Three members of a family were killed and another severely injured when a gas explosion destroyed the family home.


The gas valve which fed the fireplace did not have a safety shut-off. In addition, it could not be determined by observing the valve whether the gas was “on” or “off.”

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Mr. Swartz, our Managing and Principal Attorney at Swartz & Swartz P.C., is a nationally recognized and respected trial attorney as well as consumer advocate. His practice focuses on cases involving negligence, torts, products liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other claims involving catastrophic injuries.

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