Northwest Chicago Metra explosion
Delaware City Refinery Explosion Injured Three Workers

A Delaware City Refinery Explosion injured three workers on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, inflicting serious burns.  According to New Castle County Paramedics, one 39-year-old worker was in critical condition, with burns to his arms and face.  A 36-year-old worker was…

April Explosion at Superior Refinery
April Explosion at Superior Refinery Allegedly Caused by Safety Violations

Safety violations allegedly caused the April explosion at Superior Refinery that injured 11 people, according to a federal investigation. The incident happened on April 26, 2018. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited the refinery for 13 safety violations.…

North Andover, Andover, Lawrence disaster
Propane Explosion and Fire in Tilford, SD Kills Two, Injures One As It Destroys Home

A propane explosion and fire in Tilford, SD has killed two people and injured another. One of the fatalities was the Assistant Chief of the Sturgis Fire Department. A local resident was also killed, and a Deputy Sheriff was injured.…

Midland County Texas Gas Explosion
Midland County Texas gas explosion devastates family of four

A Midland County Texas gas explosion has devastated a family of four. The family lived in the home where the explosion took place. The explosion left the family, Lucia Cereceres (29 years old), Auden Tercero (32), and their two children,…

Winnebago County Iowa Grain
Midland, Texas Pipeline Explosion Injures Seven

A Midland, Texas Pipeline Explosion has injured seven people in a series of three natural gas explosions in the Permian Basin, the biggest oilfield in America. Included in the injured are a Midland Fire Department firefighter and a Greenwood Fire…

Furniture Fire
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…

Lung Damage
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 Burn
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…

Fred Pritzker Lawyer
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…

Skin Layers
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),…

Leg Nerves
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…