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Montgomery was incorporated on December 3, 1819 and was named Alabama’s state capital in 1946. It is the second largest city in the state with a population estimated at 201,000. Montgomery is home to the first electric street car system and to the Wright Brothers’ first flight school. It is also known for its historic downtown area.

Montgomery has been in the spotlight for many African-American Civil Rights Movements. On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks was arrested because she refused to give up her bus seat to a white man, this lead to the Montgomery Bus Boycott. The Montgomery Improvement Association was created by Martin Luther King, Jr. and this helped to desegregate the bus system. The city was also home to many civil rights marches.

Montgomery is located in the black belt, which is an area of land known for its extremely fertile dark soil, this area stretches across Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi. Because of its location in the black belt, Montgomery is a major producer of cotton, peanuts and soybeans. In 1840, Montgomery County was the lead producer in cotton and this continued into the 1900s. In 2004, Montgomery became home to the new Hyundai Motors Manufacturing automotive plant. Montgomery also has an extensive military presence as it is home to Maxwell Air Force Base and Gunter Air Force Base. The state of Alabama and the Maxwell and Gunter Air Force Bases are some of Montgomery’s largest employers. They are also known asbestos jobsites.  Employees who have worked at these jobsites as well as other jobsites in Montgomery where asbestos products were used may be at risk to develop asbestos disease.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Montgomery

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Montgomery where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.

  • Adams Manufacturing Company
  • Alabama Machine & Supply Company
  • Alabama State University
  • American Service Company
  • Amoco
  • Armour & Company
  • Atlanta and West Point Railroad
  • Atlantic Coastline Railroad
  • Bear Brothers Incorporated
  • Bishop-Parker Furniture Company
  • Brockway Glass Company
  • Capital Chevrolet Company
  • Capital Refrigeration Company
  • Cloverdale Manufacturing Company
  • Collins Baking Company - Ovens
  • Dixie Land Dairy
  • Edison Electric Light and Power Company
  • First National Bank Building
  • Flack Lumber Company
  • Gambles Structural Steel
  • Gunter Air Force Base
  • Helburn Company
  • Koppers Company Inc
  • L C Young Ice Cream Company
  • Maxwell Air Force Base
  • Montgomery Lighting. and Water Power Company
  • Normandale Shopping Center
  • North Brothers, Inc.
  • Richard Tillis
  • Scottish Rite Cathedral
  • St Margarets Hospital
  • Standard Electric Machinery
  • State of Alabama
  • Teague Hardware Company
  • Tuskeegee Institute
  • Union Bag Camp Paper Corporation
  • Union Camp Corporation
  • Union Refining Company
  • United States Army Corps of Engin

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Montgomery, Alabama

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Montgomery, Alabama. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered, professional designations, areas of expertise and how to contact the center.


1802 6th Avenue South
North Pavilion 2500
Birmingham, AL 35294

Distance: 84.9 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Montgomery, Alabama

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100 mile radius of Montgomery, Alabama. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about his/her background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Dr. Robert J. Cerfolio
University of Alabama Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Alabama School of Medicine
ZRB 739
1720 2nd Avenue South

Birmingham, AL 35294

Distance: 84.9 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Montgomery, 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.

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January 20, 2017
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“Mesothelioma is a disease that comes with a grim outlook with only an average of 8% of patients who survive five years after their diagnosis. Because it has such a poor prognosis, a big part of treating mesothelioma – or any form of cancer, really – includes addressing mental impact it has on patients and their family members.”