Asbestos Exposure in Michigan

AutomobileFactory2-MichiganAsbestos was used to make heat-resistant automobile parts, including transmission components, clutches, brake pads, spark plugs, electrical systems gaskets and more. The highest concentrations of mesothelioma and asbestos lung cancers cases in Michigan are in Detroit, where automobile manufacturing is the main industry.

There have been many successful lawsuits for mesothelioma in Michigan. One break mechanic who suffered from his asbestos exposure, filed lawsuit against an automobile manufacturer, and was awarded $53 million.

Unfortunately, many of the families of workers at the sites (listed below) also have an increased risk of developing cancer because of the asbestos fibers that were carried home on the body and clothing of those workers.

Statistics for Mesothelioma Cases in Michigan

Michigan ranks 10th in the US for asbestos-related deaths. There have been 1,588 deaths from mesothelioma and asbestos lung cancer between 1999 – 2013.

Filing an asbestos claim if you live in Michigan

You do not have to file your claim in the state in which you live. It’s far more important to contact an attorney with a strong history of experience specifically in asbestos cases, than it is to select one who happens to be in your area of Michigan. The most successful attorneys in your area may have never handled an asbestos case.

SWMW attorneys dedicate the overwhelming majority of their time and effort prosecuting mesothelioma claims, so we know which states and jurisdictions are going to provide the best outcome for your case and can get your case settled faster. We handle asbestos cases all across the USA, so we know how to file, where to file, and what to do to get you the compensation you deserve.

If you may have lived or worked in another state, select it here to learn about specific asbestos exposure in that state.

Jobsites in Michigan with Known Asbestos Usage & Exposure

Provided below is a list of cities in the state of Michigan where asbestos jobsites are known to have been located. If you worked for any of these companies or at these jobsites in Michigan, there is a possibility that you may have been exposed to harmful asbestos which is known to cause mesothelioma and lung cancer.

Benton Harbor

  • Benton Harbor Malleable Corp
  • Coloma Building
  • Cook Nuclear Power Plant
  • Harbor Metal Treating Company
  • Saranac Machine Company
  • Joseph and Benton Harbor Railway
  • Universal Looseleaf Corp
  • Whirlpool

Big Rapids

  • Alexander-Stafford Corporation
  • Ferris Institute
  • Ferris State College
  • Ferris State University
  • Hanchett Manufacturing Company
  • Holwerda Hoizenga Company
  • Michigan Consolidated Gas Company
  • P Rr Rft House
  • Pumping Station

Boyne City

  • Advance Steam Plant
  • Michigan 47 Steam Plant
  • Northern Michigan Elec Coop Inc
  • Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation
  • Wolverine Power Supply Coop

Bridgeport

  • Bridgeport Community Church
  • Bridgeport High School
  • Detroit, Flint and Saginaw Railway Company
  • Frumburger Furnaces
  • Robert O. Williams, Inc.
  • Saginaio and Flint Railway

Bridgman

  • Brand Insulation
  • Bridgeman Nuclear Plant
  • Donald C Cook Nuclear Plantt
  • Indiana Michigan Electric Company

Capac

  • Capac Elementary School
  • Capac Industries Inc.
  • Capac Paper Company
  • Pilgrim Paper Company
  • Saint Clair Paper Company

Charlevoix

  • Big Rock Point Nuclear Power Plant
  • Charlevoix Elect Light and Water Wrks
  • Consumers Power Company
  • Medusa Portland Cement
  • National Construction. Company
  • West Michigan Sugar Company

Charlotte

  • Battle Creek Foundry Company
  • Behnke Plumbing & Heating
  • Charlotte Chair
  • Charlotte High School
  • Owens Corning Fiberglass

Chelsea

  • Chelsea Municipal Electric Light and Water Works
  • Chelsea School
  • Glazier Stove Company
  • Lewis Spring and Axle Company
  • Municipal Electric Light Water Company
  • White Portland Cement Company

Delray

  • Allied Chemical Solvay
  • Detroit Edison Company
  • Scott Paper Company
  • Scott Paper Mill
  • Semet-Solvay Company
  • Wheeling Coke Ovens

Detroit

  • 3M
  • American Insulation Company
  • American Motors
  • Briggs Manufacturing Company
  • Children’s Hospital
  • Dodge Main Plant
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Motors
  • Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
  • Marathon Oil Company
  • Public Schools Detroit
  • S. Rubber Company

Dowagiac

  • Beckwith Company
  • Consolidated Die Castings Company
  • Consolidated Oil
  • Du Wel Aluminum Prod
  • Estate of P.D. Beckwith Inc
  • Jessco Inc
  • Round Oak Stove Works

