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Located in central Cobb County in northern Georgia, the community of Marietta existed as early as 1824. A decade after its first settlements were established, Marietta was officially recognized by the state and is now one of Metro Atlanta’s largest suburbs. In 1837, Marietta was chosen as the home base for the Western and Atlantic Railroad; the transportation hub would fuel the city’s economic growth for years to come.


Following the Civil War, Marietta experienced considerable growth thanks to its central location on the railroad. Paper mills, a chair company, a marble company, textile mills and machine works filled the downtown area with business. During World War II, Georgia’s largest aircraft manufacturing facility was constructed for Bell Aircraft Corporation; the 4.2 million square foot facility built and delivered 663 B-29 long-range bombers. After the military canceled the B-29 contract, the facility closed for five years before being reopened by its current operator, Lockheed Martin Aircraft. Marietta’s aircraft industry experienced further expansion in the 1950s with the opening of Dobbins Air Force Base. Today, Lockheed continues operations in Marietta and is primarily responsible for producing the C-130 Super Hercules transport and the F-22 Raptor air dominance fighter.

Marietta’s manufacturing roots, coupled with its longstanding aircraft industry, places the city in a high-risk category for asbestos exposure. If you or a loved one were exposed to asbestos in Marietta, you may be at risk to develop certain asbestos diseases including mesothelioma (a terminal cancer). For those diagnosed in Marietta, mesothelioma treatment options can be found at the bottom of this page.

01. Exposure Sites

Other Asbestos Exposure Sites in Marietta, Georgia

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

Marietta, Georgia Jobsites Where Asbestos Exposure Occurred

  • B-91 Building
  • Brumby and Bro
  • Brumby Chair Company
  • Dobbins Air Force Base
  • Georgia Manufacturing and Public Service Company
  • Kennesaw Mills Company
  • Kerby Saunders Incorporated
  • L-45 Building
  • Lockheed Martin Aircraft
  • Lockheed-Georgia Company
  • Marietta Electric Company
  • Marietta Paper Manufacturing Company
  • Pennys Treasure Island
  • Vulcan Materials Company

02. Doctors

Marietta, Georgia Mesothelioma Doctors

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100-mile radius of Marietta, Georgia. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about his/her background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Photo of Seth D. Force, M.D.

Seth D. Force, M.D.

Thoracic Surgeon and Surgical Director of the Thoracic Oncology Program
Atlanta, GA
Bio


Photo of Daniel L. Miller, M.D.

Daniel L. Miller, M.D.

Thoracic Surgeon
Newnan, GA
Bio

03. Cancer Centers

Marietta, Georgia Mesothelioma Cancer Centers

For your convenience, we have prepared the following list of mesothelioma cancer centers located within a 100-mile radius of Marietta, Georgia. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more detailed information about the resources available at each one.

Georgia Cancer Specialists and Northside Hospital Cancer Institute

Georgia Cancer Specialists and Northside Hospital Cancer Institute

Atlanta, GA 30341


Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University

Atlanta, GA 30322

04. Support Services

Cancer Support Services Near Marietta, Georgia

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.

Georgia Treatment Support Services
Counseling & Support Groups
  • Winship Cancer Institute – Emory University 
    (Atlanta)
    404-778-1900
  • Dekalb Medical Cancer Center 
    (Decatur)
    404-501-5701
Long-Term Housing
  • Atlanta Hospitality House 
    (Atlanta)
    404-377-6333
  • American Cancer Society Atlanta Hope Lodge 
    (Decatur)
    404-778-1900
Patient Transport
  • Advantage Medical Transportation 
    (Atlanta)
    770-274-9846
  • Caliber Patient Care of Atlanta 
    (Atlanta)
    404-596-8450
  • Caliber Patient Care of Atlanta 
    (LaFayette)
    404-596-8450
  • Southeastrans 
    (Chattanooga)
    423-893-8282
  • Georgia Medical Transportation 
    (Statewide)
    706-286-9610
  • Logisticare
    (Statewide)
    866-418-9812
Physical Therapy
  • Northside Hospital Cancer Institute 
    (Atlanta)
    404-236-8030
  • Piedmont Atlanta 
    (Atlanta)
    404-605-2991
  • Southeastern Regional Medical Center 
    (Newnan)
    800-268-0786
  • Alliance Phyiscal Therapy 
    (Chattanooga )
    423-362-5926
05. Filing a Lawsuit

Filing a Mesothelioma Claim in Marietta, Georgia

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos at a commercial, residential or military site in Marietta, Georgia, 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 Georgia.

06. Law Firms

Asbestos Law Firms Servicing Marietta, Georgia

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 The Gori Law Firm, 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

Located in central Cobb County in northern Georgia, the community of Marietta existed as early as 1824. A decade after its first settlements were established, Marietta was officially recognized by the state and is now one of Metro Atlanta’s largest suburbs. In 1837, Marietta was chosen as the home base for the Western and Atlantic Railroad; the transportation hub would fuel the city’s economic growth for years to come.

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