August 7, 2022

Canton, MS - Luke Perry Walker Dies Days After Explosion at Salt Water Disposal Site on Virlilia Rd

Canton, MS (August 06, 2022) -  A victim of last week’s explosion at the Salt Water Disposal Site in Madison County passed away on Thursday, August 4th. 

At least six people sustained serious burn injuries on Friday, July 29th during an oil explosion in Madison County.

The incident happened on Virlilia Road in the area of Jubilee Road  

The Fire Coordinator for Madison County said the victims were burned over 50% of their bodies. One victim was burned from head to toe. Two of the workers were med-flighted in critical condition to the University of Mississippi Medical Center for treatment.

The Madison County Coroner confirmed that Luke Perry Walker finally succumbed to his injuries.  

The conditions of the five remaining victims are unknown. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Mr. Luke Perry Walker, at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Wrongful Death Claims in Mississippi

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When one person dies as a result of the actions of another, a wrongful death suit is often an appropriate response. By proving that your family member would still be alive had it not been for the negligent or deliberate, unlawful actions of the defendant, you most likely have a valid wrongful death claim. 

There are no words that can neatly sum up what it feels like to lose someone you love due to another person’s ill will or dereliction of duty. The first and most advantageous step you can take towards moving forward from this devastating event is to hire an experienced Mississippi wrongful death attorney. 

A Mississippi wrongful death claim can help you close the deceased’s estate. It also allows you to seek compensation from the person responsible for their death. The person who files the claim will act as the liaison on behalf of the victim and the rest of their family. 

Contact a Mississippi wrongful death attorney from Germany Law Firm, PLLC by calling (601) 487-0555 to discuss your potential claim and see what we are able to do for you. 

The forms of recovery you are ultimately awarded and what the total amount will be will hinge mainly on the circumstances of the accident. The surest way to calculate the value of a wrongful death case is to speak with an experienced lawyer.

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