Explosions in the WorkplaceJuly 18, 2018

Explosions in the Workplace: Many employees work with flammable materials on a daily basis with the understanding that what they are doing is safe and will not cause harm to themselves or others. However, when employers scrimp on safety, their negligence can spark serious injuries or even death. These employers should be held accountable for …

Fuel Tank Explosion AttorneysJune 8, 2018

Fuel Tank Explosion Attorneys: It is not uncommon to see fuel tanks in automobiles, buildings and structures as a source of energy. Maintaining these fuel tanks are essential for everyone’s safety. There are many people who live and work within close proximity to these fuel tanks. Therefore, if an explosion were to occur the results …

Explosion Accident Attorneys – Burn InjuriesMay 21, 2018

Explosion Accident Attorneys: Many employees work with flammable materials on a daily basis with the understanding that what they are doing is safe and will not cause harm to themselves or others. However, when employers scrimp on safety, their negligence can spark serious injuries or even death. These employers should be held accountable for their …

$10.4 Million Settlement in Deadly Fertilizer ExplosionMarch 6, 2018

The city of West has reached a $10.4 million settlement with several companies in the devastating April 2013 fertilizer plant explosion that resulted in 15 deaths and millions of dollars in property damage. The city had filed a lawsuit that alleged Adair Grain Inc., CF Industries, El Dorado Chemical Company and International Chemical Company were negligent in selling or …

Ford recalls 2006 Rangers after latest Takata explosion deathJanuary 17, 2018

Ford recalls 2006 Rangers after latest Takata explosion death. The AP (1/11) reports, “A 56-year-old West Virginia man is the 21st person to die worldwide due to exploding Takata air bag inflators. Steve Mollohan was driving a 2006 Ford Ranger when he was involved in a relatively minor crash and died July 1, an attorney …

Amputation at Tyson Foods exposes chemical, fall, fire hazards at Texas plantAugust 17, 2016

Agency fines company $263K for 15 serious, 2 repeated workplace safety violations DALLAS – A gruesome employee injury led federal workplace safety inspectors to discover the nation’s largest meat and poultry processor endangered workers by exposing them to amputation hazards, high levels of carbon dioxide and peracetic acid without providing personal protective equipment. Responding to …

Hoverboard Recall After Explosions Cause Fires & BurnsJuly 8, 2016

Hoverboard Recall: This recall involves self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards. They have two wheels at either end of a platform and are powered by lithium-ion battery packs. These battery packs have a high risk of catching fire and causing serious burn injuries. According to the CPSC, there have been at least 99 incidents reports of …

$11.7 Million for Perth Amboy ExplosionJune 2, 2015

Perth Amboy Explosion An industrial explosion in Perth Amboy, NJ that killed three workers and injured eight others settled for $11.7 Million. A blast at Acetylene Service Company in 2005 was caused by a defective valve that allowed gas to backflow into a wooden shed. The shed was ignited by a kerosene space heater or by …

Burn Injury: Home Explosion settles for $1.9 Million

A South Jersey couple critically injured (burn injury) when their house exploded less than two years ago reached a $1.9 million settlement with a propane company and a contractor. About seven months before the explosion, the couple decided to convert from propane to natural gas to heat their house. They canceled their account with South Jersey Fuel …

MRI Machine Explodes at NJ Animal HospitalMarch 6, 2015

MRI machine explodes: An MRI machine set off an explosion at the Oradell Animal Hospital. Emily Cottam, an emergency and critical care resident at the animal hospital, said that a new MRI machine that was being installed caused the explosion, which led to a partial collapse of the ceiling. There have not been any reported fatalities and …