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Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure in Port Neches, Texas

Port Neches, once known as Grigsby's Bluff, is a riverfront community in eastern Jefferson County approximately 15 miles south of Beaumont, 50 miles southeast of Lake Charles, and 90 miles east of Houston. Situated on a the banks of the Neches River and about 8 miles north of the Inter-coastal Waterway and Sabine Lake, Port Neches is located entirely in the Texas Coastal Prairie. From agriculture and timber to oil and synthetics, Port Neches relied heavily on the Neches river. Today, the river is a popular attraction for residents and tourists alike. Home to more than 13,000 residents and surrounded by large industry, Port Neches is a city with a modern, small-town atmosphere and big sense of community.

Port Neches' history began with the birth of the petroleum industry in the lower Neches River area. In 1902, the Central Asphalt and Refining constructed a plant near Grigsby's Bluff. That same year, a town site on the new Kansas City railroad was drawn up and called Port Neches. In 1906, the Texas Company (later Texaco) purchased and remodeled the plant, attracting more refineries and oil-related industries that would provide Port Neches with a basis for its economy. In 1927, Port Neches incorporated. In 1955, A 100,000-ton butadiene plant built by the federal government at Port Neches during World War II was sold to Goodrich-Gulf and Texas U.S. Chemical. Despite a severe economic decline caused by lower oil prices in the 1980s, the city continued to grow. In 2000, Port Neches’ population was 13,601 with 327 businesses. For a small community, Port Neches can boast of having one of the largest synthetic rubber plants in the world and a multi-million dollar chemical plant. Some of the largest employers in Port Neches today include Huntsman, Premcor, and Motiva.

Use of asbestos containing products was prevalent for years at many jobsites in Port Neches. Mesothelioma information including top doctors and cancer centers near Port Neches are listed at the bottom of this page. Additionally, asbestos lawyers may be able to give guidance if you were exposed to asbestos in Port Neches and then diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer.

Other Asbestos Exposure Sites in Port Neches, Texas

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

  • Ameripol-Synpol
  • B.F. Goodrich Chemical Company
  • Huntsman Corp
  • International Specialty Prod
  • Jefferson Chemical Company
  • Nechas Butane Products Company
  • Neches Butane Products Company
  • Png High School
  • Port Neches Refinery
  • Rubber Synthetics Plant
  • Synpol Refinery
  • Texaco Asphalt Plant
  • Texaco Butadiene & Synpol Inc.
  • Texaco Butane
  • Texaco Chemical Plant
  • Texaco Inc. Refinery
  • Texaco, Neches Butune
  • Texas - U.S. Chemical Plant
  • Texas Company
  • Union 76
  • Uniroyal Tire Company
  • Woodcrest Elementary

Contact a Mesothelioma Doctor near Port Neches

We have gathered below a list of mesothelioma doctors and oncologists that practice within a 100-mile radius of Port Neches, Texas. Click on a specific doctor link to obtain more information about their areas of expertise, background, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor Clinic
Houston, TX 77030

Distance: 89.6 miles

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

Distance: 89.6 miles

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX 77030
Distance: 89.6 miles

Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor Clinic
Houston, TX 77030

Distance: 89.6 miles

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX 77030
Distance: 89.6 miles

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Port Neches

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

Houston, TX 77030
Distance: 89.6 miles

Houston, TX 77030
Distance: 89.6 miles

Locate Cancer Support Services Near Port Neches

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.

Texas Treatment Support Services

Filing a Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Port Neches

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos at a commercial, residential or military site in Port Neches, Texas, you may be entitled to compensation. Don’t lose your right to file a claim. You must act quickly and file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of Texas.

Mesothelioma Law Firms Servicing Port Neches, 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 Port Neches, 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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Author: Linda Molinari

Editor in Chief, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

Linda Molinari

Reviewer: Jennifer R. Lucarelli

Lawyer for Mesothelioma Victims and Their Families

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