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Asbestos Exposure in Leavenworth, KS

Leavenworth is the largest city in, and county seat of Leavenworth County, Kansas. Situated on the west bank of the Missouri River, Leavenworth has a current population of just over 35,000. Known as the "First City of Kansas”, Leavenworth for many people is synonymous with its Federal Penitentiary, which has housed such notorious criminals as George "Machine Gun" Kelly and Robert Stroud. Despite its Hollywood reputation, Leavenworth offers a variety of historic and cultural attractions, including the C.W. Parker Carousel Museum, and the Carroll Mansion, an 1867 Italianate mansion which houses the historical society. Beneath the feet of shoppers in the historic downtown district, Leavenworth conceals a network of underground pathways, storefronts and vaults whose purpose has been forgotten. Leavenworth is also home to the University of Saint Mary, founded in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity.

In 1827, Fort Leavenworth was built on the bluffs above the Missouri River. Due to its location on the fringe of Indian Territory, and at the head of the Santa Fe and Oregon Trails, it became known as the "jumping-off point" to the West. A settlement built up around the fort, and in 1854 was incorporated as the city of Leavenworth. In 1892, Adam Geiger and his father founded the A.M. Geiger Cement Company. Adam's son started the E.W. Geiger Construction Company, which expanded in the first half of the 20th century to become one of the largest in the state. A third family business, Geiger Ready-Mix, has operated alongside the cement company since 1949. A military prison was established at Fort Leavenworth in 1874, and when work was begun on the United States Federal Penitentiary, inmates from the fort helped in the construction and subsequently became its first inmates in 1903. Leavenworth USP's massive structure was completed in the mid-1920s, and the "Big House," as it was popularly known, was the largest maximum security prison in the United States until 2005 (it is now a medium-security facility).

Leavenworth's has a long tradition of construction and preservation at a time when asbestos-containing construction and insulation materials were widely used. Workers exposed to asbestos may also be at risk for mesothelioma, a cancer of the lungs. If you were exposed to asbestos in Leavenworth, Kansas and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you should also consider contacting a mesothelioma law firm.

Other Asbestos Exposure Sites in Leavenworth, Kansas

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

  • Armstrong Cont & Supplies
  • Buffalo Grape Sugar Company
  • Fort Leavenworth
  • Geiger A M Cement Company
  • Good John Sash and Door Company
  • Hospital Fort Leavenworth
  • J.C. Lysle Milling Company
  • Leavenworth Light Heat and Power Company
  • Leavenworth Military Base
  • Leavenworth Water Company
  • National Home For D.V.S.
  • National Military Home
  • St. Marys College
  • Thro Tholen Brothers
  • U.S. Penitentiary
  • Wadsworth Hospital/ Fort Leavenworth

Leavenworth, Kansas Mesothelioma Doctors

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

The University of Kansas Cancer Center
Westwood Medical Pavilion and the Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer Care Pavilion
Westwood, KS 66205

Distance: 26.5 miles

The University of Kansas Cancer Center
Westwood Medical Pavilion and the Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer Care Pavilion
Westwood, KS 66205

Distance: 26.5 miles

Contact a Cancer Center near Leavenworth

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

Heritage Plaza Medical Building
Suite 403
Wichita, KS 67214

Cancer Support Services Near Leavenworth, Kansas

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.

Kansas Treatment Support Services

Filing a Mesothelioma Claim in Leavenworth, Kansas

If you were exposed to asbestos at a commercial, residential or military site in Leavenworth, Kansas 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 Kansas.

Mesothelioma Law Firms Servicing Leavenworth, Kansas

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.

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Author: Linda Molinari

Editor in Chief, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

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Reviewer: Jennifer R. Lucarelli

Lawyer for Mesothelioma Victims and Their Families

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