Expert Legal Support for Victims of Houston Chemical Plant Accidents

At Williams Hart & Boundas, we are renowned for our unwavering dedication to supporting victims of petrochemical accidents. With our experienced attorneys, vast resources, and deep knowledge of the industry, we tirelessly strive to fight for justice on behalf of our clients. Whether it’s explosions, fires, chemical exposure, or equipment failures, we have the expertise to navigate the legal complexities and ensure our clients receive the rightful compensation they deserve.

We are proud to stand with the hardworking people of Houston’s petrochemical industry, offering them the legal support and compassion they deserve in their most challenging times.

Practice Areas

At Williams Hart & Boundas, we are dedicated to providing high-quality legal representation across various cases. Our experienced Houston attorneys are nationally recognized leaders in Personal Injury, Mass Tort, Commercial Litigation, and First-Party Insurance, ensuring that our clients receive the compensation they deserve when they've suffered harm due to someone else's negligence, dangerous products, or widespread harmful practices.

Personal Injury

We are passionate about helping victims of negligence recover compensation for their pain, inability to work, and loss of income after a traumatic accident. Our knowledgeable Houston personal injury lawyers and staff offer decades of experience handling difficult and complex cases with integrity, perseverance, and respect for the law. Whether you’re facing an individual or a powerful corporation, we are ready to confront the most challenging of opponents.

Mass Tort

Our firm has a distinguished track record in Mass Tort litigation. With years of expertise in handling complex, multi-plaintiff cases, our team of skilled attorneys has successfully represented clients in various mass tort cases, from pharmaceutical and medical device lawsuits to toxic exposure and product liability claims. We understand the unique challenges of mass tort litigation and have the resources and legal acumen to navigate through them effectively.

Commercial Litigation

Our experienced team of complex Commercial Litigation attorneys handles intricate business disputes, including contract disputes, intellectual property matters, oil and gas claims, and more. We have a proven track record of delivering successful outcomes for our clients in high-stakes, multifaceted cases. With a deep understanding of the legal complexities involved in commercial litigation, we provide strategic and tailored solutions to protect our client's interests and businesses.

First-Party Insurance

Our award-winning attorneys have been recognized as pioneers in First-Party Insurance litigation. We have successfully represented countless clients in cases involving insurance claims, coverage disputes, bad faith practices, and more. We understand the challenges policyholders face when dealing with insurance companies, and we are committed to ensuring that you receive fair treatment and the coverage you are entitled to. 

How Our Houston Chemical Plant Accident Lawyers Can Help

When you partner with us, you’ll benefit from our years of experience dealing with complex legal processes surrounding petrochemical accidents. We understand the intricacies of refinery operations and the common safety failures that occur at numerous chemical plants in the Houston area. 

We will fight for the maximum compensation you deserve for medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. We will meticulously investigate your case, negotiate with insurance companies, and if necessary, represent you in court to ensure your rights are upheld. Contact us today for a free consultation and let our dedicated Houston petrochemical accident lawyers advocate for you.

Jim Hart

Jim Hart

Firm Partner

Jim Hart is Board Certified in Labor and Employment law. He has extensive experience representing workers injured in complex petrochemical accident claims.

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Jury verdict against a chemical plant for wrongful death.

$6,110,000

Jury verdict against manufacturer of a toxic product.

$1,580,000

jury verdict for injuries resulting from an accident that occurred while drilling an oil well.

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Houston Chemical Plant Accidents are Common

Texas is the top crude oil and natural gas manufacturing state in the country. Houston is home to some of the largest petrochemical facilities in the world, accounting for over 42% of the nation’s base petrochemical capacity. These facilities include:

Shell Deer Park Refinery

Marathon Petroleum Refinery

LyondellBasell Channelview Refinery

ExxonMobil Baytown

Chevron Philips

Motiva Port Arthur

Types of Petrochemical Accidents

Explosions & Fires

Texas is home to some of the worst chemical plant and refinery explosions in American history. Despite such devastation, corporate negligence continuously leads to chemical plant explosions and fires, leaving countless individuals critically injured with no way to provide for their families.

