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FUELS, BENZENE & LEUKEMIA RISK

Posted on June 28th, 2022 by Andrew L. Hughes

As a result of gasoline and other fuel exposures, many tradespeople are at increased risk for leukemia. The crafts at elevated risk for leukemia include: Oil Refinery Workers Gasoline Tanker Truck Drivers Mechanics Maritime Workers Gas Station Attendants Railroad Workers […]

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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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Railroad Chlorinated Solvent Exposure

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

For decades, the railroads relied on powerful chlorinated solvents to break down all the grime and grease that accumulates on locomotives and railcars. As a result of their exposures to these solvents, many railroad machinists and car shop workers are […]

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Where Was Asbestos On The Railroad?

Posted on January 18th, 2022 by Andrew L. Hughes

Norfolk Southern Railway (“NS”) recently produced a document from 1984 that is evidence of the railroad industry’s reliance on asbestos-containing products. As context, around the mid-1980’s, Class I railroads like NS were being named in hundreds of lawsuits brought by […]

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