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The city of Pensacola is the original capital of Florida and the first European settlement in the United States  A Spanish sailor, Don Tristan de Luna, arrived in Pensacola in 1559 and stayed for one month until a hurricane destroyed the settlement’s supplies, causing the Spanish to leave the area Many early establishments, including the first United States Naval Air Station, were attracted to Pensacola’s ideal location on Pensacola Bay, which connects to the Gulf of Mexico Pensacola earned the nickname “The City of Five Flags” as a result of the five governments that have flown their flags in the city throughout its history: Spain, France, Great Britain, The Confederacy, and the United States In 1821, Pensacola officially became part of the United States.

Pensacola Overview

Pensacola’s history is rich with early connections to the U.S. military Pensacola Navy Yard was founded in 1825 after President John Quincy Adams and Secretary of the Navy Samuel Southard realized the city’s location on Pensacola harbor and proximity to large timber reserves made it the ultimate site for shipbuilding Pensacola Naval Air Station continues operations today and is the primary training base for all Navy, Marine, and Coast Guard aviators The station also serves as home base to the Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels Other military establishments found in Pensacola include the United States Naval Air Station Corry Field, United States Naval Hospital, Fort Pickens, and Eglin Air Force Base. In the years following World War II, Pensacola became home to Crist Power Plant, a coal-operated generating plant run by Gulf Power Company The plant is located at the mouth of the Escambia River and has a generating capacity of 930,000 kilowatts

We have confirmed that Pensacola has numerous job locations where asbestos exposure has occurred If you were exposed to asbestos in Pensacola, you may benefit from seeking the advice of an asbestos attorney.

Other Asbestos Exposure Sites in Pensacola, Florida

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

  • AC & S Inc.
  • Air Products
  • Alabama Pulp & Paper Company
  • American Can Company
  • American Cyanamid Company
  • Archer Daniels Midland Company
  • Armstrong Cork Company
  • Armstrong World Industries
  • Arrington Manor Apartments
  • Ashland Chemical Company
  • Baptist Hospital
  • Bell Steel Company
  • Belmont Building
  • Building 8
  • Bureau of Yards and Docks United States Naval Air Station
  • Chamipon Paper
  • Chemstrand Chemical
  • Christ Steam Plant
  • Coca Cola Bottling Company
  • Crist Plant / Gulf Power
  • Crist Power Plant
  • Crystal Ice Company
  • Daniels Construction
  • Delchamps Store
  • Dyson & Company
  • E E Saunders & Company
  • E.M. Barracks
  • Egland Air Force Base
  • Eglin Air Force Base
  • Emergency Power Plant
  • Escambia Chemical Corporation
  • Escambia Treating Company
  • Fischer Packing
  • Five Cadent Barracks
  • Florida Pulp & Paper Company
  • Fort Pickens
  • General Instruction Building
  • German American Lumber Company
  • Gulf Chemical Corporation
  • Gulf Power & Light Powerhouse
  • Gulf Power Company
  • Hardaway Contracting Company
  • Industrial Marine Supply Company, Inc.
  • Key Ford Motor Company
  • L & N Siding
  • Mobile Plastering
  • Moncrief Army Hospital
  • Monsanto Chemical Company
  • Monsanto Textiles Company
  • National Buring Packing Company
  • National Cork Company
  • Naval Air Station
  • Newport Industries, Inc.
  • Newport News Industrial Corporation
  • Pensacola Compress Whse
  • Pensacola Naval Air Station
  • Pensacola Shipyard
  • Petree School
  • Rayco Corporation
  • Reichold Chemical
  • Sacred Heart Hospital
  • Saint Regis Paper Company
  • Saufley Field
  • Shook & Fletcher Insulation Company, Inc.
  • Southern Utilities Company
  • Specialty Contractors
  • St. Regis Paper Company
  • Stroock & Wittenberg Corporation
  • T T Todd
  • Teamsters Building
  • Tenneco Chemicals Inc
  • United States Naval Air Station Corry Field
  • United States Naval Hospital
  • University of West Florida
  • Wesco Siding
  • West Florida Hospital

Locate a Mesothelioma Doctor near Pensacola, Florida

If you need help getting an accurate diagnosis or developing a treatment plan, the following mesothelioma doctors and oncologists who practice near Pensacola, Florida have the expertise to assist you. More detailed information about each doctor is available by clicking on the appropriate doctor detail link. Details about their background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations and contact information is provided.

Dr. Yanyan Lou
Mayo Clinic Head and Neck Cancer Center
Jacksonville, FL 32224

Dr. Alberto A. Chiappori
Moffitt Cancer Center
Magnolia Campus
Tampa, FL 33612

Dr. Lary A. Robinson
Moffitt Cancer Center
Magnolia Campus
Tampa, FL 33612

Dr. Tawee Tanvetyanon
Moffitt Cancer Center
Magnolia Campus
Tampa, FL 33612

Dr. Eric Toloza
Moffitt Cancer Center
Magnolia Campus
Tampa, FL 33612

Dr. Nestor R. Villamizar Ortiz
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Miami Health System
Miami, FL 33136

Pensacola, Florida Mesothelioma Cancer Centers

We present below a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located in Florida. Click on a specific cancer center link to obtain more in depth information about each one.

Moffitt Cancer Center
Magnolia Campus
Tampa, FL 33612

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Miami Health System
1st Floor
Miami, FL 33136

UF Health Cancer Center
Rod Taylor Thoracic Care Center
4th Floor
Orlando, FL 32806

Cancer Support Services Near Pensacola, Florida

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.

Florida Treatment Support Services
Long-Term Housing
  • Joe’s House 
Patient Transport
  • Singing River Hospital – Patient Transportation Program 

Filing a Mesothelioma Claim in Pensacola, Florida

Don’t lose your right to file a mesothelioma claim. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Pensacola, Florida, you may be entitled to compensation. You must file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of Florida.

Mesothelioma Law Firms Servicing Pensacola, Florida

Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen

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.

Gori Julian & Associates, P.C.

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.

Find Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure Sites Near You

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Linda Molinari Editor in Chief

Linda Molinari has more than 15 years of experience as a writer and advocate for mesothelioma patients and a ban on asbestos.

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Jennifer Lucarelli Legal Advisor and Contributor

Jennifer Lucarelli is a partner at the law firm of Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen, specializing in asbestos litigation.

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