Have You or a Loved One Been Seriously Injured?

Fill out the form for a 100% free injury consultation with our firm.

Submit my information

Industrial Accident Blog

  • Two Killed, More Injured in Tampa Power Plant Explosion

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 30-Jun-2017

    The New York Times has reported a coal power plant explosion in Hillsborough County, FL that occurred just before 4:20 pm yesterday. The explosion occurred at Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach near Tampa, run by Tampa Electric—a child company of TECO Energy. The explosion has killed 2 people and left 4 people with life-threatening injuries. All 4 of the injured were transported to Tampa ...
    Continue Reading
  • Case Filed for Louisiana Worker Caught in Plant Explosion

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 29-Jun-2017

    Arnold & Itkin LLP attorneys Kurt Arnold, Caj Boatright, Roland Christensen, and Alison Baimbridge filed suit today against Phillips 66 on behalf of a Louisiana man who was severely injured in a large plant explosion. The incident occurred recently in Paradis, Louisiana—the plant fire was so strong that it melted vehicles nearby and burned for days. Arnold & Itkin LLP’s client ...
    Continue Reading
  • Second West Virginia Plant Explosion Occurs Within Weeks

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 21-Jun-2017

    In West Virginia, an industrial plant exploded yesterday morning. The plant is owned by Midland Resource Recovery, a Canada-based company that odorizes natural gas. Their West Virginia plant—located in Philippi—specialized in decommissioning old odorant tanks from other gas companies. This is the second explosion at the Philippi plant in the last two months. On May 24 th, plant owner ...
    Continue Reading
  • Attorneys File Case for Baton Rouge Plant Explosion Victim

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 8-Jun-2017

    Louisiana has recently been the victim of multiple fires and explosions that have left numerous people injured and traumatized. Our most recent client is one of the victims of these explosions—specifically the one that occurred at the West Alkaline Unit at the ExxonMobil plant in Baton Rouge. Our client was working on scaffolding above a valve when it suddenly released a cloud of hydrocarbon ...
    Continue Reading
  • Cambria Mill Explosion Claims Third & Fourth Victims

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 8-Jun-2017

    One worker that was hospitalized from injuries sustained from the Cambria mill explosion a week ago has died, the Houston Chronicle reports. Following the explosion, the man was taken to the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison. He succumed to his injuries on Tuesday afternoon. Tragically, this marks the fourth worker who has died as a result of the explosion at Didion Milling Company's ...
    Continue Reading
  • Cambria Mill that Exploded Had History of Safety Issues

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 2-Jun-2017

    At midnight on Wednesday, a corn mill in Cambria, Wisconsin—about 45 miles northeast of Madison—exploded and caught fire. The blast has killed at least 2 workers, severely injuring over a dozen others. One more worker has yet to be found out of the 16 people who were working at the mill that night. We reported on the explosion in yesterday’s blog, which offers more information ...
    Continue Reading
  • Fatal Mill Explosion Harms Small Town

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 1-Jun-2017

    Updated 2 June at 9:30 am. Around midnight local time on Wednesday night, Didion Milling Co.’s corn mill suffered a massive explosion and subsequent fire that lasted until Thursday morning. Sixteen employees were caught in the blast—at least 2 people are confirmed killed and 13 were injured and are accounted for. The last worker is missing, but search efforts are slow because portions ...
    Continue Reading
  • Anadarko Oil Tank Explosion Kills 1, Injures 3

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 26-May-2017

    On Thursday around 3:15 p.m., a fire broke out at an Anadarko Petroleum oil tank in Weld County. Shortly after, an explosion occurred that sent smoke up in the air that could be seen for miles around. One person was killed by the blast and three others were injured. Two of the workers were sent to North Colorado Medical Center for treatment and the other was sent to Medical Center of the Rockies. ...
    Continue Reading
  • Case Filed for Worker with Ammonia Burns

