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Greenville is a city on the Mississippi River, in the state of Mississippi. The city occupies almost 28 square miles and has a current population of nearly 43,000. It is the county seat of Washington County, and the eight largest city in the state. Greenville is Mississippi’s largest port city, with cultural offerings including the Hwy 61 Blues Museum, The Jim Henson-Kermit the Frog Museum and a museum dedicated to the history of the flood of 1927. Nelson Street’s Southern Whispers Restaurant is a notable stop on the Mississippi Blues Trail, which commemorates important landmarks in the history of American blues and jazz music.


The current city is the third municipality in the state to bear the name of Greenville, after Revolutionary War hero Nathaniel Greene. The first was a failed settlement near Natchez. The second, approximately three miles from present-day Greenville, was a thriving business center for the local cotton plantations, and was burned down during the siege of Vicksburg. Veterans returning after the Civil War determined to rebuild, choosing a higher point of land nearby. The new town suffered setbacks, including a yellow fever epidemic in 1877 and a flood in 1890, two years after organizing its first cotton exchange. At the time of the 1927 flood, Greenville had a well-developed business district, with theaters, banks, churches and hospitals. In 1930, the United States Gypsum Company acquired the former Greenville Insulating Board Corporation, and continues to be one of Greenville’s largest employers. In 1954, the city was chosen as the new home of Alexander Smith & Sons Carpet Company, then the largest carpet producer in the world. The Smith company merged with Mohawk carpets in 1956, to form Mohasco Industries, Inc. In the 21st century, Greenville industry includes shipbuilding, tourism and service industries. Delta Regional Medical Center is a top employer, and the city hosts two riverboat casinos on Lake Ferguson.

Greenville, Mississippi has a recent and active history of construction and industry, making asbestos exposure, and mesothelioma cancer, a concern for workers. We provide information about mesothelioma treatment options in and around Greenville at the bottom of this page. Asbestos lawyers may also be able to assist you if you or a loved one were exposed to asbestos in Greenville.

01. Exposure Sites

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Greenville

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

Greenville, Mississippi Companies With Known Asbestos Use

  • American Box Company
  • Cargill, Inc.
  • Chicago Mill and Lumber Company
  • Cleaver Brooks
  • Delta Light and Traction Company
  • Entergy Mississippi Inc
  • Gerald Andrus Plant
  • Greenville Mills Inc.
  • Greenville Steam Electric Station
  • Miss. Cotton Oil Company
  • Mississippi Power and Light Company
  • Mohasco Corp
  • Moscow Screw Company
  • P E Barnes Lumber Company
  • U.S. Gypsum
  • Uncle Ben’s
  • United States Axminster Inc
  • United States Gypsum Company
02. Doctors

Contact a Mesothelioma Doctor near Greenville

We have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that practice within a 100-mile radius of Greenville, Mississippi. Click on a specific doctor link to obtain more information about their areas of expertise, background, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Photo of Pierre E. De Delva, M.D.

Pierre E. De Delva, M.D.

Thoracic Surgeon
Jackson, MS
Bio

Photo of John C. Ruckdeschel, M.D.

John C. Ruckdeschel, M.D.

Medical Oncologist and Director
Jackson, MS
Bio

03. Cancer Centers

Greenville, Mississippi Mesothelioma Cancer Centers

For your convenience, we have prepared the following list of mesothelioma cancer centers located within a 100-mile radius of Greenville, Mississippi. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more detailed information about the resources available at each one.

The University of Mississippi Medical Center Cancer Institute

The University of Mississippi Medical Center Cancer Institute

Jackson, MS 39213

04. Support Services

Locate Cancer Support Services Near Greenville

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 Greenville, Mississippi for your convenience.

Mississippi Treatment Support Services
Counseling & Support Groups
  • A Turning Point Recovery 
    (Ridgeland)
    601-957-5857
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center 
    (Jackson)
    601-815-2005
Long-Term Housing
  • Gertrude C Ford Hope Lodge 
    (Jackson)
    800-227-2345
  • Hilton Garden Inn 
    (Jackson)
    601-353-5464
Patient Transport
  • Logisticare 
    (Ridgeland)
    866-331-6004
  • Pilots for Patients 
    (Monroe)
    318-322-5112
Physical Therapy
  • CARTI Medical Oncology 
    (Stuttgart)
    501-907-6444
  • Saint Francis Medical Center 
    (Monroe)
    318-966-4000
  • CARTI Medical Oncology 
    (El Dorado)
    501-219-8777
05. Filing a Lawsuit

Filing a Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Greenville

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

06. Law Firms

Asbestos Lawyers Servicing Greenville, Mississippi

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 The Gori Law Firm, 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.

Simmons Hanly Conroy

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

Find Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure Sites Near You

Greenville is a city on the Mississippi River, in the state of Mississippi. The city occupies almost 28 square miles and has a current population of nearly 43,000. It is the county seat of Washington County, and the eight largest city in the state. Greenville is Mississippi’s largest port city, with cultural offerings including the Hwy 61 Blues Museum, The Jim Henson-Kermit the Frog Museum and a museum dedicated to the history of the flood of 1927. Nelson Street’s Southern Whispers Restaurant is a notable stop on the Mississippi Blues Trail, which commemorates important landmarks in the history of American blues and jazz music.

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