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Chattanooga is a city in and the county seat of Hamilton County and is the fourth-largest city Tennessee after Memphis, Nashville and Knoxville. The official nickname for Chattanooga is the “Scenic City” as it is situated in southeastern Tennessee on Chickamauga Lake and Nickajack Lake, which are both part of the Tennessee River and is surrounded by various mountains and ridges. Forbes magazine ranked Chattanooga 8th out of America’s 100 largest metro areas for the best “Bang For Your Buck.” Attractions like the Tennessee Aquarium, Lookout Mountain, various Civil War battlefield sites, the African American Museum, and the Appalachian Trail draw thousands of visitors to Chattanooga annually. Several colleges and universities are located in Chattanooga, including The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga State Community College, and Tennessee Temple University.

Chattanooga Overview

After the Civil War ended, Chattanooga became a major railroad hub and industrial and manufacturing center. By the 1930s, the city was known as the “Dynamo of Dixie”, inspiring the 1941 Glenn Miller big-band swing song “Chattanooga Choo Choo”. In 1969, the federal government determined that Chattanooga’s air was the dirtiest in the nation because of the industrial pollutants. In the 1980s, Chattanooga faced significant socioeconomic challenges including job layoffs, a deteriorating city infrastructure, racial tensions and social divisions. However, in recent years, private and governmental resources have been invested in transforming the city’s tarnished image and to revitalize its downtown and riverfront areas. An early cornerstone of this project was the restoration of the historic Walnut Street Bridge, the oldest surviving bridge of its kind in the Southeastern United States. Today, Chattanooga’s economy includes a diversified and growing mix of manufacturing and service industries.

For years, use of asbestos-containing materials was common in industrial and manufacturing industries such as those found in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Workers who used or worked around asbestos products may be at risk to develop an asbestos-related disease. We provide information on mesothelioma treatment options near Chattanooga at the bottom of this page. Additionally, you should know that asbestos law firms represent people from Chattanooga who were exposed to asbestos and diagnosed with mesothelioma.

Other Asbestos Sites in Chattanooga, Tennessee

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

  • 3M
  • Air Products Incorporated
  • Allied Chemical
  • Amer Oil
  • American Bakeries Company
  • Atlantic Ice and Coal Cop’N Crystal Branch
  • Atlas Chemical
  • Baroness Erlanger Hospital
  • Basf Corp
  • Betterton Wallace residence
  • Blue Cross Building
  • Bowater Paper Mill
  • Breeding Insulation Company Inc.
  • Burn Zol Inc
  • C. E. Station
  • Cavalier Corporation
  • Central Soya
  • Chattanooga Brewing Company
  • Chattanooga Electric Company
  • Chattanooga Food Terminal
  • Chattanooga Light and Power Company
  • Chattanooga Tuberculosis Sanatorium Assoc.
  • City Meat Market
  • Combustion Engineering
  • Container Corporation of America
  • Cramet Corporation
  • Cream Top Creamery
  • Crystal Ice Company
  • Crystal Springs Bleachery Company
  • Cumberland Corporation
  • Dixie Mercerizingin Company
  • Dixie Yarns
  • E. I. Dupont De Nemours & Company
  • East Ridge High School
  • Ecko Products, Inc.
  • Eclipse Lookout Boiler Company
  • Edwin W Lawson
  • Elder Realty Company
  • Electrical Securities Corp’N
  • Erlanger Hospital
  • Eureka Foundry
  • F.H. Kalbfleisch
  • Farmers Chemical Association, Inc.
  • Fort Oglethorpe
  • Gager Line and Manufacturing Company
  • Garland Sherman Company
  • General Portland Cement
  • Girdler Corp
  • Hale & Wallace Incorporated
  • Hamilton County Memorial Hospital
  • Hamilton Nat’l Bank
  • Heat Tec
  • I.C.I. America
  • Imi/Cannon Corp
  • Ingalls Ship Corporation
  • James Supply and Hardware Company
  • Knoedler & Merideth
  • L & N Boyce Team Trk
  • Lakeview High School
  • Lookout Boiler Company
  • Lutex Chemical Corp
  • Massey Electric
  • Mcbrien Elementary School
  • Mcbryer Drywall Company
  • Mccallie High School
  • Miller Brothers Department Store
  • Moccassin Bend Substation
  • Norris & Sons
  • North American Royalties, Incorporated
  • Northgate Mall Shopping Center
  • Nylon Manufacturing Plant
  • Olin Chemical
  • Paradise Steam Plant Unit 2
  • Plibrico Sales & Service Company
  • Polysar Latex Inc
  • Providence Life & Accident Company Building
  • Purity Extract and Tonic Col
  • Reed House Hotel
  • Rock Tenn Company
  • Rockwell International
  • Rome Furnace Company
  • Service Electric Company
  • Sewanee Coal & Supply Company
  • Sherman Garland Construction
  • Signal Mountain
  • So Wood
  • Southern Belt Line Dely
  • Southern Blowpipe Sheetmetal & Roofing
  • Southern Railroad
  • Southern Wood Preserving Company
  • Srs Team Track
  • Standard Coosa Thatcher Company
  • State Highway Garage
  • State Refractories
  • Sulzberger and Sons Company
  • Tennessee Paper Mills Inc
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • The Temple Company
  • Tnt Plant
  • Tva
  • U. S. Army Ammo Plant
  • University of Tennessee
  • Volunteer Army Ammunition Plant
  • W. R. Grace Company
  • West Main Street Warehouse
  • West Tennessee Children’s Hospital
  • Westview Elementary School
  • Wheeling Foundry
  • Wheland Foundry
  • Wilson and Company

Contact a Mesothelioma Doctor near Chattanooga, TN

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

Dr. Eric S. Lambright
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
Vanderbilt Thoracic Surgery Clinic
Nashville, TN 37232

Cancer Centers near Chattanooga, Tennessee

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

Mesothelioma Support Services near Chattanooga

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.

Tennessee Treatment Support Services
Patient Transport
  • Southeastrans 
    (Chattanooga )
    423-893-8282
  • Caliber Patient Care of Atlanta 
    (LaFayette)
    404-596-8450
Physical Therapy
  • Alliance Phyiscal Therapy 
    (Chattanooga )
    423-362-5926
  • Nesin Physical Therapy
    (Huntsville)
    256-425-0300
  • Northside Hospital Cancer Institute 
    (Atlanta)
    404-236-8030

Filing a Mesothelioma Claim in Chattanooga, TN

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

Mesothelioma Lawyers Servicing Chattanooga

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

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Linda Molinari Editor in Chief

Linda Molinari has more than 15 years of experience as a writer and advocate for mesothelioma patients and a ban on asbestos.


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Jennifer Lucarelli Legal Advisor and Contributor

Jennifer Lucarelli is a partner at the law firm of Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen, specializing in asbestos litigation.


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