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Indiana Mesothelioma

Indiana Asbestos Attorney Compassion, Justice, and Peace of Mind

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:

  • ALCOA Power Plant
  • Anderson Municipal Power
  • Buffington Power Plant
  • Coke & Coal Water Pollution Plant
  • Cully Station Powerhouse
  • Frankfort Power Plant
  • Franklin Steam Plant
  • Gibson Power Plant
  • Hoosier Energy
  • Imperial Electric
  • Indiana & Michigan Electric
  • Indiana Michigan Power Company
  • Indiana Power & Light
  • Indiana Power & Light Power Plant
  • Indiana Power & Light Steam Plant
  • Indiana Power Plant
  • Kendallville Power & Water
  • Kentucky Indiana Electric
  • Lawrenceburg Powerhouse
  • Logansport Municipal Utilities
  • Logansport Power Plant
  • M&I Electric Company
  • Madison Steam Plant
  • Merom Power Plant
  • Mt. Vernon Powerhouse
  • Municipal Electric Plant
  • NIPSCO Coal Power Plant
  • Northern Indiana Public Service
  • PSI Energy Incorporated
  • Southern Indiana Gas & Electric
  • Wabash River Power Plant
  • Western Electric
  • Yankeetown Power Plant
Indiana Oil Refineries and Asbestos Exposure

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:

  • American Oil Refinery
  • Mobil Oil
  • R.J. Oil
  • Rock Island Refinery
  • Sinclair Oil Company
  • Sinclair Refining Company
  • Standard Oil Refinery
  • Texaco
Asbestos Exposure and Automobile Manufacturing

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:

  • Chrysler Corporation
  • Chrysler Motors
  • Delco Electronics
  • Delco Remy
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Motors Plant
  • International Harvester
Indiana Shipyards and Asbestos Exposure

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:

  • Indiana Harbor Works
  • Jeff Boat & Machine Company
  • Jeff Boat Shipyard
Asbestos Exposure and Indiana Metalworks

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:

  • ALCOA Aluminum Plant
  • Bentz Metal
  • Bethlehem Steel
  • Chrysler Foundry
  • Continental Steel
  • Essex Wire Corp
  • Gary National Tube Company Plant
  • Great Lakes Foundry
  • Inland Steel Company
  • Inland Steel Corporation
  • Inland Steel
  • Interlake Steel
  • Midwest Steel
  • Stellite Rolling Mill
  • U.S. Steel Mill
  • United States Steel Corporation
  • US Steel
Indiana Chemical Plants and Asbestos Exposure

The chemical industry also heavily depended on asbestos for many years. Some of the chemical plants in Indiana where asbestos exposure occurred include:

  • ALCOA Chemical Plant
  • Carbide & Carbon Chemical
  • Commercial Solvents
  • Dupont Chemical Plant
  • Kokomo Plating
  • National Starch & Chemical
  • Union Carbide Chemical Plant
Indiana Companies Where Asbestos Exposure Occurs

There are many other Indiana companies across industries that relied on asbestos for many years, such as:

  • 3M Paper Mill
  • Alby Ashpalt
  • Allis Chalmers Plant
  • 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 Company
  • Celotex
  • Central Nitrogen Incorporated
  • Charles Pfizer & Company
  • Chemico
  • Close Insulation Company
  • Commercial & Industrial Insulation
  • Container Corp of America
  • Cummins Engine Company
  • Dana Corporation
  • Dana Heavy Water Plant
  • Eli Lilly
  • Falstaff Brewing
  • Fargo Insulation Company
  • Foster Forbes Glass
  • G. Koch & Sones
  • General Electric Plant
  • General Mills
  • General Tire & Rubber
  • General Tire Plant
  • 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
  • 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
  • Raybestos Manhattan Plant
  • RCA
  • REA Magnet Wire Company
  • Rockwool Plant
  • Schenley Distillers
  • Seagrams
  • Smith Cabinet Manufacturing Company
  • Snider Sheet Metal
  • Stokely - Van Kamp
  • Swift & Company
  • Talon Manufacturing
  • Taylor Forge
  • Texas Gas Transmission
  • Tri-State Refractories
  • U.S. Reduction Plant
  • U.S. Rubber Plant
  • Valley Insulating Company
  • Valley Packing Company
  • Visking
Asbestos Exposure Among Indiana Railroad Workers

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:

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

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.

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You are the reason my mother was able to cope with losing a loved one. You and your staff are always helpful and go above and beyond to help. You have been great to my family and especially my mother. My mother would always come out of your office with a peace of mind. R.S.
We are so appreciative of the results Michael Throneberry got for us! Michael Throneberry and the attorneys we worked with were focused on our peace of mind and seemed to care for my family and me as if we were family. They truly get it. We were thrilled with the result and would recommend this firm to anyone. M.S.
During one of my family's darkest and trying times, Michael Throneberry was there to provide help. His personal experience with mesothelioma made certain that he advised us like family. Thank you, you are wonderful. Do yourself a favor and let him help you during this trying time. He is a true 10 on a scale of 1 to 10. T.S.
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