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Iowa City, Iowa

Iowa City is in Johnson County in east central Iowa. Iowa City is the principal city of the Iowa City Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses Johnson County and Washington County. Home to more than 67,000 people, Iowa City is one of the largest cities in Iowa. Commonly referred to as a college town, Iowa City is the site of the University of Iowa and a small campus of Kirkwood Community College. The city’s population swells during the months when the two schools are in session. The Old Capitol building is a National Historic Landmark, located in the center of the campus of the University of Iowa, and a popular tourist attraction in Iowa City.

Iowa City has a diverse economy and thriving business community. The pillars of Iowa City’s economy are a major university, and a number of national and international businesses (including several Fortune 500 companies), and thriving commerce. The city is home to the corporate headquarters for Moore North America, Pearson, Oral B Laboratories/Gillette, Procter & Gamble, and numerous smaller industries and businesses. Founded in 1847, the University of Iowa is the city's largest employer, with more than 20,000 employees. The academic and research mission of the University, along with the health care services offered at its hospitals and clinics, have a tremendous economic impact on the area. The University of Iowa is recognized as one of the top public universities in the United States.

Iowa City, Iowa has a long history of activity in industries known for their use of asbestos products, making asbestos exposure, and the risk of asbestos cancer, an ongoing concern for workers and others. If you were exposed to asbestos in Iowa City and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you should also consider contacting a mesothelioma law firm.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Iowa City

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

  • Crandic Railroad Whse.
  • Iowa City Light and Power Company
  • Iowa Illinois Gas and Electric Company
  • Iowa State University
  • Medical Research Hospital
  • Mercy Hospital
  • Proctoer and Gamble Company
  • Proctor & Gamble Company
  • State University of Iowa
  • United Light and Railway Company
  • University of Iowa
  • University Power Plant
  • Veterans Administration Hospital

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Iowa City, Iowa

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

John Pappajohn Pavilion
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242

Distance: 0.3 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Iowa City, Iowa

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

Dr. Gerald H. Clamon
Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242

Distance: 0.3 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Iowa City, Iowa

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

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