Missouri Mesothelioma

Missouri Asbestos Lawyer

The Throneberry Law Group is located at 10805 Sunset Office Drive in St. Louis, Missouri and provides aggressive representation and compassionate support for individuals and families in Missouri dealing with a diagnosis of mesothelioma. Our principal attorney has intimate knowledge of this swift and devastating disease, from his proven advocacy on behalf of many clients and from the personal experience of his own father's death.

Our dedicated team is focused on helping victims and their loved ones across Missouri including St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, Independence, Columbia, Saint Joseph, Lee's Summit, Saint Charles, Saint Peters, Florissant, O'Fallon Wildwood, Fenton, Festus, Cape Giradeau and Joplin to recover compensation for mesothelioma or other asbestos disease.

Asbestos Exposure in Missouri

Missouri workers and residents can be exposed to asbestos at wither their workplace of job site. Occupations with a higher than normal likelihood to be exposed to asbestos include plumbers, pipefitters, steamfitters, electricians, mechanics and elementary school teacher. Jobsites where there is a likelihood of asbestos exposure include automobile manufacturing, power plants, ship yards, chemical plants, oil refineries, steel mills and metal works, asbestos manufacturing and manufacturing.

Automobile Manufacturing Known for Asbestos Exposure

Automobile manufacturing in Missouri has been known to expose its workers to Asbestos. Automobile manufacturer production workers, at one time, were likely exposed on a daily basis to asbestos. Asbestos was commonly used in a wide array of automobile products in the production process including but not limited to brake linings, gaskets and clutches.

The asbestos use in automobile manufacturing exposed automobile manufacturing employees and mechanics who worked on the cars. Construction workers were also likely exposed to asbestos as asbestos containing materials were used in construction of these industrial facilities and machinery.

Automobile manufacturing plants known for asbestos exposure in Missouri include:

  • Ford Motor Plant in Kansas City
  • General Motors Plant in Kansas City and St. Louis
  • Chrysler Plant in Fenton
  • Mack Truck

Power Plants in Missouri Known for Asbestos Exposure

Power plants have used asbestos for its heat and fire resistance properties. The power plants in Illinois with known asbestos exposure include:

  • Meramec Power Station in Arnold
  • Asbury Power Plant
  • Clinton Generating Plant
  • Labadie Power Station in Gray Summitt
  • Eagle-Picher Plant in Joplin
  • Labadie Powerhouse
  • Kansas City Light & Power Steam Plant
  • Hawthorne Powerhouse in Kansas City
  • New Madrid Power Plant
  • Missouri Public Service Powerhouse in Sibley
  • James River Power Plant in Springfield
  • Southwest Power Plant in Springfield
  • Union Electric in St. Louis
  • Portage De Sioux Powerhouse
  • Thomas Hill Powerhouse
  • Sioux Power Plant in West Alton

Oil Refineries in Missouri Known for Asbestos Exposure

Another industry with a history of asbestos usage is oil refining. People exposed to asbestos at these refineries may be at risk of developing mesothelioma. Refineries in Missouri known for asbestos include:

  • Mobil Oil Refinery in St. Louis
  • Standard Oil Refinery
  • American Oil Company (Amoco)

Steel Mills and Metal Works in Missouri Known for Asbestos Exposure

Still yet another industry were asbestos was commonly used is the iron and metal works industry. As with most industries, the steel mill and metal works industries that are heavily reliant on electricity, heat and flames in its processes have often used asbestos. Asbestos was used due to the insulating and pliable properties of asbestos. The steel or iron mills and metal works in Missouri known for asbestos exposure include:

  • Armco Steel in Kansas City
  • Carondelet Foundry in St. Louis
  • American Car Foundry in St. Louis
  • Noranda Aluminum in New Madrid
  • Weges Sheet Metal
  • Mesker Brothers Iron Company

Chemical Plant Asbestos Exposure in Missouri

The chemical manufacturing industry is another industry with a history of asbestos use. Unfortunately, the chemical plant workers exposed to asbestos at the chemical plants may be at risk of developing mesothelioma. Examples of chemical plants in Missouri known for asbestos exposure include:

  • Pittsburgh Plate Glass (PPG) Chemical Plant in Crystal City
  • Mallincrott Chemical Company in St. Louis
  • Monsanto Chemical Plant in St. Louis
  • GAF Plant in St. Louis
  • Hercules Powder Company
  • Thurston Chemical
  • Noranda Aluminum Plant in New Madrid
  • CCC Chemical and Fertilizer

Industries in Missouri Known for Asbestos Exposure

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

  • Amecelle - Celanese Fiber Plant
  • Combustion Engineering in St. Louis
  • McDonnell-Douglas Manufacturing Plant in St. Louis
  • Industrial National Lead in St. Louis
  • Anheuser-Busch Brewery in St. Louis
  • Nooter Corporation
  • Lake City Arsenal in Independence
  • Small Arms Plant in St. Louis
  • Wagner Electric
  • International Shoe Company

Asbestos Manufacturing Companies Known for Exposure in Missouri

  • Kelley Asbestos Products Company
  • Standard Asbestos Manufacturing and Insulating Company
  • WR Grace - Zonolite

Shipyards in Illinois Known for Asbestos Exposure

The ship building is yet another industry with a known history of asbestos usage. Marine construction and repair workers on tugs, barges and river boats often worked around or with asbestos Examples of asbestos containing materials used or found at the ship yard included boilers, insulation, turbines, pumps, gaskets and cement. One such shipyard in Missouri includes St. Louis Shipbuilding.

Public Facilities, Military Bases, Older Buildings and Residential Exposure to Asbestos in Missouri

Missouri residents and workers may be exposed to asbestos at their workplace or at home while working with asbestos containing material (ACM). ACMs, for example, were commonly used in home and building construction in materials such as wall board, insulation, ceiling and floor tiles to name a few. The recurring problem is during the removal of these asbestos materials during renovations without the proper safety precautions.

Public facilities, military bases and other buildings in Missouri known for asbestos exposure include:

  • University Of Missouri at Columbia
  • Crown Center Hotel in Kansas City
  • Mercantile Trust Building in St. Louis
  • St. Louis University Hospital
  • Barnes Hospital in St. Louis

We Will Travel to You

Our lawyers will travel throughout Missouri 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.