Louisiana Plant Explosion: Deadly chemical plant incident injures dozens

On Thursday, June 13, 2013, a devastating chemical explosion occurred in Geismar, La., 30 miles southeast of Baton Rouge at Williams Chemical Plant. The explosion occurred at 8:37 a.m. CST.

Our thoughts are with the victims of this tragedy and their families, and we thank the many first responders and other local heroes who risked their lives coming to the aid of those in need.

We are closely monitoring the events and investigation surrounding the explosion. We will continue to provide more details and important updates as they arise.

Motley Rice attorneys have a tradition of seeking improvements in workplace safety and advocating for the rights of people who have suffered catastrophic personal injuries. The firm has represented clients who have been involved in similar tragedies.

If you have any questions about your legal rights concerning this incident, please contact our catastrophic injury team via email or by calling 1.800.768.4026 or 504.648.1480.