(Houston, TX) Houston attorneys, Mo Aziz and Karl Long of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner and Bilaal Badat of The Law Office of Bilaal Badat, PLLC, filed a First Amended Petition, which adds new defendants to the wrongful death lawsuit filed on behalf of the family of Frank Flores.

The newly added defendants are Western International Gas & Cylinders, Inc. and Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc. Plaintiffs allege these defendants were negligent in relation to their maintenance, supply and monitoring of the propylene equipment at Watson Grinding's facility in Houston, where the explosion occurred on January 24, 2020. Attorney Mo Aziz states, "Propylene distributors have a duty to ensure that storage and delivery equipment is free of leaks. We now know that there was a significant propylene leak before the explosion."

For questions regarding the ­­­lawsuit, please contact Madison Kauffman at [email protected] or Mo Aziz at [email protected] or 832-868-4198.