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Asbestos Exposure, Mesothelioma Doctors and Lawyers in Brownsville, Texas

Brownsville is a city in and the county seat of Cameron County. It is Texas' southernmost city and among the southernmost of all U.S. cities. It is the largest city in the lower Rio Grande Valley, the 16th largest city in the state of Texas and the 131st largest in the United States. Brownsville is located on the United States-Mexico border adjacent to its sister city, Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Home to more than 175,000 residents, Brownsville is a dynamic, bustling city with a great climate and lush landscape. Forbes has ranked Brownsville as one of 12 metro areas in the United States with the cleanest air. Some of the local attractions in and around Brownsville include the Gladys Porter Zoo, the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art, Camille Lightner Playhouse, an historical downtown, the Port of Brownsville, and the Children's Museum of Brownsville. There is also easy access to nearby South Padre Island.

A significant aspect of Brownsville's economy is the Port of Brownsville. The port, a deep water seaport located in Brownsville, provides an important link between the road networks of nearby Mexico, and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway of Texas. Other major employers in Brownsville include the Brownsville school district, University of Texas at Brownsville, AMFELS, Wal-Mart and Convergys Corp.

Use of asbestos containing products was prevalent for years at many jobsites in Brownsville. Consequently, asbestos exposure has been an issue for workers and their loved ones putting them at risk to develop an asbestos-related disease such as mesothelioma. If you were exposed to asbestos in Brownsville and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you should also consider contacting an asbestos law firm.

Other Asbestos Exposure Sites in Brownsville, Texas

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

  • AM Lockett
  • AMFELS Shipyard - Brownsville
  • Amoco Chemical Corporation
  • Brown & Root
  • Cameron County Water Improvement
  • Carthage Hydrocol Inc
  • City of Brownsville Light and Water Works.
  • City of Brownsville Plant
  • Gulf Atlantic Warehouse Company
  • Humble Oil & Refining Company
  • Marathon Oil
  • Ohio and Texas Sugar Company
  • Peoples Ice and Manufacturing Company
  • Port Fuel Company
  • Port Marine & Dry Dock
  • Powerhouse Siding
  • Sea Garden Sales Shipyard
  • Standolind Oil & Gas Refinery
  • U.S. Industrial Chemical Corporation
  • Union Carbide & Carbon Chemical Corporation

Find a Mesothelioma Doctor near Brownsville, Texas

We have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors and oncologists that practice in Texas. Click on a specific doctor link to obtain more information about their areas of expertise, background, professional affiliations, office locations and contact information.

Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Care Center
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75390

Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor Clinic
Houston, TX 77030

Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor Clinic
Houston, TX 77030

Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor Clinic
Houston, TX 77030

Scott & White Healthcare
Temple, TX 76508

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX 77030

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX 77030

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology, Unit 432
Houston, TX 77030

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Brownsville, Texas

For your convenience, we have prepared the following list of mesothelioma cancer centers in Texas. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more detailed information about the resources available at each one.

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75390

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75390

Temple, TX 76508

Filing a Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Brownsville

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

Legal Help for Brownsville Residents with Mesothelioma

Dean, Omar & Branham, LLP is a law firm dedicated to using the legal profession to make our community safer. When someone is badly hurt because someone else did not act reasonably, we are here to help provide whatever justice the legal system can give the family who has been wronged.

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.

Simon Greenstone Panatier Barlett, PC Our is comprised of experienced trial attorneys who possess knowledge and familiarity with asbestos-related diseases. We believe that those injured by careless asbestos exposure have the right to fair recompense for their suffering, and we are committed to holding the reckless companies responsible.

Asbestos-Related News in Texas

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