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Anoka Maintenance Worker Seriously Injured When Acid Tank Valve Malfunctions
A maintenance worker at a manufacturing facility in Anoka, MN sustained catastrophic burns over a major portion of his body when a valve ruptured on a tank containing sulfuric acid. The acid was used in the manufacturing process and was ordered in 350-gallon polypropylene containers from a local distributor. The valve had ruptured during routine use and the worker’s injuries disabled him from employment. A significant settlement was reached.
Settlement: $2.15 million