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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 Line Explosion Injures 23 People at Shopping Mall in Plantation, FL

An explosion caused by a suspected gas line leak injured 23 people at a shopping mall in Plantation, FL on Saturday. The blast took place before 11:30 AM at a vacant PizzaFire restaurant, located next door to an LA Fitness. Two people were taken…
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House Explosion on St. Paul's West Side Injures 1, Gas Leak Suspected

A gas leak is suspected in a house explosion on St. Paul's West Side this afternoon that left Michael L. Schultz, 74, with explosion injuries. Neighbors who heard the blast rushed to save Schultz, who lives alone in and was recovering from surgery, …
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Burn Survivor Advocates for Colorado Oil and Gas Reform Bill

Colorado Governor Jared Polis (D) signed a sweeping overhaul of oil and gas rules into law this week. The new legislation puts public safety and the environment first, rather than encouraging production. Senate Bill 181 comes into place two…
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Explosion in Durham, North Carolina, Kills one, Injures at least 17

Workers near the Kaffeinate coffee shop and Prescient in the middle of the 115 Duke St. block of Durham, NC, reportedly struck a 2" gas line while excavating the street on April 4, 2019.  Authorities and utility company workers had arrived…
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Natural Gas Suspected in Fatal Grand Lake Home Explosion, Fire

Natural gas is a suspected in a home explosion in Grand Lake, CO that killed Susan McLean, 66, and left Mark McLean, 63, seriously injured. Authorities say a massive fire followed the explosion which occurred around 12:40 a.m. on March 24, 2019. The…
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Detroit Lakes Man Critically Injured in Fish House Gas Explosion

A Minnesota man is in critical condition after a fish house gas explosion in Moorhead. Michael Herzog remains hospitalized with second- and third-degree burn injuries on 90% of his body. The explosion happened around 8:00 AM on Sunday, March…
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Propane Gas Explosion in Casco Township, MI Injures 1

Propane is the suspected source of a house explosion that injured one woman in Casco Township, MI. Chiron Thompson suffered severe burns and was rushed to the Burn and Wound Center at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. Ms. Thompson…

Gas Leak Caused Pontiac, MI House Explosion That Injured 1

A gas leak was the source of a house explosion in Pontiac, MI that injured one person on February 2, 2019, Consumers Energy said yesterday. A man who was inside the house was blown out when it exploded around  11:30 p.m. He was transported…
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After Irving Gas Explosion, Atmos Ordered to Investigate Couplings

Texas regulators ordered Atmos Energy to inspect gas pipeline couplings installed throughout North Texas after faulty installation of a coupling was linked to a gas explosion that destroyed an occupied home in Irving last year. In the hours…
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Enbridge Gas Pipeline Explosion Injures 2 in Noble County, Ohio

An Enbridge pipeline explosion in Noble County, Ohio injured two people yesterday morning. One of them was taken by ambulance to a hospital in Marietta. Information about the other injured person was not made available. The blast, which occurred…
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Aging Gas Pipelines in Crosshairs of Proposed Texas Reforms

Texas lawmaker Rafael Anchia this week introduced pipeline safety reform legislation aimed at preventing deadly natural gas explosions liked the one that killed 12-year-old Linda Rogers in February 2018. The sweeping reform package includes…
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Bills to Prevent Gas Leak Explosions, Improve Accountability Introduced in Texas

When Dallas fire crews received a call about a house explosion in the 3500 block of Espanola Drive on February 23, 2018, they suspected a gas leak. After all, they had been called to that block for a gas-related fire or house explosion twice…