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Oxnard, California

Asbestos Exposure in Oxnard, CA

Oxnard, home to more than 197,000 people, is the largest city in Ventura County, the 19th largest city in California, and the 113th largest city in the United States. Oxnard was incorporated as a city on June 30, 1903. It is situated at the western edge of the Oxnard Plain, and is a significant agricultural center, with its distinction as the "Strawberry and Lima Bean Capital of California". Oxnard is also a major transportation hub in Southern California, with Amtrak, Union Pacific, Metrolink, Greyhound, and Intercalifornia stopping in Oxnard. Oxnard also has a regional airport called Oxnard Airport (OXR).

Today, Oxnard's economy is driven by international trade, agriculture, manufacturing, defense, and tourism. Oxnard is one of the major manufacturing centers in the Greater Los Angeles Area. The Port of Hueneme is the busiest and only deep-harbor commercial port between Los Angeles and San Francisco, and is essential to trade with the Pacific Rim economies. Companies utilizing the Port include Del Monte Foods, Chiquita, BMW, Land Rover, and Jaguar. Other important industries for the city of Oxnard include finance, transportation, high tech, and energy, particularly petroleum. Two large active oil fields underlie the city and adjacent areas: the Oxnard Oil Field and the West Montalvo Oil Field. Tenby Inc.'s Oxnard Refinery processes oil from both fields.

Reports of asbestos exposure at numerous job sites located in Oxnard, California have been confirmed. Accordingly, workers from those particular job sites are noted as having an increased risk for developing an asbestos-related disease such as mesothelioma cancer. Asbestos attorneys may be able to assist you if you or a loved one were exposed to asbestos in Oxnard.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Oxnard

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

  • A. Johnson & Company
  • Allis-Chalmers
  • Armstrong Contracting & Supply Corporation
  • Diamond Alkali Company
  • Diamond Shamrock Chemical
  • Facelle Paper Company
  • Gentry Inc
  • International Paper Company Facelle Div
  • Mandalay Powerhouse (Sce)
  • Nabisco
  • Ormand Beach Powerhouse
  • Oxnard Electric Light Company
  • Pacific Beet Sugar Company
  • Pathway Bellows-Diamond Shamrock
  • Proctor and Gamble Paper Products
  • Reliant Energy Wholesale Group
  • Reliant Mandalay Generating Station
  • Southern California - Edison Street Plant
  • Stauffer Chemical
  • Universal Packers
  • Ventura County Electric Company

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Oxnard, California

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Oxnard, 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: 56.1 miles

8700 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Distance: 46.6 miles

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

Distance: 42.8 miles

1500 East Duarte Road
Duarte, CA 91010

Distance: 69.8 miles

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

Distance: 79.4 miles

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

Distance: 79.4 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Oxnard, California

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100 mile radius of Oxnard, 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: 43.4 miles

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

Distance: 51.0 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Oxnard, 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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