Monthly Archives: February 2017




Oil Refinery: An oil refinery or petroleum refinery is an industrial process plant where crude oil is processed and refined into more useful products such as petroleum naphtha, benzene, gasoline, diesel fuel, asphalt base, heating oil, kerosene, and liquefied petroleum gas. Oil refineries are typically large, sprawling industrial complexes with […]

Oil Refinery   Recently updated !



A pipefitter is a tradesperson who installs, assembles, fabricates, maintains and repairs mechanical piping systems. Pipefitters usually begin as helpers or apprentices. Journeyman pipefitters deal with industrial/commercial/marine piping and heating/cooling systems. For more on pipefitters, please follow this link – pipefitters. For more case site links to pipefitters, please follow […]

Pipefitter   Recently updated !



Louisiana Products Liability Act – §2800.52 – Scope of this Chapter (“LPLA”) – This Chapter establishes the exclusive theories of liability for manufacturers for damage caused by their products.  A claimant may not recover from a manufacturer for damage caused by a product on the basis of any theory of […]

Louisiana Products Liability Act   Recently updated !



Benzene, Acute Myelogenous 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 Myelogenous Leukemia & Shell   Recently updated !



Benzene, Exxon Mobil & Thomas is a case about a man that used various products manufactured by some of the defendants and later developed acute myeloid leukemia from alleged benzene exposure. A brief summary of the Benzene, Exxon Mobil & Thomas case follows: Plaintiff Thomas alleges that exposure to benzene […]

Benzene, Exxon Mobil & Thomas   Recently updated !