How Does Inhaling Diesel Fumes Affect You? The Answer May SHOCK You
Certain workers, especially those that work in the oil and refinery as well as trucking and transportation industries are more likely to be exposed to the after-effects of burning diesel. For over two decades, there have been numerous studies which have shown that diesel fumes can cause lung cancer and certain aggressive blood cancers such as leukemia. Diesel is formed after crude oil is highly refined, and it is the fuel of choice for the majority of vehicles in the world. Diesel fumes, it seems, are inescapable especially if you work in these professions, as well as if you live in an urban setting. That said, individuals who are occupationally exposed to diesel can limit their exposure by working with their companies to find ways in which to do the same. Diesel injury law is a part of personal injury law, and it helps you when it comes to recovering compensation in terms of money damages so you can be made whole again, and we’re here to help with that.
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Diesel exposure has been linked to the following conditions:
- Myelodysplastic syndrome
- Acute myeloid leukemia
- Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
- Aplastic anemia
- Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
Diesel exposure has also been linked to:
- Diesel asthma
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
- Black lung
- Pulmonary fibrosis
Who Is At Risk for Diesel-Related Diseases?
Individuals working in the trucking industry are at a higher risk of getting the conditions mentioned above, as well as those in the industry for over two decades. Victims skew Caucasian, living in the South and Midwest, and individuals in their mid-thirties. The types of workers most impacted by diesel fume diseases are long-haul drivers, delivery drivers, combination workers, pickup drivers and dockworkers.
Diesel Fume Exposure Lung Disease Attorneys – Call Us NOW!
If you were diagnosed with any of the pulmonary conditions as well as the cancers listed here and worked in the transportation industry, please give us a call NOW at (773) 823-0298 to learn more about your legal options for justice and compensation. Thanks, and we look forward to helping you.