Company Sued After Worker is Severely Burned in Galveston County Explosion

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A picture of an accidentA Galveston County man is suing after sustaining injuries while working at a Texas City facility, according to The Southeast Texas Record. The worker filed a lawsuit on February 27 against Marathon Petroleum Co. LP, citing negligence and gross negligence.

According to the lawsuit, the man was working for Wyatt Field Services at Marathon’s Texas City refinery when the accident occurred. While de-isolating a flare line, an explosion erupted, severely burning the worker. The victim remains in critical care at the Blocker Burn Unit at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.

The worker is seeking an undisclosed amount in damages in the lawsuit.

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