East Lansing

  • General Motors
  • Harry Hill Vocational School
  • Michigan Aeronautics Commission
  • Michigan State University
  • Olin Health Center
  • Pesticide Research Center
  • Spitzley Corporation
  • Su Pesticide Research Center

Erie

  • Consumers Power Company
  • Erie Power House
  • Erie Senior High School
  • Erie Steam Plant
  • Jr Whiting
  • P Whiting Plant

Essexville

  • Consumers Energy Company
  • Consumers Power Company
  • Karn
  • Weadock Power Plant

Farmington

  • Farmington Community School
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Mac Farlane & Mays Company
  • Sisters of Mercy Hospital
  • Turbo Tool

Ferndale

  • Ethyl Corporation
  • Ferndale High School
  • Reichhold Chemicals, Inc.
  • Steel and Tubes, Inc.

Filer City

  • American Box Board Company
  • American Pulp and Paper Company
  • Filer Fibre Company
  • Great Lakes Chemical Corporation
  • Packaging Corporation of America
  • Tenneco Packaging

Grand Blanc

  • Boc Group of Gmc
  • Fisher Body
  • General Motors
  • Grand Blanc Tank Plant

Greenville

  • Consumers Power Company
  • Greenville High School
  • Uncle Ben’s Food
  • Waste Water Treatment Plant

Hamtramck

  • Briggs Manufacturing Company
  • Chrysler Corporation
  • Dodge-Main Plant
  • Hamtramck Assembly Plant
  • Michigan Steel Tube
  • Swedish Crucible Company

Harbor Beach

  • Detroit Edison Company
  • E Harbor Beach Power Station
  • Harbor Beach Generating Station
  • Harbor Steam Power Station
  • Hercules Powder Company
  • Hercules, Inc.
  • Huron Milling Company

Hastings

  • W. Bliss Company
  • Hastings Cabinet Company
  • Hastings Wool Boot Company
  • International Seal and Lock Company
  • Stark Engineering
  • Thornapple Electric Company

Highland Park

  • Chrysler Corporation
  • Chrysler Long Plant
  • Chrysler Motors Corporation
  • Detroit United Railway Company
  • Detroit Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor Railway Company
  • Highland Park Community College
  • Highland Park High School

Hillsdale

  • Allied Products
  • Bailey Elementary School
  • Board of Public Works
  • W. Stock and Sons
  • Garwood Industries
  • Hillsdale Foundry
  • Hillsdale Hospital

Howell

  • Dow Medical Products Building
  • Hoover – Damor Division
  • Howell High School
  • Howell Plastics
  • Howell Schools
  • Livingston County Care Center
  • Master-Cast Company

Ionia

  • Capital Wagon Works
  • Ionia High School
  • Ionia State Hospital
  • Ionia State Prison
  • Ionia Wagon Company

Ironwood

  • Ahonen Lumber Company
  • Ashland Iron Mining Company
  • Aurora Iron Mining Company
  • Gogebic Community College
  • Ironwood Products
  • Newport Iron Company
  • Norrie Mine
  • Oliver Iron Mining Company

Ishpeming

  • Ap Green Refractories Company
  • Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company
  • Cliffs Power & Light Company
  • Marquette County Gas and Electric Company

Lapeer

  • Lapeer State Home & Training Center
  • Lapeer State Home and Training School
  • Michigan Home and Training School
  • Zemmer Junior High

Lincoln Park

  • Bureau of Yards & Docks
  • Ford Motor Company

Ludington

  • Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company
  • Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Company
  • Consumers Power
  • Dow Chemical Company
  • Foster
  • Harbison Walker Plant
  • Ludington Pump Station
  • Martin Marietta Plant
  • Morton Salt Company

Madison Heights

  • Bendix Corporation
  • Commercial Steel
  • Commercial Steel Treating Company
  • Johnson Insulation
  • Royal Oak Heating Treating, Inc.

Marine City

  • Detroit Edison
  • Marine City Stave Company
  • Clair Power Station

Marysville

  • Belle River Plant
  • Consumer Power
  • Detroit Edison Company
  • Liquid Gas Plant
  • Marysville Power Plant

Menominee

  • American Rule and Block Company
  • J W Wells Lumber Company
  • Marathon Corporation
  • Michigan Electrochemical Company
  • Scott Paper Company
  • Joseph’S-Lloyd Hospital
  • Superior Sugar Refining Company

Montague

  • Du Pont De Nemours Company
  • Dupont Chemical
  • I. Du Pont De Nemours & Company
  • Hooker Electrochemical Company
  • Occidental Chemical Corporation
  • Ooker Electrochemical

