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Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure in Palo Alto, California

Asbestos Exposure in Palo Alto, CA

Palo Alto, named after a redwood tree called El Palo Alto, is a community of approximately 61,200 residents in California. Located in the northwest corner of Santa Clara County, 35 miles south of San Francisco and 14 miles north of San Jose, Palo Alto is part of the San Francisco Metropolitan Bay Area and the Silicon Valley. The city, a blend of business and residential areas, occupies approximately 26 square miles, of which one-third is open space.

Palo Alto is recognized worldwide as a leader in cutting-edge technological development. Palo Alto serves as a central economic focal point of the Silicon Valley, and is home to more than 7,000 businesses employing more than 98,000 people. The city's economy generally follows the economic trends of the rest of the Silicon Valley. The city is headquarters to a number of high-technology companies including Facebook. Included among the top employers in Palo Alto are Stanford University; Space Systems, Loral; Veteran's Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System; City of Palo Alto; and Hewlett-Packard.

Palo Alto, California has many jobsites where asbestos exposure occurred. Those who worked with and/or around asbestos containing materials are potentially at risk to develop asbestos cancer. If you were diagnosed with mesothelioma in Palo Alto, you may also benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma attorney.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Palo Alto

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

  • Airport Control Tower
  • Alta Mass Cemetery
  • Alts Mircowave Electronic
  • Applied Technology
  • Atla Mesa Memorial P.R.
  • Beckman Instruments
  • Bouder Carpet
  • Bullocks Stanford Center
  • California Lands Office Building
  • Carad Chemical Corporation
  • City of Palo Alto
  • Control Data Center
  • Crescent Parks School
  • Diversified Computer Applications
  • Eastman Kodak
  • Emporium
  • Episcopal Church - Wavery & Hamilton
  • Equitable Savings Building - Bryant & Hamilton
  • Fairchild Camera
  • Fairchild Liquid Nitrogen
  • Fairchild Semiconductor
  • Forest Avenue Apartments
  • Freiden Laboratory
  • Green Gables School
  • Hewlett Packard Company
  • Holiday Inn
  • Hyatt House Hotel
  • Kellogg Company
  • Leland Stanford University
  • Linear Accelerator
  • Macy's (Stanford Shopping Center)
  • Mayfield Mall
  • Mings of Palo Alto
  • National Chickle Company
  • Ohlones School - Library Resource Center
  • Palo Alto Hospital
  • Palo Alto Municipal Service Center
  • Palo Alto Square
  • Palo Alto Water and Light Works
  • Peland Stanford Jr University
  • Philco Corporation
  • Philco Ford
  • Precision Insturments
  • Psychiatric Unit
  • Romic Chemical Company
  • Roscoe Maples Pavillion-Stanford University
  • Safeway
  • Sanco Pipelines, Inc.
  • Santa Clara School For The Physically Handicapped
  • Singer Office & Research Building
  • Smith Kline & French
  • Space Air Conditioning
  • Space Systems/Loral, Inc.
  • Standard University
  • Stanford Bioscience Laboratory
  • Stanford Childrens Hospital
  • Stanford Hi Energy Physics Laboratory
  • Stanford Hospita
  • Stanford Linear Accelerator
  • Stanford Medical Center
  • Stanford Research Institute
  • Stanford Shopping Center
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford University Hospital
  • Syntex Research & Development
  • Teledyne Mechanical Corporation
  • Underground Construction Company
  • United California Bank
  • University of California
  • Veterans Administration Building
  • Veterans Administration Hospital
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Watkins Johnson Company
  • Wells Fargo Bank - Mayfield Mall

Find a Mesothelioma Doctor near Palo Alto, California

If you need help getting an accurate diagnosis or developing a treatment plan, the following mesothelioma doctors and oncologists who practice near Palo Alto, 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.

Stanford School of Medicine
Stanford, CA 94305
Distance: 2.0 miles

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

Distance: 27.8 miles

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

Distance: 27.8 miles

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Palo Alto, California

We have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers within a 100-mile radius of Palo Alto, 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.

Stanford Cancer Center
Stanford, CA 94305

Distance: 2.0 miles

San Francisco, CA 94143
Distance: 27.8 miles

Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
San Francisco, CA 94115

Distance: 29.0 miles

Mesothelioma Patient Support Services near Palo Alto

The following cancer support services may be of help to you while you are receiving treatment for mesothelioma. Support services for mesothelioma patients include patient transport, temporary housing, physical therapy and counseling.

California Treatment Support Services

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Palo Alto, 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 Palo Alto, California, you may be entitled to compensation. You must file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of California.

Legal Help for Palo Alto 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.

Resources for Palo Alto 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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Author: Linda Molinari

Editor in Chief, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

Linda Molinari

Reviewer: Jennifer R. Lucarelli

Lawyer for Mesothelioma Victims and Their Families

Jennifer R. Lucarelli