Deadly Explosion at Ethanol Plant in Wood River, Nebraska

by | Apr 18, 2023 | Industrial Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

There was a deadly explosion at the Green Plains Ethanol Plant in Wood River, Nebraska on April 17, 2023.  Reports indicate that an explosion occurred while workers were performing maintenance on a stillage tank.  One employee at Green Plains was killed in the explosion.  One employee and several contractors were injured during the incident.  The cause of the explosion remains under investigation.

There have been a number of incidents at industrial and manufacturing plants.  There was an explosion and fire at the INEOS Plant in Pasadena, Texas on March 22, 2023.  There was a deadly explosion at the R.M. Palmer Co. chocolate plant in West Reading, Pennsylvania on March 24, 2023.  There was a fire at the International-Matex Tank Terminals chemical storage facility in St. Rose, Louisiana on April 3, 2023.  There was an explosion at South Fork Dairy in Dimmitt, Texas on April 10, 2023.

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.