Chronic railroad exposures to diesel exhaust, asbestos, creosote, welding fumes, silica sand, benzene-containing solvents and degreasers, herbicides, and secondhand smoke can lead to numerous conditions, including:
- Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)
- Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)
- Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (NHL)
- Multiple Myeloma (MM)
- Diesel Asthma
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Reactive Airway Disease (RADS)
- Pulmonary Fibrosis
We serve all railroad employees in crafts with historical exposures to toxins, including the following:
- Locomotive Engineer
- Track Department/Trackman
- Locomotive Machinist/Electrician/Pipefitter
- Car Department/Carman
- Bridges & Buildings
In proving up your railroad cancer lawsuit, Hughes Law Offices will take any unique exposures into account. For instance, we have served clients who described leaking underground fuel tanks, serving chemical plants and refineries, exposures from toxic freight, etc. We will bring all of those exposures to bear in proving up your railroad cancer case.
Class I railroads operating in Texas includes:
- BNSF Railway – BNSF’s facilities in Texas include El Paso Intermodal Facility, Houston (Pearland) Intermodal Facility, Pearland Vehicle Facility, Alliance Vehicle Facility, Amarillo Vehicle Facility, MidTex Vehicle Facility, and Slaton Yard.
- Union Pacific Railroad – Union Pacific’s Texas-based yards, shops and facilities include Arlington Yard, Beaumont Yard, Davidson Yard, Englewood Yard, and Mesquite Intermodal Facility.
- Kansas City Southern Railway – KCS’s Texas facilities include Garland Yard, Kendleton Intermodal, Kendleton Automotive Facility, Laredo Intermodal, and Wylie Intermodal.
If you suspect that your illness or that of a loved one could be related to railroad workplace exposures, please call 312-877-5588 to speak to a railroad cancer attorney.