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Located 90 miles east of Dallas/Fort Worth, Tyler, Texas is a city in and the county seat of Smith County. With an estimated population of nearly 97,000, Tyler has grown to be the largest community and considered the advanced manufacturing, health care, educational and retail center of East Texas. Tyler boasts a friendly, hometown atmosphere and offers cultural arts, educational opportunities, and many recreational activities. recognized Tyler as one of America’s top retirement cities. Tyler also referred to as the “Rose Capital of the Nation” because of the large quantity of rose bushes processed through the area. A major attraction in Tyler is the annual Texas Rose Festival.

Tyler Overview

Despite the importance of the railroads, agriculture long remained the mainstay of Tyler’s economy. During the late 1800s and early 1900s, cotton, truck farming and fruit orchards were the leading cash crops in Tyler. By the 1920s, the rose industry had developed into a significant business, and by the 1940s more than half the supply of rose bushes in the United States was grown within ten miles of Tyler. In 1930, the East Texas oilfield was discovered and Tyler emerged as an important regional center for the oil and gas industry. By the mid-1960s, Tyler had 125 manufacturing plants employing 8,000 workers. Some of the significant industries during this time included aluminum foundries, petroleum and chemical plants, concrete block plants, machinery manufacturers, and air-conditioning and refrigeration plants. Roses, other horticultural production, and cattle and hay production accounted for most of the agricultural industry. Today, Tyler’s manufacturing sector includes Tyler Pipe, a subsidiary of McWane Inc.; Trane, this plant was originally built in 1955 by General Electric; and Delek Refining, a Crown Central Petroleum subsidiary.

Use of asbestos containing products was prevalent at many jobsites in Tyler, Texas, particularly within the oil and manufacturing industries. Consequently, asbestos exposure has been an issue for workers and their loved ones. If you or a loved one were exposed to asbestos in Tyler and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you should also consider contacting an asbestos law firm.

Other Asbestos Exposure Sites in Tyler, Texas

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

  • Amoco Production
  • Crown Central Petroleum
  • Delek Refining, Ltd
  • E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company
  • General Electric Plant
  • Glauber Inc.
  • Groveton Hospital
  • Hal Mach Refining Company
  • Home Baker Engineers, Inc.
  • Hudnall Planetarium
  • Kelly-Springfield Tire Company
  • La Gloria Corporation
  • La Gloria Oil & Gas Company
  • Mcmurray Refining Company
  • Monsanto
  • Pollard Methodist Church
  • Quality Insulation, Inc.
  • Ray Beaudet Baptist Church
  • Richardson Company
  • Sewage Plant
  • Solutia
  • Southern Aluminum
  • Sterling
  • Taylor Refining Company
  • Tyler Pipe Industries Inc
  • Tylers Texas Oil & Refining
  • Wagstaff Gym
  • Western Foundry Equipment Company

Locate a Mesothelioma Doctor near Tyler, Texas

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

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

Tyler, Texas Mesothelioma Cancer Centers

Browse through the list of mesothelioma cancer centers below that are within a 100-mile radius of Tyler, Texas. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered and how to contact the cancer center.

Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75390

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

Cancer Support Services Near Tyler, Texas

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
Counseling & Support Groups
  • Willis-Knighton Cancer Center 
  • Feist-Weiller Cancer Center 
  • Uptown Dallas Counseling 
    (Dallas )
Patient Transport
  • Path to Health Transportation 

Filing a Mesothelioma Claim in Tyler, Texas

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

Legal Help for Tyler 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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Linda Molinari Editor in Chief

Linda Molinari has more than 15 years of experience as a writer and advocate for mesothelioma patients and a ban on asbestos.

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Jennifer Lucarelli Legal Advisor and Contributor

Jennifer Lucarelli is a partner at the law firm of Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen, specializing in asbestos litigation.

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