Burn Injuries

Chemical and electrical burns are the most common types of burn injuries in the petrochemical industry and can leave victims with catastrophic financial, physical, and psychological trauma. These injuries typically require extensive treatment at specialized burn centers. Despite the use of powerful painkillers, the physical pain and suffering is, at times, almost unbearable.

Toxic Chemical Inhalation

Uncontrolled chemical releases are rampant among industrial workplaces. Three Houston-area chemical leaks occurred in July 2021 alone, resulting in the deaths of two employees, hospitalization of 30, and the evacuation of thousands. Residents living within a 10 mile radius of a petrochemical facility are 56% more likely to develop leukemia than those outside of that radius.

Heavy Machinery Equipment Failure

Faulty or poorly maintained equipment can result in a worker being struck by an object, electrocuted, crushed, or caught in heavy machinery. 

Claim Your Free and Confidential Case Evaluation

Williams Hart & Boundas recognize your dedicated service to your company and we will fight to get you the compensation you deserve for your injuries. By hiring an experienced chemical plant accident lawyer at Williams Hart & Boundas, you can rest assured that you have a firm on your side that understands the specifics of the law when it comes to chemical plant accidents.

In addition to immediate physical and emotional suffering, victims may further experience prolonged financial damages associated with the recovery process, such as medical expenses and lost wages. Williams Hart & Boundas has the experience and resources to fight for you and your family while you focus on your recovery. Contact us today to schedule a 100% free initial consultation with our chemical plant accident lawyers.

Testimonials

The compassion and determination with which we’ve served our community for nearly 40 years set us apart from other law firms. More than 200,000 clients have trusted our reputation as an honest and experienced team who will stop at nothing to secure compensation for their suffering. This trust has consistently earned us top-tier recognition as a nationally acclaimed personal injury trial law firm with a proven record of success.

Kelly JoKelly Jo
07:10 14 Dec 23
I will forever be grateful that I chose the right firm for my Roundup case. From the first phone call until the verdict, I have always felt so comfortable and respected by everyone I worked with from the firm. I was represented by people who truly care about their clients and their needs and feelings. I wish there was an option to give them 1000 stars on here! They are now much more than my attorneys... I am blessed to call them my friends!
Felicia CampbellFelicia Campbell
18:05 12 Dec 23
Great experience with the attorneys and great service with Rebbeca Rois
Mele AssefaMele Assefa
01:15 26 Oct 23
Williams Hart and Boundas Law Firm is deeply committed to the well being of their clients . The Law Firm has been supporting the Ethiopian community financially and probono legal work for the community.
Yonas GuddataaYonas Guddataa
21:46 09 Oct 23
William Hart and Boundas is a Law firm dedicated to stand for their clients and fight for you .I saw it first hand with the car accident case. The Law firm does not settle for anything less than your case worth. This are Lawyers who understand their responsibility to serve the community. It's a mark of professionalism and excellence. I want to thank Jim Hart and Yosef for following up with my family member car accident case to get his Car fixed and get a settlement.
tesfaye demissietesfaye demissie
21:25 09 Oct 23
William Hart Law firm handless my friend worku car accident case he was treated with utmost respect and compassion The insurance company refused to fix his car for three months William Hart was able to get a check within two weeks. I highly recommend Williams Hart Law firm and gladly give 5 stars.
DanielDaniel
21:17 09 Oct 23
Williams Hart and Boundas Lw firm has been consistently has been supporting the Ethiopian community for the last four years by supporting the community financially, handling car accident cases,and by providing probono legal work for the community l will let my family, friends and the community know. Highly recommend!
Marah HayesMarah Hayes
05:41 08 Jul 23
This is a great law firm. Margaret and the rest of the team were very helpful. They sat there and listened to what I had to say and took it into their own hands and handled everything. I was so glad that we got through everything and I can finally look forward to peace. I recommend everyone to take time out of their day and use this law firm! If i could give you guys a million stars then i would! Keep up the good work!
Hali JoinerHali Joiner
21:20 20 Jan 22
They handled a case for me years ago and when money came due to me recently the Wanda Ruiz did everything she could to track me down. That's amazing! I am so thankful.
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