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Asbestos Exposure, Mesothelioma Doctors and Lawyers in Decatur, Alabama

Located on the banks of Wheeler Lake, along the Tennessee River, Decatur is a city in northern Alabama. Decatur, affectionately known as "The River City", is the largest city and county seat of Morgan County, with an estimated population of 55,700. Founded in 1820, Decatur is the home to Alabama's oldest opera house, the Cotaco Opera House; and the Old State Bank, the oldest bank building in Alabama.

In the 19th century, the city of Decatur grew into a large economic center within the Tennessee Valley and was a hub for travelers and cargo between Nashville/Chattanooga and Mobile/New Orleans. Steady growth continued throughout the 20th century. Today, Decatur’s economy is heavily based on manufacturing industries, as well as cargo transit, hi-tech industries, and tourism. Major employers in Decatur include 3M, United Launch Alliance, and British Petroleum (BP), and General Electric.

Decatur, Alabama’s manufacturing activity largely occurred during a period when use of asbestos-containing products was prevalent, making asbestos exposure and the risk of mesothelioma cancer a concern for workers. Asbestos attorneys may also be able to assist you if you or a loved one were exposed to asbestos in South Point.

Other Asbestos Exposure Sites in Decatur, Alabama

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

  • 3M Company
  • Air Products
  • Amer Petrochem
  • American Oil
  • Amoco Chemicals Corporation
  • Asphalt Paving Plant
  • British Petroleum
  • Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant
  • Calumet & Hecla, Inc
  • Capital Fertilizer
  • Chemstrand Chemical
  • Davidson Heating Company
  • Davis Construction Company
  • Decatur Aluminum
  • Decatur Land Improvement and Furnace Company
  • Dow Chemical Company
  • Electric Auto Lite Company
  • Ennis Insulation Company
  • Fluor Daniel Services Corporation
  • Fruehauf Corporation
  • Fruehauf Trailer Plant
  • Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company
  • Ingalls Iron
  • Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp
  • Ingalls Shipyard
  • Louisville and Nashville Railway
  • Monsanto Company
  • Monsanto Company Textile Divis
  • Natonal Fertilizer Development Center
  • Pan American Oil
  • Pipefitters Union - Local 377
  • Rust Engineering Company - 3 M Plant
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • TVA Nuclear
  • Union Compress & Warehouse Company
  • Wolverine Tube
  • Wolverine Tube Div

Find a Mesothelioma Doctor near Decatur, Alabama

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


University of Alabama Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Birmingham, AL 35294

Distance: 75.1 miles


Department of Veteran's Affairs Medical Center
VAMC 2B
Birmingham, AL 35294

Distance: 75.1 miles

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Decatur, Alabama

Browse through the list of mesothelioma cancer centers below that are within a 100-mile radius of Decatur, Alabama. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered and how to contact the cancer center.


North Pavilion 2500
Birmingham, AL 35294

Distance: 75.1 miles

Mesothelioma Patient Support Services near Decatur

Cancer support services for mesothelioma patients include patient transport, temporary housing, physical therapy and counseling. The following local services may be of help to you while you are receiving treatment for mesothelioma.

Alabama Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • Mental Health Center Of North Central Alabama
      (Decatur)
      256-355-5904
      Distance: 2.3 miles
    • Psychology Today
      (Nationwide)
  • Long-Term Housing

    • Red Mountain Grace
      (Birmingham)
      866-656-9064
      Distance: 77.0 miles
    • Joe's House
      (Statewide)
      877-563-7468
  • Patient Transport

    • Caliber Care and Transport
      (Birmingham)
      205-206-6984
      Distance: 77.0 miles
    • Medical Transport Of Alabama
      (Bessemer)
      888-599-2050
      Distance: 82.6 miles
    • Caliber Patient Care of Atlanta
      (LaFayette)
      404-596-8450
      Distance: 99.9 miles
    • AmeriTrans
      (Nationwide)
      866-872-6453
    • Huntsville Emergency Medical Services Inc
      (Bessemer)
      257-874-8888
    • Critical Care Transport Services
      (Birmingham)
      345-222-3452
  • Physical Therapy

    • Nesin Physical Therapy
      (Huntsville)
      256-425-0300
      Distance: 26.1 miles
    • Drayer Physical Therapy Institute
      (Birmingham)
      205-747-2710
      Distance: 80.7 miles
    • Star Physical Therapy
      (Franklin)
      615-591-6590
      Distance: 88.9 miles
    • Bench Mark Physical Therapy
      (Helena)
      205-621-8822
      Distance: 93.2 miles
    • Alliance Phyiscal Therapy
      (Chattanooga )
      423-362-5926
      Distance: 98.0 miles

Filing a Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Decatur

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos at a commercial, residential or military site in Decatur, Alabama, you may be entitled to compensation. Don’t lose your right to file a claim. You must act quickly and file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of Alabama.

Asbestos Law Firms Servicing Decatur, Alabama

Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney and Meisenkothen is a national law firm recognized for its representation of over 3,000 hardworking men and women who have been exposed to asbestos and diagnosed with mesothelioma. ELSM's experience in asbestos litigation spans four decades.

At Gori Julian and Associates, P.C., we have handled hundreds of mesothelioma lawsuits on behalf of people throughout the United States. This experience allows us to choose jurisdiction in which to file your case based on many factors including but not limited to state of residence, jobsites, and previous and current employers.

As one of the nation’s leading mesothelioma law firms, Simmons Hanly Conroy has a proven track record. Every mesothelioma lawyer at the firm is committed to helping families affected by mesothelioma and asbestos-related diseases.

Resources for Mesothelioma Patients in Decatur

Asbestos-Related News in Alabama

Birmingham Police Station Closed Due to Asbestos

Asbestos tiles at a Birmingham, Alabama, police station have caused it to shut down, and two officers have been admitted to the hospital. Read more at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.

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