Beaumont Plant Explosion Lawyer
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The Doan Law Firm represents all types of plant explosion injuries
A dozen workers were injured when an explosion ripped an ExxonMobile plant
located in Beaumont, Texas. The facility makes petrochemicals of different types.
Thee workers sustained severe burns and were in critical condition following
the Beaumont plant explosion. The blast occurred mid-morning. All 12 injured
people were taken to area hospitals.
The exact cause of the accident is under investigation. Officials did note
that the explosion occurred in a part of the facility known as a processing
area. The area was not in operation at the time of the explosion, being
down for maintenance.
Officials also noted that the blaze following the blast was quickly extinguished.
The company and investigators indicated that a complete investigation
of the explosion had commenced to pin down the cause of the explosion.
Managers of the facility stated that events like the Beaumont plant explosion
were rare. Management maintained that the plant has a solid safety record.
Who is Responsible for the Beaumont Plant Explosion?
As is the case with many industrial accidents like the Beaumont plant explosion,
multiple parties may be found to be responsible for an accident. In this
case, the petrochemical plant is owned by ExxonMobile, which makes that
mammoth company a key party likely to be deemed responsible for the accident.
With that said, culpability is not likely to begin and end with ExxonMobile.
There were employees on site, specifically involved in the maintenance
process where the explosion occurred, that work for a trio of other companies.
These companies are KT Maintenance, Signature Industrial Services, and
Brock Services, LLC. One or all of these enterprises might ultimately
be deemed to have contributed to the explosion that caused injuries to
a dozen workers on site.
Accidents Prior to Beaumont Plant Explosion
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA, reported that
KT Maintenance, Signature Industrial Services, and Brock Services, LLC.
have no prior safety issues. The same cannot be said at ExxonMobile. This
includes safety issues at the very plant where the explosion discussed
About seven years ago, at this very plant, a dangerous release of harmful
pollutants occurred. Over 43,000 pounds of dangerous contaminants were
released into the air. One of these was a toxic gas. There have been other
incidents at this plant as well as at other ExxonMobile facilities in
the Lone Star State.
Beaumont Plant Explosion Hotline
If you have any questions about the Beaumont plant explosion and its aftermath,
a hotline has been setup by The Doan Law Firm to provide you basic information.
The hotline at (800) 349-0000 is staffed around the clock, 365 days a
year, including on all major holidays.
In addition, The Doan Law Firm has offices across the state of Texas. A
member of the legal team from the firm can schedule an initial consultation
with you at a time and place that is convenient for you.
In addition to meeting at anyone of our offices in Texas, we can meet with
you at your home or even in the hospital, depending on your circumstances.
We also have the ability to schedule a virtual consultation with you online.
There is not fee charged for an initial consultation with The Doan Law Firm.
Compensation in a Chemical Plant Explosion Case
Possible compensation in a chemical plant explosion case depends largely
on the events surrounding the incident and the nature and extent of injuries
sustained by a victim of the blast. With that duly noted, a common array
of losses for which a skilled chemical plant explosion lawyer seeks compensation includes:
- permant injuries or disability
- mental anguish and emotional distress
A tenacious chemical plant accident lawyer seeks compensation for a client
beyond immediate losses. For example, following the Beaumont plant explosion,
an injured worker is likely to need ongoing medical care and treatment.
A worker in this situation may face chronic pain for an indefinite period
of time. In addition, a worker injured in the Beaumont plant explosion
may not be able to return to work any time soon. All of these represent
the types of injuries, damages, and losses for which a Texas personal
injury lawyer, like a member of the legal team at The Doan Law Firm, seeks
financial recovery for a client injured by the negligence of another party.
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