News
Protecting Yourself
In Depth
From Pritzker Hageman
News
Natural Gas Explosion in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin Kills Firefighter, Injures Several Others
Natural gas explosion in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

A natural gas explosion in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin killed a firefighter and injured over a dozen others on Tuesday night, July 10, 2018. Several buildings were damaged or destroyed.  Sun Prairie is a suburb of Madison, Wisconsin. The firefighter killed…

Natural Gas Explosion in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin Kills Firefighter, Injures Several Others

A natural gas explosion in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin killed a firefighter and injured over a dozen others on Tuesday night, July 10, 2018. Several buildings were damaged or destroyed.  Sun Prairie is a suburb of Madison, Wisconsin. The firefighter killed…

Propane Tank Explosion at Bair Lake Bible Camp Injures Camp’s Facilities Manager
Propane tank explosion at Bair Lake Bible Camp

A propane tank explosion at Bair Lake Bible Camp in Jones, Michigan, injured the camp’s facilities manager and damaged one of the camp’s cabins on July 8, 2018.  The employee, David Stiles, is a resident of Jones. Investigators told the…

Propane Tank Explosion at Bair Lake Bible Camp Injures Camp’s Facilities Manager

A propane tank explosion at Bair Lake Bible Camp in Jones, Michigan, injured the camp’s facilities manager and damaged one of the camp’s cabins on July 8, 2018.  The employee, David Stiles, is a resident of Jones. Investigators told the…

Missouri Fireworks Explosion Destroyed Factory, Injured One Worker in Pleasant Hope
Missouri Fireworks Explosion

A Missouri fireworks explosion destroyed a factory and seriously injured a female employee on Tuesday evening, July third, 2018. The worker was apparently trapped inside the building. Firefighters pulled her from the wreckage. She was airlifted to a hospital, with…

Missouri Fireworks Explosion Destroyed Factory, Injured One Worker in Pleasant Hope

A Missouri fireworks explosion destroyed a factory and seriously injured a female employee on Tuesday evening, July third, 2018. The worker was apparently trapped inside the building. Firefighters pulled her from the wreckage. She was airlifted to a hospital, with…

Three National Grid Workers Injured in Brooklyn Gas Explosion
Brooklyn gas explosion

Three National Grid workers were injured in a Brooklyn gas explosion on Friday, June 22, 2018. The workers were burned on their arms and faces. All three were taken to the Cornell Burn Unit at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Two were…

Three National Grid Workers Injured in Brooklyn Gas Explosion

Three National Grid workers were injured in a Brooklyn gas explosion on Friday, June 22, 2018. The workers were burned on their arms and faces. All three were taken to the Cornell Burn Unit at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Two were…

Two Men Seriously Injured in Propane Explosion in Waldoboro, Maine
Wisconsin House Explosion

Two men were seriously injured when a propane explosion destroyed a house on Dutch Neck Road in Waldoboro, Maine on June 15, 2018. The men were identified as 59-year-old Robert Keefe and his son, 28-year-old Ryan Keefe. Both men are…

Two Men Seriously Injured in Propane Explosion in Waldoboro, Maine

Two men were seriously injured when a propane explosion destroyed a house on Dutch Neck Road in Waldoboro, Maine on June 15, 2018. The men were identified as 59-year-old Robert Keefe and his son, 28-year-old Ryan Keefe. Both men are…

Two People Seriously Burned After House Explosion in Cable Township, Wisconsin
House Explosion Cable Wisconsin

Two people were seriously injured in a house explosion in Cable Township, Wisconsin on June 14, 2018. The couple were airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) in Minneapolis. HCMC is a Level One trauma center. The house, located at…

Two People Seriously Burned After House Explosion in Cable Township, Wisconsin

Two people were seriously injured in a house explosion in Cable Township, Wisconsin on June 14, 2018. The couple were airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) in Minneapolis. HCMC is a Level One trauma center. The house, located at…

Family of Five Killed in Cabin Explosion in Washington State
Family of Five Killed in Cabin Explosion WA

