Explosion at Grain Elevator in Lake Charles, Louisiana

by | Nov 12, 2022 | Industrial Accident

There was an explosion at the Farmers Rice Milling Company grain elevator in Lake Charles, Louisiana on November 10, 2022.  According to reports, the local fire department was able to put out the fire that resulted.  It is unclear if anyone was injured or killed as a result of the explosion and fire.

There have been a number of incidents at industrial and manufacturing plants.  There was a deadly accident involving a crane at an Eastman Chemical Co. site in Longview, Texas on October 24, 2022.  There was a fatal accident at the Exxon Mobil Plant in Beaumont, Texas on October 28, 2022.  There was a fire at the Valero East Plant in Corpus Christi, Texas on November 3, 2022.  There was a deadly gas explosion in Spring, Texas on November 5, 2022.  There was an explosion at the Symrise Chemical Plant on Colonel’s Island, Georgia on November 7, 2022.

Refineries and industrial facilities can pose significant dangers both to workers and to the general public.  When dangerous work is involved, extra precautions must be taken, especially when fires and explosions can occur.  Equipment must be properly inspected and maintained to ensure that accidents do not 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 equipment malfunctioning. 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 to learn more about your legal rights.