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Corporate manslaughter and worker’s comp: What’s at stake after Newburyport chemical plant worker’s death

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GBH News, May 2023

Last week’s fatal explosion at a Seqens/PCI Synthesis chemical plant in Newburyport remains under investigation, but many people have already started pointing fingers at the company itself for a poor safety record, and at government regulators for not doing enough to prevent the accident. Northeastern University law professor and GBH legal analyst Daniel Medwed joined GBH’s Morning Edition co-host Paris Alston to discuss the laws involved.

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