Electrocutions, Explosions, & Fires

Electrocutions, Explosions, & Fires
Wrongful death and injury claims resulting from industrial explosion

Settlement against a Springfield company and a chemical manufacturer following a resin-powder explosion that caused the death of three foundry workers and seriously burned and maimed nine others. In reviewing tens-of-thousands of documents and conducting scores of depositions, SUGARMAN lawyers uncovered the defendant company’s corporate orders to reduce and eliminate safety programs at the foundry in order to increase production and profits.

Sodium explosion causes tragic firefighter deaths

Settlement in a negligence and product liability case against a Newton chemical company for eleven firefighters injured as a result of a sodium explosion at the company.

Power plant explosion – Wrongful death

Settlement against site owner, operator and outside contractors for the mother and father of a 20-year-old man who died from severe burns as a result of an industrial steam explosion in Salem, Massachusetts.

Worker changing billboard advertisement falls

Settlement reached on behalf of a worker who fell 20 feet after being electrocuted, and needed partial amputation of his left arm and leg.

Roofer suffered burns while attaching flashing to two-family home

Settlement reached for worker’s multiple injuries from burns and a fall from roof height.

Gas explosion at house leads to severe injury

Settlement against contractor for physical and psychological injuries to a 19-year-old man following a gas explosion at a residential home.

Electrocution to construction worker on a residential construction site

Settlement of personal injury lawsuit for an excavation worker who was electrocuted while attempting to place caution tape over low hanging electrical wires.