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Missouri Mesothelioma

Located at 10805 Sunset Office Drive in St. Louis, The Throneberry Law Group is dedicated to providing mesothelioma victims from all over the country with compassionate legal representation. After losing his father-in-law to the disease and realizing how devastating it can be, our lead attorney has focused primarily on helping mesothelioma victims obtain the compensation that they deserve.

Our legal team has helped mesothelioma victims in Missouri obtain compensation from the parties responsible for their asbestos exposure. Some of the people we have helped have been from Cape Girardeau, Columbia, Fenton, Festus, Florissant, Independence, Joplin, Lee’s Summit, Kansas City, O’Fallon, Saint Charles, Saint Joseph, Saint Peters, Springfield, St. Louis, and Wildwood.

Statistics compiled by the Centers for Disease Control show that between 1999 and 2015, 748 people in Missouri died from mesothelioma. The highest mesothelioma rates in Missouri occur in St. Louis. Workers in Missouri who are engaged in the motor vehicle, mining, brewing, and manufacturing industries are at an increased risk of being exposed to asbestos.

Asbestos Exposure at Missouri Motor Vehicle Manufacturers

Numerous motor vehicle manufacturers in Missouri still use asbestos in several types of motor vehicle aparts. As a result, motor vehicle workers are still at risk of being exposed to asbestos. Some of the motor vehicle plants where workers are known to have been exposed to asbestos include the following:

  • Chrysler Plant
  • Ford Motor Plant
  • General Motors Plant
Missouri Power Plants and Asbestos Exposure

For many years, power plants in Missouri relied on asbestos due to the material’s ability to resist high temperatures without breaking down. Power plant workers in Missouri are known to have been exposed to asbestos at several power plants, including:

  • Asbury Power Plant
  • Clinton Generating Plant
  • Eagle-Picher Plant
  • Hawthorne Powerhouse
  • James River Power Plant
  • Kansas City Light & Power Steam Plant
  • Labadie Powerhouse
  • Labadie Power Station
  • Meramec Power Station
  • Missouri Public Service Powerhouse
  • New Madrid Power Plant
  • Portage De Sioux Powerhouse
  • Sioux Power Plant
  • Southwest Power Plant
  • Thomas Hill Powerhouse
  • Union Electric
Asbestos Exposure at Missouri Oil Refineries

The oil refining industry is another industry that highly valued asbestos for many years due to the substance’s durable nature. Some of the oil refineries in Missouri where workers were exposed to asbestos include:

  • American Oil Company
  • Mobil Oil Refinery
  • Standard Oil Refinery
Missouri Metalworks and Asbestos Exposure

Another industry that commonly used asbestos is the metalwork industry, which was heavily reliant on electricity, heat, and flames. As a result, numerous metalworkers were exposed to asbestos. Some of the metalworks in Missouri where workers are known to have been exposed to asbestos include:

  • American Car Foundry
  • Armco Steel
  • Carondelet Foundry
  • Mesker Brothers Iron Company
  • Noranda Aluminum
  • Weges Sheet Metal
Asbestos Exposure at Missouri Chemical Plants

Another industry that heavily depended on asbestos is the chemical manufacturing industry. Some of the chemical plants in Missouri where workers are known to have been exposed to asbestos include the following:

  • CCC Chemical and Fertilizer
  • GAF Plant
  • Hercules Powder Company
  • Mallincrott Chemical Company
  • Monsanto Chemical Plant
  • Noranda Aluminum Plant
  • Pittsburgh Plate Glass (PPG) Chemical Plant
  • Thurston Chemical
Other Missouri Industries in Which Asbestos Exposure Occurred

Some of the other locations in Missouri where workers are known to have been exposed to asbestos include the following:

  • Amecelle - Celanese Fiber Plant
  • Anheuser-Busch Brewery
  • Combustion Engineering
  • Industrial National Lead
  • International Shoe Company
  • Kelley Asbestos Products Company
  • Lake City Arsenal
  • McDonnell-Douglas Manufacturing Plant
  • Nooter Corporation
  • Small Arms Plant
  • Standard Asbestos Manufacturing and Insulating Company
  • Wagner Electric
  • WR Grace - Zonolite
Shipyards in Missouri Where Asbestos Exposure Occurred

Many people are aware that for decades, the shipbuilding industry placed asbestos in boats. Asbestos was also placed in numerous pieces of machinery at boatyards including turbines and gaskets.

Asbestos Exposure at Missouri Public Facilities

There are many buildings and structures in Missouri that still contain asbestos. Some of the public facilities and other types of buildings in Missouri where individuals are known to be exposed to asbestos include the following:

  • Barnes Hospital in St. Louis
  • Crown Center Hotel in Kansas City
  • Mercantile Trust Building in St. Louis
  • St. Louis University Hospital
  • University Of Missouri at Columbia
Speak With an Experienced Mesothelioma Attorney

If you are diagnosed with mesothelioma, our law firm understands just how life-changing and aggressive the disease can be. As a result, if your condition has left you unable to travel, our attorneys are prepared to travel to wherever you are located in Missouri. We also understand that mesothelioma patients are often faced with burdensome medical bills, which is why do not charge a legal fee unless we are successful in obtaining compensation for you. We have helped many mesothelioma victims pursue legal action against the responsible parties and we know what it takes to make sure that your case resolves in a positive manner. Contact us today by calling (888) 506-1131. You can also schedule an initial consultation with us by reaching out online.

Client Reviews
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.
Michael Throneberry gave me a whole new outlook on attorneys'! A very caring person who was more concerned with my health than a case. Truly unexpected! He explained possible conditions in english and even found the right doctors in my area. Prepared me for the right questions to ask the doctors so that I can understand my illness better. A great person and a great human being! Thank you. Greg