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Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure in Compton, California

Compton is a city in southern Los Angeles County, California. Home to nearly 100,000 residents, Compton occupies 10.1 square miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles. The settlement was originally named Gibsonville, after one of the tract owners and was later renamed Comptonville. However, to avoid confusion with the Comptonville located in Yuba County, the name was shortened to Compton in 1869. Compton is one of the oldest cities in the county and on May 11, 1888, was the eighth city in California to incorporate. Neighborhoods in Compton include: Sunny Cove, Leland, Downtown Compton, and the Richland Farms.

Compton is known as the “Hub City” because of its unique position in almost the exact geographical center of Los Angeles County; Compton is strategically located along the Alameda Corridor, a passageway for 25% of all United States waterborne international trade. Compton is quickly emerging as a large industrial center in Los Angeles County for transit and distribution, business services, high technology, home and lifestyle products, metals, financial services, and textile manufacturing.

Reports of asbestos exposure at several job sites in Compton, California have been confirmed. Accordingly, workers from those particular job sites are noted as having an increased risk for developing an asbestos-related disease such as mesothelioma cancer. Mesothelioma attorneys may be able to assist you if you or a loved one were exposed to asbestos in Compton.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Compton

If you worked at any of these companies and/or job sites in Compton, California, you may have been exposed to harmful asbestos which is known to cause mesothelioma cancer.

  • Aero Alloys
  • Associated Piping and Engineering
  • Battenfeld Grease & Oil Corporation
  • Charles E. Wardman Company
  • Compton Community College
  • Compton Courthouse
  • Continental Forge
  • Crager Industries
  • De Menno
  • Folgers Coffee Company
  • General American Transportation Corporation
  • Harvill Corporation
  • Hc Smith Oil & Tool
  • Johns Manville
  • Keystone Fabricating Company
  • L.A. County Sanitation
  • Lloyd A Fry Roofing Company
  • Magnesium Alloy Products Company
  • Mcclatchie Manufacturing Company
  • Southern California Edison Company
  • Texaco
  • Therma-Bond Asphalt
  • Treasure Craft
  • Trumbull Asphalt Company
  • Union Oil
  • W.P. Fuller Company
  • Western Air & Refrigeration, Inc.
  • Western Kraft Corporation
  • Wilson, A.K. Lumber Company

Contact a Mesothelioma Doctor near Compton, California

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

Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Distance: 17.0 miles

University of California Los Angeles Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Distance: 17.2 miles

City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte, CA 91010
Distance: 23.2 miles

University of California San Diego Cancer Center
Moores Cancer Center
La Jolla, CA 92093

Distance: 91.8 miles

Contact a Mesothelioma Cancer Center near Compton, California

We have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers within a 100-mile radius of Compton, California. Click on a specific cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered, affiliated mesothelioma doctors and how to contact the cancer center.

Los Angeles, CA 90033
Distance: 11.2 miles

Los Angeles, CA 90048
Distance: 15.3 miles

Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Care Center
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Distance: 17.8 miles

St. Joseph Hospital of Orange
Orange, CA 92868

Distance: 20.8 miles

Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Orange, CA 92868

Distance: 20.8 miles

Duarte, CA 91010
Distance: 23.2 miles

La Jolla, CA 92037
Distance: 90.3 miles

La Jolla, CA 92037
Distance: 90.3 miles

Moores Cancer Center
La Jolla, CA 92093

Distance: 91.8 miles

Mesothelioma Patient Support Services near Compton

While receiving treatment, mesothelioma patients may find a need for temporary lodging, patient transport, physical therapy or counseling. We have compiled a list of these cancer support services near Compton, California for your convenience.

California Treatment Support Services

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Compton, California

If you were exposed to asbestos at a commercial, residential or military site in Compton, California and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you may be entitled to compensation. Don’t lose your right to file a lawsuit to hold those responsible accountable. You must act quickly and file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of California.

Mesothelioma Lawyers Servicing Compton, California

Dean, Omar & Branham, LLP is a law firm dedicated to using the legal profession to make our community safer. When someone is badly hurt because someone else did not act reasonably, we are here to help provide whatever justice the legal system can give the family who has been wronged.

Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney and Meisenkothen is a national law firm recognized for its representation of over 3,000 hardworking men and women who have been exposed to asbestos and diagnosed with mesothelioma. ELSM's experience in asbestos litigation spans four decades.

At Gori Julian and Associates, P.C., we have handled hundreds of mesothelioma lawsuits on behalf of people throughout the United States. This experience allows us to choose jurisdiction in which to file your case based on many factors including but not limited to state of residence, jobsites, and previous and current employers.

The lawyers of Kaiser Gornick LLP in San Francisco have extensive experience handling mesothelioma claims. We have obtained substantial compensation for our clients in successful verdicts and settlements.

Since its founding in 1974, Kazan Law has represented thousands of people suffering from asbestos related illnesses, particularly mesothelioma. Our principals are among the most experienced mesothelioma lawyers in the country.

Levin Simes is staffed with expert attorneys with decades of total experience litigating and trying mesothelioma cases.  Our staff of lawyers, investigators, and legal assistants are here to assist you and your family with both the legal aspects of your diagnosis, and the personal and medical.

As one of the nation’s leading mesothelioma law firms, Simmons Hanly Conroy has a proven track record. Every mesothelioma lawyer at the firm is committed to helping families affected by mesothelioma and asbestos-related diseases.

Resources for Compton, California Mesothelioma Patients

Asbestos-Related News in California

Researchers Explore Stem Cells for Personalized Cancer Vaccines

Stanford, California - June 26, 2018

Researchers at Stanford University discovered stem cells that could lead to a breakthrough for personalized cancer vaccines. Learn more at

New Documentary Shines Light on Asbestos and Mesothelioma

San Luis Obispo, California - March 13, 2018

After their grandmother’s death from mesothelioma, two cousins decided to create a documentary to raise awareness on the disease. Learn more at

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