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La Jolla, California

Asbestos Exposure in La Jolla, CA

La Jolla, with a population of about 31,700,is an affluent, hilly seaside resort community, occupying 7 miles of coastline along the Pacific Ocean in Southern California within the northern city limits of San Diego. La Jolla is known as one of the most affluent communities in the United States. It is home to a variety of businesses in the areas of lodging, dining, shopping, software, finance, real estate, bio-engineering, medical practice and scientific research; and it is also the site of several educational institutions such as The University of California, San Diego (UCSD), the Salk Institute, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and the headquarters of National University.

La Jolla, California has a history of construction activity, much of which occurred during a period when asbestos-containing products were widely used. Workers exposed to asbestos may be at risk for mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. Mesothelioma treatment facilities in and around La Jolla are listed at the bottom of this page. If you were diagnosed with mesothelioma in La Jolla, you may also benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma lawyer.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in La Jolla

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

  • Avco Office Building
  • Bank of La Jolla
  • Central Plant Utility
  • Control Data Center- 4455 Miramar Road
  • John Muir College
  • La Jolla Methodist Church
  • La Jolla Post Office
  • Presbyterian Church
  • Safeway - Store #1475
  • Salk Institute - Torrey Pines Road
  • San Diego Supercomputer Center
  • Scripps Laboratory
  • Sea Lodge
  • University of California
  • University of California San Diego
  • Veterans Administration Hospital
  • Veteran's Affairs Hospital

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near La Jolla, California

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of La Jolla, California. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered, professional designations, areas of expertise and how to contact the center.


1441 Eastlake Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90033

Distance: 99.6 miles


1500 East Duarte Road
Duarte, CA 91010

Distance: 98.1 miles


10901 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

Distance: 1.8 miles


10010 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

Distance: 1.8 miles


Moores Cancer Center
3855 Health Sciences Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093

Distance: 0.8 miles


St. Joseph Hospital of Orange
1100 West Stewart Drive
Orange, CA 92868

Distance: 74.3 miles


Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
101 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868

Distance: 74.3 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near La Jolla, California

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

Dr. Joel M. Baumgartner
University of California San Diego Cancer Center
Moores Cancer Center
3855 Health Sciences Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093

Distance: 0.8 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in La Jolla, 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.

Asbestos Related News in California

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