Benzene is a petroleum-based product that was designed for use in many kinds of industrial and personal consumer products. It is made of coal tar and is a well-known carcinogen (or a cancer-causing chemical). Benzene is used as a base in making chemicals and plastics, but it is most often found in solvents and degreasers. Benzene also is used is also used to make commonly used products like drugs, rubber, lubricants, dyes, detergents and pesticides.
If you or a family member has been exposed to benzene at work, or are suffering Leukemeia after benzene exposure, contact our benzene lawyers right away; you may be entitled to substantial compensation. We represent every benzene exposure lawsuit client on a contingent fee basis, meaning there are absolutely no legal fees or costs unless you recover money.
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Types of Cancer Associated with Benzene Exposure?
Prolonged benzene exposure in the home and workplace has been the source of many forms of benzene-related cancers such as leukemia. Long-term benzene exposure can harm bone marrow and blood production while short-term exposure to high levels of benzene can cause drowsiness, dizziness, unconsciousness, and even death.
Cancers associated with benzene exposure include:
- AML: Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
- ALL: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
- NHL: Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma
- MDS: MyeloDysplastic Syndrome
Workers at Risk of Benzene Exposure on the Job
Industries and workplaces associated with prolonged benzene exposure include:
- Adhesives, Rubber and Petroleum Processing Plants
- Waste Management Plants
- Oil Refineries and Oil Refinery Workers
- Laboratory Technicians
- Automobile Mechanics and Auto Garages
- Degreasing Operations
- Hauling and Tank Cleaning Operations
- Pesticides Production Plants and Pesticide Exposure
- Gasoline, Solvent and Paint & Varnish Production Facilities
Leukemia Benzene Exposure Attorneys
If you or a loved one have been exposed to benzene and developed a form of leukemia or other blood related disease such as acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), or non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), you should contact us immediately. You may be entitled to compensation and we can help. Our benzene exposure attorneys fight for the rights of workers that have had cancer treatments for illnesses that were caused by benzene exposure in the workplace. Our product liability lawyers can help you and your family to get the justice and compensation you need and deserve.
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