JT Legal Group Accepting Clients Affected by Atwater Chemical Spill
17, March 2022: Residents near Atwater Village and Glendale, CA woke up with white smoke above their homes. The smoke was claimed to come from a hazardous leak inside an industrial business, Huntsman Corporation, located at 5121 W San Fernando Rd, Los Angeles, CA.
Huntsman Corporation is an American multinational manufacturer and marketer of chemical products for consumers and industrial customers. Huntsman Corporation manufactures assorted polyurethanes, performance products, and adhesives for customers like BMW, GE, Chevron, Procter & Gamble, Unilever and Walkaroo.
“There was an incident reportedly during the transport of a product, which resulted in a leak,” the Los Angeles Fire Department said in a statement. Details about the product were not specified.
There is a possibility that the leakage may contain chemicals such as polyurethane and titanium dioxide which are chemicals that Huntsman Corporation is known for distributing.
Polyurethane is considered an unsafe chemical and can irritate people with respiratory problems if inhaled and Titanium Dioxide is a possible cancer causing chemical. Symptoms of polyurethane may include headaches, nausea, vomiting, irritation in eyes or skin, or lightheadedness.
JT Legal Group strongly encourages residents near the area to immediately evacuate and avoid the area until more information is gathered as to what chemical was released.
JT Legal Group has extensive experience representing clients who have been affected due to chemical spills. Most recently from the Carson Gas Leak and also Porter Ranch Gas Leak. JT Legal Group has over $2.2 Billion settled for their clients.