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Mount Vernon, Indiana

Established in 1816 along the bend of the Ohio River, Mount Vernon is a city in southern Indiana and the county seat of Posey County. The city is home to nearly 7,000 citizens and is part of the Evansville metropolitan area, which has an estimated population of 342,000. Mount Vernon has an active business and commercial climate. Leading industries in Mount Vernon include manufacturing, education, health and social services, and retail trade.

Southwind Maritime Center, located in Mount Vernon, is one of three Indiana Ports. It is located on 745 acres, 240 acres of which are available on the waterway. Southwind Maritime Center allows access to all modes of >transportation including state highway and rail, as well as the Ohio River. Additionally, the Mount Vernon port is the largest port for coal shipments in the United States. The city is also home to several refineries; a former GE Plastics Plant, now owned by Saudi Arabia Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC); Vectren Energy's A.B. Brown Generating Station; and Dan's Competition Inc., the world’s largest BMX mail order company.

Mount Vernon, Indiana’s varied history of manufacturing and heavy industry place it in a high risk category for asbestos exposure. Workers and others exposed to asbestos may be at risk for mesothelioma cancer, an asbestos-related disease. Mesothelioma lawyers may also be able to assist you if you or a loved one were exposed to asbestos in Mount Vernon.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Mount Vernon

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

  • A B Brown Power Plant
  • American Hominy Company
  • Babcock and Wilcox Company
  • Barger & Hammer
  • Countrymark Cooperative
  • Countrymark Refinery
  • Fuhrer Ford Milling Company
  • G. E. Plastics
  • General Electric Company
  • General Electric Company
  • General Electric Company
  • Indiana Bureau Oil Company
  • Keck Connerman Company
  • Lawrence Pipeline Company
  • Mead Johnson and Company
  • Mount Vernon High School
  • Mount Vernon Stram Board
  • Mount Vernon Straw Board Company
  • Mt. Vernon Milling
  • Mt. Vernon Refinery
  • Refinery Engineering Company
  • Texaco Oil Refinery
  • Texaco, Inc.

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Mount Vernon, 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.

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