Diesel Injury Law

Railroad-related Illnesses

Numerous occupational diseases have now been attributed to railroad exposures. That said, tying the illness to the exposures remains complicated. While many occupations are exposed to diesel exhaust, there are other toxic exposures that are unique to certain trades.

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    Hughes Law Offices is familiar with the illnesses associated with various occupations. We prove your case by consulting with top experts, including industrial hygienists, toxicologists, occupational medicine doctors, oncologists and epidemiologists.

    Lung, bladder, stomach, kidney and throat cancers have been linked to railroad exposures. So to have cancers of the nose and mouth.

    There are over three hundred variations of cancer. If you suspect that your cancer may be attributable to your work around railroad toxins, call Hughes Law Offices and let us help make that determination.

    As with the cancers listed previously, there are numerous other blood and bone marrow disorders not specifically listed above which may also be linked to workplace exposures. Call Hughes Law Offices today to learn if your illness is job-related.

    Railroad exposures also cause numerous pulmonary problems, including but not limited to:


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    If you suspect that your illness, or that of a loved one, was caused by exposure to railroad toxins, contact a knowledgeable railroad cancer attorney today to learn more.

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    Railroad carman died of pulmonary fibrosis following 18 years of welding.



    Locomotive engineer in his early 60’s developed diesel asthma.



    Railroad mechanic diagnosed with squamous cell oropharyngeal cancer.



    Trainman died of nasopharyngeal cancer as a result of working on-board locomotives filled with diesel exhaust.



    Retired railroad employee died of lung cancer as a result of workplace asbestos exposure.



    61 year old railroad conductor diagnosed with interstitial fibrosis and an increased risk of lung cancer as a result of exposure to diesel exhaust.

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