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Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure in Gardena, California

Gardena is a city in Los Angeles County, California. Spanning 5.9 miles, Gardena is a small but urbanized community located within the South Bay Basin, 13 miles from downtown Los Angeles. The city of Gardena was incorporated in 1930. At that time Gardena was a small farming community of about 20,000 people, today Gardena’s population is over 58,000.

Gardena is bordered by Athens, Harbor Gateway, Torrance, Alondra Park, and Hawthorne.

The early beginnings of Gardena as a community of homes date back to the 1880s. Civil War veteran Spencer Roane Thorpe is credited with starting the first settlement in Gardena in 1887. Railroads put Gardena on the map following a real estate boom in the Los Angeles area in the 1880s. Because of its acres of berries, the city was dubbed "Berryland”. However, the berry industry suffered at the time of World War I as other crops were supported by the war economy. In 1970, Nissin Foods, a world-wide company based in Japan that makes instant ramen noodles, established its headquarters and processing plant in Gardena and is among Gardena’s top employers. Other large employers include Memorial Hospital of Gardena, United Parcel Service, and Normandie Casino.

Gardena, California has numerous jobsites known for their use of asbestos-containing products, making asbestos exposure an ongoing concern. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma in Gardena, you may benefit from contacting Dr. Robert B. Cameron. Mesothelioma lawyers may also be able to assist you if you or a loved one were exposed to asbestos in Gardena.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Gardena

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

  • Amelco Industries
  • Arco Refinery
  • Chromizing Company
  • Dow Chemical
  • East West Refining Company
  • Gardena High School (Lausd)
  • Goldberg Metal Refining Company
  • Guy T Martin Company Incorporated
  • Honeywell, Inc.
  • Industrial Heater Company
  • J. Carmer Company
  • Lafleur Corporation
  • Mills Iron Works
  • Minneapolis-Honeywell
  • Nission Foods Usa Company Inc
  • Pacific Chromalox, Inc
  • Pacific Sintered Metals Company
  • Production Steel
  • S. & L. Manufacturing Company
  • S-G Metals, Inc.
  • Sonken-Galomba Corporation
  • Sprague Engineering
  • Us Post Office

Contact a Mesothelioma Doctor near Gardena, California

We have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that practice within a 100-mile radius of Gardena, California. Click on a specific doctor link to obtain more information about their areas of expertise, background, professional affiliations, and office locations.

University of California Los Angeles Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Distance: 14.2 miles

Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Distance: 16.3 miles

City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte, CA 91010
Distance: 26.2 miles

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

Distance: 94.7 miles

Ridley-Tree Cancer Center
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Distance: 96.2 miles

Find a Mesothelioma Cancer Center near Gardena, California

For your convenience, we have prepared the following list of mesothelioma cancer centers located within a 100-mile radius of Gardena, California. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more detailed information about the resources available at each one.

Los Angeles, CA 90033
Distance: 12.0 miles

Los Angeles, CA 90048
Distance: 13.1 miles

Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Care Center
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Distance: 14.8 miles

St. Joseph Hospital of Orange
Orange, CA 92868

Distance: 25.1 miles

Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Orange, CA 92868

Distance: 25.1 miles

Duarte, CA 91010
Distance: 26.2 miles

La Jolla, CA 92037
Distance: 93.3 miles

La Jolla, CA 92037
Distance: 93.3 miles

Moores Cancer Center
La Jolla, CA 92093

Distance: 94.7 miles

Mesothelioma Patient Support Services near Gardena

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 Gardena, California for your convenience.

California Treatment Support Services

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Gardena, California

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

Legal Help for Gardena Residents with Mesothelioma

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.

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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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Lawyer for Mesothelioma Victims and Their Families

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