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Category: Industrial Accidents

Third-Party Liability in Baton Rouge Industrial Accidents

Published on Aug 26, 2018 in Industrial Accidents.

An accident at a South Louisiana oil refinery or other industrial setting can be catastrophic. Fires, explosions, chemical leaks, and truck crashes can leave employees unable to work and in need of expensive medical treatment. Under Louisiana law, if you are injured on the job, you are covered by your employer’s workers’ comp insurance. However, […]

Dangers of Working at a Louisiana Oil Refinery

Published on Aug 20, 2018 in Industrial Accidents.

With 18 refineries handling over three million barrels of crude oil every day, Louisiana has the nation’s second largest petroleum-refining capacity. ExxonMobil’s refinery in Baton Rouge is the fourth-largest refinery in the country, employing over 4,000 workers. Marathon’s refinery in Garyville is even bigger. While this industry is vital to our state’s economy, workers at […]

Injuries Suffered in Petrochemical Accidents

Published on Aug 20, 2018 in Industrial Accidents.

Given the volatility of the materials used by the petrochemical employers in our area, it is not surprising that industrial accidents at these facilities can cause serious, life-changing injuries. In most cases, if you suffer one of these injuries, you will be covered by your employer’s workers’ compensation policy. However, if your injuries were caused […]

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What Percentage of Accidents Are Caused by Trucks?

We hear about severe accidents with 18-wheelers all the time and how devastating and deadly wrecks with large trucks can be. And we see these accidents in the news or drive past them on the road and often we wonder if anyone survived or what makes large trucks so dangerous that they’re always getting into […]

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How Your Spare Tire Could Cause an Accident

When it comes to road safety, one thing that we often focus on is the condition of our vehicle’s tires.   We check for wear and tear, monitor air pressure, and replace them when necessary. However, there’s one tire that usually gets overlooked—the spare tire.   While it may seem like a minor detail, neglecting your spare […]

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Can I Recover Compensation from the Louisiana Patient’s Compensation Fund?

Have you fallen victim to medical malpractice? If so, then you likely understand all too well how a doctor or another practitioner’s error can not only cause you to experience health setbacks but bring unexpected medical and other costs — expenses that you may not be able to afford.   The costs you’ve incurred may have […]

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