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Workers Hurt In Texas Plant Blast Sue For Over $1M

Law360 (May 22, 2018, 7:25 PM EDT) -- Five workers who were injured during a recent explosion and subsequent fire at a Houston-area chemical plant have filed a lawsuit against Kuraray America Inc. in Texas for more than $1 million in damages.

The lawsuit was filed in Harris County district court Sunday, one day after the incident at Kuraray's plant in Pasadena, Texas. The lawsuit is brought on behalf of Jose Casas, Mirtha Gonzalez, Jesus G. Ledezma, Ivan Leija and Wendy St. Surin.

The lawsuit specifically points to an allegedly faulty safety release valve...
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