Railroad Welding, Chromium Exposures & Cancer

Posted on February 16th, 2023 by Andrew L. Hughes

Many railroad workers are at an increased risk of cancer as a result of being exposed to chromium through welding. Call 312-877-5588 to learn more.  What is Hexavalent Chromium and Which Cancers Does It Cause?  Hexavalent chromium (AKA chromium (VI)) […]

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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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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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