Continuous exposure to asbestos at work place may cause Mesothelioma which is a cancerous tumor of the mesothelium. The mesothelium is the tissue made up of specialized cells called mesothelial cells which line the chest cavity, abdominal cavity, and the cavity around the heart. These cells also cover the outer surface of most internal organs. Many workers unknowingly worked with this material before its risks became public knowledge.



Benzene is a highly carcinogenic material used in the production of other materials such as detergents, pesticides, plastics, lubricants, synthetic fibers and resins. It is also widely used in various types of repair work. Leukemia is the most common ailment caused by constant exposure to benzene.

High Risk Occupations

  • Chemical Plant Workers
  • Footwear Manufacturers
  • Gas Truck Drivers
  • Heavy Construction Workers
  • Miners
  • Road and Railroad Workers
  • Shipyard and Oil Refinery Workers
  • Steel and Textile Plant Workers

Thousands of lawsuits have been filed throughout the country against manufactures and industry owners who have exposed their workers to benzene. Do not hesitate contact us if you want to know about your legal rights regarding your benzene related ailments.


Hazardous Materials

Hazardous waste can be defined as a product or byproduct that poses a threat to human health or the environment. This waste must undergo certain processes to eliminate their negative impact on the environment or general public. The companies producing such waste are supposed to follow the guideline of Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). Those who violate the guidelines of RCRA in disposing of their industrial waste may cause serious harm to the environment and people residing in the surrounding area. If you have been exposed to hazardous material due to the negligence of your employer or someone else, then the sooner you seek legal help, the better.



The Robichaux Law Firm, LLC has handled numerous cases of toxic tort litigation dealing with asbestos, benzene and other hazardous materials. If you or a loved one has encountered hazardous materials, contact our law firm to find out your rights. The Robichaux Law Firm, LLC has over 40 years of experience helping people in toxic tort litigation receive financial compensation.

Our firm does not charge a fee for initial consultations. We work on a contingency fee, and there is no charge to our clients if we are unable to recover money for you.



We are here for you. Give us a call at (504) 286-2022 or toll free at 1-800-404-9281 to speak to one of our trusted toxic tort attorneys in New Orleans, LA.

If you or a loved one has worked with hazardous material, it is important to consult with an attorney as soon as possible.