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Asbestos Exposure in Corpus Christi, TX

Corpus Christi, nicknamed "The Sparkling City by the Sea", is a coastal city situated at the mouth of the Nueces River on the west end of Corpus Christi Bay in south Texas. A city in and the county seat of Nueces County, Corpus Christi is home to approximately 275,000 residents making it the largest city on the south Texas coast, and the eighth-largest city in the Texas. Founded in the late 1830s, Corpus Christi began as a frontier trading post. The small settlement was called Kinney's Trading Post, or Kinney's Ranch. Then about a year later the city was named Corpus Christi and was incorporated on September 9, 1852.

Today, Corpus Christi exports cotton, grain sorghums, and wheat. Its coastal shipments include fuel oils, gasoline, crude petroleum, and natural gas. Other major industries that support the city’s economy are petroleum and natural gas, manufacturing, agriculture, fishing, tourism, and United States military. Corpus Christi is home to two installations of the United States military/ the Corpus Christi Army Depot and Naval Air Station Corpus Christi. Combined, these installations provide 6,200 civilian jobs to the local economy. The Naval Air Station at Corpus Christi adds more than $40 million annually to the economy. The Port of Corpus Christi, which is the sixth largest United States port, is another major employer for the city. Twenty-two docks in the port handle only petrochemicals and petroleum products. Other manufactured goods of importance are metals, stone products, glass, chemicals, and gypsum products. Corpus Christi also has some food processing and meat packing manufacturing. Corpus Christi is one of the commercial fishing centers in the area and a seafood-processing center.

As a result of Corpus Christi’s diverse mix of industry including petroleum and petrochemical, military, maritime and manufacturing, asbestos exposure in the workplace has been a problem for many years now. If you were exposed to asbestos in Corpus Christi, Texas, you may benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma attorney.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Corpus Christi

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

  • Aep Texas Central Company
  • Amerada Hess Oil Refinery
  • American Chrome & Chemicals
  • American Minerals Spirits
  • American Smelting & Refining Company
  • ASARCO Chemical
  • Asarco Smelting Plant
  • Berry Construction
  • Berry Fabricators, Inc.
  • Burco Inc.
  • Celanese Plant
  • Centex Cement Corporation
  • Central Power & Light Company
  • Champion Petroleum Company
  • Champlin Petroleum Company
  • Champlin Refinery
  • Citgo Petroleum Refinery
  • City of Corpus Christi Water Plant
  • Coastal Corp
  • Coastal Iron Works
  • Coastal Jovolina Incorporated
  • Coastal Refining and Marketing
  • Coastal States Petrochemical
  • Coastal States Refinery
  • Columbia Southern Chemical Corp
  • Combustion Eng
  • Continental Oil Company
  • Corn Products Oil Refinery Plant
  • Corpus Christi Army Depot
  • Corpus Christi Plant
  • Corpus Christi Refining Company
  • Corpus Christie Ice and El Company
  • Delhi Taylor Oil Corp
  • Dotson Team Track
  • Driscoll Foundation Hospital
  • DuPont
  • Elementis Chromium
  • Elementis Ltp Lp
  • Flint Hills West
  • Gilman Company
  • Gilman Insulation Company
  • Great Southern Chemical Corporation
  • Gulf Belting & Gasket Company
  • Gulf Compress Company
  • Gulf States Refinery
  • Hess Oil & CHemical Corporation
  • Howell Refinery
  • Humble Oil & Refining Company
  • Humble Pipe Line Company
  • Humble-Exxon Oil Refinery
  • Industrial Insulators, Inc.
  • Insul-Fab
  • J.T. Thorpe
  • Javelina Gas Recovery
  • Koch
  • Koch Oil Refinery
  • Koch Refinery
  • Langford Company
  • Lon C. Hill Power Plant
  • Lon Hill Steam Plant
  • Lone Hill Powerhouse
  • Naval Air Station
  • Nueces Bay Power Station
  • Nueces Bay Power Station
  • Nueces Bay Station
  • Nueces Hotel Company
  • Old Police Department
  • Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company
  • Pontiac Refining Corporation
  • Ppg Industries
  • Precision Insulation
  • Reynolds Metals Company
  • Reynolds Sherwin Plant
  • Saber Refining
  • Sheppard Geiger Company
  • Sinclair Oil Refinery
  • Sinclair Refining Corporation
  • Southern Alkali Corporation
  • Southern Minerals
  • Southern Pacific
  • Southwestern Oil & Refining Company
  • Sun Oil
  • Suntide Oil Refinery
  • Taylor Refining Company
  • Terminal Refining Corporation
  • Tex Mex Railroad
  • Texas Highway Department
  • Thorpe Insulation Company
  • Throe Insulation Company
  • Trigeant Ltd
  • U. S. Naval Air Station
  • Valero Corpus Christi Refinery
  • Valero Refining Company
  • Western Supply Company

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Corpus Christi, Texas

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