Two people were killed in a natural gas pipeline explosion near Farmersville, Texas, on June 28, 2021. The lethal blast occurred at approximately 4 p.m. at the Atmos Energy Facility in Collin County, Texas. According to authorities, workers were conducting pipeline maintenance when the explosion occurred without warning. Two people were pronounced dead at the scene, while two others were taken to a local hospital. The survivors’ condition is unknown. Those involved in the incident were employees of Bobcat Contracting and Fesco Petroleum Engineering — subcontractors for Atmos Energy.
Victims of pipeline explosions are entitled to compensation and justice. Such explosions are almost always the result of negligence and/or gross negligence of those who fail to take the basic steps necessary to prevent them. Additionally, equipment failure due to a product defect can also play a role.
Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner Partner Benny Agosto, Jr., associate attorney Ben Agosto III, along with Co-Counsel Jacob Karam of The Karam Law Firm, have filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Dallas County, Texas against Atmos Energy Corporation and Bobcat Contracting, LLC on behalf of the surviving family of Deric Tarver
If you or a loved one has been injured or killed under the same or similar circumstances, call the law firm of Abraham Watkins today. It is imperative that you find a law firm to manage your claim as soon as possible following an injury or death of a family member. Further, it is important to find a skilled law firm with experience handling these cases to ensure that the responsible parties are held fully accountable.
The law firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz, & Stogner is the longest-standing personal injury firm in Texas, and our attorneys are standing by to assist with your claim. Call us today at 713-396-3964 or 1-800-594-4884 for your free consultation.