How much time that you have to file a benzene lawsuit depends on the statute of limitations. That statute is basically a law that limits the amount of time that you have to file. Watch the Video for More info.
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“You’ve been exposed to a very high level, I’m incensed and angry that Shell let this happen. Shell is not interested in being your friend. They will do absolutely the minimum they are required to do.”
After drinking water from his spring, he became violently ill and went to the hospital/Testing of his water source revealed the presence of benzene, a carcinogenic substance used in oil and gas drilling.
Failure to comply with [chemical] leak detection and repair requirements under federal emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants was the rap.
In a face slappingly arrogant statement the company said:”[Vertellus] is confident that these emissions did not have any effect on it’s employees or neighbors.”
Richard Czuprynski says that during his employment with KCS, he was exposed to benzene, xylene, toluene, mixed solvents and diesel exhaust (which also contains benzene and other chemicals).
On Tuesday Stephen Colbert, the Comedy Central "news commentator" railed against a lake city man who filed a lawsuit saying that the city of Seattle must conduct an environmental review prior to it’s Fourth of July fire works show at the city’s Gas Works Park. Gas Works…ummm… Park? The area is a partially remediated toxic [...]
The widow and children of a deceased Texas man have filed a lawsuit against Chevron alleging that the man died wrongfully as a result of benzene exposure. "As a result of such exposure, Luther Wesley Miller, developed multiple myeloma from which he died a painful and terrible death on Feb. 7, 2008," the lawsuit filed [...]
After two years of litigation, a Texas benzene lawsuit has come to an abrupt end. 58th District Judge Bob Wortham dismissed the plaintiff’s claims for lack of evidence. The plaintiff, Bobby Hall of Arizona, had filed a lawsuit against Arco, Exxon, Shell and 16 other petrochemical companies. The suit stated that Hall had been exposed [...]
The World Health Organization estimates that up to 1/4 of all disease stems from environmental toxins. If this is truly the case, it means that toxic chemicals released by humans into the environment are sickening millions of people around the globe. At the greatest risk of health degrading chemical exposure are those living in developing [...]
Yesterday thirty-eight workers and villagers were poisoned and hospitalized after inhaling benzene gas at a village in east China’s Zhejiang Province. The poisoning took place as workers dismantled tanks that had contained the chemical. Short term exposure to benzene causes immediate depression of the central nervous system. Symptoms include drowsiness, headache, dizziness, loss coordination, loss of [...]