The City of Tuscola is the county seat of Douglas County, Illinois. Located in central Illinois, Tuscola was planned as a railroad town in 1857 and was incorporated two years later, becoming the county seat in that same year. Tuscola was incorporated as a city in 1869, and currently has a population of 4,480 in an area of just over 2 square miles.
Tuscola, Illinois has developed steadily since its establishment, with a mix of residential, commercial and industrial activities. Much of this development occurred during the 20th century, when asbestos-containing building materials were widely used, making asbestos exposure, and the risk of asbestos cancer, of concern to workers. If you were exposed to asbestos in Tuscola and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you should also consider contacting an asbestos law firm.
Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Tuscola
The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Tuscola where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.
- Bell & Zoller Coal
- Cabot Corp
- Illinois Power
- Millennium Petrochemical Inc.
- National Distillers and Chemical Corporation
- National Distillers Corps.
- National Distillers Products Corporation
- National Petro Chemicals Company
- U.S. Industrial Chemical Corporation
- U.S.I. Chemical
Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Tuscola, Illinois
For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Tuscola, Illinois. 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.
Purdue University Center for Cancer Research
Hansen Life Sciences Research Building
201 S. University Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Distance: 84.1 miles
Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Tuscola, 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.
Asbestos Related News in Illinois
Cleanup crews have begun asbestos abatement work at the abandoned Pillsbury Mills Plant in Springfield, Illinois.
A partner who helped with the demolition of the former Pillsbury Mills plant is facing federal indictment for improper asbestos removal.