Category: Toxic Chemical Exposure

270 Tons of Ammonium Nitrate Stored at West Fertilizer Plant

April 26, 2013 -- Investigators haven’t determined what caused last week’s fire and explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, but they know that it somehow ignited tanks filled with anhydrous ammonia and ammonium nitrate. Reuters reported that documents...

Exxon Oil Spill Class Action Lawsuit in Mayflower, Arkansas

April 8, 2013 -- One week after an oil pipeline burst and caused an oil spill in Mayflower, Arkansas, two residents have filed a class action lawsuit against ExxonMobil. The plaintiffs, Kathryn Chunn and Kimla Greene, are seeking class action...

Mayflower, Arkansas Oil Spill Lawyer

On March 29, 2013 in Mayflower, Arkansas, the Exxon Pegasus Oil Pipeline burst and disgorged at least 12,000 of barrels of heavy Canadian crude oil into suburban streets. As many as 40 homes had to be evacuated when a river...

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Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Treatment

Individuals who develop non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma after workplace exposure to carcinogenic chemicals may require extensive medical treatment and lifelong medical care. This may involve surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and even new treatments like targeted antibodies or vaccines.

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Causes of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Recent studies indicate that a potential cause of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is workplace exposure to toxic chemicals. Unfortunately, non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a life-threatening disease that requires extensive medical testing and treatment.

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Symptoms of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

The incidence of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is rising in the United States, and no one knows why. However, numerous studies have found higher rates of this cancer associated with workplace exposure to cancer-causing chemicals, include benzene, polychlorinated biphenyl, pesticides, dyes, and...

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Texas Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Lawyer

Workplace exposure to toxic chemicals has been associated with higher rates of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. More than 70,000 Americans are diagnosed with this life-threatening blood cancer every year, and many cases are caused by toxic chemicals in the workplace.

DuPont Asks to Centralize C8 Water Contamination Lawsuits

January 22, 2013 -- The chemical company DuPont has filed a motion to centralize a growing number of lawsuits stemming from C8 water contamination. DuPont has asked the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) to transfer the actions into one...

$10M Lawsuit Filed for Paulsboro Train Derailment Chemical Spill

December 10, 2012 -- A mother from Paulsboro, New Jersey has filed a lawsuit against Conrail, Norfolk Southern Railway Company, and CSX Transportation after a train derailment spilled the toxic chemical vinyl chloride into the air and water. Hundreds of...

Carbon Monoxide Leak Injures Dozens in Elementary School

December 4, 2012 -- A carbon monoxide leak at Finch Elementary School in Atlanta has sickened at least 42 children and seven adults. The school lacked carbon monoxide detectors, and the leak was discovered when four children became ill. Firefighters...