There was a fire at the Nutrien Ag Solutions fertilizer plant in Sunnyside, Washington on February 28, 2022. According to reports, a fire broke out, resulting in potentially hazardous smoke being released. Yakima Valley Emergency Management issued an evacuation order for anyone within a half mile of the facility. It is unknown if any workers at the plant were injured. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
There have been a number of incidents at industrial and chemical plants. There was an explosion at the Shearer’s Foods processing plant in Hermiston, Oregon on February 22, 2022. There was a large explosion at the Marathon Petroleum Corporation refinery in Garyville, Louisiana on February 21, 2022. A contractor was killed in an accident at the Valero Refinery in Port Arthur, Texas on February 18, 2022. There was an explosion at the Oxychem Chemical Plant in Ingleside, Texas on January 27, 2022.
Plants can pose significant dangers both to workers and to the general public. When dangerous work is involved, extra precautions must be taken, especially when catastrophic fires or explosions can occur.
Those touched by an industrial accident should know their legal rights and remedies, and act quickly to preserve them. Our attorneys have extensive experience in cases involving industrial and plant personal injury and wrongful death, including those caused by fires and explosions. The firm has experience in courts across the country and the skills needed to represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives or as a result of a plant accident, or been seriously injured.
The experienced attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was a victim of an accident at a plant or refinery. Please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or 877-678-5864 to learn more about your legal rights.