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Asbestos Exposure in Eureka, CA

Located 280 miles north of San Francisco, the city of Eureka serves as the center for government, healthcare, trade, and the arts for the far north coast region of California. Situated along Humboldt Bay, Eureka is the largest port between San Francisco and Coos Bay offering marinas and industrial docking facilities. It is the county seat of Humboldt County and home to more than 27,000 people. The city is the site of hundreds of significant Victorian homes, situated at the head of its Old Town Historic District. Eureka is also site of the Sequoia Park Zoo, California's oldest zoo.

The economic base of the city was originally founded on timber, fishing, and supplying gold mining efforts inland. Gold mining diminished quickly in the early years. By 1854, Eureka was quickly becoming a major player in the west coast lumber trade; it was home to seven of nine mills processing timber into marketable lumber on Humboldt. One year later 140 lumber schooners operated in Humboldt Bay, supplying lumber to other booming cities along the Pacific coast. In 1914, the first major, reliable land route was established between San Francisco and Eureka with the opening of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad, connecting Eureka through Willits, California to the northern shore of San Francisco Bay. In Eureka, both the timber industry and commercial fishing have diminished, particularly in the latter decades of the 20th Century. Today, significant industries in Eureka are tourism, timber, healthcare, education, and services. Major employers today in Eureka include College of the Redwoods, The County of Humboldt, and St. Joseph Hospital.

Use of asbestos materials was prevalent for much of the 20th century at numerous jobsites in Eureka, California. Working with and/or around asbestos materials increases a person’s risk of developing asbestos cancer. An asbestos law firm may also be able to assist you if you or a loved one were exposed to asbestos in Eureka.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Eureka

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

  • Armstrong Contracting & Supply Corporation
  • Chicago Bridge & Iron Shipbuilding
  • Chicago Bridge and Iron Shipyard
  • College of The Redwoods
  • Crown Simpson Pulp Company
  • Crown Zellerbach Corporation
  • Crown-Simpson
  • Eureka Chemical Plant
  • Eureka Convalescence Hospital Sanitarium
  • Eureka Inn
  • Eureka Lumber Company
  • Eureka Mill
  • Eureka Plywood Company
  • Eureka Samoa Powerhouse
  • Georgia Pacific Paper Mill
  • Holmes Eureka Lumber Company
  • Humboldt Sons Company
  • Keenan Pipe & Supply Company
  • Kirkwood Bly
  • Louisiana Pacific
  • Lowrie Paving Company
  • Montgomery Wards
  • North Mountain Power Company
  • P G and E Humboldt Bay Power Plant
  • Pacific Gas & Electric Company
  • Plant Asbestos Company
  • Schmidbauer Lumber, Incorporated
  • Simpson Lumber Company
  • Simpson Paper Company
  • Simpson Redwood Company
  • Simpson Timber Company
  • St. Mary's Hospital
  • West Coast Burner Company
  • Western States Gas and Electric Company

Find a Mesothelioma Doctor near Eureka, California

If you need help getting an accurate diagnosis or developing a treatment plan, the following mesothelioma doctors and oncologists who practice near Eureka, California have the expertise to assist you. More detailed information about each doctor is available by clicking on the appropriate doctor detail link. Details about their background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations and contact information is provided.

Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Ridley-Tree Cancer Center
Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Stanford School of Medicine
Stanford, CA 94305

Pulmonary Medicine Associates
Roseville, CA 95661

City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte, CA 91010

UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
San Francisco, CA 94143

UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
San Francisco, CA 94143

University of California Los Angeles Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 90024

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

Contact a Mesothelioma Cancer Center near Eureka

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located in California. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered, areas of expertise and how to contact the cancer center.

Los Angeles, CA 90048

La Jolla, CA 92037

St. Joseph Hospital of Orange
Orange, CA 92868

Stanford Cancer Center
Stanford, CA 94305

La Jolla, CA 92037

Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
San Francisco, CA 94115

Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Orange, CA 92868

Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Care Center
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Moores Cancer Center
La Jolla, CA 92093

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Eureka, California

Don’t lose your right to file a mesothelioma claim. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Eureka, California, you may be entitled to compensation. You must file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of California.

Mesothelioma Law Firms Servicing Eureka, 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 Mesothelioma Patients in Eureka

Asbestos-Related News in California

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Editor in Chief, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

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Lawyer for Mesothelioma Victims and Their Families

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