Refinery Workers

The Barnes Law Firm,LLP represents injured refinery workers throughout Houston who have suffered a personal injury due to occupational hazards, safety issues, exposure to hazardous chemicals and toxic pollutants. If you or a loved one have been injured during the course of  employment at a refinery and believe you have sustained physical injury, developed an occupational illness or disease, disfigurement, disability, damages, losses, including pain and suffering from refinery work, contact the Barnes Law Firm,LLP . You need injury attorneys experienced in the injury claims of refinery workers. Contact us for a free evaluation of your refinery worker case.

Have you or a loved one suffered an injury or illness during the course of employment at a refinery? Did you know that workers in refineries are regularly exposed to a whole variety of occupational hazards ? Most refinery workers, including refinery workers employed by third party contractors, are needlessly injured because of safety issues, exposure to hazardous chemicals and toxic byproducts of oil and petroleum production, as well as exposure to a whole host of pollutants that have been linked to serious diseases.

Refinery workers at the highest risk of injury and toxic exposure include welders, painters, platform workers, sandblasters, pipe fitters, corrosion removal laborers, cleanup crew, refinery maintenance operators, turnaround and shutdown workers. Also workers in industries related to oil and petroleum refining, such as workers in the chemical industry, the plastics industry, rubber workers, plywood and furniture workers, and industries that utilize petroleum based by products in their manufacturing process are at risk of occupational illness or injury .

The Barnes Law Firm,LLP is experienced in the claims of injured refinery workers throughout Houston who have developed an occupational illness or disease related to refinery work.

Some of the dangers and injuries that refinery workers are regularly exposed to include;

  • Fires
  • Explosions
  • Asbestos Exposure
  • Lead Poisoning
  • Benzene Exposure
  • Silica Exposure
  • Unsafe Scaffolding
  • Heat Exposure
  • Slips and Falls
  • Electrocutions
  • Chemical Burns

Some of the occupational illnesses and diseases refinery workers have developed include;

  • AML, acute myelogenous leukemia
  • chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML)
  • chronic lymphatic leukemia (CLL)
  • multiple myeloma
  • Lung Disease
  • Mesothelioma
  • Silicosis

The Barnes Law Firm,LLP is experienced in the claims of injured refinery workers throughout Houston, Missouri City, Baytown, The Woodlands, Pasadena, Channelview, Katy, Texas City, Laporte, Deer Park, and throughout the Houston area who have developed an occupational illness or disease related to refinery work.

The Barnes Law Firm,LLP works strictly on a contingent fee basis and advances all upfront costs of a case which include, investigation, case development, litigation, expert witnesses and court costs. Those expenses, in addition to our fee, are deducted from the ultimate recovery. But if we are not successful in a recovery in your case, we absorb all costs and charge no fee.

If you have been injured at a refinery or if you’ve developed an occupational illness as a result of your refinery work, contact the experienced refinery injury lawyers in Houston at The Barnes Law Firm,LLP . Our attorneys can help you or your loved one to