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Blog Posts in February, 2014

  • Heavy Machinery Accidents: Cranes, Forklifts & More

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 27-Feb-2014

    In industrial workplaces, it is common for there to be heavy machinery, such as cranes, forklifts, bulldozers, and tractors. While this machinery undergoes testing and safety regulations, it is often the cause of workplace accidents. From operator error to equipment malfunctions, accidents can result from a variety of incidents. In a recent study, the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. ...
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  • Two Killed in Houston Oilfield Electrocution

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 25-Feb-2014

    A crane accident left two people dead by electrocution in a Southwest Houston oilfield on Tuesday afternoon. Early reports from the Houston Fire Department state that the victims were electrocuted when a live power wire fell on them after being knocked over by a crane on the Blue Ridge site. According to the homicide division of the Houston Police Department, both individuals were transported to ...
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  • Suit Filed on Behalf of Borger Refinery Worker

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 25-Feb-2014

    Arnold & Itkin is proud to be representing a man who was injured at the Phillips 66 refinery in Borger Texas. Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Kyle Findley, and another attorney from Arnold & Itkin filed suit on behalf of the plaintiff, who fell into an unmarked, unbarricaded, and unlit hole while surveying the site. The hole contained burning liquid, which caused the plaintiff to suffer severe ...
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  • Causes of Crane Accidents

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 21-Feb-2014

    Crane accidents are one of the most serious types of construction accidents, as they can cause severe injuries and even death. Types of crane accidents include crane collapse, crawler crane accidents, mobile crane accidents, and tower crane collapse. When a crane accident occurs, it is often because of workplace negligence, including mechanical failures and improper employee training. Other causes ...
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  • Worker Health Risks in Plant Explosions

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 20-Feb-2014

    Common Injuries Sustained After a Blast Plant explosions can pose extreme health risks. Not only can they result in severe and even life-threatening injuries, but whenever workers are exposed to dangerous materials, other health risks can result. Take these examples into consideration: In April 2013, a fertilizer plant explosion in West Texas raised concern about ammonia exposure. For individuals ...
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  • Arnold & Itkin LLP Files Suit for Injured Oilfield Worker

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 19-Feb-2014

    Arnold & Itkin LLP recently filed suit on behalf of an oilfield worker who sustained a serious injury while following instructions from his supervisor. The client injured his back picking up a crossover as directed by his supervisor. The suit has been filed against Baker Hughes and BP since the man was working on a BP jobsite in Marshall, Texas under the direction of a Baker Hughes supervisor. ...
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  • Arnold & Itkin Represents 18-Wheeler Accident Victim

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin, LLP || 19-Feb-2014

    A man whose vehicle was struck by an 18-wheeler recently came to us for legal help. The man had sustained serious injuries to his neck and back as a result of the accident. Our attorneys, Jason Itkin, Cory Itkin, and Noah Wexler, filed a lawsuit on his behalf in Harris County, Texas. At Arnold & Itkin, we always strive to obtain the maximum amount of compensation possible for personal injury ...
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  • Suit Filed Claiming Physical & Psychological Injuries

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 18-Feb-2014

    A recent case filed by Arnold & Itkin attorneys Jason Itkin, Cory Itkin, and Noah Wexler demonstrates how damaging worksite accidents can be to a person both physically and emotionally. Our team has filed suit on behalf of an individual who sustained severe physical and psychological injuries while working CF Industries Donaldsonville nitrogen plant. The accident that caused her injuries ...
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  • Worker's Compensation & Your Industrial Accident Case

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 18-Feb-2014

    Industrial facilities or plants are some of the most dangerous places to work. Often, news headlines are filled with the most recent accident that has occurred in one of the country's industrial plants. Unfortunately, many workers are forced to assume this risk going into the job despite the mandated safety regulations plants adhere to. Most industrial companies have one major focus: money. If ...
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  • Arnold & Itkin Represents Man Who Sustained Broken Ribs & Back Injury

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin, LLP || 17-Feb-2014

    Our attorneys at Arnold & Itkin LLP recently represented a scaffold builder who injured himself on the job when he fell from a height and broke his ribs and pelvis. He also sustained injuries to his back and tailbone as a result of the accident. Attorneys Jason Itkin, Cory Itkin, and Noah Wexler filed suit to help the man hold Kiewit's shipyard responsible for failing to uphold workplace ...
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  • Arnold & Itkin Represents Man Whose Arm Was Severed

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin, LLP || 14-Feb-2014

    At Arnold & Itkin, we recently represented a man whose arm was severed by a saw while he was on the job at a construction site. He also suffered from other bodily injuries to his arm, knees and legs that required multiple surgeries. Attorneys Jason Itkin, Cory Itkin, and Noah Wexler filed the lawsuit in Harris County, Texas. It is our passion to fight for justice and compensation and to ensure ...
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  • Amputation & Crush Injuries in Chemical Plant Accidents

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 14-Feb-2014

    When people hear about a chemical plant accident, the major stories they expect to read about are burn injuries, chemical poisoning, or toxic exposure. While these types of injuries are unfortunately common in chemical plant explosions and accidents, there is more to the picture. Two of the most dangerous physical injuries that can occur in chemical plant accidents are crushing injuries and ...
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  • Worker Remains Missing After Fire at Greene Co. Gas-Well

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 12-Feb-2014

    After Tuesday morning's explosion and fire at a natural gas well near the West Virginia border, a worker remains missing. Between 20 and 30 workers were at the property at the time of the explosion. The natural gas well is owned by the Chevron Corporation and located in the 600-block of Bald Hill Church Road in Dunkard Township. While one worker was hospitalized for the minor injuries he ...
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  • Toxic Exposure in Chemical Plant Accidents

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 11-Feb-2014

    With the growth of industrial facilities, more and more chemicals are being released into the atmosphere every year. In recent studies, it was reported that millions of pounds of hazardous chemicals are released by chemical plants across the country. Not only are most of these plants located near cities, flourishing neighborhoods, and growing schools, but they are also filled with large numbers of ...
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  • Burn Injuries in Chemical Plant Accidents

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 7-Feb-2014

    As an industrial worker, you are required to pay close attention to your environment and surroundings to avoid injury. In the event of a chemical plant accident, maintaining this focus can be very difficult. Often these types of industrial accidents can lead to devastating results for workers, leaving them permanently scarred, disfigured, or disabled. This not only affects the worker, but also ...
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