2018-03-26T21:44:38+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
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One Worker Dies, Another is Injured in Explosion at AVS in Ayer, MA

An explosion at AVS Inc. in Ayer, MA on March 23 injured two workers, one of whom later died. The explosion and its aftermath have shaken the small town about 40 miles northwest of Boston. AVS, or Advanced Vacuum Systems, makes custom…

2018-03-16T13:07:14+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
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Tri-Chem Industries Explosion: 2 Injured, 1 Missing

Two people were injured and another is missing after an explosion yesterday at Tri-Chem Industries in Cresson, Texas. Dylan Mitchell, a 27-year-old father of one, has been missing since the blast occurred around 9:30 a.m. on March 15. His distraught brother Austin…

2018-03-11T23:27:41+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Report: Grain-Dust Explosions Increased in 2017

The number of grain-dust explosions reported in the United States increased from five in 2016 to seven in 2017 but still remained under the 10-year average of 9.3, according to a new report by Purdue University’s Department of Agricultural and…

2018-02-03T12:51:44+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
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Man dies in Brentwood, Pennsylvania House Explosion, Fire

One person was killed in an explosion and fire in Brentwood, Pennsylvania on February 1. The body of Michael Festa, 56, was recovered by first responders outside the home, located at 24 Hillman St., by first responders who arrived around…

2018-01-24T22:12:08+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
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Remains of 5 Workers Recovered After Oklahoma Gas Rig Explosion

The remains of five men who were working on a gas rig that exploded January 22 in eastern Oklahoma’s Pittsburg County have been recovered. Killed in the blast were Roger Cunningham, 55, of Seminole, OK; Josh Ray, 35, of Fort…

2018-04-21T13:40:29+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
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Kentucky Tugboat Explosion Kills 3, Injures 6

Three people were killed and six others were injured when an explosion occurred on a tugboat in drydock at First Marine Dry Dock Boat and Barge Repair in Calvert City, Kentucky on January 19. A flash fire followed the explosion which…

2017-12-09T12:55:19+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
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Lawsuit Filed against CenterPoint Energy for Explosion Wrongful Death

A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against CenterPoint Energy on behalf of the family of a woman who died in the gas explosion at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Also named in the suit is Master Mechanical, a mechanical…

2017-12-09T12:56:03+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Helicopter Search after Oil Rig Explosion
Body of Man Missing After Louisiana Oil Rig Explosion Recovered

Search crews have found the body of a man who has been missing since an October 15 oil rig explosion in Louisiana’s Lake Pontchartrain. Timothy Morrison, a 44-year-old father of three from Katy, Texas was one of eight men aboard…

2017-12-09T12:56:28+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
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Man Missing After Clovelly Oil Platform Explosion in Louisiana

Update: Rescuers have found the missing oil rig worker, Timothy Morrison. Thirty-six hours after a Clovelly oil and gas platform in Louisiana’s Lake Pontchartrain exploded on Sunday night, one crew member is still missing. Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas…

2017-10-03T17:24:34+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
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CSB Probes Midland Resource Recovery Explosions

Undeclared chemicals in old gas containers may have been the source of two fatal explosions at Midland Resource Recovery in Philippi, WV earlier this year,  according to a new report from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB). The May 24 and…

2018-01-10T14:03:35+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
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After Fatal Firestone House Explosion, CO Revamps Pipeline Rules

Five months after a house explosion in Firestone, Colorado killed two people and seriously injured another, state regulators have published a schedule for the revision of pipeline standards that begins with the first of two stakeholder meetings today and concludes…

2018-01-24T08:34:42+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
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Why the NTSB is Investigating the Minnehaha Academy Explosion

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has joined the investigation of a natural gas explosion at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis that killed two people and injured nine others yesterday. A rapid response team from the federal agency charged with determining…