February 9, 2023 | Current Cases Social Share
Burn Injury | Noe v. U.S. Borax
The plaintiff was a certified contractor and welder sent to work at Rio Tinto, U.S. Borax, assigned to dismantle overhead pip with a cutting torch. He had removed a section of the pipe, after which hot liquid poured out of the opening of the pipe he had dismantled, and doused him.
The plaintiff suffered third-degree burns to 50% of his body, including to his abdomen and lower extremities.