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Asbestos Exposure, Mesothelioma Doctors and Lawyers in La Porte, Texas

Established on August 10, 1892, La Porte, Texas is the oldest and fourth largest incorporated city in Harris County. Located within the Bay Area of the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area, La Porte is Situated on Galveston Bay just 25 miles east of downtown Houston. Home to nearly 35,000 residents and many industries, La Porte is a vibrant, small-town community that supports and encourages business growth.

La Porte was initially advertised as an area suited for agriculture; however, it soon became apparent that the cold winter temperatures were not suited for citrus orchards and the soil was not suited for truck farming. Through the early 1900s, La Porte was recognized as a resort town due largely to Sylvan Beach Park. Shipyards and the chemical industry during World War II brought La Porte out of the depression. In 1945, Du Pont built a plant in La Porte. The city began to transform into a bedroom community for industry. Today, La Porte operates two Industrial Districts within its extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ), the Bayport Industrial District and the Battleground Industrial District.

Use of asbestos containing products was prevalent for years at many jobsites in La Porte, Texas, particularly at Chemstron Chemicals, Diamond Shamrock Chemical, and DuPont Chemical Plant. Accordingly, asbestos exposure has been an issue for workers and their loved ones. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and you are looking for a mesothelioma doctor, scroll down to see a list of those located in and around La Porte. If you were exposed to asbestos in La Porte, you may benefit from seeking the advice of an asbestos lawyer.

Other Asbestos Exposure Sites in La Porte, Texas

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

  • Air Products & Chemical
  • Atofina Petrochemicals Inc
  • Barbas Cut Docks
  • Big Three Industries
  • Chemstron Chemicals Inc.
  • Diamond Shamrock Chemical Company
  • Dow Chemical
  • Dupont Chemical Plant
  • E.I. Dupont De Nemours and Company Inc.
  • Esco Corp
  • Filter Media Inc.
  • Fina Oil and Chemical
  • Goodyear Tire and Rubber
  • Houston Plant
  • JT Thorpe Yard
  • Lubrizol Chemical Plant
  • Ohmstede Machine Works
  • Oxy Chemical Plant
  • Power Systems Engineering, Inc.
  • Rohm & Haas Chemical Plant
  • Rohm and Haas Texas Inc
  • Total Petrochemicals Usa Inc
  • UpJohn Chemical Company

Locate a Mesothelioma Doctor near La Porte, Texas

If you need help getting an accurate diagnosis or developing a treatment plan, the following mesothelioma doctors and oncologists who practice near La Porte, Texas have the expertise to assist you. More detailed information about each doctor is available by clicking on the appropriate doctor detail link. Details about their background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations and contact information is provided.

Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor Clinic
Houston, TX 77030

Distance: 21.6 miles

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

Distance: 21.6 miles

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX 77030
Distance: 21.6 miles

Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor Clinic
Houston, TX 77030

Distance: 21.6 miles

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX 77030
Distance: 21.6 miles

Find a Mesothelioma Cancer Center near La Porte, Texas

We have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers within a 100-mile radius of La Porte, Texas. Click on a specific cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered, affiliated mesothelioma doctors and how to contact the cancer center.

Houston, TX 77030
Distance: 21.6 miles

Houston, TX 77030
Distance: 21.6 miles

Mesothelioma Patient Support Services near La Porte

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.

Texas Treatment Support Services

Filing a Mesothelioma Lawsuit in La Porte

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

Asbestos Law Firms Servicing La Porte, 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.

Help for La Porte, Texas Mesothelioma Patients

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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