A family of five was killed when a cabin near Brinnon, Washington exploded on June 10, 2018 at about 1:00 a.m. Officials are trying to determine what caused the explosion; a propane tank may have caused the accident. The cabin…

Family of Five Killed in Cabin Explosion in Washington State

A family of five was killed when a cabin near Brinnon, Washington exploded on June 10, 2018 at about 1:00 a.m. Officials are trying to determine what caused the explosion; a propane tank may have caused the accident. The cabin…

One Man Severely Burned After House Explosion in East Chicago, Indiana
Wisconsin House Explosion

One man is severely burned over 60 percent of his body after a house explosion in East Chicago, Indiana. The house partially collapsed and caught fire. The explosion happened at 9:30 am on June 9, 2018. Officials suspect that natural…

One Man Severely Burned After House Explosion in East Chicago, Indiana

One man is severely burned over 60 percent of his body after a house explosion in East Chicago, Indiana. The house partially collapsed and caught fire. The explosion happened at 9:30 am on June 9, 2018. Officials suspect that natural…

Explosion at UPS Freight in Lexington, Kentucky Injures Two
Brooklyn gas explosion

An explosion at a United Parcel Service (UPS) facility in Lexington, Kentucky on May 30, 2018 injured at least two people. Officials think that the explosion, which occurred around 7:30 a.m., happened when acetylene leaked out of cylinders that were…

Explosion at UPS Freight in Lexington, Kentucky Injures Two

An explosion at a United Parcel Service (UPS) facility in Lexington, Kentucky on May 30, 2018 injured at least two people. Officials think that the explosion, which occurred around 7:30 a.m., happened when acetylene leaked out of cylinders that were…

House Explosion in Solen, North Dakota Injures One
Wisconsin House Explosion

A house explosion near Solen, North Dakota injured one man, according to the Morton County Sheriff. The incident happened at about 6:00 am on Sunday, May 27, 2018. The injured man was leaving the house when it exploded. The home…

House Explosion in Solen, North Dakota Injures One

A house explosion near Solen, North Dakota injured one man, according to the Morton County Sheriff. The incident happened at about 6:00 am on Sunday, May 27, 2018. The injured man was leaving the house when it exploded. The home…

More News
Protecting Yourself
Propane Tank Explosion at Bair Lake Bible Camp
Why Didn’t Anyone Smell Gas before the Explosion?

Your loved one is in a burn treatment center after being in a gas explosion. Before the explosion, no one smelled gas. You want to know if there should have been an odor and, if so, why there was not. …

Why Didn’t Anyone Smell Gas before the Explosion?

Your loved one is in a burn treatment center after being in a gas explosion. Before the explosion, no one smelled gas. You want to know if there should have been an odor and, if so, why there was not. …

Grain Elevator Explosion
What Causes Grain Elevator Explosions?

There are more than 250,000 workers at 24,000 grain elevators and mills in this country. Many people don’t think of grain elevators when they hear about an explosion, but these towers often explode. The issue is something called “finely divided…

What Causes Grain Elevator Explosions?

There are more than 250,000 workers at 24,000 grain elevators and mills in this country. Many people don’t think of grain elevators when they hear about an explosion, but these towers often explode. The issue is something called “finely divided…

More Protecting Yourself
In Depth
Injury and Death from Flammable Furniture
Furniture Fire

It could be a cigarette, candle, lighter, match or even a moment’s contact with a space heater. Any small, open flame ignition source can ignite upholstered furniture, especially furniture made with synthetic material and polyurethane foam. The problem is compounded…

Injury and Death from Flammable Furniture

It could be a cigarette, candle, lighter, match or even a moment’s contact with a space heater. Any small, open flame ignition source can ignite upholstered furniture, especially furniture made with synthetic material and polyurethane foam. The problem is compounded…

Explosion Lung Injury
Lung Damage

There are several types of lung injuries that are caused by explosions. These injuries can be life-altering and life-threatening. The inability to breathe properly is one of the most distressing medical conditions. In an explosion, there can be near instantaneous…

