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Detroit Mesothelioma Lawyer

Detroit, the largest city in the state of Michigan, is known as the “Motor City.” The city has a population of 713700. Detroit has provided jobs to numerous people in various industries since its establishment in the early 1700s. But, until the EPA implemented asbestos regulations in the 1980s, all those industries used asbestos extensively as an additive in numerous products. For this reason, many former Detroit workers suffered direct exposure to hazardous asbestos fibers. Many of these workers have already developed mesothelioma, asbestosis or other devastating asbestos-related conditions.

If you’ve developed malignant mesothelioma or other injuries caused by direct or secondhand asbestos exposure, you have a chance to get a large amount of money in compensation. A dedicated Detroit mesothelioma lawyer can help you know your legal options and take appropriate action.

Detroit and Occupational Asbestos Exposure

Detroit is a city known for its automobile industry. Though the industry provided jobs to numerous residents, a costly risk was involved in it. Until the 1980s, asbestos was an ingredient in several automobile parts. For this reason, many former automobile industry workers in Detroit developed malignant mesothelioma or other asbestos-related injuries.

In addition to automobile worksites, there were many industries that heavily used asbestos in their products, machinery and buildings due to the excellent heat- and fire-resistant properties of the deadly mineral. Almost all steel mills, paper mills, plants, construction sites, and oil refineries in Detroit relied on asbestos due to its low cost and useful physical properties. Many oil buildings in Detroit, including several hospitals, schools and libraries, still have asbestos-containing materials (ACMs).

The Packard Automotive Plant

Packard Plant is a former automobile manufacturing plant where luxury cars were manufactured by the Packard Motor Car Co and later by Studebaker-Packard Corp. Though it is not active now, officials found asbestos-containing materials littered all through the plant. Though officials attempted to destroy the Packard Plant in the 1990s, it remained after losing a suit. Then it became a dumping ground for many Detroit residents. Thousands of employees had suffered asbestos exposure while the plant was functional. Still it remains a health risk for the public.

Other Detroit Job Sites Known for Asbestos Issues

Automobile Industry

American Motor Car Co

Briggs Manufacturing Co

Budd Wheel Co

Chevrolet Gear and Axle Plant

Chrysler Huber

Chevrolet Motor Plant (General Motors)

Chrysler Military Plant

Chrysler’s Dodge Truck Division

General Motors (GM) Cadillac Plant

Hudson Motor Car Corp

Manufacturing Services of Ford Motor Co

Plymouth Motor Car Co

Saxon Motor Car Corp

Schools

Amelia Earhart Middle

Ann Arbor Public Schools

Best Middle

Burroughs Middle

Carleton Elementary

Central HS

Clintondale HS

Coldwater HS

Crestwood HS

Cranbrook Institute

Denby HS

Detroit Public Schools

Everett HS

Fairbanks Elementary

Henry Ford HS

Kelloggsville HS

Kimball HS

Marion HS

Michigan Center HS

N.W. HS

Oakland Elementary

Pardee Elementary

Royal Oak Board of Education

Riverside Middle

Scott Elementary School

Southeastern HS

Starr Elementary School

University of Detroit

Upton Elementary

Wayne Elementary

Wayne State University

Webber Middle

Cass Technical HS

Hospitals

Blaine

Botsford

Detroit General Hospital

Grace

Harper Webber

Henry Ford

Herman Kiefer

Holy Cross

Metropolitan

Mount Carmel

Saint Joseph’s

Saint Mary’s

Other Companies and Businesses

Acme Equipment Co

ACORN Wire & Iron Works

Alcoa

Allied Chemical Co

American Bar & Foundry Co

Brunswick Corp School Equipment

C.M. Hall Lamp Co

Cobo Center

Connors Creek Pumping Station

First Federal Savings and Loan

Marathon Oil Co

Monsanto Chemical Co

Minergy Corp

Ohio Oil Co

Republic Steel

Taylor Supply Co

Hire a Detroit Mesothelioma Lawyer

Remember, if you have contracted asbestos-related conditions such as mesothelioma, you are likely to be qualified for financial compensation. A dedicated Detroit mesothelioma lawyer will be able to help you take appropriate legal action and obtain the damages at the earliest. If you want to consult a top Detroit mesothelioma lawyer, please call us toll-free at 1-800-706-5606 or submit our online contact form.