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Erie, Pennsylvania

Asbestos Exposure in Erie, PA

Located on the shores of Lake Erie in northwestern Pennsylvania, Erie is a city in and the seat of government for Erie County. Home to more than 100,000 residents, Erie is Pennsylvania's fourth largest city, the only lake port city, and the only significant city located on the Great Lakes. Known variously as the "Flagship City" and the "Gem City", Erie attracts millions of visitors annually to enjoy numerous outdoor activities. The area's largest attraction is Presque Isle State Park.

Founded in 1795, Erie emerged as a maritime center, then as an important railroad hub in the mid-19th century, and a center for iron and steel manufacturing by the late-19th century thriving well into the 20th century with heavy industry. Erie's importance gradually faded during the second half of the 20th Century as the age of lake trade, commercial fishing, and American manufacturing dominance declined. Today, Erie's manufacturing sector remains prominent in the local economy generating more than 25% of the jobs. Erie's largest employer is General Electric Transportation Systems, a manufacturer of locomotives. Ten percent of the USA's plastics are manufactured or finished in Erie-based plastics plants. Other mid-sized industries have emerged in recent years including healthcare, higher education, tourism, as well as biofuels and environmental research.

Erie’s sustained manufacturing and industrial history places the city in a high risk category for asbestos exposure. Workers exposed to asbestos containing materials have the chance of developing an asbestos related cancer. For your convenience, we have listed mesothelioma cancer centers located in or near Erie, Pennsylvania at the bottom of this page. Mesothelioma attorneys may be able to assist you if you or a loved one were exposed to asbestos in Erie.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Erie

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

  • Aluminum Company of America
  • Ball Engine Company
  • Barron College
  • Black and Germer
  • Consumers Power
  • Continental Rubber Works
  • Detroit Steel Products Company
  • Eric City Iron Works
  • Eric Forge & Steel
  • Erie Coke Company
  • Erie County Electric Company
  • Erie Electric Motor Company of Erie Pa.
  • Erie Forge and Steel Company
  • Erie Lighting Company
  • Erie Malebus Iron
  • Erie Works
  • F.H. Kalbfleisch
  • G.A.F. Corp Industrial Prod Div
  • General Electric Company
  • H.T.Watson Company
  • Hammermill Paper Company
  • Hamot Hospital
  • Hamot Medical Center
  • Hydro-Blast Corporation
  • Interlake Iron Company
  • International Paper Company
  • K & L Refractory Service
  • Laco-Mcmullen Company Inc.
  • Linde Company
  • Lovell Manufacturing Company
  • McEnery Company
  • Mill Creek School
  • Millcreek Mall
  • Norfolk & Western Railroad
  • Nosco
  • Oldman Boiler Works
  • Pennsylvania Electric Company
  • Pennsylvania Gas Company
  • Pennsylvania Railroad
  • Pennsylvania Rubber Company
  • Perry Iron Company
  • Quint Corp
  • Rubel
  • Sans Corporation
  • Skinner Engine Company
  • Union Iron Works
  • Wellman - Seaver Morgan Company
  • Whiting Corporation
  • Zurn Industries

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Erie, Pennsylvania

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

Elm and Carlton Streets
Buffalo, NY 14263

Distance: 81.4 miles

11100 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

Distance: 89.5 miles

2010 East 90th Street
Cleveland, OH 44195

Distance: 93.9 miles

667 Eastland Avenue South East
Warren, OH 44484

Distance: 69.0 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Erie, Pennsylvania

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

Dr. Sai Yendamuri
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Elm and Carlton Streets
Buffalo, NY 14263

Distance: 81.4 miles

Dr. Nathan Pennell
The Cleveland Clinic’s Taussig Cancer Institute
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
9500 Euclid Avenue, Mail Code R30
Cleveland, OH 44195

Distance: 93.9 miles

Dr. James Stevenson
Cleveland Clinic/Taussig Cancer Institute
Mail Code R35
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195

Distance: 93.9 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Erie, Pennsylvania

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