Written by attorney Andrew Lee Hughes

Firefighters and Occupational Diseases

It is estimated that firefighters are two and a half times more likely to develop cancer than members of the general public. Why is that? Because firefighters are exposed to carcinogens while fighting fires AND when they return to the supposed safety of the fire house.

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If you are a firefighter with Diesel Exhaust cancer and you suspect that your illness is work-related, call Diesel Injury Law at 312-877-5588 and speak for free with an experienced diesel attorney.

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