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  • Case Filed on Behalf of a Family Who Lost Their Father

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin LLP || 11-Dec-2018

    Arnold & Itkin is proud to represent the wife and children of a man who was crushed to death on the job with heavy equipment. The defendants exposed their employee to danger by failing to secure the heavy equipment that ultimately killed him. The incident occurred at Port Freeport in Freeport, Texas. It is the employers’ responsibility to ensure that all equipment is secured and safe to ...
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  • Case Filed for Husband & Father Killed by Faulty Harness

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 19-Apr-2018

    Arnold & Itkin LLP recently filed suit against 3M as a result of its defective manufacturing of a fall protection harness. A husband and father trusted that 3M provided him with a fall protection harness that was free of defects. Unfortunately, while working at an elevated height at a Whirlpool facility, the lanyard attached to his harness broke, and he fell to his death. Falls are one of the ...
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  • Worker Passes Away Weeks After Explosion

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 3-May-2016

    Weeks after an explosion caused severe burns and injuries to an Illinois construction worker, the man passed away while being cared for in the hospital. The injured worker died on Friday in the burn unit of a local St. Louis hospital, Mercy Hospital. He was receiving treatment for his extensive burns, which occurred after he was caught in a gas explosion on the job. Ongoing Investigations Into the ...
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  • Workplace Fatality Statistics in the United States

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 28-May-2015

    Each year the AFL-CIO releases a report entitled “Death on the Job.” The most recent report analyzes workplace fatalities in the United States for 2013. While the number of workplace fatalities has been declining slightly over the past four years, there are still an alarming number of workers being killed on-the-job every day. Below are some of the key findings from the AFL-CIO report. ...
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  • Oil Field Rig Explosion Results in 3 Deaths in West Texas

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 11-Mar-2015

    Early Tuesday morning an oil field rig in West Texas exploded, causing the deaths of three workers. According to reports, the accident took place near Rankin, which is about 40 miles south of Midland. The well is owned by Parsley Energy of Midland, which owns significant acreage in the Permian Basin. However, all the workers were reportedly employed by Mason Well Service Ltd., located in Odessa. ...
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  • Mining Fatalities Continue to Rise

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 3-Mar-2015

    The statistics released by the Department of Labor show a disturbing trend in mining fatalities. Looking back over the past four years of data, 2013 saw an increase in the number of fatalities from the previous two years. While one would hope that 2013 was simply an aberration, the new figures released for 2014 show that mining fatalities remained relatively constant at the higher 2013 rate. The ...
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  • The Four Most Common Fatal Construction Accidents

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 24-Feb-2015

    The construction industry is one of the most dangerous in the country for workers. Because of the many hazards on a construction site, construction workers are at a greater risk of fatal accidents than almost any other job in the country. In fact, according to OSHA, 20% of all workplace fatalities in the private industry occurred on construction sites in 2013 and nearly 60% of those fatalities ...
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  • New Hire Training Essential to Preventing Industrial Deaths

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 29-Dec-2014

    With the continuing expansion in industrial fields, such as manufacturing, construction, mining, and especially the oil and gas industry, many companies are eager to hire new faces. The opportunity for well-paid positions with a promising future for the industry has also appealed to thousands of workers who have flocked to growing sites, such as the Bakken Shale area. However, this growth across a ...
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  • Risk of Fatalities and Injuries for Commercial Drivers

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 4-Dec-2014

    Commercial drivers provide an invaluable service to nearly every industry in America. Transporting goods from one coast to the other, they are necessary to stock stores, carry fuel, and gather construction materials that keep our society functioning. However, these powerful and large vehicles carry a particularly high rate of injuries and fatalities for their drivers, who make up more deaths in ...
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  • Fatal Accident Occurs at ExxonMobil Construction Project Site

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

    On Thursday afternoon at approximately 2:40 p.m., a fatal incident occurred at an Olefins Plant in Baytown, TX. The contractor was employed by Group and was working at an ExxonMobil construction project site. Emergency crews were called out to help the man, but he was later pronounced dead. ExxonMobil said the following in a statement that they released: "We are greatly saddened by this and ...
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  • Louisiana Worker Killed in Chevron Pipeline Blowout

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 17-Sep-2014

    Platform Repairs Lead to Tragic Accident in New Orleans A worker was performing routine maintenance when a deadly accident occurred. The incident took place at a natural gas gathering system off the cost of New Orleans. Chevron believes that the accident was caused by a valve blowout out on the offshore platform. One worker was killed while two others suffered injuries. Chevron stated that they ...
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  • Texas Still Leads Country in Workplace Deaths

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

    Booming economy tears down workplace protections? OSHA has tightened regulations and rules on reportable injuries this year, which will hopefully lead to a successful decrease in number of workplace injuries and deaths. Though there has been a significant drop in workplace deaths in Texas, the state still leads the country in fatalities. Why has Texas led the nation in workplace deaths for 7 of ...
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  • Texas Workers Face Workers' Compensation Battlefield

