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Originally known as Biscayne Bay Country, the city of Miami is the 42nd largest city in the United States and the only major city conceived by a woman Julia Tuttle, a local citrus grower, convinced the Florida East Coast Railway to extend their tracks to the region which helped promote Miami growth and development Julia became known as the “mother of Miami” The city itself is known as the Cruise Capital of the World due to its location on the southernmost coast of Florida where the Port of Miami is situated; the port accommodates some of the largest cruise ships in the world Miami was officially incorporated as a city in July of 1896 with a population of 300.

Miami Overview

Miami prospered at the start of the 20th century with the support of the Florida land boom The southern Florida coastline and Miami River proved to be an ideal location for shipyards and beginning in 1917, Miami hosted several companies including American Boatbuilding, Jones Boat Yard, Merrill Stevens Drydock, and Miami Dade Drydock The World War II era placed Miami in a position a military importance German submarines attacked several American ships off the coast of Miami, forcing Miami to defend against attacks Military personnel and establishments flooded the areaMiami’s close proximity to Latin America and the Caribbean attract both national and international industry to the city Miami is presently home to the National Hurricane Center and Kennedy Space Center, and the Port of Miami continues its important role in the city’s economy

Miami has numerous jobsites where asbestos containing products were used If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma in Miami, you may benefit from contacting Dr. Lary Robinson Additionally, if you were exposed to asbestos in Miami, you may benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma lawyer.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Miami

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

  • Aerodex
  • American Boatbuilding
  • AT&T
  • Atlanta Linen Supply Company
  • Atlas Flooring
  • Banana Supply Company
  • Belcher Oil Company
  • Binker Portland Cement Company
  • Biscayne Annex Post Office
  • Bodin Apparel
  • City of Miami
  • Coconut Grove Incinerator
  • Cutler Plant
  • Cutler Ridge Power Plant
  • Dadeland Shopping Center
  • Dania Powerhouse
  • Delido Hotel
  • Diplomat Hotel
  • Doctors Hospital
  • Doral Country Club
  • Doral Hotel
  • Dow Building
  • Dupont Plaza
  • E.A.L. Building
  • Eastern Airlines
  • Eden Roc Hotel
  • Fitzgerald Energy of Florida
  • Florida East Coast Railway
  • Florida Insulation & Fireproof
  • Florida International Engineering Services
  • Florida Power & Light
  • Fountainbleau Hotel
  • Four Ambassadors
  • Geiger Babcox Homes
  • General Development Corporation
  • Gulfstream Racetrack
  • Harbor House North
  • Holiday Inn
  • Hollywood Beach Hotel
  • Industrial Insulators, Inc.
  • International Airport
  • International Paper
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • Jones Boat Yard Ones Boat Yard

Locate a Mesothelioma Doctor near Miami, Florida

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

Dr. Nestor R. Villamizar Ortiz
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Miami Health System
Miami, FL 33136

Contact a Mesothelioma Cancer Center near Miami

Browse through the list of mesothelioma cancer centers below that are within a 100-mile radius of Miami, Florida. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered and how to contact the cancer center.

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

Mesothelioma Patient Support Services near Miami

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 Miami, Florida for your convenience.

Florida Treatment Support Services
Long-Term Housing
  • Joe’s House
    (Statewide)
    877-563-7468
Physical Therapy
  • Flagler Institute for Rehabilitation
    (West Palm Beach)
    561-833-1747

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Miami, Florida

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 Miami, Florida, you may be entitled to compensation. You must file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of Florida.

Asbestos Law Firms Servicing Miami, 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.

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.

Find Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure Sites Near You

Find Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure Sites Near You

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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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