Gas Explosions

Burn Injury Infographic

Beattie Law Firm has helped countless burn victims over the years. According to the American Burn Association, 486,000 people received medical treatment for burn injuries last year. Our attorneys at the Beattie Law Firm are experienced in burn-related cases. Our consultations are free. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to call us for a […]

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University of Iowa Burn Treatment Center

The University of Iowa Burn Treatment Center and St. Florian Fire and Burn Foundation held their “Burn Survivors Together” event on Saturday, April 2 in Iowa City, Iowa. The event brings families, who have survived tragedies, together so they can continue to heal. It also teaches prevention and what goes into fighting a fire. Severe […]

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Des Moines Hotel Evacuated Overnight due to a possible gas leak

More than 400 guests were evacuated from a Downtown Des Moines hotel Thursday evening after several staff and guests reported a natural gas odor. Natural gas itself does not have an odor; however, gas companies are to routinely add an odorant so that people can detect any leak as precaution. As we head into the […]

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Train Carrying Crude Oil Explodes in ND

By Beattie Law Firm of Beattie Law Firm, P.C. posted in Current Events on Tuesday, December 31, 2013. Last night in North Dakota another train derailed.  Although this incident did not have any passengers in the cars as the NY train derailment did, this train was carrying crude oil.  According to reports, as soon as the trail derailed, it exploded and pungent […]

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Awareness of Natural Gas Explosions

We at the Beattie Law Firm want to remind you of safety measures to take against natural gas explosions. A natural gas explosion in Corpus Christi, Texas, blazed through a neighborhood last week, completely destroying three homes and damaging about 70 others. A natural gas leak is said to be the cause of the explosion. […]

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Massive Blaze Wakes Texas Town

Sadly, we have woken up to news of another explosion in the States. A massive blaze occurred at a fertilizer plant on Wednesday night in West, Texas, causing half of the town to be evacuated. The latest CNN reports estimated five to 15 people had been killed in the massive blaze, more than 160 wounded, and damaged […]

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