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Centered on the banks of the St. Johns River, Jacksonville is the largest city in the state of Florida and the second largest deepwater port on the east coast of the United States. The city is about 25 miles south of the Georgia border and has a coastline on the Atlantic Ocean. Jacksonville was originally inhabited by the Timucua people, but the area later became the site of Fort Caroline, one of the earliest European settlements in the United States. On February 9, 1832, Jacksonville’s first charter was approved and the area became an incorporated city.

Jacksonville Overview

The turn of the 20th century brought much needed expansion to the city of Jacksonville. Builders and architects flocked to the city and many piers, docks, shipyards, and terminals were constructed during this time. Ameristeel, formerly known as Florida Steel Corporation, opened a steel mill in Jacksonville, as did Mid-State Steel & Wire. Throughout the years, Jacksonville’s prime seaport location attracted numerous shipbuilders and dry docks to the Port of Jacksonville: Merrill Stevens Shipyard and Atlantic Dry Dock were two of the larger companies. The United States Navy did not have a base at the Port of Jacksonville until shortly before World War II. Today, Mayport Naval Station, Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Blount Island Command (Marines), and Kings Bay Submarine Base form the third largest military presence in the U.S. Additionally, Jacksonville is presently home to prominent organizations such as CSX Transportation, Inc., Seaboard Coastline Railroad, Winn-Dixie, and Petro Chemical Products.

Jacksonville’s longstanding maritime and manufacturing industries place the city in a high risk category for asbestos exposure. If you were exposed to asbestos in Jacksonville and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you should consider contacting a mesothelioma law firm.

