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Benzene & Cancer

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Benzene is a flammable liquid that evaporates in air or dissolves quickly in liquids. It is a known carcinogen, and is largely used to make other chemicals or plastics. It has been linked to several blood related diseases like leukemia from benzene exposure.

What Types of Cancer or Diseases may be Caused by Exposure to Benzene?

This type of cancer forms in the blood and bone marrow and affects white blood cells called the myeloid cells. It progresses rapidly and interferes with the cells ability to mature into healthy red blood cells, white blood cells or platelets.
This a type of cancer that also forms in the blood and bone marrow. It progresses much more slowly than other types of leukemia and mostly affects older people.
The lymphatic system contains white blood cells that help fight diseases throughout your body. This cancer originates in your lymphatic system when lymphocytes form tumors.
A disorder caused by poorly formed blood cells that form in your bone marrow.

How Might Benzene Exposure Affect Me?

You may have been exposed to Benzene working in an industry that makes or uses Benzene in their products.

Some of these Industries Include

  • The Rubber Industry
  • Chemical Plants
  • Gasoline Related Industries
  • Offshore Oil Workers
  • Refineries
  • Shoe and Leather Manufacturers
  • Press and Paper Companies
  • Adhesive Manufactures
  • Painters
  • Plumbers
  • Handyman workers
  • Mechanics

How can I get Compensation?

If you have Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), Non-Hodgkins' Lymphoma (NHL) or Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), you are in need of the best medical treatment available. You will need to pay for living expenses while you are sick and provide for your family in the future. Benzene exposure may have caused your disease and there is help available!

When should I Contact an Attorney?

If you are diagnosed with AML, CLL, NHL or MDS, it is important to contact us as soon as possible. There are time limitations involved in filing any benzene related lawsuit.

Complete this form or call 1-800-791-5614 to find out if you are eligible to receive compensation.