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$10.9 Million Jury Verdict for Man Burned in Home Explosion

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Chicago-based burn injury lawyers, Passen Law Group, recently secured a $10.9 million jury verdict for a man who sustained severe burn injuries after an explosion in his home in Bensenville, Illinois.  The man, Andrzej Plizga, was using a solvent-based concrete sealer to seal his home’s basement floor when the sealer’s vapors were ignited by the pilot more »

Explosive Plastic Gas Gans

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Most of us have seen or even used a plastic red gas can at some point in our lives, such as to fill up a lawn mower.  Most people are completely unaware of the significant dangers these cans present?   The family of three year old Logan knows the danger of these well-known and widely used gas more »

Returning to Work After a Serious Burn Injury

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Those severely burned in explosions or household workplace fires may never be able to return to work — depending on the severity of the burn injuries and the nature of the work.   However, the goal is always be to return to work, if possible.   Not Before You’re Ready Burn injuries affect the entire more »

Injury Risk in Government Jobs

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The government recently released data showing that fire protection is one area of employment where job injuries have been on the decline. According the research, the rate of injuries for fire protection employees fell from 13.5 to 11.2 cases per 100 employees. There are several factors being cited for this accomplishment, including new fire codes, more »
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