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Long Beach, with a population of more than 460,000, is the seventh largest city in California, and the second largest city within Greater Los Angeles. The city of Long Beach occupies 51.4 square miles in Los Angeles County. Incorporated in 1888, Long Beach grew as a seaside resort with light agricultural uses. Gradually the oil industry, Navy shipyard and facilities, and port became the mainstays of the city.

Today, Long Beach is a significant maritime center of the United States and was recently nicknamed, “Aquatic Capital of the Nation”. The Port of Long Beach is the second busiest container port in the United States and one of the shipping ports in the world. Long Beach also has a large oil industry with the substance being found both underground and offshore. Manufacturing sectors include those in aircraft, car parts, electronic and audiovisual equipment, and home furnishings. Long Beach has also prospered with the development of high-technology and aerospace industries in the area. Among Long Beach’s top employers are Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St. Mary Medical Center, The Boeing Company, and the City of Long Beach.

Long Beach, California has a history of industry in fields known for their use of asbestos-containing materials. Workers and others exposed to asbestos may be at risk for mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. If you were exposed to asbestos in Long Beach, you may benefit from seeking the advice of an asbestos lawyer.

01. Exposure Sites

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Long Beach

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

  • Ace Steamship Company
  • Action Trucking Company
  • Aes Alamitos Generatin Station
  • Air Research
  • Alamitos Steam Station
  • Amercargo Corporation
  • American Chemical Corporation
  • American Export Lines
  • Apex Smelting Company
  • Arco Marine, Inc.
  • Arco Refinery
  • Atlantic Richfield Company
  • B. F. Goodrich Chemical Company
  • Beavers Industrial Furnace
  • Bethlehem Steel Shipyard
  • Bill Williams Welding Shop
  • Bixby Hotel
  • Byron Jackson Company
  • Cadwallader-Gibson Commpany
  • California Shipbuilding/ Terminal Island
  • Celite Company (Jm)
  • Century Oil Company
  • City Hall
  • Continental Oil Company
  • Crosby & Overton
  • Cunningham-Britton Housing Tract
  • Curtis Corporation
  • Department of Water & Power
  • Diamond Cab Company
  • Dix Chemical Company
  • Douglas Aircraft Company
  • Douglas Oil (Hynes Refinery)
  • Douglas Oil Refinery
  • Dye Masters, Inc.
  • Edington Oil Company
  • Edison Building
  • Edison Power Plant
  • Estado Petroleum Corporation
  • Exeter Refining (Hynes Refinery)
  • F S Bickner
  • Fabrication Shop
  • First Baptist Church
  • Firth Steamship Company
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Fowler & Graham Boat Builders – Shipyard
  • General Petroleum
  • General Telephone Company
  • General Welding & Ship Repair
  • Gilmore Oil Company
  • Golden State Company
  • Golden State Woolen Mills
  • Grayson Controls
  • Hancock Oil Company
  • Hancock Oil Refinery
  • Harbor Boat Pipeline
  • Haynes Generating Station
  • Haynes Powerhouse
  • Haynes Steam Plant
  • Hoxie, George H.
  • Hughes Aircraft
  • Humble Oil & Refining
  • Huntway Refining
  • Hydro Mechanical Company
  • Isbrandtsen Company
  • J.H. Baxter & Company
  • Johns-Manville
  • Kaiser Gypsum
  • Karpen Plywood Job
  • Keystone Shipping Company
  • Kimbrel Bros Incorporated Shipyard
  • Ladwp Haynes Gen. Sta
  • Ledora Apartments
  • Lewis Foods
  • Lilly Shipping Agency
  • Long Beach Auditorium
  • Long Beach Flood Control
  • Long Beach General Hospital
  • Long Beach Harbor
  • Long Beach Hospital
  • Long Beach Linen & Supply Company
  • Long Beach Marine Repair Company
  • Long Beach Memorial Hospital
  • Long Beach Memorial Medical Ctr
  • Long Beach Naval Air Station
  • Long Beach Naval Hospital
  • Long Beach Naval Shipyard
  • Long Beach School District
  • Long Beach State College
  • Long Beach Steam Plant
  • Long Beach Team Track
  • Long Beach Veteran’s Affairs Hospital
  • Long Beach Water Injection
  • Los Angeles Dept Water Power
  • Los Angeles Shipbuilding
  • Macmillian Ring Free Oil Company
  • Martin-Marietta
  • Master Cleaners & Dryers
  • Mastic Tile
  • Matson Navigation
  • Mcdonnell Douglas Corporation
  • Mcmillan Refinery
  • Memorial Hospital of Long Beach
  • Mobil Oil
  • Monsanto Chemical Company
  • Mountain View Diaries, Inc
  • Mundet Cork Shipyard
  • National Gypsum Company
  • National Sales
  • Naval Drydocks
  • Northrup Aviation Corporation
  • Ocean Salt Company
  • Offco Acquisition Corporation
  • Oil Operators
  • Pacific Atlantic Steamship Company
  • Pacific Coast Borax
  • Pacific Valves Shop
  • Philippine President Lines
  • Phillips Processing Units
  • Plant Asbestos Company
  • Port Welding
  • Procter & Gamble Manufacturing. Company
  • Proctor & Gamble
  • Rachael Lab
  • Richfield Oil Corporation
  • Richfield Oil Marine Terminal
  • Sce Alamitos Generating Sta
  • Sea-Land Services
  • Sears Roebuck & Company
  • Shanley Gasoline Company
  • Shell Oil Company
  • Shoveler
  • SO California Edison Company
  • Soule Steel Company
  • South Pacific Canning Company
  • Southern California Edison Company
  • St Marys Hospital
  • Standard Gypsum Company
  • Standard Gypsum Company of California
  • States Lines
  • States Steamship Company
  • Stauffer Chemical
  • Surf Energy
  • Texaco Refinery
  • Texaco Service Station
  • Texas Inc
  • Thums
  • Todd Shipyard
  • Toucan
  • Transpacific Company, Limited
  • Twining Laboratories
  • United States Naval Base, Terminal Island
  • United States Navy
  • Us Coast Guard (Pier 16)
  • Va Hospital
  • Walkers Department Store
  • Watson Carbon & Chemical
  • Webster Cobberly & Holmes Schools
  • West Coast Cannery
  • Western Pipe & Steel
  • Western Tube and Conduit
  • William P. Andrews Oil Company
02. Doctors

