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Plant & Refinery Accidents

Helping the Victims of New Mexico's Most Catastrophic Accidents

New Mexico Plant & Refinery Accident Attorneys

Leading Albuquerque Trial Lawyers Fighting for Injured Workers' Rights

For workers employed at New Mexico plants and refineries, the dangers you face occur daily; however, that does not mean that accidents are acceptable. From explosions to fires, plant and refinery accidents can have serious consequences. In fact, following a substantial accident, there may be as many as 15,000 people who file a claim.

Often, the main cause of these accidents can be linked back to human error or negligence of some kind. This could be the negligence of the owner or manager of the plant, the workers, or a third party—and it could manifest in ways such as failing to properly train the plant workers. As New Mexico plant and refinery accident attorneys, we fight for answers for injured workers, their families, and the people who live and work nearby. We work to help them recover the financial compensation it takes to rebuild and recover after serious accidents.

If you've been injured at a plant or refinery, it's crucial that you get the help you need. Contact Arnold & Itkin today.

Plants & Refineries in New Mexico

The following are some of New Mexico's major plants and refineries:

  • Navajo Refinery - Artesia, NM
  • Western Refinery - Bloomfield, NM
  • Ciniza Refinery - Gallup, NM
  • Waste Isolation Pilot Plant - Carlsbad, NM
  • Four Corners Power Plant - Farmington, NM

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), New Mexico ranked #6 in the nation's crude oil production and #5 for utility-scale electricity generation from solar energy.

New Mexico Nuclear Waste Accident

In 2014, a nuclear waste accident occurred in New Mexico that was described as a "horrific comedy of errors." Per preliminary reports, 30+ safety lapses occurred at the nuclear waste plant that led to the accident where a 55-gallon drum erupted. The drum had been buried more than 2,000 feet under the desert in a salt shaft and exploded radioactive foam on the local area. More than 20 workers were exposed to low-level radiation.

Incidents like this are unacceptable. If you were impacted by a fire, explosion, or any type of accident at a chemical plant, oil refinery, or any other industrial worksite, know that you can turn to our Albuquerque plant accident attorneys for experienced guidance. We have helped people after some of the nation's biggest catastrophes.

Talk to an Experienced New Mexico Plant Accident Attorney

If you or someone you love has been injured in a plant or refinery accident, get the help you need from New Mexico plant and refinery accident lawyers. We are experienced and proven trial lawyers who may be able to help you file a claim and fight to recover the full and fair compensation that you deserve.

To get started, do not hesitate to contact our New Mexico refinery accident lawyers for a free review of your case.

Case Results

Check Out Our Victories

  • $8 Billion Top 3 Largest Jury Verdict in U.S. History Arnold & Itkin LLP tried a Risperdal case against Johnson & Johnson for failing to warn about one of the drug’s most damaging side effects: gynecomastia. Our skill, hard work, and dedication resulted in the third-largest jury verdict ever obtained ...
  • $357 Million Largest Workplace Accident Settlement in Texas history Arnold & Itkin LLP secured a massive nine-figure settlement against a transnational corporation for a workplace incident. The settlement set a Texas record for being the largest personal injury settlement in the state’s history.
  • $205 Million Confidential Settlement Obtained for Numerous Clients Arnold & Itkin reached a record $205,000,000 settlement on behalf of clients after several years of hard-fought litigation. The case settled just before trial was set to begin.
  • $171 Million One of the Largest Confidential Settlements in History Arnold & Itkin worked over the course of several years to represent clients in a case that many other law firms turned down. In the end, we were able to obtain a record-setting confidential settlement of $171 million.
  • $117 Million Largest Single-Event Personal Injury Verdict in Louisiana History Arnold & Itkin represented a pregnant woman who experienced stomach pain and called Acadian Ambulance. The driver of the ambulance drove the ambulance into the back of a sugar cane truck causing the plaintiff's spine to be severed at T4 and for her ...
  • $116 Million Confidential Settlement Arnold & Itkin LLP negotiated a massive nine figure settlement on behalf of their clients after several years of hard fought litigation.
  • $110 Million Record Settlement Achieved for Victims of Defective Products Arnold & Itkin obtained a record settlement for individuals harmed by defective, dangerous products. The result exemplifies our commitment to clients and justice for those seriously injured by the conduct of others.
  • $105 Million Record Settlement for Dangerous Product Victims Arnold & Itkin’s legal team helped represent those harmed by dangerous products. We were successful in recovering a $105 million settlement.
  • $97 Million Massive Settlement Secured for Refinery Workers Arnold & Itkin is proud to share that after months of preparation for trial, our firm was able to secure a huge settlement for clients who were injured in a refinery fire. Find out more now.
  • $92.7 Million Record Settlement for Burn Injury Victim Arnold & Itkin LLP secured a substantial settlement for a man who suffered severe burns in an accident at his job. The settlement set a new record statewide for workers with similar injuries.
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“They really weren’t afraid to take them on. I think that’s why they had the outcome that they had. They really weren’t afraid. They told us they were going to take them on. They did!”
Raquel Workplace Explosion Victim

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