New Braunfels, Texas
New Braunfels is a city in and the county seat of Comal County located at the confluence of the Guadalupe and Comal rivers situated along the Balcones Fault, where the Texas Hill Country meets rolling prairie land. In 1845, New Braunfels was founded by a group of German merchants, tradesman, and farmers, under the direction and leadership of Prince Solms, searching for economic opportunities and personal freedom. Prince Solms named the settlement in honor of his home in Braunfels, Germany. Home to more than 36,000 people, New Braunfels offers old world heritage and small town Texas charm.
Within a decade of its founding, New Braunfels had emerged as a manufacturing center supplying wagons, farm implements, leather goods, furniture, and clothing to pioneers settling in the hills of Central Texas. By 1900, railroads provided freight and passenger service which helped secure the city's future as a manufacturing and shipping center. Flour mills, textile factories, and processing plants for construction materials provided the foundation for steady growth in the twentieth century. Adding to this mix was a budding tourist industry. New Braunfels capitalized on its natural and historic attractions such as Natural Bridge Caverns. Tourism coupled with New Braunfels’ prosperous industrial sector as well as the city's proximity to San Antonio were all factors in its significant and sustained growth. Today, the New Braunfels boasts a diverse base of business including distribution, manufacturing, data centers, health-care related and aviation industries.
We have confirmed that New Braunfels has numerous industrial and manufacturing sites where asbestos exposure occurred. Workers exposed to asbestos containing products may be at risk to develop pleural mesothelioma. Mesothelioma clinics in and around New Braunfels are listed at the bottom of this page. Mesothelioma attorneys may be able to assist you if you were exposed to asbestos and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma in New Braunfels.
Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in New Braunfels
The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in New Braunfels where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.
- Chamber of Commerce Building
- City Public Service Board
- Comal Power Plant
- Dittlinger Library
- Mission Valley Mills
- New Braunfels High School
- New Braunfels Presbyterian Church
- New Braunfels Textile Mills
- Plains Cotton Company Op
- San Antonio Public Service Company
- T.X.I. Cement
Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near New Braunfels, Texas
For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of New Braunfels, Texas. 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.
The Cancer Therapy & Research Center at the University of Texas Health Science Center
7979 Wurzbach Road
San Antonio, TX 78229
Distance: 30.5 miles
Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in New Braunfels, 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.
Asbestos Related News in Texas
The city of Devine, Texas, has warned its residents that high levels of asbestos has been present in their drinking water for at a year or longer.
A Phase II clinical trial testing a new treatment for mesothelioma is now open to patients at Baylor College of Medicine Treatment Center.