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Oroville, California

Oroville is a city on the Feather River in northern California. Originally named Ophir City, Oroville acquired its permanent name in 1854. Oroville is the county seat of Butte County, and has a current population of 15,506 and a total area of just over 13 square miles. This former Gold Rush boomtown now has a mix of residential, commercial and industrial areas.

Oroville, California's industrial history includes lumber mills and a railroad roundhouse and yard. These and other industries have been known for their use of asbestos-containing materials during the 20th century, making the risk of mesothelioma an ongoing concern for workers. If you or a loved one have been exposed to asbestos in Oroville, you may benefit by seeking counsel from an asbestos attorney.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Oroville

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

  • California Department of Water
  • Coppers
  • Edward Hyatt Power Plant
  • Georgia Pacific
  • Hutchinson Lumber Company
  • Mercury News
  • Oroply Corp
  • Oroville Dam Project
  • Oroville Hospital
  • Oroville Powerhouse
  • Pacific Coast Producers
  • Truckee Lumber Company

Mesothelioma Doctors near Oroville, California

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

Dr. Mark W. Lischner
Pulmonary Medicine Associates
5 Medical Plaza Drive, Suite 190
Roseville, CA 95661

Distance: 65.1 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Oroville, 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

CA Supreme Court Says Companies May Be Held Liable for Secondhand Asbestos Exposure

The Supreme Court of California has issued a ruling that companies can be held accountable for secondary exposure to asbestos in a worker's home.

Atezolizumab Approved for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients

PD-L1 inhibitor atezolizumab has been approved for use with chemotherapy-refractory metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer patients.

Asbestos Exposure Across the U.S.

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Blog


January 11, 2017
Jillian McKee

New Mesothelioma Clinical Trial Tests Immunotherapy Before Surgery

“Last fall, the Baylor College of Medicine Mesothelioma Treatment Center began running a new clinical trial that looks at how to use immunotherapy and surgery together as a more effective way to treat mesothelioma – an extremely rare form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos.”