek justice for losing your loved one due to someone else’s negligence and bring closure to an otherwise devastating event. They can also make sure that your family gets a fair settlement. 

Need Help?

If you or someone you know, needs help from a lawyer, contact the law offices of Swartz & Swartz, use our live chat, or send us a message using the form below and we’ll get in touch to assess your case and how we can help.

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About the Author: James Swartz
Mr. Swartz, our Managing and Principal Attorney at Swartz & Swartz P.C., is a nationally recognized and respected trial attorney as well as consumer advocate. His practice focuses on cases involving negligence, torts, products liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other claims involving catastrophic injuries.

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