A roof collapse and explosion at the Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) building has injured at least 23 people, nine critically, according to new reports. With an extensive history of success with some of the largest recoveries in the United States, the lawyers at Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky, P.C. are uniquely suited to helping victims of such accidents.
According to news reports, at least 23 people were injured – and nine critically – when the Baltimore Gas and Electric building suffered a partial roof collapse and explosion on Wednesday. The cause, authorities said, could not be determined at this early stage.
The Baltimore City Fire Department reported that 21 people were transported to a hospital after the incident and of the nine critically injured, one person was in serious condition as of Wednesday evening.
The structural collapse and explosion-injury lawyers of Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky, P.C. have an extensive history of helping the injured from this type of accident. In each type of collapse, SMB has unmatched results, securing multimillion-dollar, record-setting verdicts, and settlements, including:
- $227,000,000 settlement for the Salvation Army store collapse in Center City Philadelphia that killed seven people and injured twelve—the largest personal injury settlement in Pennsylvania history.
- $101,000,000 settlement for the Atlantic City Tropicana Casino parking garage collapse that killed four people and injured 30 others—the largest construction accident settlement in U.S. history.
- $29,500,000 settlement for the Pier 34 collapse at Philadelphia’s port that killed three people and injured 43—one of the largest premises liability settlements in Philadelphia history.
SMB’s attorneys work tenaciously to help the victims of collapse accidents receive all of the compensation they deserve, including damages for pain and suffering, emotional trauma, medical costs, lost income, and future earnings.
If you have been injured—or a family member has been injured or killed—as a result of a structural collapse, SMB can help. Use the free case evaluation form or call 215.496.8282 immediately for support about the accident and for what steps to take.