Benzene Exposure Lawsuits

Lawyers Representing Those Exposed to Toxic Substances in the Workplace

Benzene is produced in huge quantities in the United States. It is used in countless products and industries around the country. Exposure to benzene can be dangerous. Workers who are regularly exposed to benzene are prone to a number of serious health problems. There are regulations in place designed to limit the exposure of individuals to benzene. When these regulations are not obeyed, the results can be tragic.

At Gori Julian & Associates, P.C., we have extensive experience in cases involving exposure to harmful materials. We are known nationwide for our work protecting the victims of asbestos exposure. Our firm uses the skills and resources we have built over the years to protect people who have been exposed to other harmful substances, including benzene. If you believe you have suffered health problems due to benzene exposure, you need to speak to an attorney as soon as possible. Call us at 618-307-4085 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation.

Health Problems Associated With Benzene

A person who is exposed to a large dose of benzene in a short period of time can suffer a range of health problems, including:

  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Convulsions
  • Death

Longer exposure to benzene can lead to anemia, excessive bleeding, difficulty fighting infection and cancer. Leukemia and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma are known to be associated with long-term exposure to benzene. Anyone who knows or suspects that he or she has been exposed to benzene and suffers these problems should seek legal advice.

Benzene Exposure And Occupation

Due to its widespread use, many occupations can expose you to benzene. Gas station workers, mechanics, road construction workers, shipyard employees and chemical plant workers all may be subjected to elevated levels of benzene. Basically any worker in the petroleum industry is at risk. Benzene is used in making plastics, solvents, paint, lubricant, dye, detergent and countless other products. Depending on the safety measures taken by an employer, workers can be exposed to dangerous levels of benzene.

Contact Gori Julian & Associates, P.C., Today

Laws exist to protect workers from exposure to harmful substances such as benzene. If you are sick or have lost a loved one due to benzene exposure, we can fight for you. We can help you recover compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other costs associated with benzene exposure. Call us today to discuss your situation.