What are solvents?
Solvents are primarily used in metal degreasing, electronic manufacturing, and the automotive industry. These volatile liquids are also found in common household products such as adhesives, paint removers, and cleaning supplies. As such, both occupational and residential environments can pose risks for solvent exposures. If you have been exposure to solvents or TCE and are suffering with the side effects or rare blood cancer, it is crucial to speak with a solvent lawyer as soon as possible.
TCE – Popular and Cancer-Causing
Trichloroethylene, or TCE, is commonly used in industries such as metal degreasing, electronic manufacturing, and automotive. It is also found in everyday products like adhesives, paint removers, and cleaning supplies. Consequently, those living close to these industries or frequent users of these household products are at a higher risk of TCE exposure.
Modes of Solvent Exposure
Solvent exposure is extremely common among those who work in mechanics as the chemical is extremely common in mechanical parts washers and other solvents.
Exposure to solvents exposure is extremely common in the workplace, especially among mechanics and other trades that utilize parts washers to clean parts and cut grease with industrial solvents.
- Solvents such as TCE can penetrate soil and groundwater, consequently contaminating water and food supplies.
- Inadvertent contact with solvents such as TCE can occur through ingestion of such tainted supplies or inhalation of vaporized solvents.
Symptoms of Solvent Exposures
Contact with solvents can lead to serious health issues. Short-term effects may involve headaches, lung irritations, and dizziness.
In the long run, exposure may result in more severe conditions such as:
- liver and kidney damage
- irregular heartbeat
- kidney cancer liver cancer
- blood cancer
- non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
- Parkinson’s Disease
How Our Solvent Cancer Lawyers Can Help
In the face of these challenges, legal recourse is crucial, and that’s where Gianaris Trial Lawyers come in. Our team, led by the seasoned lawyer Ted Gianaris works on toxic exposure cases. We have a deep understanding these cases and have successfully won millions of dollars from solvent manufacturers and sellers.
We are committed to seeking justice for those exposed to solvents such as TCE. From helping you understand your rights to evaluating your case and guiding you through this complex process, we are here for you. At Gianaris Trial Lawyers, we believe no one should suffer due to others’ negligence. Our mission is to hold those responsible for such toxic solvent exposures accountable.