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Ashland, Kentucky

Nestled along the banks of the Ohio River surrounded by rolling foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Ashland is a city in Boyd County, Kentucky. Formerly known as Poage Settlement, Ashland occupies approximately 12 square miles and is home to more than 21,000 people. As the second largest city within the Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH, Metropolitan Statistical Area, Ashland serves as a significant economic and medical center for northeast Kentucky. Recreational, leisure, athletic and cultural activities are abound in Ashland. The historic Paramount Arts Center, in particular, serves as an important venue for the arts in eastern Kentucky and the surrounding states of Ohio and West Virginia. Built in 1930, the Paramount Arts Center was one of the first transitional theatres built for "talking pictures".

The city's early industrial growth was a result of Ohio's pig iron industry. It was not until 1854, that growth began with the charter of the Kentucky Iron, Coal and Manufacturing Company. Major industrial employers in the early 1900s included Armco, Ashland Oil and Refining Company, C&O Railroad, Allied Chemical and Dye Company's Semet Solvay and Mansbach Steel. Today, some of Ashland’s top employers are AK Steel, North American Refractories, Kentucky Electric Steel, Mansbach Metal, and King's Daughters Medical Center.

We have confirmed that Ashland, Kentucky has a number of jobsites where asbestos exposure occurred. Workers and their loved ones exposed to asbestos materials may be at risk to develop an asbestos-related cancer such as malignant mesothelioma. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, scroll down to see a list of mesothelioma doctors located in and around Ashland. Asbestos lawyers may also be able to assist you if you or a loved one were exposed to asbestos in Ashland.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Ashland

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

  • A. C. Lawrence Leather Company
  • Allied Chemical Corporation
  • American Rolling Mill Company
  • Armco Oil Refinery
  • Armco Steel Const West Works
  • Armco Steel Corporation
  • Ashland Artificial Ice Company
  • Ashland Asphalt
  • Ashland Coal & Coke
  • Ashland Coke Plant
  • Ashland Electric
  • Ashland Fire Brick Company
  • Ashland Floor
  • Ashland Iron and Mining Company
  • Ashland Leather Company
  • Ashland Oil & Refinery Company
  • Ashland Steel Company
  • Ashland Vocational School
  • Ashland Works
  • AW Rolling Mill Company
  • Bellefonte Plant
  • Betsy Ross Bakery
  • Brooks Bottling
  • Camden and Interstate Railway Company
  • Capital Manufacturing
  • Corbin Realty
  • Dawkins Building
  • Delco
  • General Refractories
  • General Sales
  • General Telephone
  • Gulf Oil
  • Guyan Chevrolet
  • Harbison-Walker Refractories
  • Holland Furnace
  • Hooker Chemical
  • Inland Steel
  • J N Canden For Ashland and Cattlettsburg Railway Company
  • Kentucky Electric Steel
  • Kentucky Solvay Coke Company
  • Linde Air Products Company (Union Carbide & Carbon Corporation)
  • Maggard & Sons
  • Mansbach Metal
  • Middlestate Concrete
  • National Mine Service
  • North American Refractories
  • Norton Iron Works
  • Ohio Valley Electric Railway
  • O'Neal Roofing Company
  • Paul Walker Construction
  • Sears
  • Semet Solvay Company
  • Sixth St. Siding
  • Union Boiler
  • Union Pipe & Concrete
  • United Carbon
  • United Steel Fabricators
  • Valley Lines
  • Waller Construction
  • West Works

Mesothelioma Doctors near Ashland, Kentucky

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

Dr. Rebecca S. Wolfer
Marshall University Medical Center
University Surgical Associates
1600 Medical Center Drive, Suite 2500
Huntington, WV 25701

Distance: 15.3 miles

Dr. Nepal C. Chowdhury
St. Mary's Medical Center
St. Mary’s Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons
2828 First Avenue, Suite 200
Huntington, WV 25702

Distance: 17.2 miles

Dr. Edward R. Setser
UK North Fork Valley Community Health Center
750 Morton Blvd.
Hazard, KY 41701

Distance: 86.9 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Ashland, Kentucky

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