Explosion Lung Injury

There are several types of lung injuries that are caused by explosions. These injuries can be life-altering and life-threatening. The inability to breathe properly is one of the most distressing medical conditions. In an explosion, there can be near instantaneous…

Chemical Burns
Chemical Burn

Hello, my name is Eric Hageman. I am a lawyer who helps people with chemical burns determine if they can sue for compensation. This involves gathering evidence to find out what company is responsible and how workers’ compensation laws affect…

Chemical Burns

Hello, my name is Eric Hageman. I am a lawyer who helps people with chemical burns determine if they can sue for compensation. This involves gathering evidence to find out what company is responsible and how workers’ compensation laws affect…

Burn Injuries Lawyer
Fred Pritzker Lawyer

A severe burn. Nothing can prepare you for it. No words or pictures can fully describe it. It is, simply, one of the worst experiences imaginable.   Hi, my name is Fred Pritzker. I am a lawyer who helps burn victims…

Burn Injuries Lawyer

A severe burn. Nothing can prepare you for it. No words or pictures can fully describe it. It is, simply, one of the worst experiences imaginable.   Hi, my name is Fred Pritzker. I am a lawyer who helps burn victims…

Explosion Injuries
Skin Layers

Below are some explosion injuries that our lawyers investigate in the course of securing justice and compensation for our clients. Burn Injuries Burns are among the most devastating injuries one can suffer, resulting from violent exposure to heat (thermal burns),…

Explosion Injuries

Below are some explosion injuries that our lawyers investigate in the course of securing justice and compensation for our clients. Burn Injuries Burns are among the most devastating injuries one can suffer, resulting from violent exposure to heat (thermal burns),…

Crush Injuries
Leg Nerves

Our law firm helps people who have been crushed in explosions. This can happen when part of a structure falls on someone or when the force of an explosion throws the person through the air. Our explosion lawyers have experience…

Crush Injuries

Our law firm helps people who have been crushed in explosions. This can happen when part of a structure falls on someone or when the force of an explosion throws the person through the air. Our explosion lawyers have experience…

More In Depth
From Pritzker Hageman
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

When should I talk to an explosion lawyer? After you or a loved one has been injured in an explosion accident, it’s important to speak to an attorney as soon as possible. Evidence can be lost over time and may…

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

When should I talk to an explosion lawyer? After you or a loved one has been injured in an explosion accident, it’s important to speak to an attorney as soon as possible. Evidence can be lost over time and may…

Gas Pipeline
Pipeline Explosion Lawyer

Virtually all of these explosions are predictable, preventable and inexcusable.Attorney Fred Pritzker Hi, my name is Fred Pritzker. I am a lawyer who helps people injured and the families of individuals killed by pipeline explosions involving gas distribution, gas gathering, and…

Pipeline Explosion Lawyer

Virtually all of these explosions are predictable, preventable and inexcusable.Attorney Fred Pritzker Hi, my name is Fred Pritzker. I am a lawyer who helps people injured and the families of individuals killed by pipeline explosions involving gas distribution, gas gathering, and…

Pritzker Hageman Burn Lawyers
Why Hire Pritzker Hageman Law Firm?

Chaos, Confusion, Fear, and Uncertainty. There is nothing more disruptive than a severe burn injury. Time stops. The focus is on the immediate present: the next dose of pain medication, the next dressing change, the next procedure, the next skin…

Why Hire Pritzker Hageman Law Firm?