Mesothelioma Doctors near Long Beach, California

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

Dr. Robert Brian Cameron
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center
Thoracic Surgery
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Dr. Michael Y. Chang
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Dr. Ravi Salgia
City of Hope
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte, CA 91010

Dr. Joel M. Baumgartner
University of California San Diego (UCSD) Health
Moores Cancer Center
La Jolla, CA 92093

03. Cancer Centers

Contact a Cancer Center near Long Beach, California

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

University of California, Irvine
Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Building 23; Route 81
Orange, CA 92868

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 90048

University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 90095

University of Southern California (USC)
Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
Los Angeles, CA 90033

City of Hope
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte, CA 91010

Sanford Burnham Prebys
Medical Discovery Institute
La Jolla, CA 92037

Salk Institute
La Jolla, CA 92037

04. Support Services

Locate Cancer Support Services Near Long Beach

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 Long Beach, California for your convenience.

California Treatment Support Services
Counseling & Support Groups
  • Center for Cancer Counseling 
    (Newport Beach)
    949-474-4337
  • Simonton Cancer Center 
    (Malibu)
    800-459-3424
Long-Term Housing
  • Orange County Ronald McDonald House 
    (Orange)
    714-639-3600
  • Grandma’s House of Hope 
    (Santa Ana)
    714-833-5333
Patient Transport
  • TLC Medical Transport 
    (San Diego)
    619-284-7433
  • TLC Medical Transport 
    (Orange County)
    949-830-7433
  • Ambiance Medical Transportation 
    (Sun Valley)
    818-955-5757
Physical Therapy
  • Progressive Physical Therapy and Rehab 
    (Orange)
    714-547-1140
  • St. Jude Crosson Cancer Institute 
    (Fullerton)
    714-871-3280
  • Progressive Physical Therapy and Rehab 
    (Costa Mesa)
    949-631-0125
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center 
    (Los Angeles)
    310-423-9290
  • City of Hope 
    (Duarte)
    626-256-4673, ext 63339
  • Disney Family Cancer Center Oncology Rehabilitation Department 
    (Burbank)
    818-748-4751
05. Filing a Lawsuit

Filing a Mesothelioma Claim in Long Beach, 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 Long Beach, California, you may be entitled to compensation. You must file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of California.

06. Law Firms

Legal Help for Long Beach Residents with Mesothelioma

Dean, Omar and Branham, L.L.P.

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 & Meisenkothen

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.

Gori Julian & Associates, P.C.

At The Gori Law Firm, 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.

Kaiser Gornick LLP

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.

Kazan McClain Slatterley & Greenwood

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

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.Simmons Hanly Conroy

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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Written by

Linda Molinari Editor in Chief

Linda Molinari has more than 15 years of experience as a writer and advocate for mesothelioma patients and a ban on asbestos.


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Jennifer Lucarelli Legal Advisor and Contributor

Jennifer Lucarelli is a partner at the law firm of Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen, specializing in asbestos litigation.


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Long Beach, with a population of more than 460,000, is the seventh largest city in California, and the second largest city within Greater Los Angeles. The city of Long Beach occupies 51.4 square miles in Los Angeles County. Incorporated in 1888, Long Beach grew as a seaside resort with light agricultural uses. Gradually the oil industry, Navy shipyard and facilities, and port became the mainstays of the city.

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