UPDATE: Houston, TX – 2 Deceased Victims Of Industrial Accident On Gessner Identified
Houston, TX (January 25, 2020) On the 24th of January, an industrial accident happened at Watson Grinding and Manufacturing at 4500 Gessner Rd. According to reports, a massive explosion occurred on the premises early Friday morning.
Somehow an explosion occurred at the facility that was heard throughout the city. Nearby homes and businesses were significantly damaged, and the explosion left debris that spread for about two miles.
When emergency responders arrived at the scene, they found the two men deceased. They have been identified as Frank Flores and Gerardo Castorena.
The fatal accident is still under investigation by authorities.
We send our condolences to the families of Frank Flores and Gerardo Castorena. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Industrial Accidents in Texas
Approximately 5,250 employees died at work in 2018. Most fatal work accidents result from employers not thoroughly inspecting areas and equipment before allowing access to their employees. Employers want their employees to provide the highest quality of work but sometimes fall short with proving a quality work environment.
When this happens, the families of deceased employees may be able to file wrongful death lawsuits if they believe the accident resulted from negligence.
At The Benton Law Firm, we have spent almost two decades committed to assisting families with filing wrongful death lawsuits against all liable parties after losing loved ones in workplace accidents. Despite the complexity of some of these cases, we have helped thousands of families win and receive funds to cover medical expenses, funeral costs, and more. If you recently lost a loved one and would like to set up a free consultation with us, call (214) 219-4878 for assistance.
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Disclaimer: The intent of this post is to provide general information to our readers and to help improve the safety and quality of life for those who live in our state. At The Benton Law Firm, we intend to honor those who are victimized in accidents across Texas. We aim to provide up to date information to the public surrounding these incidents in hopes of helping others avoid becoming victims themselves. If anyone is involved in an accident we would like to make sure they know how to respond, should a tragedy occur. Information in this post, should not be considered legal or medical advice. You should seek further assistance from a legal or medical professional if you or a loved one is a victim in an accident. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.