Explosion at Soybean Plant in Marengo, Iowa

by | Dec 9, 2022 | Industrial Accident, Personal Injury

There was an explosion at the Heartland Crush Soybean Plant in Marengo, Iowa on December 8, 2022.  According to reports, a there was an explosion at the biofuel facility, resulting in a fire.  At least 10-15 people were believed to have been injured as a result.  Victims were taken to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for medical treatment.  The cause of the explosion remains under investigation.

There have been a number of incidents at industrial and manufacturing plants.  There was a fire at Chevron’s refinery in El Segundo, California on November 8, 2022.  There was an explosion at the Farmers Rice Milling Company grain elevator in Lake Charles, Louisiana on November 10, 2022.  There was an explosion at the Timet Plant in Caernarvon Township, Pennsylvania on November 24, 2022.  There was an explosion at the Praxair Plant in Freeport, Texas on November 30, 2022.  There was a deadly crane accident at Phillips 66’s Refinery in Wood River, Florida on December 6, 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.