Explosion at Oak Grove Power Plant in Robertson County, Texas

by | Jun 1, 2023 | Industrial Accident, Wrongful Death

There was an explosion at the Oak Grove Power Plant near Franklin, Texas on May 31, 2023.  Reports indicate a boiler exploded at the plant on Wednesday morning.  At the time, a new auxiliary boiler was being commissioned.  A contractor was killed in the explosion.  The plant is owned by Luminant.  The victim has been identified as Shannon Payne of Georgia.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to those impacted by this deadly explosion.

There have been a number of incidents at industrial and manufacturing plants.  There was a fire at the Marathon Petroleum Galveston Bay Refinery in Texas City, Texas on May 15, 2023.  There was a fire at a building located at the INEOS plant in La Porte, Texas on May 17, 2023.  There was an explosion at Wynnewood Refining in Wynnewood, Oklahoma on May 23, 2023.  There was a pipeline explosion in Gregg County, Texas on May 24, 2023.

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.