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We Provide Aggressive Representation and Compassionate Support for Mesothelioma and Asbestos Cancer Victims
At The Throneberry Law Group, we understand just how serious the obstacles encountered by mesothelioma victims can be. That is why we remain committed to making sure that mesothelioma patients receive adequate compensation from the parties responsible for their asbestos exposure. Our principal attorney obtained a graduate degree from Purdue University and since that time has obtained considerable experience helping asbestos victims pursue compensation. He also has experienced the devastating effects of mesothelioma firsthand after losing his father-in-law to the condition.
The Centers for Disease Control report that 1,939 people in Indiana died from mesothelioma between 1999 and 2015. Indiana’s Jefferson and Washington counties ranked among the highest for mesothelioma death rates. Workers who are involved in the steel, hospital, oil refinery, and power plant industries are at increased risk of being exposed to asbestos.Asbestos Exposure at Indiana Power Plants
In Indiana, there is a long history of power plants relying on asbestos as insulation due to the material’s ability to resist fire and heat. Some of the power plants where workers are known to have encountered asbestos include the following:
There are numerous oil and gas refineries throughout Indiana. Before regulations largely prohibited the use of asbestos, it was used in a variety ofways in oil refineries across the state. Some of the oil refineries where Indiana workers were exposed to asbestos include the following:
Many motor vehicle workers were exposed to asbestos when it was used in a number of motor vehicle products including brake linings and clutches. Some of the motor vehicle plants in Indiana where workers were exposed to asbestos include:
For years, asbestos was placed in equipment found at shipyards including turbines and gaskets. Some of the shipyards in Indiana where workers risk asbestos exposure include the following:
Steel and iron mills in Indiana also heavily relied on asbestos for many years due to the substance’s durable nature and ability to withstand high temperatures. Some of the metalworks in Indiana where workers were exposed to asbestos include:
The chemical industry also heavily depended on asbestos for many years. Some of the chemical plants in Indiana where asbestos exposure occurred include:
There are many other Indiana companies across industries that relied on asbestos for many years, such as:
Railroad companies have a long history of using asbestos in a variety of machinery including boilers, brakes, and clutches. As a result, a large number of workers were exposed to the dangerous substance.Other Facilities in Indiana Where Asbestos Exposure Occurred
Many public facilities and buildings in Indiana were built with asbestos-containing materials. Some of these locations include the following:
It is important to note that asbestos is not dangerous unless it is moved. Once disturbed, asbestos fibers are at risk of being inhaled. The damage is rarely immediately noticeable. Instead, many people are not aware that they have been exposed to asbestos until years or decades later when a deadly diagnosis is made.Speak With a Mesothelioma Attorney Today
At The Throneberry Law Group, we understand the urgency required when a person is diagnosed with mesothelioma. If your condition has left you unable to travel, our attorneys are prepared to travel to you. We also understand that many mesothelioma patients end up facing large medical bills, which is why we do not ask for a legal fee until we are successful in obtaining compensation for you. Contact our law office today by calling (888) 506-1131. An initial consultation with our firm can also be scheduled online.