oil refinery and tank farm
Benzene, Gates Rubber & Peak is a case about a worker at Gates Rubber Co. in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, that worked at Gates Rubber Co. from August 1975 to December 2002.  A brief summary of the Benzene, Gates Rubber & Peak case follows: The worker alleged that while working for Gates […]

Benzene, Gates Rubber & Peak



oil refinery and tank farm
Benzene, Acute Myeloid Leukemia & Shell is a case about a pipefitter that worked for Shell and Lou-Con in Louisiana and alleged that his acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) was caused by his exposure to benzene from the defendants products. A brief summary of the case follows: Plaintiffs allege Washington was […]

Benzene, Acute Myeloid Leukemia & Shell



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Chemical Exposure, Benzene, and Leukemia: A recent study out of Minnesota opined that benzene exposure is one of the few well-established risk factors for AML (acute myeloid leukemia), and recent studies suggest it is also a risk factor for MDS (myelodysplastic syndromes). The study went on to discuss that 30% […]

Chemical Exposure, Benzene, and Leukemia



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Benzene, Paint, Timpte, Dupont and Leukemia is a case about a painter/equipment calibrator that worked for Timpte Trailer (trailer manufacturer in Colorado) and alleged that his acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) and myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) was caused by his exposure to paint products that contained benzene made by DuPont. Benzene, Paint, […]

Benzene, Paint, Timpte, Dupont and Leukemia



oil refinery and tank farm
Groundwater & Soil Contamination, Chevron and Benzene is a case about potential groundwater and soil contamination that may have been caused by petroleum hydrocarbons from gasoline and diesel fuel, and fractional petroleum compounds such as benzene, ehtylbenzene and xylenes. Groundwater & Soil Contamination, Chevron and Benzene: A case in the […]

Groundwater & Soil Contamination, Chevron and Benzene



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Benzene, Shell Oil, Truck Driver & Louisiana is a case about a Louisiana tanker truck driver that alleges that his non-hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) was caused by his exposure to hazardous crude oil and other chemicals (containing benzene) while loading, unloading, and transporting petroleum products. Benzene, Shell Oil, Truck Driver & […]

Benzene, Shell Oil, Truck Driver & Louisiana



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Benzene, AML, McDermott & Technip is a case about a Louisiana jack up rig worker that alleges that his acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) was caused by his exposure to hazardous crude oil and other chemicals (containing benzene) while working in the Gulf of Mexico. Benzene, AML, McDermott & Technip: A […]

Benzene, AML, McDermott & Technip



oil refinery and tank farm
Acute Myelogenous Leukemia, Liquid Wrench & U.S. Steel is a case about a New Mexico farmer that alleges that his acute myelogenous leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome was caused by his use of Liquid wrench (containing benzene) while cleaning machinery parts. Acute Myelogenous Leukemia, Liquid Wrench & U.S. Steel: A case […]

Acute Myelogenous Leukemia, Liquid Wrench & U.S. Steel



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Cancer, Liquid Wrench & Shell is a case about a technician working on Shell vessels (in Louisiana) that alleges his kidney cancer was a result of benzene exposure from various products. Cancer, Liquid Wrench & Shell: A case in the United States District Court, E.D. Louisiana, ruled on a motion […]

Kidney Cancer, Liquid Wrench & Shell