Malfunctioning Power Swivel Unit Results in Catastrophic Personal Injury Lawsuit
Case Title: Murphy v. Excel Site Rentals, LLC On November 11, 2017, an employee of Consolidated Well Services LLC was working as a floor hand on the Yoder 2-H well site in Bradford Country, Pennsylvania. A power swivel unit owned and operated by Excel Site Rentals, LLC rotated unintentionally as the worker reached to release…Read More
Camacho, et al. v. Penn Octane International, L.L.C., et al.
On August 11, 2005, a tanker truck loaded with liquid propane was hit by a freight train in the town of Lucio Blanco in Mexico. The accident killed six people and injured over 40 residents of the town. Ten people were hospitalized with burns over more than 70% of their bodies. More than a dozen…Read More
Smith v. DFW Joseph Investments
On May 9, 2019, Mr. Smith was exiting the Atrium Hotel and Suites in Irving, Texas. He had been at the hotel with his wife for a business meeting. A hotel shuttle van was driving through the parking lot and proceeded toward the front of the hotel. As it approached, it struck Mr. Smith, causing…Read More
Mitchell/Speegle v. TR International Trading Company et al
On March 15, 2018, Tri-Chem Specialty Chemicals LLC had a massive explosion in their facility in Cresson, Texas. The chemical plant purchased, blended and resold chemicals for various customers. On this particular day, two employees were mixing a batch of sodium chlorite and water to create a sodium chlorite liquid solution. Sodium chlorite is a…Read More
Anchondo v. DaimlerChrysler, et al.
On February 14, 2003, a six-year-old child riding in the car with a friend of the family suffered life-altering injuries when the car was in a head-on collision with another vehicle. The child was seated behind the driver and belted in with the standard adult seatbelt. He had outgrown his child safety seat and the…Read More
Martin v. XTO Energy, Inc.
On February 11, 2008, Chris Martin, an oilfield worker, was struck by highly pressurized fluid that escaped from a well site in Tarrant County, Texas. The Maudie Walsh Roe B#1 well site was on property owned by XTO Energy, Inc. XTO had hired a company, Loma Rentals, to provide flowback services and installation at this…Read More
Anthony v. Patterson-UTI Drilling
On May 18, 2013, Darryl Anthony, a vacuum truck driver employed by a construction company, was dispatched to Patterson Rig #201, an oil rig operated by Apache Energy in Glasscock County, Texas. He parked the truck next to the mud tank area of the rig and then attached a vacuum line to his truck. The…Read More
Branch v. Hoglo Transport
On June 30, 2012, Tara Branch was a passenger in a vehicle operated by her husband. She was seated in the front seat, and they were traveling on Alliance Parkway near the access road of Interstate 35-W in Fort Worth, Texas. As they entered the intersection, a Peterbilt tractor unit traveling at a high rate…Read More
Lane v. Ledwell Sou, et al.
On August 20, 2012, a water tank truck traveling south on FM 1191 became uncontrollable and rolled over, crushing the cab. The truck was equipped with a 4,000-gallon water tank, and the truck driver suffered head, spine, and other injuries. The client alleged that the tank truck lacked sufficient baffling in the tank to reduce…Read More
Leon Alfano, et al. v. Corrections Corporation of America and Autumn Miller, et al. v. Corrections Corporation of America
Slack Davis Sanger represented two clients who were being held at the Dawson State Jail, which was owned and operated by the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA). In both cases, CCA was required to provide prisoners with reasonable access to medical care and neglected to do so, violating their constitutional rights. In the Alfano case,…Read More