Fire at Marathon Petroleum Refinery in Texas City, Texas

by | May 15, 2023 | Industrial Accident, Wrongful Death

There was a fire at the Marathon Petroleum Galveston Bay Refinery in Texas City, Texas on May 15, 2023.  Reports indicate one worker was killed in the fire which broke out Monday morning.  The cause of the fire remains under investigation.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to those impacted by this deadly fire.

There have been a number of incidents at industrial and manufacturing plants.  There was an explosion at the Seneca Petroleum Plant in Lemont, Illinois on April 25, 2023.  The investigation into the ruptured Flint Hills Resources Pipeline in Corpus Christi, Texas has been concluded.  There was an explosion at the Seqens North America Plant in Newburyport, Massachusetts on May 4, 2023.  There was an explosion at the Air Liquide Chemical Plant in High Springs, Florida on May 4, 2023.  There was an explosion at the Shell Chemical Plant in Deer Park, Texas on May 5, 2023, with numerous injuries reported.

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 and that hardworking Americans are not hurt.

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 to learn more about your legal rights.