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Petrochemical Refinery Accident Attorney in Houston

Shell Oil Company Refinery Accidents

Commonly referred to as the “Shell Deer Park Refinery” in Pasadena, Texas, Shell Oil Company’s Deer Park 1,500-acre facility is located along the Houston ship channel in close proximity to residential areas. The facility produces 33,700 bbl/d (barrels per day) of crude oil.

Refineries have a duty to keep their workers and neighbors safe by complying with strict federal regulations and standards. Failure to do so can have disastrous consequences, including catastrophic injury and death. If you have been injured in an accident at the Shell Oil Facility, it is urgent to contact a Houston refinery injury attorney at The Daspit Law Firm to talk about your options for legal recourse.

You may have grounds for a lawsuit seeking compensation for damages related to your accident, including medical bills, lost wages, lost earning capacity, pain and suffering, and more. If you have suffered the untimely loss of a loved one, you may also be eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit seeking recompense for funeral and burial costs, loss of companionship, loss of financial support, and more.

Contact us to learn how we can help you pursue a financial recovery.

Leading Causes of Refinery Accidents

Due to the inherent risks associated with the processing of volatile petrochemicals, the potential for accidents can be great if companies and their employees fail to take necessary precautions.

Oil refinery accidents can be caused by a variety of factors, including:

  • Improper storage of hazardous materials
  • Inadequate training
  • Operator error
  • Violations of industry standards and practices
  • Improper repair and maintenance
  • Defective products

Any combination of these factors has the potential to cause a serious accident. Explosions, heavy equipment accidents, and hazardous material exposures are just some of the many things that could go wrong. Fall accidents are also a concern, as chemical plants have platforms rising high into the air. In 2008, a subcontractor at the Shell Deer Park facility was killed after losing her balance and falling head first more than 100 feet off a platform.

Available 24/7 to Talk About Your Case

The Daspit Law Firm has decades of experience representing injured individuals and families who have been impacted by a refinery accident. If you have been hurt, contact us to talk about your accident.

We can determine if negligence was a factor leading up to your injury and whether you have a viable claim against Shell, any of its employees, or even a third party. You have suffered enough, and should not have to continue to suffer financially for an accident that never should have happened in the first place.

Let us help you obtain justice. Request your free consultation when you call us at (888) 273-1045 .

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  • There Are No Legal Fees Unless We Win Your Case
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What Our
Clients Are Saying

  • I was beyond pleased with my outcome at Daspit Law Firm.

    “I couldn't believe how easy he made things! In fact, everyone I dealt with was very helpful and went the extra step!”

    Stephanie S.

  • I recommend Daspit to anyone who wants to be treated with compassion and needs true guidance through the law.

    “You made the accident that I was in not so traumatizing. I was in a panic until I entered your office and you guided me through.”

    Erica G.

  • They far exceed all my expectations with the settlement I received.

    “I will definitely refer Daspit Law Firm to my friends and family. Thank you!”

    Ellie J.

  • Daspit worked so hard to make sure that me and my girls would be ok.

    “They not only got the settlement but treated us like their own family. It's so nice not to have to worry about how I will pay the medical bills for one of my girls, plus the time off work I missed.”

    Claudine P.

  • I had nearly given up if it wasn't for the persistence and support provided at Daspit Law Firm.

    “An eye for detail, and their diligent effort resulted in everything we had hoped for. Want to thank the entire team again, for helping my family and going the extra mile to prove our case.”

    Micalita S.