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Asbestos Exposure in Sunnyvale, CA

Sunnyvale, with a population of approximately 140,000, is a city in Santa Clara County, California. Settled in the late 18th century, Sunnyvale has gone from a major fruit grower to a bastion of aerospace manufacturing and high-tech as part of California's famed "Silicon Valley." Among Sunnyvale's top employers are Lockheed Martin, Yahoo!, Northrop Grumman Marine Systems, NetApp and Palm, Inc. Until 2010, Sunnyvale was also home to Onizuka Air Force Station, which was built in 1960 as a satellite test center.

Sunnyvale was a rural, agricultural community for much of its first 150 years. The Spanish, arriving in 1770, established mainly wheat farms. By the mid-19th century, settlers from the east began to plant orchards, and the first fruit cannery was built in 1870. In 1901, the town took the name of Sunnyvale. In 1906, the firm of Libby, McNeill & Libby built a fruit packing plant in Sunnyvale, and by 1922 was the largest cannery in the world. Although the plant closed in 1985, the company is commemorated with a water tower painted to resemble a can of Libby's fruit cocktail. Another important Sunnyvale industry, defense manufacturing, also got its start in 1906 with the founding of the Joshua Hendy Iron Works. The boiler manufacturer made marine engines and armament during World War II, and was acquired by Westinghouse Electric in 1946. With National Semiconductor's move to Santa Clara in the mid-1960s, other high-tech firms soon followed. Companies with a presence in Sunnyvale have included Fairchild Semiconductor, Control Data Corporation and General Precision Systems.

Sunnyvale has a lengthy history of manufacturing in industries known for their use of asbestos-containing materials. Workers exposed to asbestos may be at risk for mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. If you were exposed to asbestos in Sunnyvale and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you should also consider contacting a mesothelioma law firm.

Other Asbestos Sites in Sunnyvale, California

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

  • Advanced Memory Systems
  • Aertec Manufacturing
  • Ames Research
  • Applied Technology
  • Barnes-Hind Laboratory
  • Benner & Madrone Schools
  • Brayley Elementary School
  • California Canners & Growers
  • CMI Industries
  • Control Data Corporation
  • De Anza Sqaure Shopping Center
  • E S L Incorporated
  • Fairchild Semiconductor
  • First Congressional Church
  • Fluorocarbon Company
  • G M E Industries
  • General Electric Company
  • General Precision Systems Incorporated
  • Holvick Construction
  • Hydro-Blast Corporation
  • Kaiser Hospital
  • Lakewood Village
  • Libby Mc Neill
  • Lithographic Memories
  • Lockhead Space & Missile
  • Lockheed
  • LSI & Micro Mask
  • Marian Peterson H.S.
  • Miscolithe Memories Incorporated
  • Monsanto
  • Motel 6
  • Nasa-Ames Research Center
  • National Semi-Conductor
  • Naval Air Station Moffett
  • Nortech
  • O C Mcdonald Incorporated
  • Ortega Park
  • Safeway
  • Schuckl & Company
  • Sewage Treatment Plant
  • Signetics
  • Sigtronics
  • Stewart-Warner Micorcircuits
  • Sunnyvale Community Center
  • Sunnyvale High School
  • Sunnyvale Municipal Court
  • Sunnyvale Office Center
  • Synetics
  • Tenet Incorporated
  • Therma Trane
  • United Technology Center
  • US Satellite Test Center
  • Vagabond Motel & Restaurant
  • Western Electric
  • Westinghouse Electric

Locate a Mesothelioma Doctor near Sunnyvale

For your convenience, we have prepared the following list of mesothelioma doctors located within a 100-mile radius of Sunnyvale, California. To view more information about the doctor's background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations and office locations, please click on the doctor detail link provided.

Stanford School of Medicine
Stanford, CA 94305
Distance: 8.3 miles

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

Distance: 34.8 miles

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

Distance: 34.8 miles

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Sunnyvale

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100-mile radius of Sunnyvale, 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.

Stanford Cancer Center
Stanford, CA 94305

Distance: 8.3 miles

San Francisco, CA 94143
Distance: 34.8 miles

Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
San Francisco, CA 94115

Distance: 36.0 miles

Locate Cancer Support Services Near Sunnyvale

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 Sunnyvale, California for your convenience.

California Treatment Support Services

Filing a Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Sunnyvale

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 Sunnyvale, 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 Sunnyvale 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 Mesothelioma Patients in Sunnyvale

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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Editor in Chief, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

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