The Federal Employers Liability Act

Posted on April 27th, 2017 by Andrew L. Hughes

FELA History The Federal Employers Liability Act, or FELA, is a law enacted in 1908 in the US which protects railroad workers who have been injured on the job. Back then, railroads did little to ensure the safety of their […]

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The Importance of Cancer Screenings

Posted on March 30th, 2017 by Andrew L. Hughes

What is a cancer screening and why should you get one? We often receive inquiries from seemingly healthy individuals who have viewed our website or postings and become concerned because they were exposed to cancer-causing toxins like diesel exhaust and […]

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How to Reduce Diesel Exposure at Work

Posted on February 3rd, 2017 by Andrew L. Hughes

American workers employed in industries such as the railroad, truck driving, truck repair, mining, construction, firefighting, and many others are exposed to diesel exhaust on a daily basis. Ongoing diesel fume exposure can lead to a variety of complications and […]

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A Note to Vietnam Veterans

Posted on August 1st, 2016 by Andrew L. Hughes

Here at Diesel Injury Law, we have received many inquiries from individuals who call asking whether their occupational disease is work-related. After a thorough intake with an experienced diesel attorney, we often learn that the caller is a Vietnam Veteran. […]

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Shop Employees – Am I Being Exposed To Diesel Exhaust?

Posted on April 26th, 2016 by Andrew L. Hughes

Shop employees in many industries, including railroad and trucking, are regularly exposed to harmful diesel exhaust and diesel particulate matter (soot).  Numerous hazardous chemicals are part of the gases and vapors found in diesel exhaust.  The diesel soot is dangerous […]

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