• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: July 2021

Conroe, TX (7/15/2021) – An industrial accident left a worker electrocuted and another shocked at a Lake Conroe resort on Thursday.

Two Workers Killed by Heavy Equipment at Industrial Facility in East Houston

The incident happened at the Margaritaville Lake Resort on Lake Conroe. A crew was performing underground electrical work when electricity ignited.

A worker who was leaning into a manhole was killed as a result.

Another worker was burned after holding electrical wires during the explosion. 

Industrial Accident Lawyers Sutliff & Stout

While the cause of the accident is unknown, it was reported that this accident was labeled as an industrial accident. These types of accidents usually occur while workers are on duty. 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. The most common causes of work-related fatalities include highway incidents, falls, falling or moving objects. When this happens, employees that are fatally wounded are entitled to worker’s compensation.

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 ones, the attorneys of Sutliff & Stout, PLLC are happy to speak with you free of charge to discuss your concerns and situation.

Source: KHOU 

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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