Crosby, TX – Earl Mangum Killed In KMCO Explosion
Crosby, TX (April 3, 2019) – On Tuesday, April 2, an explosion occurred at the KMCO Chemical plant in Crosby.
The incident occurred when a chemical called Isobutylene sparked a fire at the facility. One man, who has been identified as 27-year-old Earl Mangum, from Daisetta, was killed in the explosion. Two other victims remain hospitalized from injuries sustained in this incident.
Our warmest sympathies go out to the family and friends of Earl Mangum as they deal with this very tragic loss. We hope those injured are able to get the medical attention necessary to make a fast and full recovery.
Workplace Injuries In Texas
Every year, more than 500 people are injured in accidents while on the job. Sadly, numerous victims die as a result of injuries sustained. When victims die at work, they often leave families behind to suffer their tragic loss.
Surviving family members of those killed at work often face stacking funeral expenses and overwhelming grief. Learning that the incident could have been prevented adds further devastation to an already difficult situation. Thankfully, surviving family members are able to get a sense of justice, as well as compensation, by contact a Texas wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.
Our Texas accident injury attorneys from the Benton Law Firm have extensive experience helping surviving family members get the justice and compensation they deserve for the tragic loss of their loved ones. Our firm is dedicated to helping those harmed get compensation for lost wages, funeral expenses, and various other damages related to the incident. Don’t hesitate. Call (214) 219-4878 now to speak with a workplace injury attorney in Texas to see what legal options are available for you.
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