Williamsport, Pennsylvania Mesothelioma and Asbestos
Williamsport is the largest city in and the county seat of Lycoming County and is located in north central region of Pennsylvania. Home to more than 30,000 residents, Williamsport is consistently ranked among the "Top 300 Places to Live" in the United States by Money magazine. Known for its burgeoning arts community, vibrant downtown and Victorian architecture, Williamsport is probably best known as the birthplace of Little League Baseball. With over 200,000 teams in more than 80 countries around the world, Little League baseball is the world’s largest youth sports program. Thousands of visitors travel to the area every August from around the globe to participate in the championship tournament. Lycoming College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, and The Commonwealth Medical College are all located in Williamsport. Williamsport Regional Medical Center, also located in Williamsport, was recognized as one of the 2011 Thomson Reuters 50 Top Heart Hospitals in the United States.
Incorporated as a city on January 15, 1866, Williamsport quickly became known as the "Lumber Capital of the World" producing 350 million board feet per day during peak production, the highest level of production of lumber in the world. Williamsport later became known for producing the Lycoming aircraft engine. Bethlehem Wire Rope, a 46-acre manufacturing complex in Williamsport, is the single largest wire rope manufacturing facility in North America. Top employers in Williamsport include Susquehanna Health, Williamsport Area School District, Brodard Company, and West Pharmaceuticals.
We have confirmed that Williamsport, Pennsylvania has numerous jobsites where asbestos exposure has been prevalent putting workers and their loved ones at risk to develop an asbestos-related disease, such as mesothelioma cancer. If you or a loved one were diagnosed with mesothelioma in Williamsport, you may benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma lawyer.
Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Williamsport
The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Williamsport where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.
- Country Dry Wall
- Glyco Chemicals Division
- Lycoming Edison Company
- Lycoming Electric Company
- Lycoming Rubber Company
- Park Hotel
- Phoenix Utility Company
- R.J. Carey Company
- Stone & Webster Engineering
- Sweet's Steel
- Williamsport Powerhouse
- Williamsport Technical Institute
Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Williamsport, 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.
Asbestos Related News in Pennsylvania
Keytruda® (pembrolizumab) is continuing shown promise as a treatment for patients with mesothelioma cancer. Read more about this and other new treatments at Mesothelioma.com.
Asbestos was discovered at the Mill Run project site in Levittown, Pennsylvania during construction into a mixed-use assisted care facility.