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Mulberry, Florida

Mulberry is a city located in Polk County within the Central Florida Highlands area of the Atlantic coastal plain The first settlers can be traced back to the 1840s, when the lands were sparsely settled and the logging industry was king It was not until February 1901 that Mulberry became officially incorporated The origin of the city’s name is based on a Mulberry tree located in the center point of the community by the railroad tracks The tree served as a town meeting place in Mulberry’s early days

In 1886, Florida’s third largest industry was uncovered The discovery of phosphate rock in the Peace River drove Mulberry’s economy and stabilized the community; nearly all of the city’s industry became powered by the mining of phosphate Thanks to this naturally occurring element, many businesses arose over the years such as International Mineral and Chemical Company, Mobil Chemical, and Prairie Pebble Phosphate Company Mines operated in Mulberry include Agrico Mine, Armour Mine, Bonnie Mine, Brewster Mine, Gardinier Mine, and Grace Mines The Mulberry mines supply 80% of the nation’s demand and one third of the world’s demand for the essential fertilizer ingredient At present, Mulberry is home to Mosaic (formerly IMC Corporation), the top phosphate producer in the world, and Master Containers Inc., the largest foam cup and container plant in Florida.

We have confirmed that Mulberry has numerous jobsites where asbestos containing products were used If you have been exposed to asbestos, you may be at risk to develop mesothelioma Information on mesothelioma treatment options can be found at the bottom of this page Additionally, an asbestos law firm may be able to offer guidance if you were exposed to asbestos in Mulberry and then diagnosed with mesothelioma.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Mulberry

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

  • Agrico Mine
  • Alert Refractory Contractors
  • Armour Mine
  • Bigelow Liptak Corp Alert
  • Bonnie Mine
  • Brewster Mine
  • Daniel Construction Company
  • Gardinier Mine
  • Grace Mines
  • IMC Corporation
  • International Agricultural Corporation
  • International Mineral and Chemical Company
  • Mobel Chemical Corporation
  • Mobil Chemical
  • Mulberry Wrecking Company
  • New Wales Chemicals, Inc.
  • Prairie Pebble Phosphate Company
  • Superior Brick & Refractory Service

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Mulberry, Florida

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

The Rod Taylor Thoracic Care Center
1400 S. Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32806

Distance: 61.8 miles

12902 Magnolia Drive
Tampa, FL 33612

Distance: 32.8 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Mulberry, Florida

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

Dr. Lary Robinson
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
12902 Magnolia Drive
Tampa, FL 33612

Distance: 32.8 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Mulberry, Florida

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

Asbestos Related News in Florida

Florida Supreme Court Reviews Asbestos in Cigarette Filters Case

The Florida Supreme Court has agreed to take up an asbestos case filed by a man who suffers from mesothelioma.

Florida DEP Cites Maverick Company For Possible Asbestos Violations

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) has cited Maverick Demolition Company for asbestos violations related to the John Sunday House.

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