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Mobil v. Ellender
Citation:968 S.W.2d 917 (Tex. 1998)
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Eli Ellender worked periodically as an independent contractor millwright at the defendant’s refinery and chemical plants. As a millwright, Ellender repaired, serviced, and cleaned pumps, product lines, and other equipment. While working for the defendant, Ellender was exposed to benzene. Ellender was later diagnosed with leukemia and died in 1989. Ellender’s surviving estate sued the defendant, alleging that exposure to benzene caused Ellender’s leukemia and subsequent death.
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