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 21-Apr-2017

    Industrial workers face some of the worst workplace dangers in history. They work with caustic and toxic chemicals on a daily basis, handle high-temperature materials, or work with processes that are as dangerous as they are effective. When workers are injured or harmed, they deserve every penny of compensation they get for medical bills, lost income, and other costs. Our newest client was working ...
    Continue Reading
  • Case Filed for Severely-Burned Mechanic

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 19-Apr-2017

    Arnold & Itkin is currently fighting on behalf of a young man who was electrocuted while working in a refinery in Corpus Christi, Texas. The 29-year-old young man suffered 2 nd, 3 rd, and 4 th degree burns when he was helping a tank welder during a turnaround project at a Valero plant. His burns required multiple surgeries, and it is likely that he will suffer from the effects of his injuries ...
    Continue Reading
  • 4 People Killed as a Result of Boiler Explosion

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 7-Apr-2017

    Around 7:30 on Monday morning, a boiler exploded at the Loy Lange Box Company factory in St. Louis. The explosion was massive, launching huge pieces of debris over 500 feet away into nearby buildings. One of these buildings was the Faultless Healthcare Linen factory, a laundry facility for healthcare facilities—a piece of debris the size of a cargo van crashed into the building. The ...
    Continue Reading
  • Case Filed for Rig Worker with Broken Neck

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 3-Apr-2017

    When oil rig accidents occur, there’s usually multiple parties who are potentially at fault. Never has that been truer than our newest case. Arnold & Itkin has filed a lawsuit against Techniques International Corporation; Centennial Resource Production, LLC; Premier Directional Drilling, L.P.; Diversified Well Logging, LLC; and the rig managers for their role in allowing a man to suffer ...
    Continue Reading
  • Fire Erupts at Torrance Plant on Anniversary of 2015 Blast

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 19-Feb-2017

    At approximately 6 a.m. on Saturday morning, a fire was reported at the crude oil unit of a plant in Torrance, CA. While the flames shot as high as 40 feet in the air, they were beaten within 30 minutes by teams of three dozen firefighters. The fire is believed to have been caused by an explosion, but that has yet to be confirmed. No injuries have been reported and no evacuations were necessary. ...
    Continue Reading
  • Worker Injured in Oilfield Explosion

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 17-Feb-2017

    Yesterday afternoon, an oilfield explosion occurred less than 4 miles west of Quinton, OK (about 2 hours east of Oklahoma City). The well, which is owned by Trinity Operating, exploded when a worker was opening the valve on the well head. He suffered burns to the lower half of his body and was airlifted by helicopter to a hospital in Tulsa. His condition is currently unknown. The resulting ...
    Continue Reading
  • Wednesday’s explosion in Beauregard Parish injured several workers and unfortunately took the lives of three. The investigative parties have since been able to identify the victims, relaying the information to Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office, who released the identities in a public statement last night. The explosion took the lives of the following men: William Rolls, Jr., 32 Jody ...
    Continue Reading
  • St. Charles Parish Residents Return Home

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 10-Feb-2017

    The lives of several residents and industrial oil workers of St. Charles Paris, Louisiana were drastically affected in a recent oil pipeline explosion. Louisiana state highways 90 and 631 were shut down in both directions, containing the area as safety precaution, but authorities are now allowing residents to reoccupy their homes as the fire is contained and slowly dissipates. A total of six ...
    Continue Reading
  • At a 20-inch Phillips 66 pipeline in Paradis, a large explosion occurred on Thursday night. According to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff, there were six workers who were cleaning the pipeline when the fire broke out. Two of them were taken to a local hospital to receive treatment; one of them was later taken to a burn unit down in Baton Rouge. Three others received medical treatment at the scene. ...
    Continue Reading
  • Louisiana Plant Explosion Kills 3 & Injures 7

