Chesapeake Energy Oil Well Explosion Kills 3 Workers

Wrongful Death Attorney A late January gas explosion at a Chesapeake Energy oil well in Burleson County claimed the lives of three workers and left a fourth severely injured, according to multiple reports. The four workers, all contractors, were working to replace drilling hardw...

The Far-Reaching Consequences of Serious Workplace Injuries for Employees

Workplace accidents such as slip-and-falls, chemical exposure and heavy equipment failure often result in serious injuries to employees. In Texas, employers are not required to maintain workers’ compensation insurance. As a result, the consequences of serious workplace injuries...

Recent Refinery Explosion Injures 37; Latest in a Series of Petrochemical Accidents This Year

An explosion at a Texas oil refinery July 31 left 37 people injured and people in the state wondering why so many petrochemical fires and explosions have happened so frequently this year. The July 31 explosion at the Exxon Mobil refinery in Bayport, about 25 miles east o...