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Bowling Green, Kentucky

Bowling Green is the third largest city in the state of Kentucky after Louisville and Lexington, with an estimated population of 58,000. It is the county seat of Warren County and the principal city of the Bowling Green, Kentucky Metropolitan Statistical Area. Once the site of prohibitionist marches, trolleys, livestock trades and scrap drives, the university town is home to the second largest Kentucky public university, Western Kentucky University. Bowling Green boasts numerous historic districts and restored landmarks. Local attractions include the newly expanded National Corvette Museum; the historic house museum, Riverview at Hobson Grove; the Civil War Discovery Trail; and Fountain Square Park.

Shortly after Bowling Green’s incorporation in 1798, growth in steamboat commerce and proximity to the Barren River increased the city’s significance. Despite rapid urbanization of the Bowling Green area, agriculture dominated the city's economy. After the Civil War, Bowling Green's business district grew considerably. Important early businesses in Bowling Green included Carie Burnam Taylor's dress-making company, which employed more than 200 women in 1906; and The Union Underwear factory, which bolstered the city's economy in 1940. In recent years, Bowling Green has shifted toward a knowledge-based, technology-driven economy. With one major public university and a technical college, Bowling Green serves as an education hub for the South Central Kentucky region. In addition, the city plays an integral part as the leading medical and commercial center. Commonwealth Health Corporation, Western Kentucky University and Warren County Board of Education are the largest employers for Bowling Green and the surrounding region. Other top employers include General Motors Corvette Plant, Fruit of the Loom/Russell Athletics, Eagle Industries, International Paper, Camping World, Trace Die Cast, Bowling Green Metal forming and Houchens Industries, Inc.

We have confirmed that Bowling Green, Kentucky has a numerous jobsites where asbestos exposure occurred. Individuals who worked with and/or around asbestos-containing products may be at risk to develop mesothelioma cancer, a type of asbestos disease. Mesothelioma clinics in and around Bowling Green are listed at the bottom of this page. Also, if you were exposed to asbestos in Bowling Green, you may benefit be seeking counsel from an asbestos lawyer.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Bowling Green

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

  • Bowling Green High School
  • Bowling Green Power Plant
  • Chrysler Plant
  • Holley Carburetor Company
  • Park City Lumber Company
  • Pet Milk Company
  • Union Underwear Company, Inc.
  • Warren East High School
  • Western Kentucky University
  • Western KY State College
  • Western State Teachers College

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Bowling Green, Kentucky

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

691 Preston Building
Nashville, TN 37232

Distance: 59.9 miles

James Graham Brown Cancer Center
529 South Jackson Street
Louisville, KY 40292

Distance: 92.7 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Bowling Green, Kentucky

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

Dr. Eric S. Lambright
Vanderbilt Cancer Center
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1710 The Vanderbilt Clinic
Nashville, TN 37232

Distance: 59.9 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Bowling Green, 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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