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Orlando, Florida

Asbestos Exposure in Orlando, FL

Orlando is a major city in the central region of Florida and is the 27th largest metropolitan area in the United States Prior to being known by its current name Orlando was named Jernigan, after the area’s first permanent settler, Aaron Jernigan, who acquired land in 1842 In 1857, the settlement officially changed its name to Orlando and in 1875, the city became incorporated Orlando is now a major tourist destination and is home to Walt Disney World, Sea World, and Universal Orlando Resort Additionally, Orlando is home to the second largest university by enrollment in the United States, the University of Central Florida    

During the second half of the 19th century, Orlando served as a winter home for wealthy northerners looking to escape bitter winters It was not until the 1880s when Orlando experienced a land boom after the South Florida Railroad laid its tracks through the city Extensive housing development continued through the 1920s until several hurricanes devastated Florida in the late 1920s, followed by the Great Depression The World War II era brought a number of military personnel to Orlando; Orlando Air Force Base and a U.S. Naval Training Center were created at this time The site of the original air force base later became McCoy Jetport and is now known as Orlando International Airport, the 13th busiest airport in the United States In 1965, Walt Disney announced plans to build Walt Disney World, one of the most critical events for the city of Orlando The vacation resort opened in 1971 and continues to pour billions of dollars into the region’s economy Other major businesses currently adding to Orlando’s economy include Orlando Hospital and Florida Power & Light Company.

Orlando has many jobsites where asbestos exposure has occurred If you or a loved one have been exposed to asbestos and diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer, you may benefit from contacting Dr. Lary Robinson Additionally, an asbestos lawyer may be able to give guidance if you were exposed to asbestos in Orlando, Florida.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Orlando

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

  • Acousti‐Engineering Company
  • Armstrong Contracting & Supply Corporation
  • Baptist Terrace Apartments
  • Barr Pls
  • City of Fort Pierce
  • First National Bank
  • Florida Power & Light Company
  • Fosgate Citrus Concentrates Cooperative
  • Halliday House Product
  • Juniors Restaurant Job
  • L T Jernigan
  • Lake Highland Station
  • Lakeland Hospital
  • Mayo Building
  • Mccoy Jetport
  • Meridith Corporation
  • National Linen Service Corporation
  • New Smyrna Beach
  • North Brothers, Inc.
  • Orlando Air Force Base
  • Orlando Hospital
  • Orlando International Airport
  • Orlando Power Company
  • Orlando Sprinkles
  • Orlando Utilities
  • Pepper Tree Village
  • Perry Construction
  • Plantation Apartments
  • Polynesian Hotel Disney World
  • Powerhouse
  • Rutland Building
  • Saint Cloud Utilities
  • Sea World
  • Stanton Power Plant
  • U. S. Phosphoric
  • U.S. Naval Training Center
  • United States Army General Hospital
  • University of Southern Florida
  • Vickery Plastering
  • Walt Disney World

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Orlando, Florida

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Orlando, Florida. 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.

The Rod Taylor Thoracic Care Center
1400 S. Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32806

Distance: 2.1 miles

12902 Magnolia Drive
Tampa, FL 33612

Distance: 75.8 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Orlando, Florida

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

Dr. Lary Robinson
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
12902 Magnolia Drive
Tampa, FL 33612

Distance: 75.8 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Orlando, Florida

Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Florida, 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 Florida

Florida Supreme Court Reviews Asbestos in Cigarette Filters Case

The Florida Supreme Court has agreed to take up an asbestos case filed by a man who suffers from mesothelioma.

Florida DEP Cites Maverick Company For Possible Asbestos Violations

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) has cited Maverick Demolition Company for asbestos violations related to the John Sunday House.

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