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Asbestos Exposure in Pensacola, FL

The city of Pensacola is the original capital of Florida and the first European settlement in the United States  A Spanish sailor, Don Tristan de Luna, arrived in Pensacola in 1559 and stayed for one month until a hurricane destroyed the settlement’s supplies, causing the Spanish to leave the area Many early establishments, including the first United States Naval Air Station, were attracted to Pensacola’s ideal location on Pensacola Bay, which connects to the Gulf of Mexico Pensacola earned the nickname “The City of Five Flags” as a result of the five governments that have flown their flags in the city throughout its history: Spain, France, Great Britain, The Confederacy, and the United States In 1821, Pensacola officially became part of the United States.

Pensacola’s history is rich with early connections to the U.S. military Pensacola Navy Yard was founded in 1825 after President John Quincy Adams and Secretary of the Navy Samuel Southard realized the city’s location on Pensacola harbor and proximity to large timber reserves made it the ultimate site for shipbuilding Pensacola Naval Air Station continues operations today and is the primary training base for all Navy, Marine, and Coast Guard aviators The station also serves as home base to the Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels Other military establishments found in Pensacola include the United States Naval Air Station Corry Field, United States Naval Hospital, Fort Pickens, and Eglin Air Force Base. In the years following World War II, Pensacola became home to Crist Power Plant, a coal-operated generating plant run by Gulf Power Company The plant is located at the mouth of the Escambia River and has a generating capacity of 930,000 kilowatts /p>

We have confirmed that Pensacola has numerous job locations where asbestos exposure has occurred If you were exposed to asbestos in Pensacola, you may benefit from seeking the advice of an asbestos attorney.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Pensacola

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

  • AC & S Inc.
  • Air Products
  • Alabama Pulp & Paper Company
  • American Can Company
  • American Cyanamid Company
  • Archer Daniels Midland Company
  • Armstrong Cork Company
  • Armstrong World Industries
  • Arrington Manor Apartments
  • Ashland Chemical Company
  • Baptist Hospital
  • Bell Steel Company
  • Belmont Building
  • Building 8
  • Bureau of Yards and Docks United States Naval Air Station
  • Chamipon Paper
  • Chemstrand Chemical
  • Christ Steam Plant
  • Coca Cola Bottling Company
  • Crist Plant / Gulf Power
  • Crist Power Plant
  • Crystal Ice Company
  • Daniels Construction
  • Delchamps Store
  • Dyson & Company
  • E E Saunders & Company
  • E.M. Barracks
  • Egland Air Force Base
  • Eglin Air Force Base
  • Emergency Power Plant
  • Escambia Chemical Corporation
  • Escambia Treating Company
  • Fischer Packing
  • Five Cadent Barracks
  • Florida Pulp & Paper Company
  • Fort Pickens
  • General Instruction Building
  • German American Lumber Company
  • Gulf Chemical Corporation
  • Gulf Power & Light Powerhouse
  • Gulf Power Company
  • Hardaway Contracting Company
  • Industrial Marine Supply Company, Inc.
  • Key Ford Motor Company
  • L & N Siding
  • Mobile Plastering
  • Moncrief Army Hospital
  • Monsanto Chemical Company
  • Monsanto Textiles Company
  • National Buring Packing Company
  • National Cork Company
  • Naval Air Station
  • Newport Industries, Inc.
  • Newport News Industrial Corporation
  • Pensacola Compress Whse
  • Pensacola Naval Air Station
  • Pensacola Shipyard
  • Petree School
  • Rayco Corporation
  • Reichold Chemical
  • Sacred Heart Hospital
  • Saint Regis Paper Company
  • Saufley Field
  • Shook & Fletcher Insulation Company, Inc.
  • Southern Utilities Company
  • Specialty Contractors
  • St. Regis Paper Company
  • Stroock & Wittenberg Corporation
  • T T Todd
  • Teamsters Building
  • Tenneco Chemicals Inc
  • United States Naval Air Station Corry Field
  • United States Naval Hospital
  • University of West Florida
  • Wesco Siding
  • West Florida Hospital

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Pensacola, 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

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