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 2-Jul-2014

    Though the economy in Texas may be booming, many workers are left exposed to the dangers of workplace accidents and lack of coverage. There have been countless numbers of workplace deaths confirmed by OSHA since the late 90s, with that number only continuing to grow. In addition to that, hundreds of thousands of workers have no real occupational insurance coverage, putting them in even more danger ...
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  • Louisiana Drilling Rig Bursts, 2 East Texas Men Killed

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

    Late Thursday night, a tragic accident occurred on the Wild Horse drilling rig in western Lincoln Parish. The Louisiana drilling rig burst, resulting in the deaths of two East Texas men and minor injuries for a third victim. Authorities pronounced the two men dead at the site of the accident. While there are still no official reports, early investigations indicate that the accident was caused by ...
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  • It has been one year since the tragic chemical explosion that claimed the lives of 15 people and injured hundreds more at the West Fertilizer plant in the small town of West, Texas. Now, federal agencies are finally beginning the process of taking precautionary measures against similar events taking place in the future. Senator Barbara Boxer is the chairperson of the Senate environment and public ...
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  • Federal prosecutors recently charged Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) with several felony counts for the 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion that caused eight deaths and the destruction of 38 homes in San Bruno, California. The indictment — which was filed on Tuesday, April 1 in San Francisco — levels 12 felony counts and numerous federal safety violations against the ...
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  • Forth Worth Worker Found Dead at Water Waste Facility

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

    Early January, a North Texas company known as Liquid Environmental Solutions reported a fatal industrial accident. The environmental company recently identified the man who was killed in the accident at the water reclamation site. 54-year old Curtis Anderson of Grapevine was the victim. The cause of the accident and the untimely death are still under investigation, said a spokesman for the ...
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  • UPDATE: 2nd Louisiana Chemical Plant Explosion Victim Pronounced Dead

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin LLP || 14-Jun-2013

    Sources report that a second victim from yesterday's chemical plant explosion has been pronounced dead this afternoon. He was receiving treatments at the hospital when he succumbed to his burn injuries and lost his life. The 47 year old employee was at the burn unit of the Baton Rouge General Medical Center at the time he passed away. Louisiana State Police Department Capt. Doug Cain shared ...
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  • UPDATE: Louisiana Chemical Plant Explosion 1 Dead, Over 70 Injured

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin LLP || 14-Jun-2013

    Thursday's plant explosion was a devastating accident for the people of Louisiana as over 70 victims are suffering from various levels of injuries and one has already been reported dead from the disaster. The victim who suffered fatal wounds was a 29 year old husband and father who worked at the Williams Olefins chemical plant located in Geismar, LA. The hazmat team located his body during the ...
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  • 1,000 Toxic Chemical Accidents Prior to the West, Texas Explosion

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin LLP || 20-May-2013

    In light of the tragic plant explosion in West, Texas on April 17, the topic of toxic chemical exposure is surfacing yet again. However, what many don't realize is this fertilizer plant explosion is not a standalone incident, in fact there have been 1,000 reported accidents over the past 15 years relating chemical facilities. Last month's explosion claimed the lives of 15 victims in the ...
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  • OSHA Cites Excavation Company After Worker Death

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 17-May-2013

    The United States Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration is dedicated to promoting safety in work environments throughout the nation. When the department discovers a company that is not exercising proper safety measures, they conduct investigations. If they discover authorities in the company did not take every possible precaution, then OSHA has the right to cite ...
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  • UPDATED: West Texas Fertilizer Company Explosion

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin LLP || 18-Apr-2013

    Yesterday evening a fertilizer plant in West, Texas caught fire; resulting in a devastating explosion that has injured and killed many victims the small tight-knit community. According to recent report updates, between 5 and 15 victims have died from the explosion, and at least 100-160 victims who are suffering varying levels of injuries. The extent of the property damage is not yet known, though ...
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  • West, Texas Plant Explosion

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 17-Apr-2013

    On Wednesday evening, April 17, 2013, a major explosion took place after a fertilizer plant had caught fire in the town of West, Texas – about 20 miles north of Waco. Emergency crews from all over Central Texas responded to the devastating scene in the small town of roughly 2,600 people. Numerous injuries had been reported, and ambulances and helicopters had been dispatched to transport ...
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  • Pipeline Dangers Examined by Federal Investigators

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin LLP || 21-Mar-2013

    Today, there are 1.8 million miles of gas delivery lines running underneath the earth throughout the United States, traveling below almost every town and city in our country. For this reason, the dangers of pipelines and explosions is ever present, and due to the recent string of pipeline explosions in our country, federal investigators are now looking into what could possibly be causing this ...
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  • Six Nuclear Storage Tanks are Leaking

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin || 28-Feb-2013

    Hanford, a former Cold War weapons production plant in Washington State, has been classified as one of the nation’s most contaminated facilities. Now, a new discovery is adding to that identity—at least six nuclear and chemical waste storage tanks are leaking underground at the Hanford nuclear reservation. Worse still, according to some federal officials, more of the aging tanks may ...
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