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Huntington, West Virginia

Situated along the Ohio River, Huntington is a city in Cabell and Wayne counties West Virginia. Most of Huntington resides in Cabell County, for which it is the county seat. Home to nearly 50,000 people, Huntington is the largest city within the Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH, Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) and the second largest city in West Virginia, behind Charleston. The city was named for Collis P. Huntington, who founded Huntington in 1870 as the western terminus for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway (C&O), and incorporated one year later. In the 21st century, Huntington is effectively a regional medical community - the two hospitals, St. Mary's and Cabell-Huntington, are the largest employers – and a university town, with the presence of Marshall University, which has an enrollment of approximately 16,000 students.

Huntington is still a center for the metal working and welding trades with the repair of rail road rolling stock, barges, and river boat equipment. Major fabricating firms such as Huntington Special Metals, West Virginia Steel, and Martin Steel, serve the railroads, river transportation, steel making, coal, oil, natural gas, electrical, windpower, biofuel, as well as other important industries. Huntington is also home to Heiner's Bakery. Founded in 1905, Heiner's employs nearly 500 people in its 130,000-square-foot facility. The company's products are sold under the Heiner's and Sara Lee names in grocery, retail, and convenience stores.

We have confirmed that Huntington, West Virginia has numerous manufacturing and construction sites where asbestos exposure occurred over the years. Individuals who worked with and/or around asbestos containing products may be at risk to develop mesothelioma. If you were exposed to asbestos in Huntington and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you should also consider contacting a mesothelioma law firm.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Huntington

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

  • Ace Industries
  • American Car Foundry
  • Asbestos Service Company
  • C & O Railroad
  • Camden Inter State Railway Company
  • Chas. Boldt Glass Company
  • Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company
  • Connors Steel
  • Consolidated Light Heat and Power Company
  • Csx Railroad
  • Csx Transportation
  • Danco Incorporated
  • Enterprise-Black Diamond Corporation
  • Fesemier Packing Company
  • Houdaille Hershey Corp
  • Huntington Auto Supply Machine Shop
  • Huntington Pipe Incorporated
  • Huntington State Hospital
  • Huntington Water Company
  • Inco Alloys International
  • International Nickel Company
  • J.M. Mccoach and Company
  • Kerr Glass Manufacturing Corp
  • Locke Manufacturing Company
  • Martin Steel
  • Mccorkle Machine
  • Morehead State College
  • Ohio Valley Insulating Company, Inc.
  • Owens Bottle Company
  • Owens Brockway
  • Owens Corning Fiberglas Corporation
  • Owens Illinois Glass Company
  • Owens-Illinois, Inc.
  • Panasote Plant
  • Standard Ultramarine Company
  • Steel of West Virginia
  • West Siding

Mesothelioma Doctors near Huntington, West Virginia

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

Dr. Rebecca S. Wolfer
Marshall University Medical Center
University Surgical Associates
1600 Medical Center Drive, Suite 2500
Huntington, WV 25701

Distance: 3.6 miles

Dr. Nepal C. Chowdhury
St. Mary's Medical Center
St. Mary’s Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons
2828 First Avenue, Suite 200
Huntington, WV 25702

Distance: 5.4 miles

Dr. Edward R. Setser
UK North Fork Valley Community Health Center
750 Morton Blvd.
Hazard, KY 41701

Distance: 88.0 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Huntington, West Virginia

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