April 17, 2013, is a day that will forever be etched into the memory of the residents of West, Texas. That evening, the town was devastated when an explosion occurred at the local fertilizer plant, killing 15 people, injuring 260, and damaging hundreds of homes and buildings.
Trial Lawyers Committed to Central Texas
The trial attorneys at Harrison Davis are fiercely loyal members of their Texas community, including the brave community of West, Texas. Our team was on the front line after the explosion, seeking justice in 10 wrongful deaths and over 75 personal injury/property damage claims. Ultimately, the firm represented roughly 100 people affected by the tragic blast.
The Harrison Davis trial team had a central mission: ensuring that those who had their lives disturbed by the West explosion received the dedicated representation and powerful advocacy they deserved. Harrison Davis was one of the leading law firms handling cases related to the West explosion – representing individuals, families, school districts, businesses, and municipal entities.
In over four and a half years of litigating the West explosion cases, Harrison Davis devoted a significant amount of time and resources to the cause. Our trial attorneys took approximately two-hundred depositions and reviewed in excess of one million pages of discovery.
In addition, partners Steve Harrison and Zona Jones were appointed by the Court to a four-member executive plaintiffs’ steering committee for the West explosion cases. In fact, Steve Harrison was appointed to serve as chairman.