Louisiana is home to 19 operating refineries, most of which are located along the Mississippi River. The Louisiana refinery accident attorneys at the Lambert Firm have represented various plaintiffs who have been injured as a result of refinery explosions and other industrial accidents. Refinery explosions are devastating to workers, their families, and entire towns. Victims of refinery or plant explosions can potentially sustain serious burn injuries, head and bodily injuries, and can even be killed. Refinery and plant fires and explosions are nothing short of catastrophic.
Common Causes of Refinery Explosions
A refinery explosion can be the result of various causes. Below are a few examples of causes of refinery and plant explosions:
- Unsafe Design
- Outdated Equipment
- Improper Maintenance
- Defective Products
- Operator Error
- Violation of Industry Regulations
- Use of dirty chemicals
- Failing to Train Employees
- Unseen Corrosion
Have you been injured in a refinery explosion?
Refinery explosions are almost always preventable. Immediate investigation into the cause and circumstances surrounding a refinery explosion can help determine liability and may entitle you or your loved ones to financial compensation for injuries. The Louisiana accident attorneys at the Lambert Firm have over 35 years of experience handling refinery explosion claims and are committed to ensuring that you and your loved ones receive the best medical care and maximum compensation that you deserve. If you have been hurt in a refinery explosion or industrial accident, contact the experienced attorneys at the Lambert Firm today.