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RESERVE, La. - A lawsuit concerning the fatal chemical plant explosion in Geismar was filed in Ascension Parish, according to Becnel Law Firm in Reserve.

The suit was filed on behalf of Galen T. Mitchell, who was working at BASF when the explosion happened at Williams Olefins.

The suit alleged Mitchell is having throat and sinus issues as a result of fire.

No others are named in lawsuit.

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