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What If You Developed Cancer As the Result of Benzene Exposure? By Attorney John Peterson

                A potential client approached us in early 2009 on referral from another trial firm. Our client had worked on the site of a plant that had manufactured gas from coal from the mid eighteenth century until approximately 1960.  A known byproduct of manufacturing gas from coal is benzene contamination.  The utility which owned the plant sold the property in 1966.   During the time our client worked as a maintenance mechanic on the property, it was being used as part of the public water plant for a medium-sized Midwestern city.  Our client worked there from the mid-1970's until the city built a new water plant in 2001.  In 2006, our client was diagnosed with multiple myeloma (MM), a rare leukemic cancer of the bone marrow, which will likely kill him.

What If You Developed Cancer As the Result of Benzene Exposure? By Attorney John Peterson

A potential client approached us in early 2009 on referral from another trial firm. Our client had worked on the site of a plant that had manufactured gas from coal from the mid eighteenth century until approximately 1960. A known byproduct of manufacturing gas from coal is benzene contamination. The utility which owned the plant sold the property in 1966. During the time our client worked as a maintenance mechanic on the property, it was being used as part of the public water plant for a medium-sized Midwestern city. Our client worked there from the mid-1970's until the city built a new water plant in 2001. In 2006, our client was diagnosed with multiple myeloma (MM), a rare leukemic cancer of the bone marrow, which will likely kill him.

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