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 8-Feb-2017

    Just this afternoon, a plant belonging to Packaging Corporation of America exploded, leaving 3 dead and 7 others injured. The plant is located in Beauregard Parish, Louisiana. Currently, the sheriffs have secured the area—but there’s no word on what actually caused the explosion. The objects that exploded seemed to be two tanks inside the plant, but there’s no word on what the ...
    Continue Reading
  • Houston County Worker Injured in Tanker Rig Explosion

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 8-Dec-2016

    Channel 7 KLTV recently reported on a story involving a Texas Energy worker injured in a sudden explosion. The event took place around 8am Thursday morning in the Austonio area of Houston County, at the Texas Energy plant on State Highway 21 west of Crockett. According to Sherriff Darrel Bobbitt, the injured man was welding on a tanker rig at the Texas Energy plant when either he set off an ...
    Continue Reading
  • Possible Explosion at Baton Rouge Exxon Refinery

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 22-Nov-2016

    WBRZ Channel 2, an ABC News affiliate, is reporting that a Baton Rouge Exxon refinery has experienced an as-yet unrevealed emergency. Around 4 pm, firefighters, multiple ambulance crews, and the Baton Rouge Fire Department HAZMAT team rushed to the plant. While no details about the cause of the emergency have come to light, we know that 5 people were injured in a fire. Four of the five injured ...
    Continue Reading
  • Chemical Plant Explosion Injures Kansas Worker

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 22-Nov-2016

    Update 5:36pm CST: It has been confirmed that 3 workers have been injured—one with burns and two who reported respiratory issues. The fire is nearly out, but firefighters have drained the city's water to fight the flames. In addition, firefighters have been hosing down holding tanks to prevent further explosions. Local churches are acting as shelters until evacuation orders are rolled ...
    Continue Reading
  • Gas Pipeline Explodes in Alabama, Killing One

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 1-Nov-2016

    Between 2 and 3 pm on Monday, October 31 st, a gas pipeline in Helena, AL exploded. The explosion sent a stream of ignited gasoline into the air, forming a column of flame between 100 and 300 feet tall, according to the fire chiefs on the scene. Reports vary, but the column of fire was confirmed. The scene was chaotic enough that firefighters and emergency responders had a hard time determining if ...
    Continue Reading
  • Asphalt Plant Explosion Leads to Serious Injuries

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 18-Oct-2016

    Yesterday afternoon, a normal workday became a nightmare for employees at a Glenville asphalt plant. Workers at Mohawk Asphalt Emulsions were attempting to heat a valve with a blowtorch when the fumes ignited, causing an explosion that could be felt at the auto shop next door. Liquid asphalt produces fumes that includes a mix of kerosene, diesel fuel, and tar. These fumes were in the air while the ...
    Continue Reading
  • Flash Fire at Sunoco Logistics Injures Seven

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 14-Aug-2016

    On Friday, shortly before 9 p.m., a flash fire occurred at Sunoco Logistics’ terminal in Nederland, TX. Seven employees were injured during the fire—four of whom were injured critically. Three of the injured were transported via Life Flight to burn centers while four were taken to local hospital via ambulance. The flash fire occurred while the welding contractor was working on a ...
    Continue Reading
  • Massive Fire Rocks Motiva Refinery in St. James Parish

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 11-Aug-2016

    At around 10:50 am this morning, the Motiva refinery in Convent, LA experienced a massive fire in its H-Oil unit. The smoke and flames were visible from miles away, and workers were immediately evacuated from the plant. On-site firefighting personnel responded immediately—the fire was under control in a little more than an hour. Regardles, county responders were standing by. All employees ...
    Continue Reading
Go to page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14   Next

Client's portion of total recovery may be subject to Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement claims, Medicare/Medicaid liens or other third-party claims or liens. These verdicts and settlements are intended to be representative of cases handled by Arnold & Itkin, LLP. These listings are not a guarantee or prediction of the outcome of any other claims.

Website: www.industrialinjuryattorney.com © 2017 All Rights Reserved.