Situated in southwest Indiana, along the Ohio River, Evansville is the state’s third-largest city with an estimated population of 117,000, and serves as the county seat of Vanderburgh County. Evansville was established on 200 acres of land that Hugh McGary purchased from the government in 1812. The town was named for General Robert M. Evans. Evans was an attorney and territorial legislator who helped McGary incorporate Evansville as a city. The University of Evansville and the University of Southern Indiana are both located in Evansville. In 2008, Evansville was named the best city in the country in which "to live, work, and play" by readers of Kiplinger.
Since its incorporation as a city in 1847, the “River City” has served as the regional economic and social center for southwest Indiana, southeast Illinois, and northwest Kentucky. The broad economic base of the region has helped to build an economy which is known for its stability, diversity, and vitality. Major industries in Evansville today include manufacturing, warehousing and distribution, retailing, health care, and finance and business services. Corporate headquarters include Accuride, Atlas Van Lines, Berry Plastics, Mead Johnson, and Vectren. Major manufacturing operations around the city include AK Steel in Rockport, Alcoa in Newburgh, and Toyota in Princeton.
Evansville, Indiana’s lengthy manufacturing history places it in a high-risk category for asbestos exposure, making the risk of asbestos cancer a concern for workers. For your convenience, we have listed mesothelioma treatment centers located in or near Evansville at the bottom of this page. Mesothelioma lawyers may also be able to assist you if you or a loved one were exposed to asbestos in Evansville.
Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Evansville
The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Evansville where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.
- A.B. Brown Power Station
- Acme Insul. Whse.
- Acme Insulation Warehouse
- Alton Packaging
- Aluminum Company of America
- Arco Company
- Arkla Air Conditioning Corp
- Baker Inc
- Bosse High School
- Bristol Myers Squibb
- Bucyrus Erie Company
- Burch Plow
- Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railway Company
- City of Evansville Water Works
- City Water Works
- Crow's Insulation
- East Side Sewerage Plant
- Electric Energy Company
- Enos Coal Company
- Evansville and Southern Traction Company
- Evansville Brewing Association
- Evansville Clutch
- Evansville College
- Evansville Cotton Manufacturing Company
- Evansville Electric Railway
- Evansville Gas and Electric Light Company
- Evansville Packing Company
- Evansville Public Service Company
- Evansville Shipyard
- Evansville St. Railway
- Evansville Water Works
- F.W. Cook Brewing Company
- Faultless Caster Corp
- General Foods
- General Insulation & Roofing Company
- Geo. L. Hesker & Company
- George Koch & Sons, Inc.
- Graham Brothers
- H. Fendrich, Inc.
- H.G. Newman
- Hercules Buggy Company
- Insane Asylum State of Indiana
- Insulators Union
- International Harvester Company
- International Steel Company
- J.T. Foley and Company
- Karges Furniture Company
- Kentucky Utilities
- Kessler Fire Brick Company
- Koch Enterprises, Inc.
- L & N Railroad
- Lawndale Shopping Center
- Louisville Insulation & Supply
- Meade-Johnson Pharmaceutical Laboratory
- Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron
- Monitor Furniture Company
- Nunn Milling Company
- Plumbers Supply Corp
- Protestant Deaconess Hospital
- Public Utilities Company
- Reitz High School
- Republic Aviation Corp
- Schnake Manufacturing Company
- Seeger Refrigerator Company
- Servel Company
- Southern Indiana Gas & Electric
- St Marys Medical Center
- State Refractories
- Sterling Brewers Inc
- Sterling Products Company
- Sugar Refrigerator Company
- Sun Oil Company
- Sunbeam Electric and Manufacturing Company
- Swift & Company
- Tennis Company Evansville and Eastern Railway Company
- Tri-State Refractories
- Valley Packing Company
- Water Department
- Wellborn Memorial Baptist Hospital
- Wellborn Walker Hospital
- Whirlpool Seeger Corporation
Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Evansville, Indiana
For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Evansville, Indiana. 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.
University of Louisville Health Sciences Center
James Graham Brown Cancer Center
529 South Jackson Street
Louisville, KY 40292
Distance: 98.8 miles
Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Evansville, Indiana
Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Indiana, 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 Indiana
The Indiana State Department of Environmental Management is being taken to court over emails about asbestos exposure.
The Indiana Supreme Court struck down the state's unjust 10 year statute of repose because it treats similar asbestos victims differently.