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Asbestos Exposure in Owensboro, KY

Owensboro, Kentucky is situated on the banks of the Ohio River. Originally settled as Yellow Banks in the 1790s, the area later incorporated in 1817 as a city under the name Owensborough. In 1893, the spelling of the name was shortened to its current Owensboro. Home to over 57,000 people, Owensboro is the county seat of Daviess County and the principle city of the Owensboro, Kentucky Metropolitan Statistical Area. Owensboro is a family-centered community with stable growth, and a diversified economy. Recently, Owensboro initiated an urban transformation in an effort to revitalize and restore its riverfront district and historic downtown.

Owensboro has a long and varied history of manufacturing. In 1884, the Owensboro Wagon Company was one of the largest and most influential wagon companies in the United States. 1899 saw the start of the Kentucky Electrical Lamp Company, light bulb manufacturer which eventually was acquired by Kentucky Radio Company, and later acquired by General Electric in 1945. Other notable companies in Owensboro during this time included Carriage Woodstock Company, Ames Motor Car Company, and the Modern Welding Company. Texas Gas Transmission Corporation was created in 1948 with the merger of Memphis Natural Gas Company and Kentucky Natural Gas Corporation and made its headquarters in Owensboro. The end of the World War II brought civil engineering projects, which helped turn Owensboro from a sleepy industrial town into a modern, expanding community by the turn of the 1960s.

Owensboro, Kentucky’s long-standing history in manufacturing across a variety of industries may have exposed workers to asbestos materials putting them at risk of developing mesothelioma, a terminal cancer. If you were exposed to asbestos in Owensboro and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer, you should consider contacting an asbestos law firm.

Other Asbestos Exposure Sites in Owensboro, Kentucky

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

  • American Tobacco Company
  • Anglo-American Mill Corporation
  • Bradford Supply Company
  • City of Owensboro Municipal Power Plant
  • City Utilities Commission of The City of Owensboro
  • Concho Petroleum Company
  • Cox Drilling Company
  • Daviess County Distilling Company
  • Elmer Smith Power Station
  • Fleischmann Distilling Corporation
  • General Electric
  • Glenmore Distilleries
  • Green River Steel Company
  • Mealey Distilling Company
  • Municipal Light Plant
  • Municipal Power Plant
  • Murphy Chair Company
  • Owensboro City Municipal Electric Works
  • Owensboro Municipal Utilities
  • Owensboro Sewage Treatment Plant
  • Texas Gas Transmission Company
  • Troy Laundry & Cleaners
  • W.H. Patterson
  • W.R. Grace & Company

Owensboro, Kentucky Mesothelioma Doctors

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located near Owensboro, Kentucky. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about his/her background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.


University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Lexington, KY 40506


UK North Fork Valley Community Health Center
Hazard, KY 41701

Find a Cancer Center near Owensboro, Kentucky

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


James Graham Brown Cancer Center
Louisville, KY 40292

Distance: 83.5 miles

Cancer Support Services Near Owensboro, Kentucky

The following cancer support services may be of help to you while you are receiving treatment for mesothelioma. Support services for mesothelioma patients include patient transport, temporary housing, physical therapy and counseling.

Kentucky Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • Owensboro Health Regional Hospital
      (Owensboro)
      270-417-2000
      Distance: 7.6 miles
    • Hardin Memorial Health
      (Elizabethtown)
      270-737-1212
      Distance: 72.1 miles
  • Long-Term Housing

    • Hospital Hospitality Hoyse
      (Louisville)
      502-625-1360
      Distance: 84.9 miles
    • Lousville Relocation Services
      (Louisville)
      502-473-0099
      Distance: 87.9 miles
  • Patient Transport

    • Owensboro Health Regional Hospital
      (Owensboro)
      270-417-2000
      Distance: 7.6 miles
    • Able Care Inc.
      (Louisville)
      502-267-1911
      Distance: 92.9 miles
  • Physical Therapy

    • The Medical Center
      (Bowling Green)
      270-745-1000
      Distance: 64.8 miles
    • Kentucky One Health
      (Louisville)
      502-587-4011
      Distance: 84.9 miles
    • KORT
      (Louisville)
      800-645-5678
      Distance: 95.4 miles
    • IU Health Bloomington Hospital
      (Bloomington)
      812-353-5252
      Distance: 96.1 miles

Filing a Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Owensboro

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 Owensboro, Kentucky, you may be entitled to compensation. You must file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of Kentucky.

Mesothelioma Lawyers Servicing Owensboro, 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.

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