Update: According to investigators at the location of the explosion a mixture of hydrogen peroxide and sulfuric acid on board a tanker truck exploded at a waste facility site located in the Ventura County city of Santa Paula. Dozens of individuals have been taken to local hospitals for decontamination. Additionally, hundreds of resident of nearby communities have been evacuated.
The DTLA Law group is currently investigating the filing of class action and or single party claim for individuals who suffered injuries in the chemical truck explosion which took place in the Ventura County town of Santa Paula in the morning of Tuesday November 17th . If you or a loved one have experienced harm in this incident feel free to contact our law offices. All legal consultations regarding this matter are conducted by our attorneys free of charge.
Statute of Limitation for Filing a Claim
Generally the statute of limitations for filing a lawsuit in the state of California is 2 years from the date of the incident. Government claims against public (government owned facilities) must be filed within six months.
Compensation Available for Victims
Individual who have suffered serious harm due to the negligent or intentional conduct of others have the right to seek compensation for all damages suffered. Specific damages compensable in such cases include the following…
- Medical and rehabilitation costs.
- All future medical, rehabilitation and life case expenses.
- Loss destruction of devaluation of property.
- Loss of income and loss of future income capacity.
- Pain and suffering including emotional distress.
Availability for Punitive Damages
According to common law punitive damages can be awarded when the at fault party acted with either the intent to cause harm to others or such actions constituted a reckless disregard for the life and health of others.
Attorney Consultation Available: If you have any further legal questions feel free to contact our law offices. All legal consultation are provided free of charge.
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