Rose, 3M, Benzene & Acute Myeloid Leukemia


Rose, 3M, Benzene & Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A case in the Superior Court of Delaware, New Castle County ruled on a motion to dismiss. 

The Rose, 3M, Benzene & Acute Myeloid Leukemia (aml) case documents what many people may face today that may have worked in or around the petroleum industry, petrochemical industry, paint industry, auto industry, auto body shop (e.g., railroad, firefighter, auto mechanic, lab technician, painter etc.) and other areas and been exposed to Benzene (e.g. diesel exhaust fumes, diesel exhaust, solvents) – leukemia or other cancer.

The court ruled: Motion to Dismiss is DENIED.

A brief summary of the case includes:

  1. Plaintiffs filed their FAC on November 17, 2011, alleging injuries resulting from Robert Rose’s occupational exposure to volatile organic compounds (“VOC’s”), including benzene.
  2. Plaintiffs allege that in the course of Mr. Rose’s employment as an auto body shop apprentice, auto body technician, and automobile painter at ten locations, between 1980 and 2011, he was “exposed to, inhaled, ingested, and/or otherwise absorbed aromatic hydrocarbons and volatile organic compounds (“VOC’s”), including, but not limited to,benzene.”
  3. Plaintiffs further allege that as a direct and proximate result of exposure to VOC’s, Mr. Rose contracted acute mylogenous leukemia (“AML”), which was diagnosed on or about March 1, 2010.
  4. To find out more on the case, see Case No. N11C-08-102BEN – July 19, 2012.

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