Common Types of Refinery Injuries
Oil refinery workers suffer from a litany of injuries each year, some more severe than others. Here are a few examples of what types of injuries a worker could sustain during an oil refinery accident:
- Burns from fire, explosions, or chemicals
- Illness from toxic chemical exposure
- Brain injuries
- Head, neck, and spinal cord injuries
- Loss of sight or hearing
- Internal organ injuries
This is by no means an exhaustive list of injuries that refinery workers suffer from each year. If you were injured in any capacity while working at an oil refinery, you may be entitled to compensation. If the unthinkable happens and a loved one is killed on the job, contact our experienced team of oil refinery accident attorneys. We have a proven track record of helping our clients and their families receive the compensation they deserve for the pain and suffering they have incurred.
Employing the Best Expert Witnesses For Your Refinery Accident Case
It can be crucial to the success of your refinery accident case to find the best expert witnesses possible. An expert witness — or judicial expert — provides specialized knowledge and brings expertise that average people may not have. Their reports and testimony can play an extremely important role in developing your personal injury case to its fullest.
We have spent decades finding the best expert witnesses in the United States. At Thomas J. Henry, each expert witness we employ has went through a rigorous examination and questioning process, ensuring they are the right witness for the case. We are continuously looking for new and inventive ways to use expert witnesses in oil refinery injury lawsuits.
Experts used in your refinery accident case could include:
- Accident reconstructionists
- Welding experts
- Engineering experts
- Hazardous chemical experts
- Safety equipment experts
- Occupational and environmental health experts
- Process safety management experts
- OSHA consultants
- Confined space permit experts
Refinery accident cases can be complex, so employing the services of one of the experts listed above can be vital in providing pertinent information. Thomas J. Henry employs a multitude of experts, ensuring our clients that their case is taken seriously and put in the best position to achieve the maximum amount of compensation for their refinery injury.
Contact an Experienced Refinery Injury Attorney
If you or a loved one have been hurt while working at an oil refinery, contact Thomas J. Henry. Our experienced oil refinery accident lawyers are available 24/7, nights and weekends to evaluate your claim. Thomas J. Henry has a record of achieving record-breaking, real results for clients injured in workplace accidents.
Call us today for a free case review. Our firm has offices in Corpus Christi, San Antonio, and Austin, serving clients across Texas and nationwide.