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Refinery Explosions

Our refinery explosion attorneys have been helping injured workers across the Gulf Coast states for many years. Victims of refinery explosions often experience burn injuries, but may also suffer brain injury and spinal cord injury due to concussion, and even wrongful death. Incidents of refinery explosions can be traced to a wide range of causes. No matter what the circumstances, when severe injury or an untimely death has touched you or your family as the result of a refinery explosion, it is time to seek the help of a Houston personal injury attorney. Our compassionate and skillful professionals have represented many individuals injured in refinery explosions to recover the compensation they needed to move forward with their lives.

Refinery explosions can result from improperly stored volatile substances, equipment failures, and more. Hurt in a refinery explosion? Here’s what you should know about your legal rights and options.

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Causes of Refinery Explosions

When certain chemicals, gases and other substances are kept in an unstable state or are exposed to heat, spark or fire, they have the potential to explode. When a substance explodes, it rapidly increases in volume, with a violent release of energy. The cause of a refinery explosion may be due to:

• Chemical spill
• Fire
• Electrical malfunction
• Defective machinery
• Maintenance or monitoring failure

The result is a blast of chemicals, high temperatures, and shock waves. Understanding where and how the different types of refinery explosions occur can help keep you, your co-workers, and your family safe.

If you or anyone you know was injured in a refinery explosion and would like a free and confidential case evaluation, please contact one of the Amaro Law Firm’s experienced attorneys at 713-864-1941 or toll free at 1-877-892-2797.

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