Benzene is relatively often encountered in the environment, as it is used in the production of certain types of rubbers, lubricants, detergents, dyes, drugs and pesticides. It also is a natural component of gasoline, cigarette smoke and crude oil. It
Lodged in the lining of the lungs and other organs, asbestos fibers cause irritation, inflammation and scarring that can lead to the development of fatal illnesses, such as: mesothelioma, asbestosis, lung cancer, and other types of cancers.
Individuals and families that have been harmed by toxic chemicals may seek legal justice for the suffered damage through an environmental litigation. Typical cases of environmental litigation include: environmental hazards, such as asbestos and benzene exposure.