Las Vegas, Nevada
Las Vegas is located in the center of Vegas Valley, a desert region spanning approximately 600 square miles, which is surrounded by the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the Spring Mountains. Established in 1905, Las Vegas officially became a city in 1911 and serves as the seat of Clark County. Las Vegas is home to an estimated 583,756 people according to the 2010 Census, making it the most populous city in Nevada, and the 28th most populous city in the United States.
Dubbed "The Entertainment Capital of the World" and "Sin City", Las Vegas is an internationally-renowned resort city for gambling, entertainment, shopping, and fine dining. In fact, tourism, gaming, and conventions are the primary drivers of the Las Vegas economy, which in turn feed the retail and restaurant industries. The first MGM Grand Hotel and Casino (now known as Bally’s) opened in 1973 with 2,084 rooms. At the time, it was one of the largest hotels in the world by number of rooms. Other notable hotels and resorts located along the Las Vegas Strip include Caesars Palace, Tropicana, Bellagio, and Hilton Grand. Since the 1990s, redevelopment efforts have been ongoing. In 1995, the city purchased 61 acres of property from the Union Pacific Railroad with a goal of drawing more people to the downtown area. In 2004, city officials announced a new development project to be built on this property called “Symphony Park”, a mixed-use modern city community. In recent years, efforts have also been made to diversify the economy by attracting light manufacturing, banking, and other commercial interests.
Las Vegas, Nevada’s extensive history of construction and redevelopment make asbestos exposure an ongoing concern for workers and their loved ones. Workers exposed to asbestos may be at risk for malignant mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. If you were exposed to asbestos in Las Vegas, you should consider contacting a mesothelioma law firm.
Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Las Vegas
The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Las Vegas where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.
- Allied Insulation
- American Bonate Company
- American Linen Supply Company
- American Potash
- Apex Lime
- Apex Plastering Company
- Basic Magnesium Corporation
- Caesar's Palace
- Clark Station
- Clark Station Powerhouse
- Desert Inn Hotel
- Fiberboard Paper Products Corporation
- Harry Allen Power Station
- Hilton Hotel
- Hotel Showboat, casino & lanes
- Las Vegas County Court House
- Las Vegas Machine Inc
- Las Vegas Van & Transfer Siding
- Marsh Company Murray
- MGM Grand Hotel
- Mult Chamber Incinerator
- Nellis Air Force Base
- Nevada Pipeline
- Nevada Power Company
- Nevada Test Site
- North Las Vegas Shopping Center
- Pacific Fruit Express Company
- San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad Company
- Shirley Company
- Southern Nevada Power Company
- Stardust Hotel Casino
- Stauffer Chemical
- Sun Coast Hotel & Resort
- Sunrise Power Plant
- Tropicana Hotel
- Union Pacific Railroad Company
- Union Pacific System
- Western Laundry and Linen Rental Company
Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Las Vegas, Nevada
For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Las Vegas, Nevada. 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.
Southern Nevada Cancer Research Foundation
601 S. Rancho Dr., C-26
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Distance: 3.8 miles
Mesothelioma Doctors near Las Vegas, Nevada
For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100 mile radius of Las Vegas, Nevada. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about his/her background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.
Dr. Nicholas J. Vogelzang
Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada
Central Valley Treatment Center
3730 S. Eastern Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89169
Distance: 3.5 miles
Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Las Vegas, Nevada
Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Nevada, 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 Nevada
Nevada State Health Department emails show its high-ranking officials purposefully downplayed scientific asbestos research on the I-11 bypass project.
Naturally occurring asbestos was discovered near Las Vegas, Nevada during work on the new I-11 Interstate, which will be costly to remove.