There was an explosion at the Armorock Polymer Concrete manufacturing plant in Boulder City, Nevada on July 11, 2022. According to reports, multiple employees sustained burns during the explosion. At least six workers were injured and required medical treatment. The fire which broke out following the explosion was extinguished after about 90 minutes. The cause of the explosion remains under investigation.
There have been a number of incidents at industrial and chemical plants. Two workers were injured in an explosion at the Allnex USA chemical plant located in East St. Louis, Illinois on July 10, 2022. There was an explosion at the ONEOK natural gas plant located in Medford, Oklahoma on July 9, 2022. There was an explosion on a natural gas pipeline operated by Energy Transfer in Wallis, Texas on July 7, 2022. There was a fire at a Sodium Chlorite Plant located in Katy, Texas on July 2, 2022. There was a fire at the OxyChem vinyls plant in La Porte, Texas on June 21, 2022.
Refineries and pipelines can pose significant dangers both to workers and to the general public. When dangerous work is involved, extra precautions must be taken, especially when catastrophic fires or explosions can occur. When explosive materials are present, it can also endanger those who are exposed to the smoke caused when a fire or explosion occurs.
Those touched by an industrial accident should know their legal rights and remedies, and act quickly to preserve them. Our attorneys have extensive experience in cases involving industrial and plant personal injury and wrongful death, including those caused by fires and explosions. The firm has experience in courts across the country and the skills needed to represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives or as a result of an explosion, or been seriously injured.
The experienced attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was a victim of an accident at a plant or refinery. Please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or 877-678-5864 to learn more about your legal rights.