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Clarksville, Tennessee

Incorporated in 1785, Clarksville is a city in and the county seat of Montgomery County and the fifth largest city in the Tennessee. Situated on the northwest edge of the Highland Rim, which surrounds the Nashville Basin, Clarksville 45 miles northwest of Nashville. Clarksville was named for General George Rogers Clark, Revolutionary War hero and brother of William Clark of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The city's numerous nicknames include Tennessee's Top Spot, The Queen City, Clarksvegas, Queen of the Cumberland, and Gateway to the New South. In recent years, Clarksville has been highly ranked in a number of categories including, "Best Place to Live" by Money magazine; "Family-friendly City" by Reader's Digest; and "Best City for Business and Careers" by Forbes Magazine. Clarksville is the home of Austin Peay State University; The Leaf-Chronicle, the oldest newspaper in Tennessee; and Northern Bank (now Regions Bank), the oldest bank in the state.

Trane Inc., a global provider of heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and building management systems and controls, is Clarksville’s largest employer. Other major industrial employers in Clarksville include: Jostens, Bridgestone Metalpha USA, Clarksville Foundry, and Robert Bosch Corporation.

Our research has confirmed that Clarksville, Tennessee has numerous jobsites where exposure to asbestos occurred. Workers and their loved ones previously employed in Clarksville, particularly at American Snuff Company, Kraft Foods Company, Trane Manufacturing, and Red River Iron Company, may be at risk to develop mesothelioma, a terminal cancer. If you or a loved one were diagnosed with mesothelioma in Clarksville, you may benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma lawyer.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Clarksville

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

  • American Snuff Company
  • Applied Fibers Company
  • B F Goodrich Plant
  • Clarksville Poll Cntrl Plant
  • Cumberland City Steam Plant
  • Josten's Incorporated
  • Kraft Foods Company
  • Mcneal & Ewards Company
  • Petri Cigar Company
  • Red River Iron Company
  • Sawyer William
  • Trane Manufacturing Plant

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Clarksville, Tennessee

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Clarksville, Tennessee. 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: 38.5 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Clarksville, Tennessee

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100 mile radius of Clarksville, Tennessee. 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: 38.5 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Clarksville, Tennessee

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

Asbestos Related News in Tennessee

Tennessee State Senator Has Mesothelioma From Asbestos Exposure

Former Tennessee State Senator Ray Albright was exposed to asbestos four decades ago, and now he is struggling with mesothelioma cancer as a result.

Thatcher Mills Burns to the Ground Causing Asbestos Concerns

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