Attorneys David A. Damico and Nicole E. Bazzy obtained a unanimous defense verdict in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. Plaintiff alleged that Plaintiff’s Decedent contracted acute myeloid leukemia and subsequently passed away as a result of exposure to benzene from diesel exhaust over the course of his 40 years of railroad employment as a conductor. Plaintiff claimed damages under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act and the Locomotive Inspection Act. Extensive fact, medical and scientific testimony was presented at the trial which took place November 1 through November 8, 2021. The jury returned a unanimous verdict in favor of the defendant railroad finding no negligence and no violation of the Locomotive Inspection Act.