Indiana Mesothelioma

Indiana Asbestos Attorney

Compassion, Justice and Peace of Mind

The Throneberry Law Group provides aggressive representation and compassionate support for individuals and families dealing with a diagnosis of mesothelioma in Indiana. Our principal attorney graduated with an engineering degree from Purdue University at West Lafayette which complements the complex asbestos litigation practice.

We Can Relate to What You're Going Through

Our principal attorney also has intimate knowledge of this devastating disease, from his proven advocacy on behalf of many clients and from the personal experience of his own father-in-law's death. Our dedicated team is focused on helping victims and their loved ones across Indiana to recover compensation for mesothelioma or other asbestos related disease.

Indiana Workers and Residents Asbestos Exposure

Indiana residents may be exposed to asbestos at their occupation, job site or home from materials containing asbestos. Occupations with a higher than normal likelihood to be exposed to asbestos in Indiana include automobile workers, utility workers, plumbers, pipefitters, electricians, mechanics and school teachers. Typical job sites in Indiana where there is a high risk for asbestos exposure include automobile manufacturing, ship yards, steel mills and metal works, chemical plants power plants and oil refineries.

Indiana Power Plants Known for Asbestos Exposure

Power plants have a long history of asbestos use because of it is inherently resistant to heat and fire. Indiana power Plants with a high risk for asbestos exposure include:

  • ALCOA Power Plant
  • Anderson Municipal Power
  • Buffington Power Plant
  • Coke & Coal Water Pollution Plant
  • Cully Station Powerhouse(Evansville)
  • Frankfort Power Plant
  • Franklin Steam Plant - West Franklin, IN
  • Gibson Power Plant
  • Hoosier Energy
  • Imperial Electric
  • Indiana & Michigan Electric Company(Lawrenceburg, IN)
  • Indiana Michigan Electric
  • Indiana Michigan Power Company(Mishawaka, IN)
  • Indiana Power & Light
  • Indiana Power & Light Power Plant (Indianapolis, IN)
  • Indiana Power & Light Steam Plant(Gary, IN)
  • Indiana Power Plant(Evansville)
  • Kendallville Power & Water
  • Kentucky Indiana Electric
  • Lawrenceburg Powerhouse
  • Logansport Municipal Utilities
  • Logansport Power Plant
  • M&I Electric Company in Mishawaka, Indiana
  • Madison Steam Plant
  • Merom Power Plant
  • Mt. Vernon Powerhouse
  • Municipal Electric Plant
  • NIPSCO Coal Power Plant in Wheatsfield, Indiana
  • Northern Indiana Public Service in Michigan City
  • PSI Energy Inc.
  • Southern Indiana Gas & Electric in Evansville
  • Wabash River Power Plant
  • Western Electric in Fort Ben Harrison
  • Yankeetown Power Plant

Indiana Oil Refineries Known for Asbestos Exposure

Oil refining has long been known for asbestos usage. People exposed to asbestos at these refineries may be at risk of developing mesothelioma. Refineries in Indiana known for asbestos include:

  • American Oil Refinery (Amoco), Whiting, IN
  • Mobil Oil
  • R.J. Oil
  • Rock Island Refinery
  • Sinclair Oil Company, Whiting, Indiana
  • Sinclair Refining Co.
  • Standard Oil Refinery, Whiting, IN
  • Texaco

Automobile Manufacturing Known for Asbestos Exposure

Automobile workers, at one time, were exposed to asbestos on a daily basis. Asbestos was commonly used for its heat resistance and insulating characteristics in a wide array of products in the auto production process. Examples of the most widely used asbestos-containing, automobile parts include brake linings, gaskets and clutches.

As a result of the widespread use of asbestos in automobile manufacturing, not only were automobile manufacturing employees at risk for asbestos exposure, but also auto mechanics and construction workers as asbestos containing materials were used in construction of these industrial facilities and machinery.

Automobile manufacturing plants known for asbestos exposure in Indiana include:

  • Chrysler Corporation
  • Chrysler Motors, Fort Ben Harrison, IN
  • Delco Electronics
  • Delco Remy
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Motors Plant in Bedford
  • General Motors Plant, Indianapolis, IN
  • International Harvester in Fairbanks

Indiana Shipyards and Asbestos Exposure

Marine construction and repair workers and military personnel often worked around or with asbestos. Boilers, insulation, turbines, pumps, gaskets and cement often contained asbestos in ship building. Ship yards and ship building used asbestos because of its light weight and insulation properties. Indiana ship yards include:

  • Indiana Harbor Works
  • Jeff Boat & Machine Co. (Jefferson, IN)
  • Jeff Boat Shipyard (Jefferson, Indiana)

Indiana Steel Mills and Metal Works Known for Asbestos Exposure

Industries that use electricity, heat and flames in its processes have often used asbestos in the past due to the insulating and pliable properties of asbestos. The steel or iron mills and metal works in Indiana known for asbestos exposure include:

  • ALCOA Aluminum Plant in Evansville
  • Bentz Metal
  • Bethlehem Steel in Gary
  • Bethlehem Steel Mill, Gary, IN
  • Bethlehem Steel Plant in Burns Harbor
  • Bethlehem Steel(Portage, Indiana)
  • Chrysler Foundry in Fort Ben Harrison
  • Continental Steel(Kokomo, IN)
  • Essex Wire Corp
  • Gary National Tube Company Plant
  • Great Lakes Foundry
  • Inland Steel Company in Indiana Harbor
  • Inland Steel Corporation in East Chicago
  • Inland Steel in Gary
  • Inland Steel Mill in Portage, IN
  • Inland Steel Mill, East Chicago
  • Interlake Steel
  • Midwest Steel
  • Stellite Rolling Mill in Kokomo, IN
  • U.S. Steel Mill in Gary
  • U.S. Steel Mill, Gary
  • United States Steel Corporation, Gary, IN
  • US Steel
  • US Steel Corp Gary Works

