Benzene, Diesel Fuel, NHL & Phlypo


Benzene, Diesel Fuel, NHL & Phlypo is a about BNSF railroad worker that died from non-hodgkin’s lymphoma from possible/alleged benzene, diesel exhaust exposure.

A brief summary of the Benzene, Diesel Fuel, NHL & Phlypo scenario follows:

  • Plaintiff died from exposure to various toxic substances during his 37-year employment with Defendant, BNSF Railway Co.
  • Plaintiffs assert that DeForge was exposed, by touch, inhalation, or consumption, at varying levels throughout his long career, to “various toxic substances and carcinogens including but not limited to chemicals, solvents, diesel fuel/diesel fuel fumes, diesel exhaust, benzene, heavy metals, creosote, manganese and rock/mineral dust and fibers.”
  • Plaintiff developed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and related diseases.
  • Plaintiffs claim damages under the Federal Employers Liability Act (fela)

For more on the Benzene, Diesel Fuel, NHL & Phlypo case in the United States District Court, E.D. Wisconsin, please follow this link: Benzene, Diesel Exhaust and BNSF


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