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Allentown Cancer Risk at Braun Plant According to Epa

The EPA has stated that B. Braun, a Lehigh Valley plant in Hanover Township is a top polluter of ethylene oxide, which could increase cancer diagnosis rates near Bethlehem PA. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has shown a strong correlation between the ethylene oxide chemical and increased cancer diagnosis rates. The Lehigh Valley neighborhood Hanover Township PA is bordered by Route 22, Schoenersville Road, the Lehigh River and the Lehigh Valley International Airport. Exposure to toxic chemicals in this area may increase the risk of Lehigh Valley cancer rates in the coming years. B. Braun’s plant in very close to Hanover Townships’s Allendale neighborhood just north of Bethlehem PA and east of Allentown City. An experienced Lehigh Valley cancer lawyer at the Trapani Law Firm will continue to monitor this increased cancer risk for our local Bethlehem and Allentown communities. Call our Allentown toxic tort lawyers anytime for a free consultation.

An experienced Allentown cancer attorney can help you find the cancer treatment you need and hold any party liable for your cancer diagnosis. Our Lehigh Valley cancer lawyers represent victims of cancer misdiagnosis medical malpractice, we handle Allentown Mesothelioma lawsuits and asbestos lung cancer cases and we sue companies whose products cause cancer such as Baby Powder ovarian cancer cases, Roundup Cancer lawsuits, and drug cases such as Valsartan cancer lawsuits, Incretin cancer cases, breast implant cancer, premises liability toxic tort lawsuits and missed diagnosis cancer malpractice lawsuits in the Lehigh Valley PA. Call our Bethlehem cancer lawyers anytime for a free cancer attorney consultation.   

What is Cancer?

Cancer is the name of a disease where some of body’s cells begin to divide without stopping and spread into the surrounding tissues, according to the National Cancer Institute. Cancer can take place almost anywhere in the body. When damaged or abnormal cells divide they can form solid tumors. Additionally, Leukemias are cancers of the blood and do not form solid cancer tumors. Cancer tumors are malignant and can spread into other human tissues. Conversely, benign tumors do not invade nearby tissues. If you would like to speak with an experienced Allentown cancer attorney, call the Trapani Law Firm anytime for a free cancer consultation.

Sadly, a Lehigh Valley cancer misdiagnosis medical negligence error or a defective drug that causes cancer can lead to the Allentown wrongful death of an individual. Our Lehigh Valley cancer lawyers are capable of bringing a Lehigh County wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of a family after their loved one has lost their battle with cancer in Bethlehem PA. There are two claims available for a wrongful death cancer lawsuit. The family members of the deceased can bring a wrongful death lawsuit for damages including lost wages, funeral expenses, loss of companionship, punitive damages and medical expenses according to the Pennsylvania Wrongful Death Act, 42 Pa.C.S. 8301. In addition, a Lehigh or Northampton County cancer survival action can be brought whereby the decedent’s estate is substituted for the decedent. In this type of cancer lawsuit, the estate has the right to bring a claim for the pain and suffering a cancer patient suffered throughout their cancer treatment, according to Pennsylvania Wrongful Death Act, 42 Pa.C.S. 8302. A Lehigh Valley cancer wrongful death analysis can be extremely complex. Our Bethlehem wrongful death cancer lawyers are available to help guid you and your family through the Lehigh Valley cancer lawsuit process to help determine the best legal action tailored to your situation. Call an experienced Lehigh Valley cancer chemical lawyer anytime for a free consultation.


The injury lawyers at the Trapani Law Firm have represented hundreds of clients injured in catastrophic car accidents and other personal injury accidents. Additionally, our personal injury law firm has handled wrongful death claims for families of victims killed or injured in tragic accidents. There is no cost to our clients until our experienced attorneys have won your case.

The Trapani Law Firm would like our visitors to be aware that we obtain our information through secondary sources so it is entirely possible that our news blog posts may contain data that is not 100% accurate. If we have improper information posted on our blog please feel free to email us so we can make the necessary adjustments.

Our law firm has posted this news blog for informative purposes, in order to help keep our local community safer. The Trapani Law Firm handles these types of injury cases, however whether or not attorney representation is needed is a very private decision that we honor.

DISCLAIMER: The information above is not intended to express or constitute legal or medical advice.

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Last Updated on April 27, 2022