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Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Located in the extreme eastern part of South Dakota, situated on the prairie of the Great Plains at the junction of Interstate 90 and Interstate 29, Sioux Falls is the county seat of Minnehaha County as well as extends into Lincoln County. Sioux Falls is the largest city in South Dakota. It has grown expeditiously since the late 1970s, with its population increasing from 81,000 in 1980 to just over 153,000 according to the 2010 census. Sioux Falls is the cultural center of South Dakota home to universities, parks, and museums.

The arrival of the railroads ignited the great Dakota Boom decade of the 1880s. The population of Sioux Falls grew from approximately 2,100 in 1880 to 10,100 at the end of the decade transforming the city. Much of the growth in the first part of the 20th century was focused on quarrying and agriculturally-based industry. The opening of the John Morrell meat packing plant in 1909, the establishment of an airbase and a military radio and communications training school in 1942, and the completion of the interstate highways in the early 1960s were milestones that positively impacted the city’s economy. In recent years, the economy of Sioux Falls has become greatly diversified and more service-based, making the city an important location for financial services, healthcare, and retail trade. Though no longer as economically dominant like it once was, the manufacturing and food processing sector remains a significant component of the economy of Sioux Falls. Currently, the John Morrell meat packing plant is the third largest employer in the city. Other important manufacturing companies are Wheeler Tank Mfg, Maguire Iron, Raven Industries, Bell Incorporated, and Tyco.

We have confirmed that Sioux Falls, South Dakota has several sites where asbestos exposure occurred. Those who worked with and/or around asbestos containing products may be at risk to develop mesothelioma, a type of asbestos cancer.  If you were diagnosed with mesothelioma in Sioux Falls, you may also benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma lawyer.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Sioux Falls

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

  • Angus Anson Power Plant
  • Argus Leader Building
  • Clinical Building
  • Eureka Milling Company
  • First Congregational Church
  • John Morrell and Company
  • Mac Arthur Company
  • Northern States Power Company
  • Northwest Bell Telephone Company
  • Northwest Security Trust Company
  • Pathfinder Atomic Plt
  • Pathfinder Power Plant
  • Sierra Valley Company Op Assn
  • Sioux Falls Light and Power Company
  • Sioux Falls Powerhouse
  • Sioux Valley Coop Assoc
  • Xcel Energy

Mesothelioma Doctors near Sioux Falls, South Dakota

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100 mile radius of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. 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: 1.8 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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