Welding Fumes

Posted on November 6th, 2017 by Andrew L. Hughes

Both short and long-term exposures to welding fumes can cause a variety of symptoms and illnesses.  Short term, or acute exposures can lead to symptoms such as throat dryness, coughing and chest tightness.  Acute exposures can also cause “metal fume […]

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Stomach Cancer

Posted on September 21st, 2017 by Andrew L. Hughes

Stomach cancer (Gastric Adenocarcinoma) occurs when cancer cells form in the lining of the stomach. It’s a disease that’s difficult to diagnose because most people don’t show symptoms in its early stages, and by the time it’s diagnosed, it has […]

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If You Have Been Exposed To Diesel Exhaust On The Job, You May Be In Need Of A Railroad Cancer Lawyer

Posted on August 30th, 2017 by Andrew L. Hughes

Cancer has many causes, but an often-overlooked cause is workplace exposures to diesel exhaust.   It is estimated that well over 1.35 million American workers endure regular diesel exposures across 80,000 U.S. workplaces.  For many people, breathing diesel exhaust while becoming […]

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What is Benzene?

Posted on July 12th, 2017 by Andrew L. Hughes

Benzene is a highly flammable, often colorless chemical that, at room temperature, is liquid, but evaporates quickly. Benzene occurs naturally in crude oil. Benzene is a component of petroleum products including diesel fuel and gasoline.  Benzene is among the twenty […]

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The Federal Employers Liability Act

Posted on April 27th, 2017 by Andrew L. Hughes

FELA History The Federal Employers Liability Act, or FELA, is a law enacted in 1908 in the US which protects railroad workers who have been injured on the job. Back then, railroads did little to ensure the safety of their […]

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