A former railroad worker from St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, has filed a lawsuit alleging that exposure to hazardous chemicals in the workplace caused him to develop kidney cancer.
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What’s the problem?
July 13, 2017 – Plaintiff Alvin J. Porte claims in the suit that he was regularly exposed to tetrachloride, a hazardous chemical carbon that has been linked to liver and kidney damage in humans, while employed with the Illinois Central Railroad Co. during the 1960s and 1970s.
Porte alleges that as a result of this exposure, he was diagnosed with kidney cancer in July 2014. Plaintiff is holding the railroad company responsible because it allegedly failed to provide a safe work environment.
Plaintiff is suing for all sums reasonable in the premises, with legal interest, costs of these proceedings and for any other relief the court deems just.
The case is: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana case number 2:17-cv-05657.
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