There was a deadly incident at the Exxon Mobil Plant in Beaumont, Texas on October 28, 2022. According to reports, a contractor at the facility was involved in a railcar accident. The worker lost his life in the incident. The victim has been identified as Richard Garza. Additional details have not yet been released.
There have been a number of incidents at industrial and manufacturing plants. There was an explosion at a Marathon Petroleum Corp. Compressor Station in Coal County, Oklahoma on October 10, 2022. There was a fire at the Sasol Chemical Plant in Westlake, Louisiana on October 15, 2022. There was a chemical fire at the Valmont Coatings-Oklahoma Galvanizing Plant in Claremore, Oklahoma on October 16, 2022. There was a fire at the Wilbur-Ellis Fertilizer Plant in Grant County, Washington on October 23, 2022. There was a deadly accident involving a crane at an Eastman Chemical Co. site in Longview, Texas on October 24, 2022.
Refineries and industrial facilities can pose significant dangers both to workers and to the general public. When dangerous work is involved, extra precautions must be taken, especially when fires and explosions can occur. Equipment must be properly inspected and maintained to ensure that accidents do not occur.
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 equipment malfunctioning. 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.