ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — Attorneys say the lawsuit filed by a contractor who was badly burned after an explosion and fire at an Oregon marijuana processor has been settled.
The Daily Astorian reports Jacob Magley filed an $8.9 million suit against Jason Oei and William West who leased the Astoria building for growing marijuana and manufacturing butane hash oil.
Magley’s attorney Jonah Flynn says the parties have reached a confidential settlement.
Magley claimed he was working in the basement of the building when butane gas ignited causing a flash fire in 2016. He claimed the two were using an open heat source to vaporize concentrated marijuana while making hash oil in an open-ended system.
Most Read Nation & World Stories
- Did you see that painting hanging behind Trump during ‘60 Minutes’ interview? Here's what we know about it
- Todd Bol, founder of Little Free Library book sharing, dies
- Audio offers gruesome details of Khashoggi killing, Turkish official says
- Texas' O'Rourke tells national audience he'd impeach Trump VIEW
- As NASA's prized telescopes falter, astronomers fear losing their eyes in space
Oei and West were convicted last year of felony assault and misdemeanor reckless endangerment. Each received three years of probation.
Information from: The Daily Astorian, http://www.dailyastorian.com