Gas-Fired Hot Water Heater Explodes and Burns Woman to Death

Joseph Raymond Neal Jr.

Case Conclusion Date:March 31, 2011

Practice Area:Wrongful Death

Outcome:Substantial confidential settlement

Description:A disabled widow suffered 40% total surface area body burns when a hot water heater conflagration trapped her in a utility room. She lived for six months and then died. Case was filed against a natural gas company.