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Asbestos Exposure, Mesothelioma Doctors and Lawyers in Selma, Alabama

Asbestos Exposure in Selma, AL

Selma was incorporated in 1820. It is in Dallas County situated on the high banks of the Alabama River. Selma has the largest historic district in Alabama, with more than 1,200 historic structures, homes and museums. Selma is often referred to as the “Queen City” because it is a regional retail, medical, employment and cultural hub for residents of Dallas, Perry, Wilcox and Lowndes counties. In 1989, the Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly was designated as the official state mascot, and Selma was designated as the "Butterfly Capital" of Alabama. The downtown area is decorated with more than 40 butterfly sculptures. Selma is home to a number of colleges including Selma University, Wallace Community College, and Concordia College. The town of Selma is widely known for its role during the Civil Rights Movement, particularly for the 1965 Selma Voting Rights Movement and for the three Selma to Montgomery marches that began in the city.

During the Civil War, Selma was one of the South's major military manufacturing centers, producing large amounts of supplies and munitions, and turning out Confederate warships such as the ironclad Tennessee. Other industries in Selma include International Paper, Bush Hog, Meadowcraft, and Peerless Pump Company (LaBour).

Exposure to asbestos in the workplace has been an enduring problem in and around Selma primarily in the manufacturing, construction and military industries. If you or a loved one were exposed to asbestos in Selma, you may be at risk to develop an asbestos disease like mesothelioma.

Other Asbestos Exposure Sites in Selma, Alabama

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

  • Ala Metallurgical Corp
  • Alabama Kraft Mead Paper Mill
  • Alabama Metallurgical
  • Alabama Metallurgical Corp
  • Buckeye Cotton Oil Company
  • Combustion Construction Company
  • Craig Airforce Base
  • Hammermill Paper Company
  • Henry Brick Company
  • International Paper Company
  • New Vaughn Memorial Hospital
  • Selma Paper Mill
  • Southern Natural Gas
  • The Buckeye Cotton Oil Company
  • Toccoa Manufacturing Corporation

Locate a Mesothelioma Doctor near Selma, Alabama

We have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors and oncologists that practice within a 100-mile radius of Selma, Alabama. Click on a specific doctor link to obtain more information about their areas of expertise, background, professional affiliations, office locations and contact information.

Birmingham VA Hospital
The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital
Birmingham, AL 35233

Distance: 74.3 miles

The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital
Birmingham, AL 35233
Distance: 74.3 miles

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Selma, Alabama

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100-mile radius of Selma, Alabama. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered, areas of expertise and how to contact the cancer center.

North Pavilion 2500
Birmingham, AL 35294

Distance: 75.1 miles

Mesothelioma Patient Support Services near Selma

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

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Selma, Alabama

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos at a commercial, residential or military site in Selma, 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 Lawyers Servicing Selma, 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 Selma, Alabama Mesothelioma Patients

Asbestos-Related News in Alabama

Birmingham Police Station Closed Due to Asbestos

Birmingham, Alabama - June 06, 2017

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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Author: Linda Molinari

Editor in Chief, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

Linda Molinari

Reviewer: Jennifer R. Lucarelli

Lawyer for Mesothelioma Victims and Their Families

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