Other Asbestos Exposure Sites in Jacksonville, Florida

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

  • AC & S Contracting & Supply
  • Acousti‐Engineering Company
  • Aerojet Shipyard
  • Airco Welding Supply Company
  • Alton Box Board Company
  • Alton Packaging Corporation
  • American Norit Company, Inc
  • American Oil Company
  • Ameristeel
  • Anchor Hocking Glass Corp
  • Anheuser Busch Inc
  • Anna Dickinson
  • Armour and Company
  • Armstrong Contracting & Supply Corporation
  • Arthur M. Huddell
  • Associated Iron & Metal
  • Atlantic Coast Line Rr Company
  • Atlantic Dry Dock
  • Atlantic Firebrick & Supply Company
  • Atlantic Ice and Coal Corp
  • Atlantic National Bank
  • August Belmont
  • Bacardi Bottling Company
  • Baptist Medical Center
  • Beautyrest Siding
  • Bellinger Shipyard
  • Bigelow Liptak Corp Cushm
  • Board of Trustees of Water Works and Improvement Bonds
  • Buckeye Cellulose Corporation
  • Bush Boake Allen Inc.
  • C W Post
  • Cameron, Barkley & Company
  • Cecil Field Naval Air Station
  • Citrus Machinery Company
  • City Commision of The City of Jacksonville Fl
  • City of Jacksonville Department of Electric and Water Utilities
  • City of Jacksonville Talleyrand Avenue Plant
  • City of Jacksonville Underground Electric Distribution System
  • Cleaners Hangers Company
  • CSX Railroad
  • CSX Transporation, Inc.
  • Cummer Lumber Company
  • Department of Welfare Building, Arlington Expressway
  • Dept of Elec & Water Utilities
  • Dept of Electric & Water Utilities – Kennedy Generating Station
  • Dixie Galvanizing & Tank
  • Dobbs House
  • Dry Ice Plant
  • Duval Ice & Coal Company
  • Earl Corporation
  • Eastern Seaboard Petroleum Company
  • Emergency Generator Units
  • Fairfax Station
  • Ferry Service Inc. – Tmt Trailer
  • Flo-Mach, Inc
  • Florida Ice Machine Corporation
  • Florida Machine & Foundry Company
  • Florida Power & Light
  • Florida Smelting Company
  • Florida Weather Inc
  • Flowers Baking Company
  • Francis Asbury
  • Fred A Rankin Company Inc
  • Frito Lay Inc
  • Fruit Growers Express Company
  • General Foods Corporation
  • Georgia Pacific Corporation
  • Gibbs Corp
  • Gibbs Shipyard
  • Glidden Chemical Company
  • Glidden Durkee Company
  • Glidden Paint Company
  • Glidden-Durkee
  • Grant Wood
  • Growers Container Corp
  • Gulf Life Insurance Building
  • Gulf Life Tower
  • Harold Torsvik
  • Harvey Cushing
  • Henry Watterson
  • Hess Oil Company
  • Holiday Inn Hotel
  • Horne-Wilson Company Incorporated
  • Horton J L & Assoc
  • HW Lau & Company, Inc.
  • Ind Laundry Trop Uniform Rental
  • Independent Ice Fuel Company
  • J W Allen and Associates
  • J. Dillon Kennedy Generating Station
  • Jackson Hospital
  • Jacksonville Development Center
  • Jacksonville Electric Authority
  • Jacksonville Electric Light Company
  • Jacksonville Gas Company
  • Jacksonville International Airport
  • Jacksonville Linen Service
  • Jacksonville Linen Supply Company
  • Jacksonville Naval Air Station
  • Jacksonville Plant
  • Jacksonville Ship Chandlery
  • Jacksonville Shipyard
  • Jacksonville Street Railway Company
  • Jacksonville University
  • Jacksonville Water Works
  • Jax Ice and Cold Storage Company
  • Jefferson Smurfit Corporation
  • John H. Swisher and Son, Inc.
  • Keene Corp
  • Kennedy Generating Station
  • Liquid Carbonic Corp
  • Longbranch Pumping Station
  • Maxwell House Coffee Plant
  • Mayport Naval Station
  • Mcwilliams Dredging Company
  • Merrill Stevens Shipyard
  • Metal Container Corporation
  • Mid- State Steel & Wire
  • Millennium Specialty Chemicals
  • Moore Dry Kiln Company
  • National Container
  • National Container Corporation
  • Naval Air Station
  • Nelio Chemical
  • New York Steam Laundry
  • North Brothers, Inc.
  • North Side Generating Station
  • Norwood Pumping Station
  • Oakridge Pumping Station
  • Oceanway School
  • Owen Wister
  • Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation
  • P M Hess Roofing and Sheet Metal
  • Petro Chemical Products
  • Power Plant 2
  • Rawls Brothers
  • Residual Oil Terminal
  • River Oaks Station
  • Riverside Clinic
  • Robert Meyer Hotel
  • Saint Johns River Shipyard
  • Saint Regis Paper Company
  • Scarborough & Green
  • Seaboard Airline Railroad Company
  • Seaboard Coastline Railroad
  • Seaboard Systems Railroad Inc
  • South Side Generating Station
  • Southern Bell Telephone Company
  • Southern Ice Company
  • Southern Pine Chemical Company
  • Southside Generating Station
  • St Johns River Shipyard
  • St Regis Paper Company
  • St. John Shipyard
  • St. Johns River Shipyard
  • St. Regis Kraft Company
  • St. Regis Paper Company
  • St. Vincents Hospital
  • Stone Container Corporation
  • Talleyrand Power Station
  • Telfair Stockton
  • Texas Company
  • TMT Trailer Ferry Service Inc
  • Trumbull Asphalt Company
  • U.S. Gypsum Company
  • Union Camp Corporation
  • Union Camp Paper Company
  • Union Carbide Corporation
  • Union Company Chemical Plant
  • United States Engineers
  • United States Navy
  • University of Florida
  • W & O Engineering Company
  • W O Engineering Company Inc
  • W.W. Gay Mechanical Contractors, Inc.
  • Wakulla Springs
  • Weather Engineers Inc
  • Woolco Store

Find a Mesothelioma Doctor near Jacksonville, Florida

We have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors and oncologists who practice in Florida. Click on a specific doctor link to obtain more information about their areas of expertise, background, professional affiliations, office locations and contact information.

Dr. Yanyan Lou
Mayo Clinic Head and Neck Cancer Center
Jacksonville, FL 32224

Jacksonville, Florida Mesothelioma Cancer Centers

We present below a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located in Florida. Click on a specific cancer center link to obtain more in-depth information about each one.

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
Magnolia Campus
Tampa, FL 33612

UF Health Cancer Center
Rod Taylor Thoracic Care Center
4th Floor
Orlando, FL 32806

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Miami Health System
1st Floor
Miami, FL 33136

Cancer Support Services Near Jacksonville, Florida

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

Florida Treatment Support Services
Counseling & Support Groups
  • Live for Today Foundation 
    (Jacksonville)
    904-619-9071
  • Community Palliative Consultants 
    (Jacksonville)
    904-407-7700
Long-Term Housing
  • Catholic Charities 
    (Gainesville)
    352-372-0294
  • American Cancer Society Winn-Dixie Hope Lodge 
    (Gainesville)
    352-338-0601
  • Joe’s House 
    (Statewide)

Filing a Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Jacksonville

If you were exposed to asbestos at a commercial, residential or military site in Jacksonville, Florida and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you may be entitled to compensation. Don’t lose your right to file a lawsuit to hold those responsible accountable. You must act quickly and file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of Florida.

Mesothelioma Law Firms Servicing Jacksonville, Florida

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 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.

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.

Find Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure Sites Near You

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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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