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Investigating industrial toxic exposures and diesel exhaust cancer claims on behalf of CSX  workers nationwide.

CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries based in Jacksonville, Fla., is one of the nation’s largest transportation suppliers. The company provides rail-based transportation services including traditional rail service and the transport of intermodal containers and trailers.

The CSX Transportation network encompasses about 20,000 route miles of track in 23 states, the District of Columbia and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. 

Our experienced team of attorneys is committed to fighting for your rights and seeking justice for those who have been adversely affected by toxic substances while working at or living near CSX Transportation facilities.

With a proven track record of advocating for victims, we are here to provide you with the legal support and guidance you need to navigate the complex world of toxic exposure litigation. We understand the physical, emotional, and financial toll that toxic exposure can take on individuals and their families, and we are here to stand by your side, seeking compensation and holding responsible parties accountable.

Your well-being is our priority, and we are prepared to pursue the justice you deserve. Explore our page to learn more about our expertise, legal services, and how we can help you in your journey toward recovery and resolution.

What Kind of Damages Are Available in a CSX Corporation Diesel Exposure Lawsuit?

In a CSX Corporation diesel exposure lawsuit, potential damages may include:

  • Medical Expenses: This includes compensation for the past, current, and future medical bills related to the treatment and care required as a result of diesel exposure. It covers doctor visits, hospital stays, medication, surgeries, and other healthcare costs.

  • Lost Wages: If the exposure led to a victim’s inability to work, they may be entitled to compensation for lost income, including both past and future earning capacity that has been affected.

  • Pain and Suffering: Damages for physical and emotional suffering, including pain, distress, anxiety, depression, and reduced quality of life due to the exposure.

  • Punitive Damages: In some cases, punitive damages may be awarded to punish the responsible party for gross negligence, willful misconduct, or intentional harm. These damages are meant to deter similar conduct in the future.

  • Wrongful Death: If a person has lost their life due to diesel exposure, their family or beneficiaries may be eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit seeking compensation for funeral and burial expenses, loss of financial support, and emotional suffering.

It’s important to note that the specific damages available in a CSX Corporation diesel exposure lawsuit may vary depending on the individual circumstances, the severity of exposure, and the applicable laws in the jurisdiction where the lawsuit is filed.

An experienced attorney can help you assess your case and determine which types of damages may be applicable in your situation.

What Does a Diesel Exhaust Exposure Lawyer Do for Your Case?

A diesel exhaust exposure lawyer plays a crucial role in representing individuals and workers who have been exposed to diesel exhaust and are seeking compensation for the harm they have suffered. Here’s what a lawyer can do for your case:

  • Investigation: Lawyers will conduct a thorough investigation into the circumstances of your exposure, collecting evidence to support your case. This may include obtaining medical records, workplace documents, and expert opinions.

  • Negotiation: Attorneys are skilled negotiators. They can engage with the responsible parties and their insurance companies to negotiate a settlement that fairly compensates you for your damages, including medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other losses.

  • Litigation: If a fair settlement cannot be reached, your lawyer will be prepared to take your case to court. They will represent you during trial proceedings, presenting your case to a judge and/or jury.

Overall, a diesel exhaust exposure lawyer plays a critical role in helping you seek justice and compensation for the harm you have suffered due to diesel exhaust exposure.


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Joseph Lyon has 17 years of experience representing individuals in complex litigation matters. He has represented individuals in every state against many of the largest companies in the world.

The Firm focuses on single-event civil cases and class actions involving corporate neglect & fraud, toxic exposure, product defects & recalls, medical malpractice, and invasion of privacy.


The Firm offers contingency fees, advancing all costs of the litigation, and accepting the full financial risk, allowing our clients full access to the legal system while reducing the financial stress while they focus on their healthcare and financial needs.

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Diesel Exhaust Exposure FAQ

What are common sources of industrial exposure to carcinogens?

Common sources include asbestos, benzene, formaldehyde, radon, lead, and various other chemicals and substances present in industrial settings such as factories, construction sites, and refineries.

What types of cancers can be linked to industrial exposure?

Various types of cancer can be linked to industrial exposure, including lung cancer, mesothelioma, bladder cancer, leukemia, and more. The specific type of cancer depends on the nature of the exposure.

Who can be held liable in these cases?

Liability can extend to employers, manufacturers, suppliers, property owners, or other parties responsible for maintaining a safe working environment and protecting workers from hazardous substances.

Can I still file a lawsuit if I am no longer employed at the company where I was exposed?

Yes, you can still file a lawsuit even if you are no longer employed by the company where the exposure occurred, as long as you are within the statute of limitations for your case.

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