01-16-07-Texarkana Cooper Tire Plant Death An employee at the Cooper Tire plant in Texarkana died Tuesday from injuries suffered when a piece of equipment fell on him. Benjamin Butler, who was injured just after 9 a.m., was rushed to a Texarkana hospital but efforts to save him were unsuccessful.Members of the local United Steelworkers Union said Butler had worked at the plant for about 28 years. He was working overtime Tuesday on his day off when the accident happened, they said. A plant spokesman said this was the first accident in the Texarkana plant’s 42-year history that has resulted in a death. Industrial Accident Attorney If you or a loved one have been injured in an industrial accident then you should an attorney Whether the case involves a injuries from a defective product or equipment, negligent third (3rd) party contractor, workers compensation claim, a broken, worn-out or defective tool, or negligent contractors or companies, the injured worker or family needs legal assistance to protect their rights. The Willis Firm in located in Houston, Texas. Mr. Willis is a Board Certified Personal Injury Trial Lawyer certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1988. Call for a Free Case Evaluation at 1-800-883-9858 Nationwide Assistance is Available.
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