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Fresno, California

Asbestos Exposure in Fresno, CA

The city of Fresno, located in the center of California, occupies an area of approximately 112 square miles in Fresno County and serves as the county seat. Fresno is home to over 500,000 people, making it the fifth largest city in California, and the 34th largest in the United States. The name Fresno is derived from the Spanish language word for the ash tree, and an ash leaf is featured on the city's flag. Fresno City College, Fresno Pacific University, and California University are all located in Fresno.

Founded by the Central Pacific Railroad Company in 1872 and incorporated in 1885, Fresno currently serves as the financial, industrial, trade, and commercial capital in Fresno County and California's San Joaquin Valley. The unincorporated area and rural cities surrounding Fresno remain predominantly tied to large-scale agricultural production. Among the top employers in Fresno are Community Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente, Foster Farms, Cargill Meat Solutions, and Zacky Farms.

We have confirmed that Fresno, California has a number of jobsites where asbestos exposure occurred. Those who worked with and/or around asbestos containing products are potentially at risk to develop asbestos cancer. If you were diagnosed with mesothelioma in Fresno, you may also benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma attorney.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Fresno

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

  • Anderson-Clayton Edible Oil Plant
  • Aramark Uniform Services Inc
  • Best Fertilizer
  • Blackrock Power Plant
  • Brix Building
  • California Associated Raisin Company
  • California State University
  • California Wine Asscn
  • Community Hospital
  • Container Corporation of America
  • Danish Creamery Ass'N
  • E & J Gallo Winery
  • Frenchs Mustard
  • Fresno Brewing Company
  • Fresno City College
  • Fresno Convention Center
  • Fresno County Court House
  • Fresno County Hospital
  • Fresno Distributing Company
  • Fresno Gas and Electric Light Company
  • Fresno Linen Service
  • Fresno Medical Center
  • Fresno State Hospital
  • Fresno State Office Building
  • Fresno State University
  • Gallo Winery
  • Glen Agnes Retirement Home
  • Harris (Acres) Company
  • Knudsen Creamery
  • Lake Sales
  • Library Building
  • Mont La Salle Vineyards
  • Montgomery Ward
  • Pacific Bell
  • Pacific Gas & Electric Company
  • Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company
  • Plaskett Construction Company
  • R.L. O'Neil Construction
  • Red Star Industrial Service
  • Robert Harper Construciton
  • Roma Wine Company
  • Rosenberg Brothers Company
  • Russell Vail Engineering Company
  • Saint Agnes Hospital
  • Salvation Army
  • San Joaquin Power Company
  • San Joaquin Suburban Estates
  • Sears & Roebuck
  • Stokehouse
  • Sun Maid Raisin Growers Association
  • Thrifty Drug
  • Valley Engineering
  • Valley Nitrogen Products
  • Valley Pipe & Supply Company
  • Vie Del Grape Products Company
  • Warrick Electric Company
  • Western Building Materials Company
  • Westlands Water District
  • Youth Center

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Fresno, California

Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in California, you may be entitled to compensation. You may have limited time to file a claim. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and have a pathology report in hand to support that diagnosis, you are eligible for financial assistance.

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