Asbestos Exposure, Mesothelioma Doctors and Lawyers in Calvert City, Kentucky
Situated along the Tennessee River in Western Kentucky, Calvert City occupies 13.9 square miles in Marshall County and is home to nearly 3,000 people. The city was named for Potilla Calvert, a wealthy landowner, who gave a portion of his land to the railroad in 1860, thus providing vital transportation opportunity and encouraged the city’s development. Incorporated in 1871, Calvert City has become a hub for surface transportation. The city is the northern terminus of the Julian M. Carroll Purchase Parkway, providing a link to Memphis, Tennessee. It offers direct links to Nashville, Tennessee and St. Louis, Missouri via Interstate 24. Additionally, Calvert City provides rail access through the main line of the Paducah and Louisville Railroad and commercial port opportunities on the Tennessee River.
In the 1940s, construction of nearby Kentucky Dam by the Tennessee Valley Authority provided electric power which led to the development of many industrial plants, largely chemical manufacturers, to locate between the city and the Tennessee River. Today, there are seventeen industrial plants in Calvert City which are a key source of employment for western Kentucky. Though the majority of industry in Calvert City is related to chemical manufacturers, other industry includes metallurgical and steel processing plants as well as industrial services firms. Some large employers in the Calvert City area include Air Products and Chemicals, ISP Chemicals, Inc., Carbide Graphite, and Precision Steel.
Asbestos exposure in the workplace has been an issue in Calvert City for many years now, particularly for industrial plant workers. If you or a loved one were exposed to asbestos in Calvert City, Kentucky, you may be at risk to develop a potentially terminal asbestos-related disease such as mesothelioma. If you or a loved one have been exposed to asbestos in Calvert City, you may benefit by seeking counsel from a mesothelioma attorney.
Other Asbestos Sites in Calvert City, Kentucky
The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Calvert City where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.
- Air Products & Chemicals
- Air Reduction Chemical Company
- Airco Alloys
- B.F. Goodrich Chemical Company
- Cumberland Chemical Corp
- ELF Atochem North America, Inc.
- GAF Corporation
- General Aniline and Film Company
- ISP Chemical
- Lummus Company
- Masonry Contractor Inc.
- National Carbide
- New York Mining & Manufacturing Company
- Pennsalt Chemicals Corp
- Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing
Calvert City, Kentucky Mesothelioma Doctors
We have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors who practice in Kentucky. Click on a specific doctor link to obtain more information about their areas of expertise, background, professional affiliations, and office locations.
Dr. Timothy W. Mullett
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Lexington, KY 40506
Dr. Edward R. Setser
UK North Fork Valley Community Health Center
Hazard, KY 41701
Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Calvert City
We have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers located near Calvert City, Kentucky. Click on a specific cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered, affiliated mesothelioma doctors and how to contact the cancer center.
University of Louisville Health Sciences Center
James Graham Brown Cancer Center
Louisville, KY 40292
Cancer Support Services Near Calvert City, Kentucky
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 Calvert City, Kentucky for your convenience.
Kentucky Treatment Support Services
Counseling & Support Groups
Cancer Support Center of Henry County
Distance: 48.6 miles
Owensboro Health Regional Hospital
Distance: 90.5 miles
- Cancer Support Center of Henry County
Owensboro Health Regional Hospital
Distance: 90.5 miles
- Owensboro Health Regional Hospital
Select Phyical Therapy
Distance: 84.3 miles
- Select Phyical Therapy
Filing a Mesothelioma Claim in Calvert City, Kentucky
If you were exposed to asbestos at a commercial, residential or military site in Calvert City, Kentucky 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 Kentucky.
Asbestos Lawyers Servicing Calvert City, Kentucky
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 Calvert City
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- Locate a Comprehensive Cancer Center near Calvert City, Kentucky
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Asbestos-Related News in Kentucky
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