Based on reports by the American Cancer Society, bladder cancer is far from being under control, it has been estimated than more than 60,000 people are diagnosed annually with the disease and of those diagnosed; the disease is fatal to about 20 percent of them. The majority of those that are diagnosed are men, almost three quarters of bladder cancer sufferers are men. The leading cause of bladder cancer is workplace carcinogens.
What chemicals are to blame for bladder cancer?
The evidence linking bladder cancer to exposure to numerous chemicals cannot be denied. While representing victims in order to get compensation for their clients, a bladder cancer law firm will invariably cite chemicals that go into the production of rubber, petrochemicals, coal tar and more. The workers that are most at risk are those that are involved in the production and processing of oil and gas products and truck drivers as well as those in the chemical and textile industries.
Do you believe your bladder cancer is linked to your working environment?
Over 75 percent of bladder cancer is caused by environmental factors; this statistic alone is enough to suggest that chemical exposure in the workplace may be related to cancer. With this in mind you should consult with a recognized bladder cancer law firm and determine if any of the chemicals you are exposed to on a daily basis have been linked to cancer. Your lawyer will be in a position to guide you, to decide, based on experience and knowledge, whether you stand a very good chance of winning a toxic tort lawsuit.
If your lawyer can show conclusive evidence that your bladder cancer is directly linked to chemicals that your are exposed to and that your employer was responsible for exposing you to these dangerous chemicals, they can be found guilty of negligence and as such the law can compel the employer to compensate you for all past, present and future medical expenses, lost income as well as compensation for pain and suffering.
If you have reason to believe you have contacted bladder cancer due to exposure to chemicals in the workplace you should consider contacting a bladder cancer law firm. Your are invited to discuss the details of your case with Diesel Injury Law.