A level three emergency occurred at the Akzo Nobel chemical plant in Deep Park, Texas at 1 p.m. Monday. A level three classified emergency is considered to be one that is very dangerous and is deemed as not being under control, as there is currently burning still happening on the plant site. This situation is one that is considered as being potentially unsafe for the surrounding public, and the state officials encourage the people to be aware and prepared.
At this time, police report the fire has not been contained and black smoke is currently filling the air. Fortunately, there have been no injuries reported from the incident; nor are there shelters being put in place. Investigators remain uncertain as to what caused the chemical plant explosion that eventually led to the fire.
Chemical plant explosions are unfortunately not unheard of; whatever their causes may be it can often times result in the injury and possible death of the workers. Workplace injuries can leave employees severely injured and forced to take a lot of time from work, and potentially have countless medical bills to pay for.
It is not uncommon for injured workers to not receive the workers' compensation that is rightfully theirs in the event of an accident; and for this reason our team at Arnold & Itkin has dedicated our practice to fighting for those who have been wrongfully injured. If you or a loved one have been recently injured in a similar chemical plant explosion, do not wait another moment before contacting our firm for the legal representation you deserve for your injuries and suffering.
At Arnold & Itkin, we have received hundreds of millions in verdicts and settlements on behalf of our clients, and we want to help you as well. We understand how difficult this time may be for you and your family; call us today to learn more about how we can fight on your behalf and help you receive the compensation that is rightfully yours!