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Orlando is a major city in the central region of Florida and is the 27th largest metropolitan area in the United States Prior to being known by its current name Orlando was named Jernigan, after the area’s first permanent settler, Aaron Jernigan, who acquired land in 1842 In 1857, the settlement officially changed its name to Orlando and in 1875, the city became incorporated Orlando is now a major tourist destination and is home to Walt Disney World, Sea World, and Universal Orlando Resort Additionally, Orlando is home to the second largest university by enrollment in the United States, the University of Central Florida.

Orlando Overview

During the second half of the 19th century, Orlando served as a winter home for wealthy northerners looking to escape bitter winters It was not until the 1880s when Orlando experienced a land boom after the South Florida Railroad laid its tracks through the city Extensive housing development continued through the 1920s until several hurricanes devastated Florida in the late 1920s, followed by the Great Depression The World War II era brought a number of military personnel to Orlando; Orlando Air Force Base and a U.S. Naval Training Center were created at this time The site of the original air force base later became McCoy Jetport and is now known as Orlando International Airport, the 13th busiest airport in the United States In 1965, Walt Disney announced plans to build Walt Disney World, one of the most critical events for the city of Orlando The vacation resort opened in 1971 and continues to pour billions of dollars into the region’s economy Other major businesses currently adding to Orlando’s economy include Orlando Hospital and Florida Power & Light Company.

Orlando has many jobsites where asbestos exposure has occurred If you or a loved one have been exposed to asbestos and diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer, you may benefit from contacting Dr. Lary Robinson Additionally, an asbestos lawyer may be able to give guidance if you were exposed to asbestos in Orlando, Florida.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Orlando

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

  • Acousti‐Engineering Company
  • Armstrong Contracting & Supply Corporation
  • Baptist Terrace Apartments
  • Barr Pls
  • City of Fort Pierce
  • First National Bank
  • Florida Power & Light Company
  • Fosgate Citrus Concentrates Cooperative
  • Halliday House Product
  • Juniors Restaurant Job
  • L T Jernigan
  • Lake Highland Station
  • Lakeland Hospital
  • Mayo Building
  • Mccoy Jetport
  • Meridith Corporation
  • National Linen Service Corporation
  • New Smyrna Beach
  • North Brothers, Inc.
  • Orlando Air Force Base
  • Orlando Hospital
  • Orlando International Airport
  • Orlando Power Company
  • Orlando Sprinkles
  • Orlando Utilities
  • Pepper Tree Village
  • Perry Construction
  • Plantation Apartments
  • Polynesian Hotel Disney World
  • Powerhouse
  • Rutland Building
  • Saint Cloud Utilities
  • Sea World
  • Stanton Power Plant
  • U. S. Phosphoric
  • U.S. Naval Training Center
  • United States Army General Hospital
  • University of Southern Florida
  • Vickery Plastering
  • Walt Disney World

Find a Mesothelioma Doctor near Orlando, Florida

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

Dr. Tawee Tanvetyanon
Moffitt Cancer Center
Magnolia Campus
Tampa, FL 33612

Dr. Lary A. Robinson
Moffitt Cancer Center
Magnolia Campus
Tampa, FL 33612

Dr. Alberto A. Chiappori
Moffitt Cancer Center
Magnolia Campus
Tampa, FL 33612

Dr. Eric Toloza
Moffitt Cancer Center
Magnolia Campus
Tampa, FL 33612

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Orlando, Florida

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

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

Moffitt Cancer Center
Magnolia Campus
Tampa, FL 33612

Mesothelioma Patient Support Services near Orlando

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 Orlando, Florida for your convenience.

Florida Treatment Support Services
Counseling & Support Groups
  • Florida Counseling Centers 
Long-Term Housing
  • American Cancer Society Winn-Dixie Hope Lodge 
  • Joe’s House 
Patient Transport
  • Florida Medical Transportation 
    (Lake Mary)
  • WeCare Medical Transportation 
Physical Therapy
  • Florida Hospital Cancer Institute 
  • Moffitt Cancer Center 

Filing a Mesothelioma Claim in Orlando, Florida

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

Mesothelioma Law Firms Servicing Orlando, 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.

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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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