Lawsuit Filed For Offshore Worker Involved in Platform Explosion

by | Jul 23, 2019 | Firm News, Offshore accidents, Personal Injury

Spagnoletti Law Firm recently filed suit on behalf of an offshore worker who sustained severe physical injuries on during an explosion on a platform offshore in the Gulf of Mexico.  The worker was injured a flash fire occurred due to a release of gas vapors.  The lawsuit brings negligence claims against Exterran Energy Solutions.  According to the lawsuit, the ignition source for the vapor cloud that ignited was a heater treater on the platform that was manufactured, repaired, restored, and/or installed by Exterran.  The lawsuit alleges the following acts of negligence:

(a) failing to ensure the heater treater was free from hazards;

(b) failing to properly manufacture, rebuild and/or repair the heater treater on the platform and/or ensure it was free from defect;

(c) failing to properly install the heater treater on the platform;

(d) failing to perform all operations in a safe and work-like manner;

(e) failing to take all necessary precaution to adequately warn and/or train the platform’s owner and operators regarding inspection of the heater treater; and,

(f) other acts and omissions that will be shown at the time of trial herein.

The burned worker is represented by Spagnoletti Law Attorneys Marcus Spagnoletti and Eric J. Rhine.

Spagnoletti Law Firm has attorneys licensed in Texas, Florida, and New York.  We have handled numerous cases involving complex litigation in both federal and state court across the country.  Our attorneys have extensive experience in litigation of personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits.  Our attorneys have the skills needed to aggressively represent the families of loved ones or those who have been seriously injured during an offshore accident.

The experienced attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was seriously injured or died as a result of injuries on an offshore oil platform. Please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or 877-678-5864 to learn more about your legal rights.

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