New Orleans firm to file class action suit following Marathon fire


A New Orleans law firm is drafting a class-action suit against Marathon, saying they received at least 50 calls after last week’s refinery fire in Garyville, reports WDSU News.

The firm is trying to determine the legal exposure for Marathon after a chemical leak and large fire sent black smoke plumes into the air.

“We have heard several people say that they’re starting to have some respiratory issues and issues with their eyes and things of that nature,” says Daryl Gray with Wright and Gray. “All of the stuff that comes with a chemical exposure.” Read the entire story.