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Marshfield, Wisconsin

Located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 10, Highway 13, and Highway 97, Marshfield is a city in Wood and Marathon counties. Marshfield is the largest city in Wood County. Only a small portion of the city extends into Marathon County which is part of the Wausau Metropolitan Statistical Area. Home to more than 18,000 people, Marshfield boasts a small town atmosphere , yet features big town amenities and opportunities. Originally referred to as “Hub City,” because of the number of trains that traveled through it, Marshfield continues to be a hub for businesses and families alike. Attractions in Marshfield include The Central Wisconsin State Fair, Wildwood Park & Zoo, and the World's Largest Round Barn.

Incorporated in 1883, Marshfield's first industry was a stave and spoke factory. Other early industry included a sawmill, a furniture factory, and flour and feed mill. Soon, other businesses would follow including an alcohol factory, hotels, saloons, newspapers, blacksmith, etc. Today in Marshfield major industries include health and research, metal-working/stainless steel, agricultural and dairy food processing, wood products and transportation/ distribution. Also, Marshfield is a regional medical center. Marshfield Clinic is the largest health care provider in the northern part of Wisconsin and Marshfield's largest employer. St. Joseph's Hospital is the only hospital in Marshfield, and is the second largest hospital in Wisconsin.

Marshfield’s longstanding industrial history places the city in a high risk category for asbestos exposure. Workers exposed to asbestos containing products have the possibility of developing mesothelioma, an asbestos related disease. If you were diagnosed with mesothelioma in Marshfield, you may benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma lawyer.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Marshfield

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

  • Alma Cheese Factory, Inc
  • Consolidated Badger
  • Grant Elementary School
  • Marshfield Clinic
  • Power Service Corporation
  • Roddis Lumber and Veneer Company
  • Roddis Plywood Corp
  • Thriftway Homes Center
  • Weyerhauser Company
  • Wildwood Power Plant

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Marshfield, Wisconsin

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