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Asbestos Exposure in Little Rock, AR

Little Rock is the capital city of Arkansas. With a population of just over 193,500, it is also the largest city in the state and the county seat of Pulaski County. Located on the Arkansas River, Little Rock takes its name from a stone outcropping which was used as a landmark by early river navigators. Intellectual capital is an important commodity in Little Rock, which, as a center of business and government, is headquarters to companies such as Dillard's department stores, Metropolitan National Bank, and Heifer International. Little Rock is also home to two campuses of the University of Arkansas, as well as two historically black colleges, Philander Smith College and Arkansas Baptist College. Local attractions include the Aerospace Education Center, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, and the Quapaw Quarter districts of historic homes, showcasing more than 100 National Register of Historic Places-listed structures.

Founded in 1722 by a French trader, Little Rock at first was no more than a trading post and river crossing. In 1821, Little Rock became the capital of the recently formed Arkansas Territory, and began to develop as a center of government and professional businesses. The Rose Law Firm, still active today, has its roots in a law practice founded in 1820. In 1831, Little Rock was incorporated as a city, and in 1836 became the official capital as Arkansas joined the union. Industry in Little Rock developed slowly, and it was not until the late 19th century that Little Rock industry began to grow. In 1929, Arkansas Power & Light was incorporated, supplying electricity to 197 communities in Arkansas. They also operated an electric streetcar service. The 1960s saw the beginning of a construction boom that lasted through the 1980s, producing a number of skyscrapers, including the Worthen Bank, Union National and First National Bank buildings. Prominent Little Rock manufacturers include Dassault Falcon Jet, Raytheon Aircraft Company and LM Glasfiber.

Little Rock has an ongoing history of commercial construction and historic preservation, making asbestos exposure a source of concern for workers, who may be at risk for asbestos-related disease. We have identified numerous jobsites where asbestos exposure has occurred. If you were exposed to asbestos in Little Rock and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you should also consider contacting an asbestos law firm.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Little Rock

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

  • 3M Company
  • A.M.F. Cycle Plant
  • Arkansas Baptist Medical Ctr.
  • Arkansas Brick and Tile Company
  • Arkansas Power and Light
  • Arkansas School For The Deaf
  • Arkansas State University
  • Army and Navy General Hospital
  • Ashner Avenue Station
  • Ashner Avenue Team Track
  • At&T
  • Baptist Hospital
  • Baptist Medical Center
  • Breeding Insulation Company Inc.
  • Buckeye Cotton Oil Company
  • Central Heating and Manufacturing Company
  • Central Supply Company
  • City Ice and Cold Storage Company
  • City Light Plant
  • Cole Manufacturing Company
  • Darrach Company Const.
  • E.L. Bruce Company
  • Eagle Home & Building Insulators
  • Fagan Company, Inc.
  • Federal Reserve Bank
  • Fischer Cement & Roofing Company
  • General Heating and Constr Company
  • Jiffy Insulation Company
  • Kansas City Hard Wood Flooring Company
  • Knox Hill Siding
  • Little Rock Basket Company
  • Little Rock Cotton Oil Mills
  • Little Rock Heating Company
  • Little Rock Railway and Electric Company
  • Little Rock School
  • Little Rock Traction and Electric Company
  • Lucent Technologies
  • Marion Hotel Company
  • Merchants Lighting Company
  • Middle South Services, Inc
  • Missouri Pacfic Railroad Company
  • Missouri Pacific Railroad
  • Old University Hospital
  • Olin Mathieson Chemical
  • Ozark Insulation Company
  • Pfeifer Plumbing & Heating Company, Inc.
  • Phillips Lighting Company
  • Pine Bluff Arsenal
  • Pirelli Tire North America
  • Proctor and Gamble Company
  • Retail Crucers Ice Company
  • S.W. Bell Telephone
  • Safeway Store
  • Southwest Manufacturing
  • St. Louis Mountain and Southern Railroad Company Union Station
  • St. Vincent Hospital
  • St. Vincent Infirmary
  • Sturbridge Apartments
  • Sun Company
  • Swift & Company
  • Telephone Building
  • Teletype
  • Timex Airport Plant
  • Tower Building
  • U.S. Veteran's Hospital
  • Ua Journeyman & Pipefitting Industry
  • Union Pacific Railroad
  • United Electric Securities Company
  • United Insulation
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of Arkansas Medical Center
  • Va Hospital
  • Veterans Administration Hospital
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • W R Wrape Stone Company Inc
  • Westinghouse
  • Winburn Tile Company

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Little Rock, Arkansas

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Little Rock, Arkansas. 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.


4018 W Capitol Ave.
Little Rock, AR 72205

Distance: 1.2 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Little Rock, Arkansas

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

Dr. Matthew A. Steliga
Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
4301 West Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72205

Distance: 1.2 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Little Rock, Arkansas

Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Arkansas, 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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