Chaos, Confusion, Fear, and Uncertainty. There is nothing more disruptive than a severe burn injury. Time stops. The focus is on the immediate present: the next dose of pain medication, the next dressing change, the next procedure, the next skin…

Burn Lawsuit Explosion
Burn Lawsuit

Hi, my name is Fred Pritzker. I am an attorney who helps burn victims win lawsuits against corporate wrongdoers. We help our clients get the money they need to be financially secure and to give them hope that they will…

Burn Lawsuit

Hi, my name is Fred Pritzker. I am an attorney who helps burn victims win lawsuits against corporate wrongdoers. We help our clients get the money they need to be financially secure and to give them hope that they will…

Mulvane, Kansas Propane Explosion
Mulvane, Kansas Propane Explosion Critically Injures Two, Destroys Home in Sumner County

A Mulvane, Kansas propane explosion destroyed a home and critically injured two people on Monday, July 11, 2018. The incident happened in the 1200 block of N. Geuda Springs Road, south of Mulvane, Kansas, in Sumner County. The injured men…

Mulvane, Kansas Propane Explosion Critically Injures Two, Destroys Home in Sumner County

A Mulvane, Kansas propane explosion destroyed a home and critically injured two people on Monday, July 11, 2018. The incident happened in the 1200 block of N. Geuda Springs Road, south of Mulvane, Kansas, in Sumner County. The injured men…

Memorial candles
Newfield, New Jersey House Explosion Rocks Neighborhood, Kills Two Residents

A Newfield, New Jersey house explosion killed two people, destroyed a house, and damaged four more on Saturday morning, July 7, 2018. The explosion on the 300 block of Oakwood Drive in Gloucester County killed Carole and John Paladino. They…

Newfield, New Jersey House Explosion Rocks Neighborhood, Kills Two Residents

A Newfield, New Jersey house explosion killed two people, destroyed a house, and damaged four more on Saturday morning, July 7, 2018. The explosion on the 300 block of Oakwood Drive in Gloucester County killed Carole and John Paladino. They…

Rapid Xchange Propane Explosion
Rapid Xchange Propane Explosion Injures Two in Clinton, North Carolina

A Rapid Xchange propane explosion in Clinton, North Carolina on July 6, 2018, has sent two workers to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Rapid Xchange is a propane cylinder manufacturing and filling plant in Clinton, North Carolina. Both workers were…

Rapid Xchange Propane Explosion Injures Two in Clinton, North Carolina

A Rapid Xchange propane explosion in Clinton, North Carolina on July 6, 2018, has sent two workers to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Rapid Xchange is a propane cylinder manufacturing and filling plant in Clinton, North Carolina. Both workers were…

Wisconsin House Explosion
Wisconsin House Explosion Kills One, Injures Another In Possible Propane Leak

One person was killed and another injured in a Wisconsin house explosion that completely destroyed the home. Authorities say the tragedy may have been caused by a propane gas leak. On Saturday morning, authorities were alerted to an explosion in…

Wisconsin House Explosion Kills One, Injures Another In Possible Propane Leak

One person was killed and another injured in a Wisconsin house explosion that completely destroyed the home. Authorities say the tragedy may have been caused by a propane gas leak. On Saturday morning, authorities were alerted to an explosion in…

Gatesville Hospital Explosion
Two Killed, Many Injured at Gatesville Hospital Explosion Construction Site

One worker was killed and several were injured at a Gatesville hospital explosion during construction at Coryell Memorial Healthcare System at 1507 West Main Street in Gatesville, Texas on June 26, 2018. Michael Bruggman of Rogers, died in the blast Tuesday.…

Two Killed, Many Injured at Gatesville Hospital Explosion Construction Site

One worker was killed and several were injured at a Gatesville hospital explosion during construction at Coryell Memorial Healthcare System at 1507 West Main Street in Gatesville, Texas on June 26, 2018. Michael Bruggman of Rogers, died in the blast Tuesday.…

House explosion
Worker Seriously Injured in Explosion in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

A 20-year-old worker, Joshua Taylor, was seriously injured with third degree burns after a work explosion at a Crescent Township business in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania on June 14, 2018. The explosion occurred at Premier Pan on McGovern Boulevard around 5:45…

Worker Seriously Injured in Explosion in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

A 20-year-old worker, Joshua Taylor, was seriously injured with third degree burns after a work explosion at a Crescent Township business in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania on June 14, 2018. The explosion occurred at Premier Pan on McGovern Boulevard around 5:45…

More From Pritzker Hageman