After the explosion, a large fire ignited, sending black plumes of smoke into the sky. The fire broke out and burned for more than five hours in the area of the plant that contains polypropylene material. Some victims suffered severe burn injuries.
Baytown is about 25 miles east of downtown Houston, and is home to the ExxonMobil Olefins Plan, the oil refinery and petrochemical complex. Approximately 7,000 people work at the plant.
- Lawsuit filed by worker severely burned in ExxonMobil Corporation Olefins plant fire
- Lawsuits filed following explosion at ExxonMobil plant in Baytown, Texas
Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner has been cited in the news for this matter on the following sites:
- 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 ExxonMobil plant fire files lawsuit
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