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Studies linking a colorless, sweet-smelling chemical named Benzene and leukemia have triggered lawsuits in the United States.

Benzene Leukemia Lawsuits

Benzene exposure trigger lawsuits.

Benzene is used in several products, including plastics, paints, solvents, dyes, chemical products and by the petroleum industry. People who work with Benzene products are at a higher risk for developing adverse effects because of their increase risk of exposure to high levels of Benzene. The United States Environmental Protection Agency estimates that more than fifty percent of the American population have been exposed to Benzene but those who work with petroleum based solvents containing Benzene are the ones with the highest risks of developing adverse effects.

Recently, a Texas jury awarded $2.9 million in personal injury damages to a Wise County family that claimed gas extraction wells caused pollution, decreased value of their land and multiple health problems.

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Hydraulic fracturing, also known as hydrofracking or fracking, is the petroleum engineering process for extracting underground natural gas. The Wise County drilling site was in the Barnett Shale, which created a boom in natural gas extraction in the Dallas Fort Worth area, after the explosion of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling techniques.

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