Known as "The Biggest Little City in the World", Reno is the fourth most populous city in Nevada, with a population of more than 220,000. The city serves as the county seat of Washoe County, located along the western border of Nevada about 20 miles east of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and Lake Tahoe. In the middle of it all stands the city's most renowned symbol, the Reno Arch. Reno is famous for its casinos, and is the birthplace of the gaming corporation Harrah's Entertainment. Modern Reno boasts a thriving cultural scene, a refurbished downtown area, and many year-round resorts in the nearby mountains.
After the legalization of casino gambling by the Nevada state legislature in 1931, many gambling establishments formed in Reno marking the start of a tourist industry, which currently remains the major industry in the Reno area. The hotel and casino industry attracts more than five million visitors each year and contributes more than $4 billion to the local economy annually. Reno has quietly grown into a significant transportation hub for the western United States and has developed a diverse economic base with a strong presence in manufacturing and logistics in industries such as computers, electronics, financial services, and communications. This diversity supports a thriving local economy. Large employers in the Reno area today include the University of Nevada and Washoe Medical Center, Inc.
Reno, Nevada’s substantial history of manufacturing and construction activity makes asbestos exposure an ongoing concern. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, and you are looking for a mesothelioma doctor, scroll down to see a list of those located in and around Reno. If you were exposed to asbestos in Reno, you may benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma attorney.
Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Reno
The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Reno where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.
- Reno Convention Center
- Reno Feed and Seed Spur
- Sierra Pacific Power Company
- Soda Lake I & II
- Southern Pacific Company
- State Printing Office
- Stead Air Force Base
- Steamboat Power Plants
- Tracy Generating Station
- University of Nevada
- Washoe Medical Center
- Wells Fargo Dock
Mesothelioma Doctors near Reno, Nevada
For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100 mile radius of Reno, Nevada. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about his/her background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.
Dr. Mark W. Lischner
Pulmonary Medicine Associates
5 Medical Plaza Drive, Suite 190
Roseville, CA 95661
Distance: 97.6 miles
Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Reno, 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.