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A recent study – released in February 2016 – about Benzene, Hydrocarbon Exposure at Production & Flowback Tanks has identified an exposure risk related to the workers in the oil and gas industry that work in and around oil and gas extraction sites.   The workers at these oil and […]

Benzene, Hydrocarbon Exposure at Production & Flowback Tanks



Benzene, Shell, Lupus and Acosta: A case in the Supreme Court of New Mexico ruled on an an appeal to a summary judgment motion (re: general causation evidence expert opinions). The Benzene, Shell, Lupus and Acosta case is about residents of the Westgate subdivision in Hobbs. Westgate was built in […]

Benzene, Shell, Lupus and Acosta



A recent study was published on NIH site (Toxicology and Journal Health – Sage Journal) outlining the four U.S. ExxonMobil refineries and the potential assessment of benzene exposure (air exposure) and the jobs or tasks performed by personnel at the refineries. The study reviewed data from four U.S. ExxonMobil refineries: […]

Refinery Jobs and Benzene Exposure



A recent study was published on NIH site (2.16.2016) outlining the potential problems that may be associated with the BP (British Petroleum) refinery plant flaring disaster in Texas City, Texas and the possible adverse effects of benzene exposure in adults from a prolonged flaring from a refinery. The study reviewed […]

BP Refinery Flaring & Benzene Exposure





Benzene, Gasoline Vapors & In Utero Exposure: A case in the Court of Appeals New York ruled on an appeal to the exclusion of the plaintiff’s expert opinions.  The Benzene, Gasoline Vapors & In Utero Exposure case is about a mother that gave birth to ache with later diagnosed spastic […]

Benzene, Gasoline Vapors & In Utero Exposure





Benzene, Exxon Mobil & Konrick: A case in the United States District Court, E.D. Louisiana ruled on a summary judgment motion (re: general causation expert opinions). The Benzene, Exxon Mobil & Konrick case is about a security guard and her exposure to benzene, benzene-containing products and hydrogen sulfide during the […]

Benzene, Exxon Mobil & Konrick



Benzene, Sabine Towing, Acute Myelogenous Leukemia: A case in the Court of Appeal of Louisiana, Third Circuit ruled on an appeal from the final judgment after the jury awarded plaintiff. The Benzene, Sabine Towing, Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (acute myeloid leukemia) case is about seaman and his exposure to benzene and benzene-containing products […]

Benzene, Sabine Towing, Acute Myelogenous Leukemia



Bladder Cancer, Benzene, Murphy Oil & Caire: A case in the United Sates District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana ruled on a motion to remand. The Bladder Cancer, Benzene, Murphy Oil & Caire case is about a man – while employed at the Murphy Oil – that alleges he developed bladder cancer that was caused by […]

Bladder Cancer, Benzene, Murphy Oil & Caire