Explosion at Recycling Yard in Houston, Texas

by | Jul 28, 2023 | Industrial Accident, Personal Injury

There was an explosion at a recycling facility in Houston, Texas on July 27, 2023.  According to reports, the explosion occurred in the 2900 block of Holmes Road.  It is unclear if any workers were injured, although a firefighter did require medical care.  The explosion remains under investigation at this time.

There have been a number of incidents at industrial and manufacturing plants.  There was a deadly accident at the Mar-Jac Poultry processing plant in Hattiesburg, Mississippi on July 14, 2023.  There was an explosion and fire at the Dow Chemical facility near Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 14, 2023.  There was a deadly accident at Chemtrusion Compounding in Houston, Texas on July 22, 2023.  There was an explosion at the Duquesne Light power station on Brunot Island in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on July 23, 2023.  There was an explosion at Thatcher Chemical in Salt Lake City, Utah on July 23, 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.