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Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure in Corpus Christi, Texas

Asbestos Exposure in Corpus Christi, TX

Corpus Christi, nicknamed "The Sparkling City by the Sea", is a coastal city situated at the mouth of the Nueces River on the west end of Corpus Christi Bay in south Texas. A city in and the county seat of Nueces County, Corpus Christi is home to approximately 275,000 residents making it the largest city on the south Texas coast, and the eighth-largest city in the Texas. Founded in the late 1830s, Corpus Christi began as a frontier trading post. The small settlement was called Kinney's Trading Post, or Kinney's Ranch. Then about a year later the city was named Corpus Christi and was incorporated on September 9, 1852.

Today, Corpus Christi exports cotton, grain sorghums, and wheat. Its coastal shipments include fuel oils, gasoline, crude petroleum, and natural gas. Other major industries that support the city’s economy are petroleum and natural gas, manufacturing, agriculture, fishing, tourism, and United States military. Corpus Christi is home to two installations of the United States military/ the Corpus Christi Army Depot and Naval Air Station Corpus Christi. Combined, these installations provide 6,200 civilian jobs to the local economy. The Naval Air Station at Corpus Christi adds more than $40 million annually to the economy. The Port of Corpus Christi, which is the sixth largest United States port, is another major employer for the city. Twenty-two docks in the port handle only petrochemicals and petroleum products. Other manufactured goods of importance are metals, stone products, glass, chemicals, and gypsum products. Corpus Christi also has some food processing and meat packing manufacturing. Corpus Christi is one of the commercial fishing centers in the area and a seafood-processing center.

As a result of Corpus Christi’s diverse mix of industry including petroleum and petrochemical, military, maritime and manufacturing, asbestos exposure in the workplace has been a problem for many years now. If you were exposed to asbestos in Corpus Christi, Texas, you may benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma attorney.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Corpus Christi

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

  • Aep Texas Central Company
  • Amerada Hess Oil Refinery
  • American Chrome & Chemicals
  • American Minerals Spirits
  • American Smelting & Refining Company
  • ASARCO Chemical
  • Asarco Smelting Plant
  • Berry Construction
  • Berry Fabricators, Inc.
  • Burco Inc.
  • Celanese Plant
  • Centex Cement Corporation
  • Central Power & Light Company
  • Champion Petroleum Company
  • Champlin Petroleum Company
  • Champlin Refinery
  • Citgo Petroleum Refinery
  • City of Corpus Christi Water Plant
  • Coastal Corp
  • Coastal Iron Works
  • Coastal Jovolina Incorporated
  • Coastal Refining and Marketing
  • Coastal States Petrochemical
  • Coastal States Refinery
  • Columbia Southern Chemical Corp
  • Combustion Eng
  • Continental Oil Company
  • Corn Products Oil Refinery Plant
  • Corpus Christi Army Depot
  • Corpus Christi Plant
  • Corpus Christi Refining Company
  • Corpus Christie Ice and El Company
  • Delhi Taylor Oil Corp
  • Dotson Team Track
  • Driscoll Foundation Hospital
  • DuPont
  • Elementis Chromium
  • Elementis Ltp Lp
  • Flint Hills West
  • Gilman Company
  • Gilman Insulation Company
  • Great Southern Chemical Corporation
  • Gulf Belting & Gasket Company
  • Gulf Compress Company
  • Gulf States Refinery
  • Hess Oil & CHemical Corporation
  • Howell Refinery
  • Humble Oil & Refining Company
  • Humble Pipe Line Company
  • Humble-Exxon Oil Refinery
  • Industrial Insulators, Inc.
  • Insul-Fab
  • J.T. Thorpe
  • Javelina Gas Recovery
  • Koch
  • Koch Oil Refinery
  • Koch Refinery
  • Langford Company
  • Lon C. Hill Power Plant
  • Lon Hill Steam Plant
  • Lone Hill Powerhouse
  • Naval Air Station
  • Nueces Bay Power Station
  • Nueces Bay Power Station
  • Nueces Bay Station
  • Nueces Hotel Company
  • Old Police Department
  • Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company
  • Pontiac Refining Corporation
  • Ppg Industries
  • Precision Insulation
  • Reynolds Metals Company
  • Reynolds Sherwin Plant
  • Saber Refining
  • Sheppard Geiger Company
  • Sinclair Oil Refinery
  • Sinclair Refining Corporation
  • Southern Alkali Corporation
  • Southern Minerals
  • Southern Pacific
  • Southwestern Oil & Refining Company
  • Sun Oil
  • Suntide Oil Refinery
  • Taylor Refining Company
  • Terminal Refining Corporation
  • Tex Mex Railroad
  • Texas Highway Department
  • Thorpe Insulation Company
  • Throe Insulation Company
  • Trigeant Ltd
  • U. S. Naval Air Station
  • Valero Corpus Christi Refinery
  • Valero Refining Company
  • Western Supply Company

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Corpus Christi, Texas Mesothelioma Doctors

For your convenience, we have prepared the following list of mesothelioma doctors near Corpus Christi, Texas. To view more information about the doctor's background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations and office locations, please click on the doctor detail link provided.

Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75390

Lung Institute at Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor Clinic
Houston, TX 77030

Lung Institute at Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor Clinic
Houston, TX 77030

Lung Institute at Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor Clinic
Houston, TX 77030

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

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

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

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Thoracic Center
Main Building, Floor 9, near Elevator B
Houston, TX 77030

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Find a Cancer Center near Corpus Christi

If you need help getting an accurate diagnosis or developing a treatment plan, the following mesothelioma cancers near Corpus Christi, Texas have the resources available to assist you. More detailed information about each cancer center is available by clicking on the appropriate cancer center detail link.

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75390

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75390

Baylor Clinic
13th Floor, Suite 1325
Houston, TX 77030

University of Texas Health San Antonio/MD Anderson Cancer Center
San Antonio, TX 78229

Thoracic Center
Main Building, 9th Floor
Houston, TX 77030

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Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Corpus Christi, Texas

If you were exposed to asbestos at a commercial, residential or military site in Corpus Christi, Texas 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 Texas.

Mesothelioma Lawyers Servicing Corpus Christi, Texas

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.

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Asbestos-Related News in Texas

Researchers Test New Heated Intraoperative Chemotherapy Combination for Pleural Mesothelioma

Houston, Texas - August 08, 2018

A phase I clinical trial tested the safety and efficacy of a new chemotherapy combination to be applied as heated intraoperative chemotherapy following surgical resection of pleural mesothelioma. The main goal of the study was to find the maximum safe dosage of chemotherapy drug gemcitabine with cisplatin when applied in this manner. In the past, heated intraoperative chemotherapy for pleural mesothelioma has often only studied cisplatin alone.

Arp Schools Replacing Asbestos Pipes

Arp, Texas - October 12, 2017

Arp Schools have begun replacing their asbestos pipes and seeking another water source in the meantime. Water coolers and filters are currently being used to ensure students, faculty, and staff aren’t drinking contaminated water. The possibility of getting water from another rural water supply company is being explored. City sewer lines would still be utilized, but the legality and cost need to be decided.

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