Chemical Plant Explosion in East St. Louis, Illinois

by | Jul 11, 2022 | Industrial Accident, Personal Injury

There was an explosion at the Allnex USA chemical plant located in East St. Louis, Illinois on July 10, 2022.  According to reports, a tank inside the chemical plant exploded, resulting in injuries to two workers present.  A fire broke out as a result of the explosion, and authorities have confirmed that there was a chemical spill at the plant.  The explosion remains under investigation.

There have been a number of incidents at industrial and chemical plants.  There was an explosion at the ONEOK natural gas plant located in Medford, Oklahoma on July 9, 2022.  There was an explosion on a natural gas pipeline operated by Energy Transfer in Wallis, Texas on July 7, 2022.  There was a fire at a Sodium Chlorite Plant located in Katy, Texas on July 2, 2022.  There was a fire at the OxyChem vinyls plant in La Porte, Texas on June 21, 2022.   Three workers were injured in an explosion at the Quasar energy plant in Wooster, Ohio on June 14, 2022.  There was an explosion at the Freeport LNG facility in Freeport, Texas on June 8, 2022.

Refineries and pipelines 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.  When explosive materials are present, it can also endanger those who are exposed to the smoke caused when a fire or explosion occurs.

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 an explosion, 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.