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Can Exposures to Diesel Exhaust, Pesticides and Herbicides Cause ALS?

Posted on February 27th, 2019 by Andrew L. Hughes

ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) is an incurable neurodegenerative disease that affects the brain and spinal cord.  ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, initially causes weakness in the arms and legs.  As it progresses, ALS affects one’s ability to speak, use your […]

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Railroad Cancer Lawsuits

Posted on February 20th, 2019 by Andrew L. Hughes

Diesel Injury Law is a law firm dedicated to serving current and former railroad workers who have been diagnosed with various illnesses, including cancer and leukemia.  We focus on toxic tort railroad cases because our founder, Andrew Hughes, has a […]

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Decreasing Diesel Exhaust Exposures – Europe Sets Permissible Exposure Limit

Posted on December 22nd, 2018 by Andrew L. Hughes

Millions of workers in the European Union (EU) are gaining protection from diesel exhaust exposures because of a new permissible exposure limit (PEL) rule.  A PEL is the maximum amount of a substance permitted (generally in the air) of the […]

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Factors Affecting Your Railroad Cancer Settlement

Posted on November 26th, 2018 by Andrew L. Hughes

Determining the value of your railroad cancer settlement can be a daunting process.  There are many factors that play a part in determining a fair settlement amount.  The purpose of this blog is to highlight these factors and briefly explain […]

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Benzene Exposure

Posted on October 25th, 2018 by Andrew L. Hughes

Benzene is a natural part of crude oil and can be found in gasoline and diesel fuel. Today, benzene is one of the top 20 chemicals that are being mass produced. It is used to make synthetic products such as […]

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For the past two years Andrew Hughes has worked diligently in helping me with my case against the Norfolk Southern R.R. During this time he has kept me thoroughly informed about my case his expertise led to me getting a generous settlement...

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Andrew took over my asthma claim with the railroad after a different law firm failed to meet expectations. Andrew’s unique expertise in the field of diesel related injury gave him the ability to build my case exceptionally well. When Andrew presented...

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