Railroad Workers & Colon/Rectal Cancers

Posted on June 17th, 2019 by Andrew L. Hughes

Hughes Law Offices handles colon cancer cases on behalf of railroad workers. Railroad workers are particularly susceptible to colon and rectal cancers because they endure regular exposures to diesel exhaust, asbestos, secondhand smoke, and benzene-containing solvents and degreasers.  All of […]

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Railroad Workers & Stomach Cancer

Posted on June 5th, 2019 by Andrew L. Hughes

Locomotive machinists, car department workers and bridges and buildings workers all suffer excessive exposures to lead dust, asbestos, diesel exhaust and silica sand.  All of these railroad exposures can lead to stomach cancer. Stomach Cancer Stomach cancer, also known as […]

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Kidney Cancer & Diesel Exhaust

Posted on May 31st, 2019 by Andrew L. Hughes

Kidney cancer occurs when kidney cells acquire a mutation in their DNA and begin to grow and duplicate quickly. This excess of cells can spread to other parts of the body if not controlled. Renal cell carcinoma is the most […]

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Laryngeal Cancer & Railroad Workers

Posted on May 30th, 2019 by Andrew L. Hughes

Railroad exposures to solvents, asbestos and diesel exhaust can lead to laryngeal cancer diagnosis, sometimes many years after the exposures.  Hughes Law Offices is an FELA cancer law firm and we represent current and former railroad workers diagnosed with laryngeal […]

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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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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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