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Industrial Accident Lawsuits and Texas Plant Explosion Lawsuits 

Industrial accidents including plant explosions can cause catastrophic damages, severe injuries and even death.  A number of safety violations can cause a plant explosion including chemical releases, failure to provide proper maintenance, combustible dust, improperly trained staff, and old equipment. 

If one or more of your family members have been killed or injured in a plant explosion or other industrial accident, feel free to contact Texas Plant Explosion Lawyer Jason Coomer via e-mail or submission form for a free online review of your potential Plant Explosion Lawsuit or Industrial Accident Claim.

United States and Texas Plant Explosions

As Texas and the United States have become more industrialized Plant Explosions and other industrial accidents have become more and more common.  This has become especially true with aging infrastructure of many industrial plants and the corporation controlled OSHA safety agency that has weakened safety regulations and protections for workers.  These factors combined with many corporations deciding to save money at the expense of worker safety have lead to many devastating plant explosions and industrial accidents.

Below are some Texas Plant Explosions and United States Plant Explosions that have made news because of the devastation that they have caused. 

-CAI Inc. Plant Explosion - Danvers, Massachusetts - November 22, 2006
            - Could be heard up to 20 miles away
            - About 90 homes damaged and around 25 on those were destroyed
            - Approximately 10 people were injured

-BP Plant Explosion - Texas City, Texas - March 23, 2005
            - Killed 15 and injured 170 people
            - BP set aside 1.6 billion to take care of the damages caused

-The Explosion - Texas City, Texas - April 16, 1947
            - The blast took nearly 600 lives

            - Millions of dollars in property, and it scarred the town

-Formosa Plastics Corp. Explosions and Chemical Releases - Point Comfort, Texas - October 6, 2005 and Illiopolis, Indiana - April 24, 2004
            -
Five people killed
            - Several others injured

Plant Explosions and Combustible Dust

Combustible Dust is problem that has been know for years.  For those familiar with the grain industry, it is commonly understood that grain dust is more flammable than grain.  It is hard to burn grain, but if you have a large pile of grain dust the small particles become more flammable.  For this reason there are several regulations on the grain industry to prevent fires and explosions.  Likewise other materials like metal are typically not flammable, but when in dust form they become flammable and in large quantities can cause a plant explosion.

Catastrophic Industrial Accidents that have Caused Death and Injuries

Below are some large industrial accidents that have caused substantial damage.  Be careful and protect yourself and those that you love.

-Union Carbide Chemical Tragedy - Bhopal, India - December 3, 1984
            - 15,000 people died
            - Tons of poisonous chemicals are still exposed to the environment
            - Soil samples show other toxic materials have leached underground, contaminating the
              water supply

Industrial Accident Claims and Mass Tort Claims

Industrial accidents and other mass tort claims including chemical plant explosions, chemical releases, large warehouse fires, and pipeline explosions cause mass destruction including death, personal injuries, and significant damage.  Because of our global economy, these industrial accidents can take place any place in the United States or in the World, but be caused by greedy corporations and negligent people in Texas or other parts of the United States.  In many instances following a large industrial accident the families of the victims have a difficult time locating a Texas Industrial Accident Lawyer or United States Industrial Accident Lawyer to handle accidental death claims, personal injury claims, or property damage claims against Texas corporations or United States corporations that made negligent safety decisions.  Working with other Texas Industrial Accident Lawyers and United States Industrial Accident Lawyers, Jason Coomer is able to assist people that have suffered the loss of family members, serious personal injuries, and significant property damage from large industrial accidents. 

Under Texas law those that make money and control heavy industries have a duty to be aware of potential dangers.  They also have a duty to actively work to minimize dangers that they are aware of that could kill, poison, burn, or injure people or cause significant damage to property.  Further, careless people or businesses that have made decisions to save money and these decisions have resulted in a catastrophic industrial accident should be held responsible for there actions.  Families, businesses, and communities that have suffered significant damages from large explosions, chemical spills, fires, train derailment, flooding, or other large industrial accident need to be compensated.  In some circumstances injured people, the family of a lost loved one, or a businesses can recover damages under Texas law. 

United States Plant Explosion Lawyers, Texas Plant Explosion Lawyers, and Industrial Accident Lawyers

Texas Plant Explosion Lawyer, Jason Coomer, commonly works with other Texas Plant Explosion Lawyers including Houston Plant Explosion Lawyers, Dallas Plant Explosion Lawyers, and El Paso Plant Explosion Lawyers.  He also works with Plant Explosion Lawyers throughout the United States and the World. 

If one or more of your family members have been killed or injured in a plant explosion or other industrial accident, feel free to contact Texas Plant Explosion Lawyer Jason Coomer via e-mail or submission form for a free online review of your potential Plant Explosion Lawsuit or Industrial Accident Claim.

 

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