Florence, a city with a population of approximately 36,000, is situated on the banks of the Tennessee River. It is nestled in the northwestern corner of Alabama and is the primary economic hub of this area. Florence was incorporated in 1826 and was named after Florence, Italy. The city of Florence is home to numerous festivals, museums and parks that attract tourists from all over.
Florence thrives today with manufacturing, service industries and financial institutions. Many companies located in Florence or surrounding cities like Reynolds Aluminum, Sloss-Sheffield Steel and Iron Company and Colberts Steam Plant have been known to have asbestos containing products used and/or manufactured on their premises. If you or a loved one has been exposed to asbestos in Florence, you may be at risk to develop mesothelioma, an asbestos related cancer.
Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Florence
The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Florence where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.
- B A Rogers
- Cherry Cotton Mills
- Colbert Steam Plant
- Florence Hardware Company
- Knit Kote Textile Mill
- Osborn Ice Company
- Phila Ensley Tur
- Reynolds Aluminum
- Rogers Incorporated
- Sloss-Sheffield Steel and Iron Company
- State Teachers College - Treasurer's Office
- Stylon Corp
- T M & B A Rogers
- Tva Wilson Dam
- Weyerhauser Paper Mill
Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Florence, Alabama
Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Alabama, you may be entitled to compensation. You may have limited time to file a claim. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and have a pathology report in hand to support that diagnosis, you are eligible for financial assistance.