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Refinery Accident Causes Burn Injuries for Workers in Delaware City

Refinery Accident Causes Burn Injuries for Workers in Delaware CityOn Tuesday morning, a refinery accident caused various burn injuries for three refinery workers in Delaware City, Delaware. The explosion occurred around 11:30 am at the refinery, leaving one worker with serious burn injuries to the face and arms, and another worker with severe facial and neck burns. A third worker burned his feet during the refinery accident. All injured parties went to the hospital for medical treatment, and two workers remain in critical condition.

Employees at refineries may be more at risk for developing injuries due to the danger inherent at these types of facilities. In some cases, proper safeguards or routine maintenance may be lacking at the facility that may lead to injuries and even fatalities for employees. Burn injuries may range from minor to severe and could result in permanent disfigurement or other life-changing health issues.

If you or someone you love developed serious injuries during an industrial accident, contact our Bear work accident lawyers at Rhoades & Morrow will assist you in filing a claim. To discuss your case with an experienced attorney, call us at 302-427-9500 or contact us online. With offices in Wilmington, Bear, and Milford, Delaware, we serve clients throughout Hockessin, Newark, Glasgow, Middletown, Smyrna, Dover, Lewes, Georgetown, and Seaford as well as those in the communities of New Castle County, Kent County, and Sussex County.

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