On Saturday afternoon, a chemical plant in Hudson, North Carolina blew up causes an evacuation of approximately 750 nearby residents. The plant, located in Caldwell County, North Carolina, is operated by Chemical Coatings, Inc. It is not clear what caused the explosion. However, it took multiple first responders several hours to control the blaze.
If you or your family have been affected by this explosion and evacuation, call Hendren & Malone today. The lawyers at Hendren & Malone have brought cases for evacuation related damages in multiple jurisdictions. We were the attorneys for the residents of Apex, North Carolina who were evacuated in 2006 following an explosion at the EQ facility. That case resulted in a $7.85 million settlement for the residents in a class action.