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Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure in Odessa, Texas

Asbestos Exposure in Odessa, TX

Located in the heart of the vast oil-rich area known as the Permian Basin, Odessa is the largest city in and the county seat of Ector County. Initially founded as a water stop and cattle shipping point on the Texas and Pacific Railway, Odessa incorporated as a city in 1927 after oil was discovered in Ector county on the Connell Ranch southwest of Odessa. Today, Odessa is home to nearly 100,000 residents, it is the main shipping point for the surrounding livestock area as well as a center for the oil and gas industry and influential urban center. Odessa offers a small town atmosphere with the amenities of a large community.

Odessa’s once sleepy small cowtown evolved into a prosperous oil center and grew rapidly after the opening of Penn Field in 1929 and Cowden Field in 1930. Demand for oil grew during World War II, Odessa’s population exceeded 10,000 and by the end of the 1960s, the population grew to more than 80,000. During the 1950s, Odessa became the world's largest inland petrochemical complex. Operations began in the late 1950s as the nation's first privately financed, fully integrated plant for synthetic rubber manufacture. The plant, a joint venture of El Paso Natural Gas Company and General Tire and Rubber Company, was developed to use waste products from gas and oil production to make the rubber. Consequently, Odessa developed as a major distribution and processing point in the petrochemical industry. Nonetheless, steps were taken by the city to ensure a diversified economy. In recent years, many companies have set up operations in Odessa including Family Dollar Corporation, Telvista, and Coca Cola. Also in recent years, there has been an increase in construction of new retail space particularly in the Odessa's Northeast region.

We have confirmed that Odessa, Texas has many jobsites where asbestos exposure has occurred. If you or a loved one were exposed to asbestos in Odessa, you should consider contacting an asbestos lawyer.

Other Asbestos Exposure Sites in Odessa, Texas

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

  • American Bank of Commerce
  • Amoco Production Company
  • Associated Oil
  • Belmont Baptist Church
  • Butadiene Plant
  • Chevron Refinery
  • Dart Industries
  • El Paso Natural Gas Company
  • El Paso Products
  • Erectors Constr
  • First Baptist Church
  • First Nat'l Bank
  • General Tire & Rubber
  • Huntsman Polymers Corp
  • Industrial Insulation
  • Ins & Spec
  • Leona Lee Corporation
  • Linde Air Products Company
  • Medical Center
  • Odessa Butadiene Company
  • Odessa Coliseum
  • Oil Field
  • Permian High School
  • Permian Pipe Fabrication Inc
  • Phillips Petroleum Company
  • Pillar & Parks
  • Radar Domes
  • Rexall Chemical Company
  • S & W Insulators
  • S. Richardson
  • Shell Oil Company
  • Southwestern Portland Cement
  • Stanolind Oil & Gas Company
  • Star Insulation Company, Inc.
  • Texaco Oil Refinery
  • Texas-Eastern Substation
  • Tidewater Associated Oil Company
  • Weathermasters, Inc.
  • Weskem Corp
  • Western Insulation Company
  • Western Insulation Siding
  • Wyoming Refining
  • Young Sales

Contact a Mesothelioma Doctor near Odessa, Texas

If you need help getting an accurate diagnosis or developing a treatment plan, the following mesothelioma doctors and oncologists who practice near Odessa, 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.

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

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

Contact a Cancer Center near Odessa, Texas

For your convenience, we have prepared the following list of mesothelioma cancer centers located close to Odessa, 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 an Asbestos Lawsuit in Odessa, Texas

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 Odessa, 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 Odessa 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.

Resources for Mesothelioma Patients in Odessa

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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