Benzene Injury Law

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Understanding ACGIH’s Lower Benzene Exposure Standard: Implications for Workers’ Safety

Explore why the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) recently revised its benzene exposure standards, significantly lowering the threshold limit value...

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The Importance of Expert Witnesses in Benzene Toxic Tort Cases

Why are experts important in a benzene toxic tort case? In toxic tort cases, a plaintiff must prove that the defendants are...

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Workers at Risk for Cancer from Benzene Exposure, Study Says

A study in Europe was performed in an effort to mitigate work-related cancer. Europe’s version of OSHA surveyed more than 24,000 workers...

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Toxic-Exposed Veterans Should File a PACT Act Claim, or Intent to File a Claim by August 9, 2023

What is the COST of War Act and the PACT Act? The Comprehensive and Overdue Support for Troops (COST) of War Act...

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Abandoned Gas and Oil Wells Are Leaking Benzene

There are millions of “orphaned” oil and gas wells across the United States that have been abandoned by the large gas and...

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Benzene Refinery

On May 17, 2023, BP agreed to pay a $40 million penalty and invest another $200 million in environmental controls to settle...

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Oregon Leukemia Law Firm

Many Oregon workers may be at elevated risk for leukemia due to occupational exposures to benzene. Call 1-800-BENZENE to learn more. Which...

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Why are Mechanics at Elevated Risk for Parkinson’s Disease?

Mechanics and other tradesmen are at an increased risk for Parkinson’s disease as a result of chronic occupational exposures to chlorinated solvents....

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Can Benzene Get Into Your Bloodstream Through Your Skin?

Individuals who worked with benzene-containing products often got those chemicals onto their skin and clothes. Those exposures can increase the risk of...

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