Category: Environmental Injury

A high-pressure explosion claimed the lives of two West Texas oil field workers and injured nine others in Loving County, Texas on the morning of Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Loving County authorities identified the two dead as Robert Andrade Magdaleno of El Paso, Texas, and Amos Ortega of Artesia, New Mexico. Both workers were independent […]

A flash fire explosion occurred this past Saturday, April 26, 2014, at the Georgia-Pacific Plant in Corrigan, Texas, which is about 100 miles north of Houston, Texas.  At least seven workers suffered severe trauma and burns from the explosion that occurred in the “bag house,” where sawdust collects, at the plywood mill in Polk County. […]

What is most deadly about asbestosis is not its chronic nature, but the likelihood it will lead to fatal conditions like lung failure or cancer. This disease is caused by exposure to asbestos, a silicate material used in the early to middle 20th century and prized for its resistance to heat and tensile strength. After […]

An E-coli outbreak has been reported in Brazos County.  Eight persons have contracted the strain O157:H7.  Two of these are young brothers from the Bryan College Station area, who remain in Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, TX.  The remaining six are adults and have not been hospitalized. E. coli is a harmful bacterium that inhabits […]

In the news yesterday, the ExxonMobil refinery in Beaumont, TX was the scene of a fire where 12 plant workers were injured, with most suffering extensive burns. The fire occurred near a hydrotreater heat exchanger and the workers were welding a section of the heat exchanger as part of maintenance work at the refinery.  The […]

Lawsuits involving asbestos are becoming more and more common due to public knowledge and awareness, just as mesothelioma FAQs are, with many individuals seeking the facts based around this disorder and the legal ramifications that are involved. The disease is most commonly caused by the over-exposure to asbestos, a material that used to be widely […]

A mesothelioma lawsuit is a complex case when compared to other common personal injury cases, with many characteristics such as the time elapsed being taken into consideration. The steady climb of awareness is due to the recent public outcry of the dangers of asbestos exposure.  The disease itself is an aggressive type of cancer, with […]