Industrial plants can be exceedingly dangerous, especially if they are mismanaged, improperly maintained, or poorly staffed. When working with dangerous chemicals, heavy equipment, and other hazardous materials, safety is of the utmost importance. However, not everyone is as invested in industrial plant safety as they should be.
Failure to observe proper safety rules could ultimately lead to a catastrophic incident, such as a chemical spill, explosion, or electrical failure. In an industrial plant accident, anyone in the nearby vicinity could be at risk of serious harm. Workers, nearby residents, and passersby alike could be injured in any nearby incidents, which is why it is so important to understand your legal options after an accident.
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Our experienced trial lawyers at Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs are prepared to help you fight for justice after a serious industrial plant accident. We understand how trying these circumstances can be, which is why we are committed to providing each of our clients with the guidance they need to smoothly navigate each step of the legal process. If you were injured in a plant accident, let our award-winning attorneys fight for you.
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Types of Industrial Plant Incidents
There are industrial plants, refineries, and factories of all types located throughout Texas. These workplaces help maintain our natural resources, build important goods, and contribute to our overall economy. Unfortunately, industrial plants can be exceedingly dangerous for workers and nearby residents alike.
If the plant manager or owner fails to practice OSHA required safety measures, or if the company fails to uphold other legal requirements, the consequences of their negligence could be catastrophically damaging. Industrial plant accidents can be caused by any number of mishaps or negligent acts, such as failure to inspect equipment, lack of safety measures, poor training, understaffed work environment, inadequate worker breaks, the use of hazardous materials, and so on. Unfortunately, when any of these conditions exists, the results could be deadly.
- Common types of industrial plant accidents include:
- Machine malfunctions
- Gas leaks
- Chemical spills
If something goes wrong and an industrial plant experiences a serious disaster, each employee and nearby resident could be at risk. Common types of industrial plant injuries include head injuries, spinal injuries, broken bones, lacerations, burns, lung damage, internal damage, poisoning, and worse. As a result, it isn’t uncommon for individuals injured in plant accidents face a larger risk of cancer, mesothelioma, or other dangerous diseases.
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Were you injured in an industrial plant accident? Industrial plant accidents can become catastrophic and deadly and may leave injured individuals and their families with unpaid medical bills, loss of wages, funeral expenses, and several other costly expenses. Thankfully, if you were injured through no fault of your own, you may be eligible to file a personal injury claim against the liable party. Our seasoned firm can work with you to create a strong case and fight for the compensation you need to pay for your injuries.
Contact Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs today to discuss your case with our firm.