Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure in Kingsport, Tennessee
Situated between the Appalachian and Great Smoky Mountains, Kingsport is a city in Sullivan and Hawkins counties and has an estimated population of 47,300. Kingsport is commonly included in what is known as the "Mountain Empire", which spans a portion of southwest Virginia and the counties in Tennessee to the east. Kingsport adopted the Council-Manager form of government when it re-incorporated in 1917; it was the first city within Tennessee to adopt this form of government. Nicknamed the “Model City”, Kingsport was an early example of a planned city, designed by city planner and landscape architect John Nolen. The town was strategically outlined into areas for commerce, churches, residences and industry. The result included some of the earlier uses of traffic circles in the United States.
Eastman Chemical Company, Kodak's chemical subsidiary, was established in 1920 as a manufacturer of chemicals, fibers, and plastics. Through the years, Eastman Chemical diversified its product portfolio, and is now a Fortune 500 corporation. The Holston Army Ammunition Plant (HSAAP or HAAP), known as the Holston Ordnance Works until the 1960s, was established in 1942 by Tennessee Eastman to manufacture explosives during World War II and continues today. The Holston Defense Corporation operated the facility between 1949 and 1999 under a series of cost reimbursement contracts with the United States Army. Kingsport is home to the campuses of Northeast State Technical Community College, East Tennessee State University and the University of Tennessee.
Exposure to asbestos in the workplace has been an enduring problem for workers and their loved ones across various industries and manufacturing settings in Kingsport, particularly at the companies noted in above as well as at Federal Dyestuff and Chemical Company, Mundet Cork Corporation, and Mead Paper Mill. If you were diagnosed with asbestos cancer in Kingsport, you may also benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma lawyer.
Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Kingsport
The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Kingsport where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.
- Asg Industries
- Blue Ridge Glass Corporation
- Borden Mills, Inc.
- Clinchfield Portland Cement Corp
- Daniel Construction Company
- E.N. Wolcott
- Federal Dyestuff and Chemical Company
- Gen Shale Products Corp
- Holleston Mills Inc
- Holston Defense Corporation
- Holston Valley Community Hospital
- Holston Valley Medical Center
- J.P. Stevens and Company, Inc.
- Jps Converter
- Kingsport Press
- Kingsport Pulp Corp
- Mead Corporation
- Mead Paper Mill
- Mundet Cork Corporation
- Ordnance Works
- Paty Lbr Company
- Penn Dixie Cement Corp
- Quebecor World Kingsport
- Ridgefield Country Clubhouse
- Tennessee Eastman Company
- Tnt Plant
- Willamette Industries
Kingsport, Tennessee Mesothelioma Doctors
We have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that practice within a 100-mile radius of Kingsport, Tennessee. Click on a specific doctor link to obtain more information about their areas of expertise, background, professional affiliations, and office locations.
Dr. Edward R. Setser
UK North Fork Valley Community Health Center
Hazard, KY 41701
Distance: 64.4 miles
Dr. Spence McCachren
Thompson Oncology Group
Knoxville, TN 37916
Distance: 87.2 miles
Kingsport, Tennessee Mesothelioma Cancer Centers
For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100-mile radius of Kingsport, Tennessee. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered, areas of expertise and how to contact the cancer center.
Baptist Centers for Cancer Care
Memphis, TN 38120
Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Memphis, TN 38104
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, TN 38105
Vanderbilt Cancer Center
Nashville, TN 37232
Cancer Support Services Near Kingsport, Tennessee
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 Kingsport, Tennessee for your convenience.
Tennessee Treatment Support Services
All Right Taxi
Distance: 83.2 miles
- All Right Taxi
Filing a Mesothelioma Claim in Kingsport, Tennessee
If you were exposed to asbestos at a commercial, residential or military site in Kingsport, Tennessee 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 Tennessee.
Mesothelioma Lawyers Servicing Kingsport, Tennessee
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 Kingsport Mesothelioma Patients
- Sign up for Our Mesothelioma Treatment Alert
- Speak with an 11-Year Mesothelioma Survivor
- Financial Assistance to Help with Treatment Costs
Asbestos-Related News in Tennessee
Former Tennessee State Senator Ray Albright was exposed to asbestos four decades ago, and now he is struggling with mesothelioma cancer as a result.
The former Standard Coosa Thatcher Mills building burned to the ground last week, causing concerns about potential exposure to asbestos.