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Port Newark, New Jersey

Port Newark is a marine terminal and container ship facility on Newark Bay in New Jersey. Constructed on former tidal wetlands belonging to the city of Newark, Port Newark is now part of the combined Port Newark-Elizabeth Marine Terminal. Jointly operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the terminal is the largest on the East Coast, and among the worlds busiest. During World War II, Port Newark was also the site of a Federal Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company shipyard which built destroyers for the Navy.

Port Newark, New Jersey has been an active shipping port since the early 20th century, a time when asbestos-containing materials were widely used in transportation and industry. Asbestos exposure and its accompanying risk of mesothelioma cancer, are an ongoing concern for workers and their loved ones. If you were exposed to asbestos in Port Newark, you may benefit from seeking the advice of an asbestos lawyer.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Port Newark

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

  • American Lumber and Treating Company
  • Eastern Steam Specialty Company
  • Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company
  • Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
  • Long Island Jewish Hospital
  • North Side of Port Newark
  • Panya
  • Port of New York Authority
  • Westinghouse Electric and Maufacturing Company
  • Westinghouse Electric International
  • William Spencer & Son Corp

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Port Newark, New Jersey

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

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