On September 9, 2010, in San Bruno, California, a massive gas explosion resulted from a ruptured line owned by Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E). While the cause of the explosion is unknown at this time, PG&E promised to accept responsibility if it is proved to be at fault. There are at least one dead and many injured due to the explosion, and there is no question that the incident is a major disaster for the families involved.
Swartz & Swartz, P.C. has handled major gas explosion incidents all across the United States. Disasters like the San Bruno explosion have far-reaching consequences for those who have lost family members, suffered severe injuries or lost their homes. While it is too early to assess blame for the San Bruno incident, those who have been affected are advised to seek experienced counsel early in the process to ensure that their rights are protected. If you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury due to an explosion, contact the law office of Swartz & Swartz, P.C. in Boston, Massachusetts.