A Philadelphia man is suing a long list of corporations alleging that they exposed him to “significant amounts” of carcinogenic benzene and other chemicals during his employment as a seaman and crewmember on several U.S. Merchant Marine vessels performing ship maintenance and repairs. He claims benzene exposure contributed to his leukemia diagnosis, the Pennsylvania Record reported. Jose A. Vivas filed his lawsuit in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas against companies like Manhattan Tankers Company Inc., Exxon Mobil Corporation (c/o Corporation Services Company), Sunoco (R&M) LLC, Hudson Waterways Corporation, U.S. Steel Corporation, Marathon Oil Corporation, Residual Enterprises Corporation, Sea ... Read More
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