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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…

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5 Missing After Oklahoma Gas Well Explosion

Five people are missing after a gas well owned by Red Mountain Energy of Oklahoma City exploded in eastern Oklahoma’s Pittsburg County around 8:45 a.m. this morning. The platform, erected just three weeks ago, was being operated by Houston-based sub-contractor…

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Phoenix House Explosion: 1 Dead, I Injured

One person is dead and another is critically injured after a December 21 Phoenix house explosion. Firefighters, who were called to the scene near 11th Avenue and Fillmore Street just before 10 a.m., found the house fully engulfed. LIVE: BALL…

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Lawsuit against Speedway Involves Knolls Condo Explosion

The lawsuit against Speedway filed this month involves an October 20, 2017, explosion at Knolls condo complex in Willowbrook, Illinois, that injured 2 people, one of whom, Margaret Rice, was severely injured. Ms. Rice was doing laundry in one of the…

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Illinois EPA: Speedway Knew of Gas Leak Days Before Explosions

Update: A lawsuit was filed against Speedway involving the Knolls condo explosion. The owners of a Speedway gas station in Westmont, IL were aware of a gasoline leak days before it caused explosions and fires in the neighboring area that…

Colorado Finds 428 Leaking Pipelines Near Occupied Buildings

At least, 428 Colorado oil and gas pipelines located near residential areas are leaking, according to a new report by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Committee (COGCC). Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper ordered a statewide review of pipelines within 1,000…

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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…

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Lincoln Natural Gas Explosion Injures 2, Damages 43 Homes

Natural gas is the suspected source of a massive house explosion in Lincoln, Nebraska that critically injured two people yesterday afternoon. The blast, which occurred near the intersection of 77th Street and Old Cheney Road around 4:30 p.m., was so powerful…

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Explosion Lawsuit FAQ

The explosion attorneys at Pritzker Hageman represent clients nationwide and have won multiple settlements over $10 million for clients who suffered serious injuries from explosions. Here, our lead lawyers for these cases, Fred Pritzker and Eric Hageman, answer the questions they are…

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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…

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2 Dead, 9 Injured After Minnehaha Academy Explosion

Two people are dead and nine are injured after a natural gas explosion at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis this morning,  A mechanical crew from Master Mechanical Inc. of Eagan was performing work on the school’s boiler when, at around 10:30,…

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Manor Township House Explosion Kills 1, Injures 3

One person died and three others were injured after a massive gas explosion in Manor Township, Pennsylvania. The July 2 blast was so powerful that it leveled one home, damaged four others so badly that they were condemned and rendered…