- How was I exposed to asbestos?
- Who is at risk for mesothelioma?
- What is benzene?
- What are the long-term effects of benzene exposure?
- Where did my child get lead poisoning?
Asbestos has high fiber strength and heat resistant properties, which made it a popular product for manufactured goods (primarily building materials), friction products, heat-resistant fabrics, packaging, gaskets, and coatings.
The Environmental Protection Agency cites common sources of asbestos exposure as:
- workplace industries where people mine, make, or use asbestos products;
- areas near asbestos industries;
- construction sites (particularly building, demolition, and renovation activities);
- manufactures of asbestos products (such as textiles, friction products, insulation, and other building materials);
- automotive brake and clutch repair work outfits;
- deteriorating, damaged, or disturbed asbestos-containing products such as insulation, fireproofing, acoustical materials, and floor tiles.
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Individuals who have worked with products containing asbestos are at the greatest risk for mesothelioma because have been exposed to higher concentrations of asbestos over a longer period of time.
According to The National Cancer Institute, an increased risk of developing mesothelioma has been found among:
- people who work in asbestos mines and mills,
- producers of asbestos products,
- shipyard workers,
- workers in the heating and construction industries,
- and other trades people.
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, benzene is among the top 20 chemicals produced in the United States. It is a highly flammable chemical that evaporates into the air quickly or slightly dissolves in water, and because it is both a natural resource and a man-made substance, the risk of exposure can be anywhere.
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People who have been exposed to high levels of benzene for more than a year can suffer damage to their:
- blood cells
- bone marrow
- immune system
It has also been linked to:
- decreased red blood cells
- excessive bleeding
- irregular menstruation for women
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There are numerous places where lead can become a hazard, including your home or at your workplace.
Common items that may contain lead include:
- food/liquid containers
- household dust
- stained glass
If your child is suffering from lead poisoning, we can help. Find out more by calling Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law at 1 (800) 444-5000 or by filling out a FREE initial consultation form.