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Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure in Kokomo, Indiana

Kokomo is a city in and the county seat of Howard County, Indiana. With a population of more than 45,000 citizens, Kokomo is Indiana’s 13th largest city. It is also the larger principal city of the Kokomo-Peru Combined Statistical Area, which includes all of Howard and Tipton counties.

Initially a trading post for commerce between Native Americans and European-Americans in the early 19th century, Kokomo incorporated as a city in 1865. In 1886, natural gas was discovered in Kokomo, leading to a "boom" in business. The Diamond Plate Glass Company began in Kokomo in 1887, attracted by the inexpensive and plentiful natural gas. This company later became part of Pittsburgh Plate Glass, or PPG. The Kokomo Opalescent Glass Works started making stained glass in Kokomo in 1888 and has been in continuous operation ever since. Kokomo is officially known as the "City of Firsts" for, among other achievements, being a pioneer of United States automobile manufacturing, with Elwood Haynes test-driving his early internal combustion engine auto in the city in 1894. Haynes and his associates built several more autos over the next few years; the Haynes-Apperson Automobile Company for mass-production of commercial autos was established in Kokomo in 1898. Haynes went on to invent stainless steel flatware in 1912. In 1938, the Delco Radio Division of General Motors (now Delphi) developed the first push button car radio. Today, Delco distinguishes itself as a top employer in Kokomo. Other large employers include Kokomo Casting Plant, Chrysler, Indiana Transmission, and General Motors.

Kokomo, Indiana has a history of heavy industry, much of it concentrated in the first half of the 20th century, when asbestos-containing materials were widely used. Workers exposed to asbestos may be at risk for mesothelioma. If you were exposed to asbestos in Kokomo, you may benefit from seeking the advice of an asbestos attorney.

Other Asbestos Exposure Sites in Kokomo, Indiana

If you worked at any of these companies and/or job sites in Kokomo, Indiana, you may have been exposed to harmful asbestos which is known to cause mesothelioma cancer.

  • American Radiator and Standard Sanitary Corp
  • Bell Telephone Office Building
  • Cabot Corporation
  • Central Indiana Power Company
  • Chrysler Corporation
  • Como Chemical Company
  • Continental Steel Corporation
  • Delco Electronics
  • Delco Radio Division of Gmc
  • Dirilyte Company of America, Inc
  • Eli Lilly Plant
  • Gamrath Aluminum Division
  • General Electric Company
  • General Electric Realty Company
  • General Motors
  • Gmc Delco Radio Div
  • Hansell Coal Company
  • Haynes Stellite Div
  • Indiana Railways and Light Company
  • Kingston Products
  • Knerr Board and Paper Company
  • Kokomo Die Casting
  • Kokomo Foundry
  • Kokomo Marion and Western Fraction Company
  • Kokomo Public Schools
  • Newlon Metals
  • Penn-Dixie Steel
  • Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company
  • Public Service Company of Indiana, Inc.
  • Refractory Metals & Machine Shop
  • Rossiter Mac Govern Electric Company
  • St. Joseph Memorial Hospital
  • Union Carbide Corporation

Find a Mesothelioma Doctor near Kokomo, Indiana

If you need help getting an accurate diagnosis or developing a treatment plan, the following mesothelioma doctors and oncologists who practice near Kokomo, Indiana 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.

Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Distance: 48.7 miles

St. Francis Cancer Center
Indiana Oncology Hematology Consultants
Indianapolis, IN 46237

Distance: 55.7 miles

St. Francis Cancer Center
Indiana Oncology Hematology Consultants
Indianapolis, IN 46237

Distance: 55.7 miles

St. Francis Cancer Center
Indiana Oncology Hematology Consultants
Indianapolis, IN 46237

Distance: 55.7 miles

The Cancer Center at Columbus Regional Health
Columbus, IN 47201
Distance: 89.5 miles

Find a Cancer Center near Kokomo, Indiana

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

Hansen Life Sciences Research Building
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Distance: 41.4 miles

Locate Cancer Support Services Near Kokomo

While receiving treatment, mesothelioma patients may find a need for temporary lodging, patient transport, physical therapy or counseling. We have compiled a list of these cancer support services near Kokomo, Indiana for your convenience.

Indiana Treatment Support Services

Filing a Mesothelioma Claim in Kokomo, Indiana

If you were exposed to asbestos at a commercial, residential or military site in Kokomo, Indiana and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you may be entitled to compensation. Don’t lose your right to file a lawsuit to hold those responsible accountable. You must act quickly and file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of Indiana.

Asbestos Law Firms Servicing Kokomo, Indiana

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.

Help for Kokomo, Indiana Mesothelioma Patients

Asbestos-Related News in Indiana

Indiana State Department Being Taken to Court Over Asbestos Exposure Emails

Goshen, Indiana - November 29, 2016

The Indiana State Department of Environmental Management is being taken to court over emails about asbestos exposure.

Indiana Asbestos Exposure Law Deemed Unconstitutional

Indianapolis, Indiana - March 10, 2016

The Indiana Supreme Court struck down the state's unjust 10 year statute of repose because it treats similar asbestos victims differently.

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Editor in Chief, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

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