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Long Beach, California

Asbestos Exposure in Long Beach, CA

Long Beach, with a population of more than 460,000, is the seventh largest city in California, and the second largest city within Greater Los Angeles. The city of Long Beach occupies 51.4 square miles in Los Angeles County. Incorporated in 1888, Long Beach grew as a seaside resort with light agricultural uses. Gradually the oil industry, Navy shipyard and facilities, and port became the mainstays of the city.

Today, Long Beach is a significant maritime center of the United States and was recently nicknamed, "Aquatic Capital of the Nation". The Port of Long Beach is the second busiest container port in the United States and one of the shipping ports in the world. Long Beach also has a large oil industry with the substance being found both underground and offshore. Manufacturing sectors include those in aircraft, car parts, electronic and audiovisual equipment, and home furnishings. Long Beach has also prospered with the development of high-technology and aerospace industries in the area. Among Long Beach's top employers are Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St. Mary Medical Center, The Boeing Company, and the City of Long Beach.

Long Beach, California has a history of industry in fields known for their use of asbestos-containing materials. Workers and others exposed to asbestos may be at risk for mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. If you were exposed to asbestos in Long Beach, you may benefit from seeking the advice of an asbestos lawyer.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Long Beach

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

  • Ace Steamship Company
  • Action Trucking Company
  • Aes Alamitos Generatin Station
  • Air Research
  • Alamitos Steam Station
  • Amercargo Corporation
  • American Chemical Corporation
  • American Export Lines
  • Apex Smelting Company
  • Arco Marine, Inc.
  • Arco Refinery
  • Atlantic Richfield Company
  • B. F. Goodrich Chemical Company
  • Beavers Industrial Furnace
  • Bethlehem Steel Shipyard
  • Bill Williams Welding Shop
  • Bixby Hotel
  • Byron Jackson Company
  • Cadwallader-Gibson Commpany
  • California Shipbuilding/ Terminal Island
  • Celite Company (Jm)
  • Century Oil Company
  • City Hall
  • Continental Oil Company
  • Crosby & Overton
  • Cunningham-Britton Housing Tract
  • Curtis Corporation
  • Department of Water & Power
  • Diamond Cab Company
  • Dix Chemical Company
  • Douglas Aircraft Company
  • Douglas Oil (Hynes Refinery)
  • Douglas Oil Refinery
  • Dye Masters, Inc.
  • Edington Oil Company
  • Edison Building
  • Edison Power Plant
  • Estado Petroleum Corporation
  • Exeter Refining (Hynes Refinery)
  • F S Bickner
  • Fabrication Shop
  • First Baptist Church
  • Firth Steamship Company
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Fowler & Graham Boat Builders - Shipyard
  • General Petroleum
  • General Telephone Company
  • General Welding & Ship Repair
  • Gilmore Oil Company
  • Golden State Company
  • Golden State Woolen Mills
  • Grayson Controls
  • Hancock Oil Company
  • Hancock Oil Refinery
  • Harbor Boat Pipeline
  • Haynes Generating Station
  • Haynes Powerhouse
  • Haynes Steam Plant
  • Hoxie, George H.
  • Hughes Aircraft
  • Humble Oil & Refining
  • Huntway Refining
  • Hydro Mechanical Company
  • Isbrandtsen Company
  • J.H. Baxter & Company
  • Johns-Manville
  • Kaiser Gypsum
  • Karpen Plywood Job
  • Keystone Shipping Company
  • Kimbrel Bros Incorporated Shipyard
  • Ladwp Haynes Gen. Sta
  • Ledora Apartments
  • Lewis Foods
  • Lilly Shipping Agency
  • Long Beach Auditorium
  • Long Beach Flood Control
  • Long Beach General Hospital
  • Long Beach Harbor
  • Long Beach Hospital
  • Long Beach Linen & Supply Company
  • Long Beach Marine Repair Company
  • Long Beach Memorial Hospital
  • Long Beach Memorial Medical Ctr
  • Long Beach Naval Air Station
  • Long Beach Naval Hospital
  • Long Beach Naval Shipyard
  • Long Beach School District
  • Long Beach State College
  • Long Beach Steam Plant
  • Long Beach Team Track
  • Long Beach Veteran's Affairs Hospital
  • Long Beach Water Injection
  • Los Angeles Dept Water Power
  • Los Angeles Shipbuilding
  • Macmillian Ring Free Oil Company
  • Martin-Marietta
  • Master Cleaners & Dryers
  • Mastic Tile
  • Matson Navigation
  • Mcdonnell Douglas Corporation
  • Mcmillan Refinery
  • Memorial Hospital of Long Beach
  • Mobil Oil
  • Monsanto Chemical Company
  • Mountain View Diaries, Inc
  • Mundet Cork Shipyard
  • National Gypsum Company
  • National Sales
  • Naval Drydocks
  • Northrup Aviation Corporation
  • Ocean Salt Company
  • Offco Acquisition Corporation
  • Oil Operators
  • Pacific Atlantic Steamship Company
  • Pacific Coast Borax
  • Pacific Valves Shop
  • Philippine President Lines
  • Phillips Processing Units
  • Plant Asbestos Company
  • Port Welding
  • Procter & Gamble Manufacturing. Company
  • Proctor & Gamble
  • Rachael Lab
  • Richfield Oil Corporation
  • Richfield Oil Marine Terminal
  • Sce Alamitos Generating Sta
  • Sea-Land Services
  • Sears Roebuck & Company
  • Shanley Gasoline Company
  • Shell Oil Company
  • Shoveler
  • SO California Edison Company
  • Soule Steel Company
  • South Pacific Canning Company
  • Southern California Edison Company
  • St Marys Hospital
  • Standard Gypsum Company
  • Standard Gypsum Company of California
  • States Lines
  • States Steamship Company
  • Stauffer Chemical
  • Surf Energy
  • Texaco Refinery
  • Texaco Service Station
  • Texas Inc
  • Thums
  • Todd Shipyard
  • Toucan
  • Transpacific Company, Limited
  • Twining Laboratories
  • United States Naval Base, Terminal Island
  • United States Navy
  • Us Coast Guard (Pier 16)
  • Va Hospital
  • Walkers Department Store
  • Watson Carbon & Chemical
  • Webster Cobberly & Holmes Schools
  • West Coast Cannery
  • Western Pipe & Steel
  • Western Tube and Conduit
  • William P. Andrews Oil Company

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Long Beach, California

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Long Beach, 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: 18.4 miles

8700 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Distance: 22.9 miles

Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Care Center
200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 120
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Distance: 25.0 miles

1500 East Duarte Road
Duarte, CA 91010

Distance: 27.6 miles

10901 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

Distance: 83.0 miles

10010 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

Distance: 83.0 miles

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

Distance: 84.4 miles

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

Distance: 16.9 miles

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

Distance: 16.9 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Long Beach, California

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

Dr. Robert Brian Cameron
University of California Los Angeles Medical Center
10780 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Distance: 24.4 miles

Dr. Michael Y. Chang
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
4867 W. Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Distance: 24.6 miles

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

Distance: 84.4 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Long Beach, 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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