Reviewing Workplace Cancer Lawsuits
Fling toxic exposure lawsuits empowers employees to fight for their right to be protected, satisfactorily informed, and to remain safe. They also bring awareness to challenge and higher the expectations of negligent companies who are not serving their employees justly.
Questions about Benzene Exposure
If your employers knew of serious health risks and failed to warn or protect you, and you developed a related illness as a result, you have a viable claim.
Exposure to dangerous chemicals at the workplace can cause a myriad of health problems. Some common cancers linked to Benzene include AML, leukemia, and myelodysplastic syndrome.
If you worked in a polluted environment for more than a year and have developed cancer, contact The Lyon Firm to review your case. We have the resources to determine whether your illness was directly caused by workplace toxic exposure.
The Lyon Firm is experienced in workplace exposure for industry workers nationwide who have developed illnesses or cancers following toxin exposure.
Rubber & Tire Workers Benzene Exposure
Benzene is a highly-volatile chemical used in many rubber and tire products. The World Health Organization has said exposure to Benzene was a “major public health concern.”
It is a concern because Benzene may cause blood cancers such as acute myeloid leukemia (AML), myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and acute non lymphatic leukemia. The IARC classifies it as a group 1 carcinogen. Benzene is considered as toxic as substances such as asbestos.
The American Public Health Association reports that three million workers in United States at auto mechanic and repair shops, gas stations, shipping loading docks, paint manufacturing plants, printers, gas truck drivers, and rubber and tire manufacturing facilities are at risk.