Monsanto was a village in St. Clair County, Illinois. The village, incorporated in 1926 to provide favorable accommodations for the Monsanto Chemical Company, was later renamed Sauget. Today, the village has a population of about 250 in a 4.4 square mile area, and is primarily industrial.
Monsanto, Illinois' unusual status as an industrial location makes exposure to asbestos, and the attendant risk of asbestos cancer, an ongoing concern for local workers. Asbestos-containing materials were widely used in construction and industrial applications during the first half of the 20th century. If you were exposed to asbestos in Monsanto, you may benefit from seeking the advice of an asbestos attorney.
Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Monsanto
The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Monsanto where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.
- American Zinc Company of Illinois
- American Zinc Lead & Smelt
- Krummick Plant
- Monsanto Chemical Company
- Plant B
- Power Operating Company
- Sterling Steel Castings
- Village of Monsanto
- W. G. Krummrich Plant
- William G. Krummrich Plant
Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Monsanto, Illinois
Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Illinois, 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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