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Asbestos Exposure, Mesothelioma Doctors and Lawyers in Elgin, Illinois

Situated on the banks of the Fox River, the city of Elgin, Illinois is a northwestern suburb of Chicago with a population of over 107,000 people. Elgin is the eighth largest city in Illinois and the 241st largest city in the United States. Incorporated in 1854, the city’s current large employers are Sherman Hospital, Chicago Rawhide Manufacturing Company, and Elgin Mental Health Center (formerly Illinois Northern Hospital for the Insane).

By the 20th century, the Galena & Chicago Union Railroad reached Elgin, connecting the city to Chicago and other urban centers. The railroads diversified Elgin’s early economy; dairy and butter goods dominated local industry until the opening of Elgin National Watch Company. From the turn of the century through the 1960s, Elgin National Watch Company was the largest producer of fine watches in the United States and employed three generations of local “Elginites” at its factory. Bohler Steel, now known as Bohler UddeHolm U.S., opened a steel mill in Elgin, IL, thereby establishing the company’s first North American operations. Bohler maintains a mill and headquarters in Elgin today.

We have confirmed that Elgin, Illinois has a number of manufacturing and industrial jobsites where asbestos exposure occurred. People who worked with asbestos containing products may be at risk to develop an often deadly asbestos cancer, called mesothelioma. Mesothelioma information, including top doctors and cancer around Elgin are listed at the bottom of this page. Additionally, asbestos lawyers may be able to give guidance if you were exposed to asbestos in Elgin, and then diagnosed with mesothelioma.

Other Asbestos Exposure Sites in Elgin, Illinois

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

  • Bohler Steel
  • Chicago Rawhide Manufacturing Company
  • Dundee Rapid Tr. Company
  • Elgin Corrugated Box Company
  • Elgin National Watch Company
  • Elgin Railroad Station
  • Elgin West High School
  • Illinois Northern Hospital For Insane
  • Kerber Packing Company
  • Majestic Road and Television Corporation
  • Marison Company
  • Northern Hospital For Insane
  • Read Read Building
  • Sherman Hospital
  • Western United Gas Electric Service

Contact a Mesothelioma Doctor near Elgin, Illinois

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

Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, IL 60153
Distance: 27.0 miles

Rush University Cancer Center
Rush Professional Office Building
Chicago, IL 60612

Distance: 34.6 miles

Rush University Cancer Center
Section of Medical Oncology
Chicago, IL 60612

Distance: 34.6 miles

The University of Chicago Medicine
Center for Advanced Medicine
Chicago, IL 60637

Distance: 41.5 miles

Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Distance: 71.8 miles

University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center
Madison, WI 53792
Distance: 90.2 miles

Contact a Mesothelioma Cancer Center near Elgin

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

Schaumburg, IL 60173
Distance: 14.6 miles

Naperville Campus
Naperville, IL 60540

Distance: 20.8 miles

Rush Professional Office Building
Suite 774
Chicago, IL 60612

Distance: 34.6 miles

Zion, IL 60099
Distance: 37.2 miles

Galter Pavilion
Chicago, IL 60611

Distance: 37.9 miles

University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chicago, IL 60637

Distance: 41.5 miles

Madison, WI 53792
Distance: 90.2 miles

University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health
Madison, WI 53706

Distance: 90.6 miles

Locate Cancer Support Services Near Elgin

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 Elgin, Illinois for your convenience.

Illinois Treatment Support Services

Filing a Mesothelioma Claim in Elgin, Illinois

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

Asbestos Law Firms Servicing Elgin, Illinois

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.

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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Asbestos-Related News in Illinois

Could Keytruda and Chemotherapy Become New Standard of Care for Mesothelioma?

Chicago, Illinois - June 14, 2018

Researchers announce Keytruda and chemotherapy as the new standard of care for metastatic NSCLC, which could impact mesothelioma. Learn more at

Chicago Public Schools Ignoring Asbestos Problem

Chicago, Illinois - June 13, 2017

Reports show Chicago Public Schools is not removing all of its asbestos, endangering students, teachers, and others with mesothelioma and other deadly diseases.

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