The workers were injured while erecting scaffolding inside of a coal dust collector at the power plant. Coal dust in the collector ignited, injuring the nine workers. Within 10 days of the incident, the eight workers had hired Habush Habush & Rottier SC, of Milwaukee, and sued Wisconsin Electric Power Co., U.S. Fire Protection Inc. and their insurance companies. U.S. Fire Protection was a contractor involved in the project at the coal dust collector.
Attorneys from Habush on Thursday announced the defendants agreed to a $16 million settlement of the case, which was scheduled to go to jury trial in May
Via: The Business Journal