Eugene spans approximately 41.5 square miles, located at the south end of the Willamette Valley, at the confluence of the McKenzie and Willamette rivers, about 50 miles east of the Oregon Coast. Known for its small-town atmosphere, Eugene is home to more than 155,000 residents; it’s the second largest city in Oregon and the seat of Lane County. Incorporated in 1862, the city's slogan is "A Great City for the Arts and Outdoors" due to its natural beauty, recreational opportunities, and emphasis on the arts. Nicknames associated with Eugene are "Emerald City" and "Track Town, USA".
Major industries in Eugene include wood products manufacturing and recreational vehicle manufacturing. Today, Eugene's largest employers are PeaceHealth Medical Group, the University of Oregon, and the Eugene School District. Eugene is also home to the University of Oregon.
Use of asbestos containing materials occurred frequently for years at numerous jobsites in Eugene, Oregon, particularly at Willamette Valley Wood Chemical Company, E.J. Bartels Company, and Bohemia Lumber Company. Accordingly, asbestos exposure has been an issue for workers and their loved ones. Asbestos attorneys may be able to give guidance if you were exposed to asbestos in Eugene and then diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer.
Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Eugene
The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Eugene where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.
- Armstrong Contracting & Supply Corporation
- Associated Plywood Mills
- Bailey Hill
- Bohemia Lumber Company
- Cascade Fiber Company
- Chase Gardens
- Domestic Laundry
- E J Bartels Company
- Eugene Fruit Growers Association
- Eugene Water & Electric
- Eugene Water Board
- First National Bank
- Lane County Electric Company
- Lane Mill
- Lane Plywood
- Shipworth Juvenile Building
- Teachers Credit Union Building
- University of Oregon
- Williamette Valley Wood Chemical Company
Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Eugene, Oregon
For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Eugene, Oregon. 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.
Samaritan Regional Cancer Center
501 NW Elks Drive
Corvallis, OR 97330
Distance: 41.6 miles
Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Eugene, Oregon
Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Oregon, 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 Oregon
The first season of asbestos abatement work at the North Ridge Estates Superfund site in Klamath Falls, Oregon, is drawing to a close. Read more at Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
Asbestos clean up has begun at a site in Northwest Portland where a natural gas explosion occurred three months ago.