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Saint Joseph, Missouri

The city of Saint Joseph is home to more than 76,000 residents, making it the eighth largest city in the state. Saint Joseph is the county seat for Buchanan County as well as the central service provider for a seven county area of northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas with a combined population of over 155,000. With its successful meat packing industry, favorable location, and railroad connections, Saint Joseph has grown into a thriving urban center. Saint Joseph is a unique community famous for its historical link to the Pony Express and Jesse James, as well as for its many museums and architecture.

Saint Joseph emerged in the early 1800s as an Indian trading post and soon became an important link between the eastern part of the nation and the western frontier. The city was incorporated as a village in 1851, a second class city in 1885, and a first class city in 1909. Saint Joseph's proximity to the Missouri River and accessibility by way of river, rail, and land, was to be the impetus for phenomenal growth throughout the 19th century. Meat packing had been active in Saint Joseph from the early days. With the opening of the Saint Joseph Stockyards in 1887 and the opening of several new packing houses from then through 1923, Saint Joseph became an important meat packing center becoming one of the leading sources of revenue of the city and its surrounding agricultural area. As the City grew and industries were established, neighborhoods developed in close proximity to the factories, stockyards, and railroads. Though Saint Joseph's largest single employer is the hospital system, the city has a diversified employment base that helps maintain a healthy and growing economy. Major employers range from education to animal pharmaceutical production, aerial work platform manufacturing to riverboat gambling.

Numerous jobsites in Saint Joseph, Missouri have been identified as harboring asbestos containing materials. Accordingly, asbestos exposure has been a concern for workers and loved ones for many years. If you were exposed to asbestos in Saint Joseph, you may benefit from seeking the advice of an asbestos lawyer.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Saint Joseph

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

  • American Hominy Company
  • American Water Works & Electric Company
  • Anchor Serum
  • Anchor Serum
  • Armstrong Contracting & Supply Corporation
  • Buell Manufacturing Company
  • Chase Candy Company
  • Coca Cola Bottling Company
  • Coca Cola Bottling Company
  • Dogdale Packing Plant
  • Dugdale Packing Company
  • East Hill Shopping Center
  • Edmond St Station
  • Edmonton St. Plant
  • G.H. Hammond Company
  • Goetz Brewery
  • Heartland Hospital
  • Krause Milling
  • Lake Road Power Plant
  • Lake Road Steam Plant
  • M.K. Goetz Brewing Company
  • Methodist Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital
  • National Biscuit Company
  • Peoples Street Railway
  • Peoples Street Railway and Electric Light and Power Company
  • Power Service Corporation
  • Saint Joseph Powerhouse
  • Sisters Hospital
  • Sisters Hospital
  • South Park School
  • St Joseph Light and Power
  • St Joseph Railway Light Heat and Power Company
  • St Joseph Refining Company
  • St. Joe Railway Light, Heat and Power Company
  • St. Joseph Electric Light and Power Company
  • St. Joseph Electric Light Company
  • St. Joseph Light & Power
  • St. Joseph Missouri Railway Light, Heat and Power Company
  • St. Joseph Power & Light
  • St. Joseph Power Plant
  • St. Joseph Railway Light Ht. and Power Company
  • St. Joseph Water Company
  • State Hospital
  • State Hospital No 2
  • Swift and Company
  • Swift Company

Mesothelioma Doctors near Saint Joseph, Missouri

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

Dr. Chao Huang
The University of Kansas Cancer Center
Westwood Medical Pavilion and the Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer Care Pavilion
2330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, MS 5003
Westwood, KS 66205

Distance: 52.4 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Saint Joseph, Missouri

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