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Western Refining Accidents

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Western Refining Accident Attorneys

Helping Injured Oil & Gas Workers in Texas, New Mexico & Minnesota

Western Refining, Inc. is a crude oil refiner headquartered in El Paso. The company’s refineries are located in Gallup, New Mexico, St. Paul Park, Minnesota, and El Paso, Texas, and have the combined capacity to process about 242,000 barrels of crude oil per day. All three refineries have loading terminals to transport products by commercial truck, and the El Paso refinery also delivers via pipelines. Western Refining also owns a number of terminals in New Mexico, Virginia, Arizona, and Texas, and it has about 260 retail outlets located throughout the southwestern U.S. In 2014, its revenue was an estimated $15.2 billion, and the company had 5,700 employees.

In 2017, Western Refining was acquired by Andeavor (formerly known as Tesoro), another independent refining company, for $6.4 billion. In 2018, Marathon Petroleum acquired Andeavor, replacing Valero Energy as the biggest oil refiner in the United States.

Were you injured working for Western Refining, Andeavor, or any refinery? Our attorneys can help. We represent oil and gas workers across the U.S. and have won billions for our clients. Call (888) 493-1629 today!

Refinery Accidents & Their Causes

Refineries are essential to American industry and our way of life. The people who work in crude oil refineries like Western Refining need to be protected on the job. They deserve the same level of protection as any person in any occupation, from police officers to schoolteachers. Even though their line of work involves inherent hazards, like operating heavy equipment and working around volatile substances, there is no excuse for the preventable accidents that injure and kill industrial workers. Oil and gas companies have an obligation to uphold safety standards and must be held accountable when they fail to protect workers.

Our team at Arnold & Itkin represents refinery workers in cases involving:

Oil refinery accidents are caused by aging or defective equipment, safety violations, inadequate training, and decisions by large corporations to put profits over the safety of their workers and the environment. When this happens, our Western Refining accident attorneys stand ready to help injured workers and families who have lost loved ones. We shed light on the decisions and actions made by oil and gas companies to protect their interests instead of their workers’ wellbeing. We make negligent corporations pay for what they’ve done, because we believe in helping our clients face brighter futures.

Why You Need a Western Refining Accident Lawyer

Since acquiring Western Refining through its acquisition of Andeavor, Marathon has become the largest oil refiner in the country. If you work for Marathon in any capacity, you have rights if you were injured on the job. You may be covered by workers’ compensation, or, if someone other than your employer or a co-worker caused your injuries, you may have grounds for a third-party personal injury lawsuit.

If you were injured, our firm has the answers you need during this difficult time. We know how to help you get the best medical treatment and the full financial support it will take to rebuild your life. Best of all, our refinery accident attorneys don’t give up. We persist, fighting for the life-changing settlements and verdicts that bring our clients real relief after going through the unthinkable.

To find out more about your rights and how we can help with a case involving a Western Refining accident, call our offices at (888) 493-1629. Not only is your consultation free and confidential, but if we take your case, you pay nothing at all unless we win. There’s no risk—contact us today.

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  • $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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