Parties settle suit over Astoria pot processing explosion

ASTORIA, Ore. — Attorneys say the lawsuit filed by a contractor who was badly burned after an explosion and hearth at an Oregon marijuana processor has been settled.

The Daily Astorian stories Jacob Magley filed an $eight.9 million suit towards Jason Oei and William West who leased the Astoria constructing for rising marijuana and manufacturing butane hash oil.

Magley’s lawyer Jonah Flynn says the events have reached a confidential settlement.

Magley claimed he was working within the basement of the constructing when butane fuel ignited inflicting a flash hearth in 2016. He claimed the 2 have been utilizing an open warmth supply to vaporize concentrated marijuana whereas making hash oil in an open-ended system.

Oei and West have been convicted final yr of felony assault and misdemeanor reckless endangerment. Each acquired three years of probation.


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