Chemical Plant Asbestos Exposure in Indiana

Another industry with a history of asbestos usage is chemical manufacturing. People exposed to asbestos at these chemical plants may be at risk of developing mesothelioma. Chemical plants in Indiana with known asbestos exposure include:

  • ALCOA Chemical Plant in Lafayette
  • Carbide & Carbon Chemical
  • Commercial Solvents
  • Dupont Chemical Plant in Circleville
  • Kokomo Plating
  • National Starch & Chemical
  • Union Carbide Chemical Plant in Indiana Harbor

Industries in Indiana Known for Asbestos Exposure

Other manufacturing businesses in Indiana known for a former high asbestos exposure risk to its workers include:

  • 3M Paper Mill
  • Alby Ashpalt
  • Allis Chalmers Plant in La Porte
  • American Rock Wool
  • Anaconda Wire & Cable
  • Asbestos Insulation & Roofing Company
  • Asphalt Material Construction
  • Ball State University
  • BF Goodrich
  • Briel Industries
  • Bristol Meyers in Evansville
  • Bryan Manufacturing
  • Colgate Palmolive
  • California Packing Co.
  • Celotex
  • Central Nitrogen Inc
  • Charles Pfizer & Co.
  • Chemico
  • Close Insulation Co.
  • Commercial & Industrial Insulation
  • Container Corp of America
  • Cummins Engine Co. in Columbus
  • Dana Corp.
  • Dana Heavy Water Plant
  • Eli Lilly in Lafayette
  • Falstaff Brewing
  • Fargo Insulation Co.
  • Foster Forbes Glass
  • G. Koch & Sones
  • General Electric Plant in Fairbanks
  • General Mills in Evansville
  • General Tire & Rubber
  • General Tire Plant in Wabash, IN
  • Grissom AFB
  • H.H. Robertson Company
  • Harbison Walker Refractories
  • Heat Lock Corporation
  • Indiana Glass
  • Indiana University- Bloomington
  • Kimble Glass
  • Kraft Foods
  • Lapel Glass
  • Lehigh Portland
  • Cement
  • Lever Brothers
  • Liberty Engineering
  • Linde Air Products
  • Mead Johnson
  • Midwestern Gas Transmission
  • Monon Siding
  • National Can
  • National Veneer
  • Naval Ammunition Depot
  • Neils Science Lab
  • Notre Dame University
  • Olin Matheson
  • Owens Corning
  • Paranite Wire & Cable
  • Pillsbury
  • Purdue University in West Lafayette
  • Raybestos Manhattan Plant in Crawfordsville
  • RCA
  • REA Magnet Wire Co,
  • Rockwool Plant in Wabash, IN
  • Schenley Distillers
  • Seagrams
  • Smith Cabinet Manufacturing Company in Salem, IN
  • Snider Sheet Metal
  • Stokely - Van Kamp
  • Swift & Co.
  • Talon Manufacturing
  • Taylor Forge
  • Texas Gas Transmission
  • Tri-State Refractories
  • U.S. Reduction Plant in East Chicago
  • U.S. Rubber Plant in Fort Ben Harrison
  • Valley Insulating Co.
  • Valley Packing Co.
  • Visking

Public Facilities, Military Bases and Residential Exposure to Asbestos in Indiana

Individuals in Indiana are primarily exposed to asbestos at their workplace or at home while working with asbestos containing material (ACM). ACMs, for example, were used in the construction industry and a lot of construction materials in buildings and homes. ACM for construction material included wall board, insulation, ceiling and floor tiles to name a few. The problem arises during the renovation of older buildings and homes and the proper safety precautions are not in place to remove the ACMs. Public facilities, military bases and other buildings in Indiana known for asbestos exposure include:

  • Ball State University
  • Falstaff Brewing
  • Grissom AFB
  • Indiana University- Bloomington
  • Naval Ammunition Depot
  • Neils Science Lab
  • Notre Dame University
  • Purdue University in West Lafayette

Indiana Railroad Workers Asbestos Exposure

Railroad companies used asbestos extensively to the detriment of its workers. Asbestos containing products in the rail road industry included boilers, brake shoes, gaskets, clutches, insulation, adhesives and clothing. As a result of the asbestos usage by the rail road companies, Indiana rail road workers at risk of developing asbestos. Indiana rail road companies with known asbestos usage include B&O Railroad and Chesapeake & Ohio.

The asbestos at the jobsite or contained in materials is most dangerous when it is disturbed or damaged because it can become airborne and when inhaled can attach to the mesothelial lining of the lung. This exposure can result in mesothelioma, the deadly form of cancer that can affect the lining of the lungs or abdomen or the heart.

We Will Travel to You

Our lawyers will travel throughout Indiana to assist victims and families. We provide a free case evaluation and there are no attorney fees unless we trace the sources of asbestos exposure and hold those parties accountable for monetary damages.

Urgent Action is Required

We understand the medical urgency and the financial impact of mesothelioma, asbestosis or asbestos-related lung cancer. For experienced, personalized representation during this very trying time, call us at 866-337-7516 or contact us online for a free consultation.