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Roadside Construction Explosion Accident in Harpersville, Alabama Kills Man

A contract worker for a gas company was killed in a roadside construction explosion accident at Highway 280 and Farmingdale Drive in Harpersville, Alabama on May 9, 2018. The tragedy happened at about 7:00 in the morning. The Shelby County…
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Florida Man Killed When His Vape Pen Exploded

A St. Petersburg man was tragically killed on Saturday, May 5, 2018 when a potentially faulty vape pen exploded, causing a fire. Responding firefighters found 38-year-old Tallmadge Wakeman D’Elia dead in his home on the 300 block of 19thAvenue…
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Husky Energy Wisconsin Lawsuit: Investigation Finds Explosion Occurred in Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit

Our law firm has been contacted about a lawsuit against Husky Energy for the explosion at the Superior, Wisconsin, refinery owned by the company. The investigation into the cause of this explosion is focusing on a fluid catalytic cracking unit.  Contact…
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Meridian Magnesium Explosion in Eaton Rapids, Michigan Injures 2

An explosion and fire at Meridian Magnesium in Eaton Rapids, Michigan, injured two people. As part of its safety procedure, one hundred and fifty people were evacuated from the building. The fire began at about 1:30 am Wednesday, May 2,…
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Parents Get Help after Daughters Killed in Rental Home Fire

The article below was written by attorney Fred Pritzker, who helped the grieving parents of two daughters killed in a rental home fire. Although an attorney at a different law firm had not offered any hope, when Fred took the case, he built…
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Was the Husky Refinery Explosion in Superior, WI Caused by Negligence? Lawyer Seeks Answers

An explosion and fire at the Husky Energy oil refinery in Superior, Wisconsin, injured at least 20 people. "Our thoughts are with those affected by this tragedy as they seek answers. Experience has taught us that explosions like this don't…
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Fire at Arundel Lodge Group Home in Severn, MD Kills Three

Three people were killed in a tragic fire on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at an Arundel Lodge group home at 7900 Stone Heart Road in Severn, Maryland. The Arundel County Fire Department identified the victims as: Walter McCardell, , William Garcia,…
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Man Burned in House Explosion in Caldwell, Texas

A man was burned in a house explosion in Caldwell, Texas on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Gene Barber was taken to St. Joseph Hospital in Bryan with second and third-degree burns. The explosion occurred just before midnight. Was the House Explosion…
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House Explosion in Cleveland, North Dakota Injures Two

Two people were injured when a house exploded at 527 - 3rd Avenue North in Cleveland, North Dakota on April 21, 2018. The house was completely destroyed, leaving only a chimney and the basement. Thomas and Daniel Arens were transported to the…
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Detroit Gas Explosion Injures 6

Six people injured in a gas explosion on Detroit's west side on January 4 were hospitalized for treatment of burn injuries and smoke inhalation. A dog now named Miracle was also injured in the blast but survived with a broken pelvis after being…
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Woman Dies, Man Injured in Beaver Dam House Fire

An elderly woman died and her husband was injured in a house fire in Beaver Dam, WI on Thanksgiving Day. Firefighters arrived at the house at N7295 Watercress Lane at about 10:00 P.M. Eleanor "Ellie" Neumann (85) and Ruben Neumann (92) were…
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Cedar-Riverside Apartment Fire Kills Five in Minneapolis High-Rise

Five people died and three others have been hospitalized after a fire broke out on the 14th floor of a high-rise apartment building in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis this morning. Emergency crews were called to the scene at…
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Wolfe County, KY House Explosion Leaves 2 Dead, 4 Injured

A gas leak is the suspected source of a house explosion in Wolfe County, KY that left two people dead and four others injured. The house, located on Harvest Church Loop Road, was engulfed in flames after the blast which occurred around 3:30…