leukemia


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



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



  A study published on NIH site draws a correlation between multiple myeloma and chemical exposure (e.g., solvents, benzene).  Apparently, the researchers looked at a spectrum of studies, occupations and locations to document the etiology of mulitple myeloma and various jobs.   The study notes, in particular, that “people employed as […]

Multiple Myeloma, Benzene & Occupation 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, Leukemia, Unocal & Griffin: A case in the Supreme Court of Alabama ruled on an appeal of dismissal.  The Benzene, Leukemia, Unocal & Griffin case is about a man employed at a tire manufacturing plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama that developed acute myelogenous leukemia from alleged exposure to benzene during […]

Benzene, Leukemia, Unocal & Griffin



Sarrat, Univar, Benzene & Leukemia: A case in the United States District Court, E.D. Louisiana ruled on a motion to dismiss (fraud).  The Sarrat, Univar, Benzene & Leukemia case documents what many people may face today that may have worked in or around the petroleum industry, petrochemical industry, paint industry, […]

Sarrat, Univar, Benzene & Leukemia



Schultz, Akzo Nobel, Benzene & Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A case in the United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit ruled on motions for summary judgment.  The Schultz, Akzo Nobel, Benzene & Acute Myeloid Leukemia (aml) case documents what many people may face today that may have worked in or around the petroleum industry, petrochemical […]

Schultz, Akzo Nobel, Benzene & Acute Myeloid Leukemia



Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Benzene, Chevron & Laico: A case in the Court of Appeal, Sixth District (california) ruled on a motion for review of the trial court’s denial of CUSA’s motions for nonsuit, judgment notwithstanding the verdict and a partial new trial. The Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Benzene, Chevron & Laico case documents what many people […]

Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Benzene, Chevron & Laico



The Smith, Benjamin Moore, Benzene & Leukemia case is about a pipefitter, insulator, and painter that alleged that his Acute Myeloid Leukemia (“AML”) was caused by exposure to benzene-containing “lubricants, cleaners, paints, paint thinners, paint strippers, solvents and chemicals while employed by Valero Energy Corporation and Texaco. A brief summary of the Smith, […]

Smith, Benjamin Moore, Benzene & Leukemia



Milward, Acuity, Benzene & Leukemia: A case in the United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit, ruled on an appeal. The Milward, Acuity, Benzene & Leukemia case documents what many people may face today that may have worked in or around the petroleum industry, petrochemical industry, paint industry, auto industry, tire […]

Milward, Acuity, Benzene & Leukemia