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 Wisconsin include:
- BNSF Railway – BNSF’s facilities in Wisconsin include La Crosse Yard, 28th Street Yard, Allouez Yard, and Old Town Yard.
- Union Pacific Railroad – Union Pacific’s Wisconsin-based yards, shops, and facilities include Altoona Yard, Butler Yard, and Itasca Yard.
- Canadian National Railway – CN’s facilities in Wisconsin include Shops Yard, Green Bay Yard, Neenah Yard, Stevens Point Yard, Pokegama Yard, Wausau Yard, and Wisconsin Rapids Yard.
- Canadian Pacific Railway/Soo Line – CP operates out of La Crosse Yard, Muskego Yard, Portage Yard, and Stinson Yard.
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.