Sorrento, LA – 5 Injured in Accident at Exxon Plant at US-61 and LA-10
Sorrento, LA (June 9, 2019) – The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that workers were injured at the Exxon plant in Sorrento, LA. Officials were on the scene just past 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 6th.
5 workers were injured when a believed tornado struck a salt dome at the plant. It was later confirmed by the National Weather Service on Friday, June 7th, that a tornado made contact in the area of the plant, located at the intersection of US-61 and LA-10.
The extent of the damages has not been made public at this time.
We hope for a quick and complete recovery of all injured parties.
Workplace Accidents in Louisiana
In a year, there are 3.5 deaths out of every 100,000 workers in the United States. Louisiana is ranked 8th for states with the highest rate of worksite fatalities. When a worker dies in a sudden accident on the job, they usually leave behind families who have to take on the pain.
They can suffer because of the lack of income and having to take on unforeseen medical expenses due to the accident. In some cases, they can contact as qualified Louisiana wrongful death attorney to help them pursue compensation for their damages.
Fisher Injury Lawyers’ experienced workplace injury lawyers in Baton Rouge have been helping the residents of Louisiana for years, helping families recover millions of dollars after an accident. We can fight for your claim to make sure you get the settlement you deserve.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a workplace accident, contact our offices today to discuss your claim and see how we can help you.
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