• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: January 2020
One Person Dead, Three Left Injured after Well Explosion

Burleson County, TX (1/30/2020) – One person is dead and three others are injured after a blowout occurred at a Chesapeake Energy well in Burleson County.

The explosion occurred off County Road 127 and FM 60 around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

A contractor was killed at the scene.

Three injured employees were transported via helicopter to hospitals in Austin and Houston.

Deputies and firefighters remained at the scene Wednesday evening to assist with the burning fire.

Investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.

Workplace Accident Attorneys

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2004 there were over 4.2 million job related injuries and illnesses and over 5,700 on the job fatalities. When an injury occurs on the job, workers have a right to worker’s compensation. Workers’ compensation is typically provided by an employer to help an injured worker with his medical bills and lost wages.

Because there was a death and three other people left injured after a workplace accident, it’s important to file the necessary claims to be compensated. If you or a loved one has been injured in a workplace accident, you should consult one of our experienced and aggressive workplace accident attorneys. In an effort to help you or your loved, the attorneys of Sutliff & Stout, PLLC are happy to speak with you free of charge to discuss your concerns and situation.

Source: Chron

About the Author

Hank Stout co-founded Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm, to protect and pursue the rights of people who were harmed by the carelessness of others. Mr. Stout is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been actively trying cases for over fifteen years. In recognition of his accomplishments and results, he has been selected by Thompson Reuters as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas) and has been selected as Lead Counsel. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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