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Indiana Harbor, Indiana

Indiana Harbor is an unincorporated community in Lake County, Indiana. Located near East Chicago on the shores of Lake Michigan, the area includes a manmade canal and harbor system developed in 1901 which links the Grand Calumet River with Lake Michigan. Indiana Harbor is primarily an industrial area, lined with steel mills and materials processing plants.

Indiana Harbor, Indiana, has a lengthy history of heavy industry in fields known for their use of asbestos-containing materials. Workers exposed to asbestos may be at risk for asbestos cancer and other asbestos-related diseases. If you were exposed to asbestos in Indiana Harbor, you may benefit from seeking the advice of an asbestos attorney.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Indiana Harbor

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

  • American Steel Foundries
  • By Products Coke Corporation
  • Indiana Harbor Works
  • Inland Steel Company
  • Ltv Steel Inc.
  • Mark Manufacturing Company
  • Plant 1
  • Standard Forgings Company
  • Steel and Tube Company of America
  • Steele Tube Company of America
  • The Youngstown Sheet & Tube Company
  • Youngstown Foundry & Machine Company
  • Youngstown Sheet & Tube Company

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Indiana Harbor, 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

Indiana State Department Being Taken to Court Over Asbestos Exposure Emails

The Indiana State Department of Environmental Management is being taken to court over emails about asbestos exposure.

Indiana Asbestos Exposure Law Deemed Unconstitutional

The Indiana Supreme Court struck down the state's unjust 10 year statute of repose because it treats similar asbestos victims differently.

Asbestos Exposure Across the U.S.

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Blog


January 11, 2017
Jillian McKee

New Mesothelioma Clinical Trial Tests Immunotherapy Before Surgery

“Last fall, the Baylor College of Medicine Mesothelioma Treatment Center began running a new clinical trial that looks at how to use immunotherapy and surgery together as a more effective way to treat mesothelioma – an extremely rare form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos.”