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Benzene, Sunoco & Johnson is a case about a man that used various products manufactured by some of the defendants and later developed myelodysplastic syndrome (“MDS”) and acute myeloid leukemia from alleged benzene exposure. UPDATED: April 7, 2017: Defendant American Overseas Marine Corporation and Defendant General Dynamics Corporation’s Motion to […]

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Benzene, AML, McDermott & Technip is a case about a Louisiana jack up rig worker that alleges that his acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) was caused by his exposure to hazardous crude oil and other chemicals (containing benzene) while working in the Gulf of Mexico. Benzene, AML, McDermott & Technip: A […]

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Benzene exposure may happen while performing a particular job.  And, if the benzene exposure happened while you were an able-bodied seaman and you suffered an injury from the benzene exposure, your potential claim may fall within the purview of the Jones Act. The Jones Act provides “seaman” with a negligence […]

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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 […]

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Benzene, Bladder Cancer, Seacor & Seaman: A case in the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit ruled on an appeal of the district court’s summary judgment. The Benzene, Bladder Cancer, Seacor & Seaman case is about a ship captain aboard an oil tanker (e.g. benzene) that was allegedly exposed to a host of toxic […]

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Shelby, SeaRiver, Benzene & Kidney Cancer: A case in the Court of Appeals of California, First District, Division Three ruled on a recent appeal from the final judgment after the jury awarded plaintiff. The Shelby, SeaRiver, Benzene & Kidney Cancer case documents what many people (deck officers, mates, able bodied seaman) may face today that […]

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Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Benzene, KBR, & Clark: A case in the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, ruled on an appeal of a judgment. The Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Benzene, KBR, & Clark case documents what many people may face today that is considered a seaman under the Jones Act and […]

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Lymphoma, Benzene, Chevron & Gabriles: A case in the United States District Court, W.D. Louisiana, Lafayette Division ruled on a motion to dismiss. The Lymphoma, Benzene, Chevron & Gabriles case documents what many people may face today that may have worked in the petroleum industry and the petrochemical industry and […]

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Scott, Cenac, Benzene, Aplastic Anemia: A recent case in the United States District Court, E.D. Louisiana ruled on a motion for summary judgment. The Scott, Cenac, Benzene, Aplastic Anemia case documents what many people may face today that may have worked in the petroleum industry, the petrochemical industry, the steel industry, the […]

Scott, Cenac, Benzene, Aplastic Anemia