In its recent decision in Acuity v. Chartis Specialty Ins. Co., 2014 Wisc. App. LEXIS 201 (Wisc. App. Mar. 12, 2014), the Court of Appeals for Wisconsin, District Two, had occasion to consider whether damages resulting from a...more
Utility giant Pacific Gas & Electric Co. will pay out $565 million in legal settlements and other claims stemming from the 2010 natural gas explosion in San Bruno, Calif., that killed eight people and devastated a...more
On August 2, 2013 the Federal Railroad Administration ("FRA") released Emergency Order No. 28, Notice No. 1 and Safety Advisory 2013-06 in response to the July 2013 tragedy in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, Canada where a cargo train...more
On April 17, 2013, the West Fertilizer plant, owned by Adair Grain, Inc., exploded, killing at least 14 and injuring hundreds more. Although months have passed since the explosion, many questions remain. ...more
Two Alabama workers suffered job-related injuries, one involving severe burns, in a blast that occurred at UTC Aerospace in Foley at 7:45 a.m. on June 21....more
One of the three workers injured by the fires and explosions on the Mobile River in Alabama last April has filed a work accident claim. ...more
Two people were hospitalized and a dozen suffered minor injuries when an explosion occurred at a Santa Ana metal plating company, according to a news report.
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