According to the latest news reports from local media the demolitions of a power plant in Bakersfield California has resulted in at least three injuries including the amputation of a victims leg. The power facility is owned by PG&E.
According to witnesses at the scene of the tragic event the injured were watching the expected demolition from a nearby Lowe’s parking lot. The explosive charges used to demolish the structure resulted in pieces of shrapnel hitting the onlookers. According to the Ker county sheriff department a 44 or 43 year old gentlemen suffered an amputation of one leg with serious injuries to the other leg which may have to be amputated as well.
: Our law firms currently investigating the cause of the accident in order to determine who was responsible and what entity can be held liable for the injuries suffered. Liable parties may include
also called Pacific Gas and Electric Company for the negligent hiring of the demolition crew.
(2) The demolition company charged with the demolition for either the failure to properly warn onlookers, nearby business and home owners of the dangers associated with the explosion, or for the failure to properly cordon off areas with a high risk of exposure to shrapnel from the explosion.
(3) Lowe’s and the property owner of the parking lot where the injuries took place for failure to properly war onlooker in their property from known or knowable dangers.
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