Mount Clemens

  • Christian Clemens School
  • Monitor Sugar Company
  • Mount Clemens Pottery
  • Selfridge Air Force Base
  • St Joseph Hosp

Mount Pleasant

  • Central Michigan University
  • Mount Pleasant State Home For Boys
  • Mount Pleasant Sugar Company
  • National Construction Company

Negaunee

  • Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company
  • Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company
  • Empire Iron Mining
  • Mass Mine
  • Negaunee and Ishpeming Street Railway Company
  • Pioneer Pellet Plant Eagle Mills

Newberry

  • Forest Products Chemical Company
  • Kimberly Clark Corp
  • Michigan Iron Company
  • Newberry State Hospital
  • Newbery Furnace Company
  • Robbins Flooring Company
  • P. Hospital For Insane
  • Upper Peninsula Hosptl.For The Insane
  • Upper Peninsular Hospital For The Insane

Newport

  • Detroit Edison
  • Detroit Edison Company
  • Detroit Edison Company
  • Enrico Fermi – Unit #2
  • Power Reactor Development Company

Northville

  • Detroit Bd of Health
  • Detroit Sanitorium
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Haller Inc.
  • H. Maybury Sanitorium

Oak Park

  • Detroit Warehouse
  • J P Stocks
  • Oak Park Railroad Yard
  • Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation
  • Quality Steel Treat Company
  • Stanley Steamer

Owosso

  • Controls Company of America
  • Field Manufacturing Company
  • Ford Hardward and Accessories Div
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Telephone Building
  • Owosso Carunna Electric Company
  • Owosso Manufacturing Company
  • Owosso Sugar Company
  • Redmond Company Inc.

Palmer

  • Cleveland Cliffs Iron
  • Empire Iron Mining

Plymouth

  • Associated Spring
  • Burroughs Corp
  • Detroit Transmission Div, Gmc
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Motors Corp
  • Michigan Bell Telephone
  • Plymouth Fertilizer
  • Titan Refining Company
  • Wayne County Training School

Portage

  • Nazareth College
  • Pfizer
  • Upjohn Company

Republic

  • Cleveland Cliffs Iron
  • Marquette Iron
  • Marquette Iron Mining
  • Republic Iron Company
  • Republic Mines

Rochester

  • Detroit and Lake Orion Company
  • Detroit United Railway
  • Higbie Manufacturing
  • J. Kennedy
  • Lake Orion Railroad
  • Oakland University
  • Parke Davis Laboratories
  • Western Knitting Mills Inc.

Royal Oak

  • Beaumont Hospital
  • Bendix Corporation
  • Dow Chemical
  • Kimball High School
  • Parker Elementary School

Saint Clair

  • Belle River Plant
  • Detroit Edison Company
  • Diamond Crystal Salt Company
  • Clair Power Station

Sault Saint Marie

  • Edison Sault Electric Company
  • Lake Supower Power Company
  • Sault St. Marie High School
  • United States Army Corps of Engineers
  • Us Government St Mary Falls Canal

South Haven

  • Bator Industries, Inc
  • Bechtel Corporation
  • Bohn Aluminum & Brass Corp
  • Consumers Power
  • Palisades Nuclear Power Plant
  • Power Service Corp
  • Power Station
  • Sator Industries
  • Waste Water Treatment Plant

Stoney Creek

  • Detroit Edison Company
  • Power Reactors Development Corporation

Sturgis

  • Grav-I-Flo Corp
  • M & R Dietetic Laboratories, Inc.
  • Ross Products
  • Sturgis Elementary Schools
  • Sturgis Hospital
  • Sturgis Memorial Hospital

Traverse City

  • Bay Street Station
  • City of Traverse City Electric Light and Power Department
  • Michigan Electric Light and Power Department
  • Michigan Starch Company
  • Munson Hospital
  • Northern Michigan Asylum
  • Oval Wood Dish Company
  • Traverse City Light and Power
  • Water Filtration Plant

Troy

  • Budd Company
  • Troy High School
  • Troy Montessori School
  • Troy Schools
  • United Shirt and Collar Company

Wayne

  • Eloise General Hospital
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Lincoln Mercury Siding
  • Mercury Station Wagon Plant

West Olive

  • Campbell
  • Cms Energy Corporation
  • Consumers Energy Company
  • Consumers Power Company
  • James H Campbell Plant

White Pine

  • Arkell Company White Pine Copper Mine
  • Copper Range Company
  • White Pine Copper Company
  • White Pine Copper Mine
  • White Pine Powerhouse
  • White Pine School

Zilwaukee

  • Consumers Power Company
  • Zilwaukee Powerhouse