Big Spring Refinery Accident Attorneys
Our Texas Refinery Accident Firm Brings the Fight Injured Workers Deserve
America's economy is powered by refineries that process crude oil into fuel. A large number of these refineries are scattered throughout Texas, the nation’s epicenter for oil production. Each day, Texans enter refineries and work hard to make our state the leader in energy production. Unfortunately, the companies that own the refineries do not always look out for the well-being of those who work for them.
There’s little debate that refinery work is one of the most dangerous jobs in America. As refineries produce petroleum products, they utilize a complex network of pipes and rely on advanced machinery. This means employers must remain vigilant to stop refinery accidents from happening. Any accident that occurs is almost always due to an employer’s failure to properly maintain a refinery’s equipment.
Refinery equipment that has historically failed due to neglect include:
The Big Spring refinery accident lawyers at Arnold & Itkin have seen a pattern at refineries nationwide. Companies often create a complex set of safety rules and protocols and vocally advertise the pride they take in safety. However, when it comes to practicing these safety protocols, these corporations completely fail to follow them in any meaningful way. This laziness results from a culture of profit chasing—it is simply more profitable to ignore safety and place employees at risk. We’ve seen it over and over: companies often fail to protect their employees, and they take every step possible to avoid taking care of those who are injured when disaster strikes.
Our Big Spring refinery accident lawyers find this unacceptable and are ready to help. Call (888) 493-1629 or use our short online form to review your options with an attorney for free.