Ohio Asbestos Lawyer
The Throneberry Law Group provides aggressive representation and compassionate support for individuals and families in Ohio dealing with a diagnosis of mesothelioma. Our principal attorney has intimate knowledge of this swift and devastating disease, from his proven advocacy on behalf of many clients and from the personal experience of his own father’s death.
Our dedicated team is focused on helping victims and their loved ones across Ohio including the cities of Cleveland, Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus, Toledo, Canton, Akron and Marysville to name a few to recover compensation for mesothelioma and asbestos-related lung cancer. Ohio has long been known for its historical industrial base and asbestos use.
Occupations in Ohio Known for Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma
Individuals in Ohio are primarily exposed to asbestos at their workplace or jobsite. Occupations with a higher than normal likelihood to be exposed to asbestos include plumbers, pipefitters, steamfitters, electricians, mechanics, boilermakers, maintenance and other industrial workers.
Jobsites in Ohio Known for Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma
Some jobsites known for asbestos exposure include metal/steel works, power plants, oil refineries and shipyards.
Metal and Steel Works in Ohio Known for Asbestos Exposure
Metal/steel works in Ohio include:
- LTV Steel, Cold Metal Products,
- A.K. Steel Holding Corporation,
- Marion Steel Compnay, and
- McDonald Steel company.
- Power Plants in Ohio Known for Asbestos Exposure
- Some power plants in Ohio include:
- W. H. Samms Power Plant,
- Cardinal Station,
- Conesville Generating Station,
- David Besae Nuclear Power Plant,
- Miskingum River Power Plant,
- Perry Nuclear Power Plant and
- Walter D Beckjord Generating Station.
Shipyards and Oil Refineries in Ohio Known for Asbestos Exposure
The American Ship Building shipyard has been known as an at-risk jobsite for asbestos exposure in Ohio. Another industry with a history of asbestos usage is oil refining. Some oil refineries in Ohio include BP Amoco, Shell Oil and Sunoco.
Other Jobsites Known for Asbestos Exposure
Other potential asbestos sites include factories, businesses, marine facilities, hospitals and schools. The University of Cincinnati and two hospitals are known to have asbestos-related issues.
Asbestos-Containing Vermiculite and Exposure Risks in Ohio
Finally, asbestos-containing vermiculite from Libby, Montana was shipped to Ohio between 1948 and 1993. The asbestos-containing vermiculite reached locations throughout Ohio including Cleveland, North Bloomfield, Warren, Dayton Cincinnati, Marysville and Port Clinton to name a few. The Marysville location of O.M. Scott & Sons processed the majority of the asbestos in Ohio. The transportation, storage and processing of the asbestos-containing vermiculite could have exposed individuals to dangerous levels of asbestos. Those most at risk are the processing plant employees and family members of employees. Others who may have been exposed include the surrounding neighborhoods of the processing plants.
We Will Travel to You
Our lawyers will travel throughout Ohio to assist victims and families. We provide a free case evaluation and there are no attorney fees unless we trace the sources of asbestos exposure and hold those parties accountable for monetary damages.
We understand the medical urgency and the financial impact of mesothelioma, asbestosis or asbestos-related lung cancer. For experienced, personalized representation during this very trying time, call us at 888-506-1131 or contact us online for a free consultation.