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Burlington, Vermont

Situated on the eastern shore of Lake Champlain and 45 miles south of the U.S.-Canadian border, Burlington, Vermont is the largest city in and the county seat of Chittenden County. Home to more than 42,000 residents, Burlington is the hub of the Burlington-South Burlington metropolitan area. In 2010, Burlington was named by Kiplinger's Personal Finance as one of the "10 Best Cities for the Next Decade." In 2009, Forbes magazine selected Burlington as one of the "prettiest" cities, featuring a picture of the Church Street Marketplace, the city's famous pedestrian mall which offers more than 75 specialty shops and 15 national retailers. Also, the University of Vermont (UVM), Burlington College, and Champlain College are all located in Burlington.

Incorporated in 1865, Burlington was a thriving lumbering and manufacturing center. In the early and mid-1900s, heavier industry began to establish in Burlington, particularly in the South End of the city. Today, Burlington's economy is based largely on education and health services; trade, transportation, utilities, and manufacturing. The largest employer in the city proper is Fletcher Allen Health Care and The University of Vermont. Corporate headquarters located in Burlington include Burton Snowboards, Bruegger's, Seventh Generation Inc., and Lake Champlain Chocolates. Additionally, the G.S. Blodgett Company, established in 1848 and still operating in Burlington, is one of the oldest and largest commercial oven companies in the country.

We have confirmed that Burlington has several jobsites where workers and their loved ones were exposed to asbestos over the years. Asbestos exposure puts individuals at risk for developing an asbestos-related disease such as mesothelioma cancer. Mesothelioma cancer centers near Burlington are listed at the bottom of this page. Additionally, mesothelioma lawyers may be able to assist you if you were exposed to asbestos in Burlington and diagnosed with mesothelioma.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Burlington

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

  • Blodgett Supply Company, Inc.
  • Burlington Light Heat and Power Company
  • Burlington Water Dept.
  • General Electric
  • Hiawaitha School
  • Joel H Gates and Company
  • Mary Fletcher Hospital
  • Queen City Cotton Company
  • St. Johnsbury Trucking Terminal
  • Student Resident Hall Complex
  • University of Vermont
  • Vermont Savings Bank

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Burlington, Vermont

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


Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Barbara E. Rubin Building
One Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, NH 03756

Distance: 71.7 miles


University of Vermont College of Medicine
89 Beaumont Avenue
Burlington, VT 05405

Distance: 2.0 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Burlington, Vermont

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

Dr. Claire Verschraegen
Vermont Regional Cancer Center
Hematology/Oncology Division, UVM Given College of Medicine Building
89 Beaumont Avenue, Suite E-214
Burlington, VT 05405

Distance: 2.0 miles

Dr. Cherie P. Erkmen
Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
One Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, NH 03756

Distance: 71.7 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Burlington, Vermont

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