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Sioux City, Iowa

Asbestos Exposure in Sioux City, IA

Located in western Iowa along the Missouri River, Sioux City is in Plymouth and Woodbury counties. The city is currently the fourth largest city in Iowa, with a population of more than 82,000. Sioux City serves as the regional hub for business, employment, industry, retail trade, medical care, educational opportunities and tourism in Northwest Iowa, Southeast South Dakota, and Northeast Nebraska. Some of Sioux City's top employers are MidAmerican Energy, Tyson Fresh Meats, Mercy Medical Center, and the city of Sioux City.

Sioux City was established in 1854. The first steamboat made its way to the town in 1856, bringing ready-framed houses and supplies. During the late 1800s, Sioux City experienced rapid growth and economic expansion. Sioux City became a leading livestock and packing center. Notable companies that helped shape Sioux City’s livestock market were Cudahy Packing Company, Armour & Company, Midland Packing Company, Swift & Company, and The Sioux City Stock Yards Company. The arrival of the railroad attracted several small factories, jobbing houses, and retail stores to Sioux City. Also, street cars, water works, electric lights and other improvements appeared as well. During the Prohibition era, Sioux City gained the nickname "Little Chicago" due to its reputation for being a purveyor of alcoholic beverages. During World War II the United States Army established the prominent Sioux City Army Air Base.

Sioux City, Iowa has a long history of industry during a time when asbestos-containing products were widely used. Workers exposed to asbestos may be at risk for mesothelioma cancer as well as other asbestos-related diseases. If you were diagnosed with mesothelioma in Sioux City, you may also benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma attorney.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Sioux City

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

  • A M Bennett Company
  • A Y Mcdonald Building
  • A. H. Bennett Company
  • Armour Plant
  • Cudahy Packing Company
  • Darling International
  • Fairmont Creamery Company
  • Fairmont Foods
  • Fort Neil Army Base
  • George Neal Power Station
  • Great Western Cereal Company
  • International Milling Company
  • Iowa Public Service Gas and Electric Company
  • Midamerican Energy Company
  • Midland Packing Company
  • Missouri River Plant
  • Mystic Milling Company
  • Neal Station
  • North American Manufacturing Company
  • Northern Indiana Gas & Electric
  • Port Neal Power Plant
  • Powerhouse
  • Sioux City Coal and Gas
  • Sioux City Gas & Electric
  • Sioux City Oat Meal Company
  • Sioux City Service Company
  • Sioux City Tractor Company
  • Stockyards Service and Supply Company
  • Swift & Company
  • Swift and Company
  • Swift Meat Packing Company
  • Terra Chemical Incorporated
  • Union Stock Yard Company
  • Wj Company Warehouse

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Sioux City, Iowa

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

601 North 30th Street
Omaha, NE 68131

Distance: 89.1 miles

985950 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198

Distance: 89.6 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Sioux City, Iowa

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

Dr. Ashraf A. Elshami
Sanford Health/Sanford Pulmonary Medicine Clinic
Sanford Health/Sanford Pulmonary Medicine Clinic
1205 S Grange Avenue, Suite 407
Sioux Falls, SD 57105

Distance: 71.8 miles

Dr. Brian W. Loggie
Creighton University Medical Center
Alegent Creighton Clinic Surgical Oncology
601 North 30th Street #2803
Omaha, NE 68131

Distance: 89.1 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Sioux City, Iowa

Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Iowa, 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.

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