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Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Hattiesburg is the fourth-largest city in Mississippi, with a resident population of over 50,000, and is the seat of Forrest County. Founded as a station stop for the New Orleans and North Eastern Railroad, Hattiesburg has developed into a thriving city, offering a mix of industry, education and cultural opportunities. Hattiesburg is home to two universities, William Carey University and the University of Southern Michigan. It is also the site of Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, which has provided field training for several branches of the U.S. Armed Forces and the National Guard and Reserve since 1917. Hattiesburg's historic district encompasses a variety of architectural styles from late Victorian to the 1930s. Stops along the Mississippi Blues Trail and the Freedom Summer Trail highlight Hattiesburg's contributions to American music and the Civil Rights movement. Several shopping centers, pleasant residential neighborhoods and nearly two dozen parks, including the Hattiesburg Zoo, characterize the city today.

Named after the wife of founder William H. Hardy, Hattiesburg was formally settled in 1882 and incorporated as a city in 1884. Located at the juncture of the Bouie and Leaf Rivers, Hattiesburg's prominence as a Southern Railway System hub grew with the addition of the Gulf and Ship Island Railway. By 1912, Hattiesburg was an important rail center, earning it the nickname "Hub City." In the 20th century, the city became more economically diverse, adding chemical plants and major medical facilities such as Wesley Medical Center, which dates back to 1900, and Forrest General Hospital, established in 1952. During the 1960s, as part of a seismic detection methods project, two nuclear devices were detonated under the Tatum Salt Dome. Although Hurricane Katrina has had an impact on Hattiesburg's population and resources, it maintains a diverse mix of industry, with current employers including Western Container, Kohler Engines, Hattiesburg Paper Company, Hybrid Plastics and packaging manufacturer Rexam.

Hattiesburg's ongoing history of residential and commercial construction and manufacturing makes asbestos exposure a concern for workers. We have identified numerous jobsites where asbestos exposure has occurred. If you or a loved one has been exposed to asbestos in Hattiesburg, you may benefit by seeking advice from an asbestos lawyer.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Hattiesburg

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

  • Ak Mckinnis
  • Bernard Reed Green Coliseum
  • Cook Library
  • Crosby Chemical
  • E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company
  • Hercules Chemical Plant
  • Hercules Higgins Chem
  • Hercules Turpentine Plant
  • Louisiana Pacific Corp
  • Masonite Corp
  • Mississippi Power Company
  • Owings Mcquagge
  • Performing Arts Center
  • Pulley Hall Southern Station
  • Wicht Insulation Company, Inc.

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Mesothelioma Doctors near Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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

University of Mississippi Medical Center Mississippi Cancer Registry
Jackson, MS 39216
Distance: 90.3 miles

University of Mississippi Medical Center Mississippi Cancer Registry
University Hospital
Jackson, MS 39216

Distance: 90.3 miles

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Find a Cancer Center near Hattiesburg, Mississippi

We have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers within a 100-mile radius of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. 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.

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Mesothelioma Support Services near Hattiesburg

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.

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Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Hattiesburg, MS

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

Asbestos Lawyers Servicing Hattiesburg, MS

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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