More Lawsuits Over Deadly Explosion

1 decade 4 years 1 month ago Tuesday, April 11 2006 Apr 11, 2006 Tuesday, April 11, 2006 7:02:16 PM CDT April 11, 2006 in News
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The state fire marshal found that gas leaking from an open valve fueled the explosion at the Triumph Foods processing plant. One worker was killed more than a dozen others were injured in the blast last October. Five plaintiffs were added to the lawsuit yesterday. They claim they suffered muscle and ligament injuries and mental distress because of the explosion, and two of the men claimed hearing loss. The mother of the man killed filed a wrongful-death lawsuit. The explosion happened just days before the plant was to have opened for operation. The blast delayed the plant's opening to early this year.

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