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We are Benzene Injury Attorneys in California

Benzene is a solvent. It is a known “carcinogen”.

Benzene is a known carcinogen

We actively represent workers who are diagnosed with a rare type of leukemia and who worked in the following occupations/industries where Benzene and other solvents are used.

  • Painting industry
  • Plastics industry
  • Cleaning products industry
  • Adhesives – glues, those who work in such industries
  • Occupations which used Dyes
  • Synthetic fibers and lubricants
  • Occupations which used Detergents
  • Commercial ink
  • Industries which used solvents

Workers who should be concerned about Benzene exposure also have worked in the following occupations:

  • Adhesive Makers
  • Airplane Dope Makers
  • Alcohol Workers
  • Aniline Makers
  • Art Glass Workers
  • Artificial Leather Makers
  • Asbestos Product Impregnators
  • Asphalt Mixers
  • Automotive Workers
  • Battery (Dry) Makers
  • Belt Scourers
  • Brakelining Makers
  • Bronzers
  • Burnishers
  • Can Makers
  • Carbolic Acid Makers
  • Cast Scrubbers
  • Chemical Synthesis
  • Clutch Disc Impregnators
  • Coal Tar Workers/Refineries
  • Cobblers
  • Coke Oven Workers
  • DDT Makers
  • Degreasers
  • Detergent Makers
  • Disinfectant Makers
  • Drug Makers
  • Dry Cleaners
  • Dye Makers
  • Electroplaters
  • Enamelers
  • Engravers
  • Explosive Makers
  • Fabric Dyers
  • Feather Workers
  • Fuel Handlers
  • Fumigant Makers
  • Fungicide Makers
  • Furniture Finishers
  • Gas Workers
  • Glue Makers
  • Hair Dressers
  • Herbicide Makers
  • Histology Techs
  • Hydrochloric Acid Workers
  • Ink Makers
  • Insecticide Makers
  • Lacquer Makers
  • Leather Makers
  • Linoleum Makers
  • Lithographers
  • Maleic Acid Makers
  • Millinery Worker
  • Mirror Silverers
  • Mordanters
  • Oil Processors
  • Oilcloth Maters
  • Organic Chemical Synthesizers
  • Paint Makers
  • Painters
  • Paraffin Processors
  • Pencil Makers
  • Perfume Makers
  • Petrochemical Workers
  • Pharmaceutical Workers
  • Photographic Chemical Makers
  • Picric Acid Makers
  • Polish Makers
  • Pottery Decorators
  • Printers
  • Putty Makers
  • Rubber Reclaimers
  • Resin Makers
  • Respirator Makers
  • Rotogravure Printers
  • Rubber Cementers
  • Rubber Gasket Makers
  • Rubber Makers
  • Shellac Makers
  • Shoe Factory Workers
  • Shoe Finishers
  • Soap Makers
  • Solvent Makers
  • Stainers
  • Styrene Makers
  • Tobacco Seedling Treaters
  • Type Cleaners
  • Varnish Makers
  • Vulcanizers
  • Wax Makers
  • Welders
  • Window Shade Makers
  • Wire Insulators

Benzene is a known carcinogen. It has been a known cancer causing agent for at least 50 years. OSHA standards (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) include that workers who are exposed to solvents such as benzene in the workplace use safety gear including respirators. The desired goal is to protect workers from carcinogenic substances containing benzene.

If you or your loved one has been diagnosed with any type of blood cancerleukemia such Acute myeloid leukemia (AML), Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALL), Multiple myeloma (MM) or Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) which could have been caused by benzene exposure or another industrial solvent in the workplace please contact the California Benzene Lawyers at 1-800-722-0765 so we can advise you of the claims you have including your worker’s compensation claim. We also handle cases outside of California.

Almost all of our Benzene clients were unaware that benzene was a dangerous and carcinogenic substance while they were working with chemicals that contain Benzene.

Exposure can also likely occur from the following industries:

  • Refinery employees
  • Chemical plant employees
  • Rubber workers
  • Power plant employees
  • Gasoline haulers
  • Brake plant employees
  • Railroad workers
  • Firefighters Mechanics
  • Plus, individuals who lives in close proximity to a manufacturing plant which expels benzene into the air.

Employees who work in the above industries can develop serious illness and blood cancers which we can prove are due to benzene exposure and then obtain for you a financial recovery.

Nadrich & Cohen, LLP are Benzene lawyers who also handle Asbestos and Mesothelioma cases and will represent you and your loved ones for Benzene exposure both against the chemical manufacturer and any compensation benefits available through work or employment. We litigate occupational illness and toxic chemical exposure claims throughout California.

Symptoms of Benzene Exposure

At Nadrich & Cohen, LLP, our attorneys have the knowledge, skill, and experience to successfully represent even the most challenging Benzene exposure cases. We have eight offices and handle Benzene cases nationwide with qualified Benzene co-counsel. If you have been exposed to the chemical Benzene, you are at risk for developing serious medical problems and should seek medical assistance and legal representation right away. Nadrich & Cohen, LLP has an impressive track record of successful case outcomes and has recovered over $75,000,000 dollars for our personal injury clients. Call Nadrich & Cohen, LLP today to receive a free legal advice with one of our aggressive lawyers.

Dangers of Benzene Benzene is an extremely dangerous chemical, and known carcinogen, meaning that it has been shown that exposure to the substance can cause cancer in humans. Benzene poisoning may occur as the result of the chemical being inhaled, ingested, or the substance entering the body through the skin or eyes. Many of the consequences of Benzene exposure and poisoning are irreversible, and may cause the victim to suffer from painful and possibly fatal disorders, such as Leukemia, Cancer, and blood disorders.

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s regulations Part 1910.1028(j)(1)(i) “The employer shall post signs at entrances to regulated areas. The signs shall bear the following legend:

Properly posted warning signs, safety gear, protective clothing, and other safety precautions are ways in which employees can reduce the risk of Benzene exposure in the work place.

Many symptoms of Benzene poisoning or Benzene exposure are similar to those of the flu, and may include:

  • Bruising easily
  • Convulsions
  • Decreased appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Dry or scaly skin
  • Excessive bleeding
  • Exhaustion
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Inflamed spleen and/or liver
  • Nausea
  • Physical weakness
  • Red dots on the skin
  • Respiratory problems, including shortness of breath
  • Shallow breathing
  • Sore throat
  • Stomach ache
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Tremors and shaking
  • Vomiting

If you work in an environment where you are exposed to any amount of Benzene and have experienced a combination of some of the symptoms listed above you may be suffering from Benzene poisoning. You should seek medical attention immediately and undergo an examination to find out if you have any serious health conditions that may be linked to Benzene exposure.

In some cases, the symptoms of Benzene exposure related medical conditions may not appear for as long as thirty years after the victim was exposed.

If you or a loved one has suffered as the result of Benzene poisoning, please contact a Benzene lawyer at Nadrich & Cohen, LLP immediately.