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Railroad Workers & Mesothelioma

Posted on September 20th, 2022 by Andrew L. Hughes

Railroad workers are at an elevated risk of mesothelioma. Why is that? Because, historically, railroad workers have endured chronic exposures to asbestos. What is Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer caused by asbestos exposures. The disease develops in […]

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Mechanics & Asbestos

Posted on August 22nd, 2022 by Andrew L. Hughes

Mechanics are at an elevated risk of cancer and other diseases due to their workplace exposure to asbestos. What is Asbestos? Asbestos is a naturally occurring fibrous silicate mineral that has been widely used in industrial settings for over a […]

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Camp Lejeune Lawsuit

Posted on July 29th, 2022 by Andrew L. Hughes

If you or a loved one has served, lived, or worked at the U.S. Marine Corps’ base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina between 1953 and 1987 you may have been exposed to contaminated drinking water and entitled to compensation.  What […]

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Railroad Shop Workers, Solvents & Leukemia

Posted on May 11th, 2022 by Andrew L. Hughes

Railroads rely on solvents to break down the grime and grease that accumulates on locomotives and railcars. Many of the most popular railroad solvents are petroleum-based solvents. Historically, benzene was often found in these petroleum-based solvents.  As a result of […]

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Survey of Railroad Asbestos Verdicts and Settlements

Posted on April 13th, 2022 by Andrew L. Hughes

Railroad asbestos cases have resulted in a wide range of verdicts and settlements. Bear in mind, some cases have resulted in “not guilty” verdicts where the sickened worker received nothing. Hughes Law Offices has compiled a few railroad asbestos verdicts […]

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