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Riverside, California

Asbestos Exposure in Riverside, CA

The city of Riverside is the 12th largest city in California with a population of more than 300,000. Located along side the Santa Ana River, 60 miles east of Los Angeles, the city of Riverside occupies 81 square miles. Riverside’s location positions it as one of Southern California’s major transportation hubs. The city is accessible via Interstate 215, the Riverside and 60 Freeways and BNSF and UPSP railroads. Riverside is home to four internationally recognized education institutions: the University of California, Riverside, California Baptist University, La Sierra University, and Riverside Community College; and to the Mission Inn, the largest Mission Revival Style building in the United States.

Riverside was founded in the early 1870s and is the birthplace of the California citrus industry. Riverside serves as the seat of Riverside County, the 2nd fastest growing county in the nation, and leads the region known as the “Inland Empire” in virtually every measure of economic power. Although Riverside's beginnings are steeped in agriculture, today the economy relies heavily on government, education, manufacturing, and retail. Riverside has recently taken steps in developing its industrial and manufacturing sectors. In the last 10 years Riverside has attracted more than 125 industrial employers. Riverside's light manufacturing base now includes such sectors as electrical instruments, plastics, wood, glass, metal fabrication, food processing, recreational vehicles, and imaging equipment. Among Riverside’s top employers are the University of California, Riverside; Riverside Community College; Parkview Community Hospital; and Goodrich Corporation.

Riverside has a long history of manufacturing in industries known for their use of asbestos-containing products. Workers and others exposed to asbestos may be at risk for mesothelioma cancer. If you were exposed to asbestos in Riverside and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you should also consider contacting a mesothelioma law firm.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Riverside

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

  • Alcan Aluminum Corporation
  • Alumax
  • Aluminum Company of America (Alcoa)
  • Amax Aluminum
  • American Cement Company Riverside Division
  • Bridgeport Brass Company
  • Broadway Department Store
  • California Electric Power Company
  • Camp Haan
  • Certain Teed Products Company
  • Chase Nusery Company
  • Cp Hancock & Son
  • Equinox Mechanical
  • Eureka Aluminum Pipe Company
  • Glenwood Hotel Company
  • Hunter Douglas Corporation
  • Hunter Engineering Company
  • Lily Tulip Cup Company
  • Magnolia Apartments
  • March Air Force Base
  • Merck & Company
  • Norton Air Force Base
  • Ore Processes Corporation
  • Riverside Campus
  • Riverside Cement Company
  • Riverside Community College
  • Riverside Community Hospital
  • Riverside Highlands Water Company
  • Riverside Laundry
  • Riverside Portland Cement Company
  • Rohr Industries
  • Southern California Gas Company
  • Sunny Mount Orange Company
  • U.C. Riverside
  • Universal Propulsion Company
  • University of California

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Riverside, California

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Riverside, 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: 47.3 miles

8700 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Distance: 56.8 miles

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

Distance: 60.6 miles

1500 East Duarte Road
Duarte, CA 91010

Distance: 34.8 miles

10901 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

Distance: 75.3 miles

10010 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

Distance: 75.3 miles

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

Distance: 77.5 miles

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

Distance: 30.0 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Riverside, California

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

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

Distance: 52.7 miles

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

Distance: 60.1 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Riverside, 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 20, 2017
Emily Walsh

The Importance of Grief Counseling for Mesothelioma Patients and Families

“Mesothelioma is a disease that comes with a grim outlook with only an average of 8% of patients who survive five years after their diagnosis. Because it has such a poor prognosis, a big part of treating mesothelioma – or any form of cancer, really – includes addressing mental impact it has on patients and their family members.”