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Asbestos Exposure, Mesothelioma Doctors and Lawyers in Grand Prairie, Texas

Grand Prairie, incorporated in 1909, is a city in Dallas, Ellis, and Tarrant Counties of Texas. Located between Dallas and Fort Worth, the city's eastern boundary is 12 miles west of downtown Dallas and the western edge is 15 miles east of Fort Worth. Just five minutes south of DFW International Airport, the city provides easy access to anywhere and everywhere on Interstate 20, Interstate 30, State Highway 360, Loop 12 and Spur 303. Grand Prairie is considered a suburb of both Dallas and Fort Worth and is home to approximately 168,000 residents making Grand Prairie the 7th largest city in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, 16th largest city in Texas and the sixth fastest-growing 100,000-plus city in the United States.

Since the start of World War II, Grand Prairie has had an enduring history with the defense and aviation industry. While the present day Vought plant is located on Jefferson Avenue in Dallas City; it was originally in Grand Prairie. During the war, it was a North American Aviation plant that produced the P-51C and K Mustang variants. After the war, Vought Aircraft took over the plant. This later became Ling Temco Vought and then eventually returned to the Vought moniker. The plant was the production site for the F-8 Crusader and the A-7 Corsair II aircraft during the 1950-1989 timeframe. The Missile and Space division of LTV produced missiles such as the Scout and MLRS. This division was eventually sold to Lockheed Martin which still operates in Grand Prairie. Grand Prairie was also the North American headquarters for Aérospatiale Helicopter which eventually became American Eurocopter a division of EADS North America. Current top employers in Grand Prairie include Grand Prairie Independent School District, Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Poly-America, Inc., Bell Helicopter-Textron, Vought Aircraft Industries and Siemens Energy & Automation. Additionally, Grand Prairie is home to the corporate office of Six Flags’ and headquarters of American Eurocopter.

Grand Prairie’s long history in the defense and aviation industry, as well as periods of extensive construction and development may have exposed workers to asbestos-containing materials; thus putting them at risk for developing an asbestos-related disease. If you were exposed to asbestos in Grand Prairie, Texas and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you should consider contacting an asbestos law firm.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Grand Prairie

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

  • Aeronautics & Missiles Division
  • Chance Vaught Aircraft Manufacturing
  • Chance Vought Corporation
  • L.T.V. Corporation
  • Ling-Temco-Vought, Inc.
  • Ltv Aeronautics
  • Ltv Vought Aeronautics
  • Mountain Creek Power Plant
  • T. & P. Team Track
  • Vought Aeronautics

Contact a Mesothelioma Doctor near Grand Prairie, Texas

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100-mile radius of Grand Prairie, Texas. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about his/her background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

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

Distance: 13.3 miles

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Grand Prairie, Texas

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100-mile radius of Grand Prairie, Texas. 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.

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75390

Distance: 13.3 miles

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75390

Distance: 13.3 miles

Cancer Support Services Near Grand Prairie, Texas

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 a Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Grand Prairie

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 Grand Prairie, 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 Grand Prairie 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.

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Asbestos-Related News in Texas

Researchers Test New Heated Intraoperative Chemotherapy Combination for Pleural Mesothelioma

Houston, Texas - August 08, 2018

Researchers tested the efficacy of surgery and a heated intraoperative chemotherapy solution for pleural mesothelioma. Find the results at

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.

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