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Lafayette, Indiana

Asbestos Exposure in Lafayette, IN

Lafayette is a city in and the seat of Tippecanoe County, Indiana, situated approximately 63 miles northwest of Indianapolis. The town of Lafayette was platted in May 1825 by river trader William Digby. In Lafayette’s earliest days, it was a shipping center on the Wabash River. The Wabash and Erie Canal in the 1840s further solidified Lafayette's regional prominence, which was also heightened by the arrival of the railroads in the 1850s.

Today, the city is home to approximately 67,000 residents. The economy of Lafayette and the surrounding area is largely focused around the academic and industrial activities of Purdue University. The university and its associated businesses employ a significant portion of the Lafayette workforce. However, private industry and commerce independent of the university also exist in the community. Some notable examples include Alcoa, a producer of aluminum extrusions and tubes; Caterpillar Large Engine Division, producer of large diesel and natural gas engines; Wabash National, world's largest manufacturer of semi-truck trailers; and Rea Magnet Wire, manufacturer of high precision magnet wire.

Lafayette’s diverse manufacturing history places it in a high-risk category for asbestos exposure, making the risk of mesothelioma cancer a concern for workers and loved ones. For your convenience, we have listed mesothelioma doctors located in or near Lafayette at the bottom of this page. Mesothelioma attorneys may also be able to assist you if you or a loved one were exposed to asbestos in Lafayette, Indiana.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Lafayette

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

  • Alcoa Company
  • Anheuser Busch
  • Arbuckle, Ryan Company
  • Board of Trustees of Water Works.
  • Broad of Public Works
  • Brown Rubber Company
  • Chicago Indianapolis and Louisville Railway
  • Chicago Indpls and Louisville Railway
  • Crawfordville Powerhouse
  • Duncan Electric Manufacturing Company
  • Eli Lilly & Company
  • Fort Wayne and Northern Ind. Traction
  • General Foods Corporation
  • Home Hospital
  • La Fayette St. Railway Company
  • Lafayette Boy Board Company
  • Lafayette Car Works
  • Lafayette Gas Company
  • Lafayette Home Hosp
  • Lafayette Refrigeration Service
  • Le and W Railway Company
  • Manardo Fruit Company
  • Merchants Electric Light Association
  • Merchants Electric Light Company
  • National Fruit Juice Company
  • New State Farm Insurance Building
  • Northern Indiana Gas and Electric Company
  • Powerhouse
  • Purdue Powerhouse
  • Purdue University
  • Purdue University
  • Rea Magnet Wire Company, Inc.
  • Ross Gear Division
  • Snyder Sheet Metal
  • St. Elizabeth Hospital
  • Staley
  • Steam Company, Inc.
  • Thieme and Wagner Brewing Company
  • U.S. Air Force
  • Water Works
  • Westing House Church Kerr and Company

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Lafayette, Indiana

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Lafayette, 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.


Hansen Life Sciences Research Building
201 S. University Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Distance: 3.0 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Lafayette, Indiana

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100 mile radius of Lafayette, Indiana. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about his/her background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Dr. Michael Slaughter
St. Francis Cancer Center
Indiana Oncology Hematology Consultants
8111 S. Emerson Avenue, Suite A
Indianapolis, IN 46237

Distance: 65.2 miles

Dr. Anita Conte
St. Francis Cancer Center
Indiana Oncology Hematology Consultants
8111 S. Emerson Avenue, Suite A
Indianapolis, IN 46237

Distance: 65.2 miles

Dr. Laurence Bates
St. Francis Cancer Center
Indiana Oncology Hematology Consultants
8111 S. Emerson Avenue, Suite A
Indianapolis, IN 46237

Distance: 65.2 miles

Dr. Randall Trowbridge
St. Francis Cancer Center
Indiana Oncology Hematology Consultants
8111 S. Emerson Avenue, Suite A
Indianapolis, IN 46237

Distance: 65.2 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Lafayette, 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.

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January 20, 2017
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“Mesothelioma is a disease that comes with a grim outlook with only an average of 8% of patients who survive five years after their diagnosis. Because it has such a poor prognosis, a big part of treating mesothelioma – or any form of cancer, really – includes addressing mental impact it has on patients and their family members.”