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Petrochemical industry hiding benzene related cancer risks

July 28, 2017 - The National Center for Biotechnology Information explains that benzene weakens the production of healthy blood components while producing abnormal ones. Read More


Jury establishes link between cancer and creosote, awards former railroad worker

July 21, 2017 - For the first time publicly the jury established a link between the plaintiff's cancer and his exposure to creosote, a chemical containing benzene. Read More


Benzene exposure increases worker risk for cancer including AML

July 14, 2017 - Railroad workers, automobile mechanics and petroleum refining and extraction workers are just a few occupations that have a high risk of benzene exposure. Read More


Workplace benzene exposure linked to cancer

July 7, 2017 - Certain occupations are at a higher risk of on-the-job benzene exposure including railroad workers, automobile mechanics and petroleum refining and extraction workers. Read More


PFC contamination public health advisory validates Centre lawsuit

May 25, 2017 - This week, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) issued a public health advisory for the Town of Centre Water Works and Sewer Board for perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) levels in... Read More


Public advised not to drink tap water following EPA drinking water health advisory

June 14, 2016 - Officials representing the West Morgan-East Lawrence Water and Sewer Authority are advising the public served by the water system to stop drinking tap water due to toxic contamination. Read More


EPA issues new Drinking Water Health Advisory for man-made chemicals

May 24, 2016 - Revised drinking water health advisory establishes limits for man-made chemicals harmful to humans when exposed over time; eight Alabama water systems exceed safe levels according to EPA.... Read More


Final approval granted for $20 billion BP settlement for states affected by Gulf oil spill

April 4, 2016 - U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier granted final approval to $20-billion settlement for states impacted by 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in Gulf of Mexico. Read More


Beasley Allen helps State of Alabama recover $20 million from Transocean for Deepwater Horizon oil spill claims

October 22, 2015 - Governor Robert Bentley announced the State of Alabama settled its claims against Transocean for damages caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. For this... Read More


Government entities in Gulf Coast region receive BP settlement funds

July 28, 2015 - Government entities throughout the Gulf Coast region will receive funds as a result of BP’s $18.7 billion settlement to resolve economic and natural resource damages resulting from 2010... Read More


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