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Natural Gas Leak Suspected in Brookings, SD Fatal House Explosion

A natural gas leak is the suspected source of a fatal house explosion on February 20 in Brookings, SD. Firefighters were called to the scene at 618 Sixth Ave. just before noon to find a heavily involved fire and a portion of the house blown…
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South Columbus Mobile Home Explosion Leaves 2 in Critical Condition

Pritzker Hageman's explosion legal team is looking into a mobile home explosion in the Hamilton Twp. just south of Columbus, OH. This explosion has left two people with serious burns and other injuries in critical condition. Firefighters arrived…
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Death Toll of Chesapeake Oil Rig Explosion Near Caldwell, TX Rises to 3

Three of the four people injured in an explosion at an oil rig near Caldwell, Texas on January 29 have died. The fourth person remains hospitalized with burn injuries. According to a statement issued by Chesapeake Energy Corp., the Oklahoma…
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Chesapeake Oil Rig Explosion Near Caldwell, TX Leaves 3 Dead, 1 Injured

An explosion at an oil rig owned by Chesapeake Energy Corp. near Caldwell, Texas on January 29 has left three people dead and another injured. The fire at the site, which burned for a full day, has been extinguished and the well is secured,…
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Propane Explosion Near Turtle Lake Leaves 2 Dead in Itasca County, MN

Investigators have determined that a propane explosion was the source of a fire at a home near Turtle Lake in Itasca County, MN that left two people dead. The person who called 911 reported hearing a loud bang before the fire broke out just…
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Can I Sue Centerpoint Energy?

Yes. A wrongful death lawsuit against Centerpoint Energy filed by Pritzker Hageman Attorneys achieved a settlement for the family of Ruth Berg, a beloved receptionist who died in a natural gas explosion at Minnehaha Academy school in Minneapolis.…
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Explosion at Watson Grinding in Houston Leaves 2 Dead, 1 Injured

An explosion at Watson Grinding and Manufacturing in Houston this morning has left two people dead and another injured. The blast, which occurred around 4:15 a.m., involved a 2,000-gallon tank of propylene, an extremely flammable gas, which…
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Sterling Transport Explosion Injures 3 in Westmoreland County, PA

A tanker truck explosion at Sterling Transport in East Huntingdon Township, PA has left three employees with serious burn injuries. East Huntingdon Assistant Fire Chief James King told local news stations that the employees were repairing a…
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CSB Releases Timeline of AB Silicones Fatal Explosion

The Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has released a timeline of the events leading up to a May 2019 explosion at AB Specialty Silicones in Waukegan, IL that killed four people. The agency's investigation of the explosion is ongoing. The company…
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Natural Gas Leak Suspected in Brookings, SD Fatal House Explosion

A natural gas leak is the suspected source of a fatal house explosion on February 20 in Brookings, SD. Firefighters were called to the scene at 618 Sixth Ave. just before noon to find a heavily involved fire and a portion of the house blown…
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South Columbus Mobile Home Explosion Leaves 2 in Critical Condition

Pritzker Hageman's explosion legal team is looking into a mobile home explosion in the Hamilton Twp. just south of Columbus, OH. This explosion has left two people with serious burns and other injuries in critical condition. Firefighters arrived…
Explosion lawyers call for larger fines

Death Toll of Chesapeake Oil Rig Explosion Near Caldwell, TX Rises to 3

Three of the four people injured in an explosion at an oil rig near Caldwell, Texas on January 29 have died. The fourth person remains hospitalized with burn injuries. According to a statement issued by Chesapeake Energy Corp., the Oklahoma…
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Chesapeake Oil Rig Explosion Near Caldwell, TX Leaves 3 Dead, 1 Injured

An explosion at an oil rig owned by Chesapeake Energy Corp. near Caldwell, Texas on January 29 has left three people dead and another injured. The fire at the site, which burned for a full day, has been extinguished and the well is secured,…