Hartley & O'Brien along with The Segal Law Firm and Warner Law
Offices recently filed a civil lawsuit in Marshall County, West Virginia
Circuit Court on behalf of a screen printer employed in the West Virginia
Division of Highways sign shop. Prior to his employment with the State
of West Virginia, plaintiff had previously worked as a mechanic at various
Exxon gasoline stations. Suit was filed against various suppliers, distributors
and manufacturers of gasoline, inks, and solvent materials. Plaintiff
worked as an automobile mechanic for seven years beginning in 1983, and
began his employment as a sign maker for the Division of Highways in 1990.
He was exposed to benzene-containing gasoline, mixed solvents, aromatic
hydrocarbon-containing products as well as chlorinated hydrocarbon-containing
products and hydroquinone-containing products. He contracted non-Hodgkins
lymphoma in 2012, and has been unable to work since December 2012. Defendants
include: Exxon Mobil Corporation, Safety-Kleen Systems, Radiator Specialty
Company, CRC Industries, W. Va. Department of Transportation, Division
of Highways, Nazadar Company, Individually and as Successor-by-Acquisition/Merger
to Advance Process Supply Co., Advance Process Supply, 3M Company, Fujifilm
North America Corporation, as Successor-by Merger to Fujifilm Sericol
U.S.A., Inc., as Successor-by-Merger to Sericol, Inc., and Uncommon Conglomerates,
Inc., a Division of Cyberbond, LLC.
Ansell. v. Exxon Mobil Corporation, et al. , Marshall County, West Virginia Circuit Court, Civil Action No.: 13-C-119-K.