The Houston law firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner hosted a press conference on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. (CST) to discuss the lawsuit.
(Houston, TX) Houston attorneys, Mo Aziz of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner and John K. Zaid and Joe I. Zaid of John K. Zaid & Associates, represent Alvaro Coronel who was badly burned in the fire at Exxon Mobil Corporation’s Olefins Plant in Baytown, Texas. A lawsuit has been filed against Exxon Mobil Corporation.
On July 31, 2019, Alvaro Coronel was employed by Woodgroup and was contracted to work as a crane operator in Exxon Mobil Corporation’s Olefins Plant. Around 10:00 a.m., Mr. Coronel heard an explosion in the plant. Another worker then told everyone in the vicinity to flee. As Mr. Coronel was running to safety, the second explosion and subsequent fire occurred. Mr. Coronel was severely injured as a result of the second explosion.
Due to the explosion and subsequent fire, Mr. Coronel suffered burns to his head, neck, back, arms, and hand, as well as other injuries.
Mr. Coronel and his legal team were present at the press conference to answer questions. The press conference was held on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. (CST) at the law firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner, located at 800 Commerce Street, Houston, Texas, 77002.
Following are several instances where Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner is cited in the news for this matter:
- CBS: “I thought I was burning alive”: ExxonMobil contractor suing after refinery fire
- KHOU11: ‘I thought I was burning alive’ | Contractor sues ExxonMobil for more than $1M; says he was severely burned in plant fire
- ABC13: Worker says ExxonMobil clinic dismissed injury as ‘sun burns’
- Telemundo Houston: Contratista demanda a Exxon por más de $1 millón por incendio en planta
- Univision Houston: Un trabajador demanda a ExxonMobil por las heridas que sufrió durante el incendio en una planta
- Chron: Second worker injured from this week’s Baytown Exxon Mobil plant fire files lawsuit