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Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure in Franklin Park, Illinois

By a vote of 63 in favor and 9 against, Franklin Park was incorporated on August 4, 1892 and became a village in Cook County. In the 1890s, it was Lesser Franklin's vision that Franklin Park's grassy fields, dirt roads and farmlands would become a residential and industrial community centered around the railroad. Today, the village of Franklin Park has grown to over 19,500 residents and boasts over 1,200 industries and related businesses.

Franklin Park's first industry was an iron foundry. Soon after other industry followed. The Siegel, Cooper Company and Thompson Steel and Wire company opened in the early 1900s. During World War II, Douglas Aircraft and Buick Motors came to the area. By 1948, 40 manufacturing firms called Franklin Park home. Town government continued to promote industrial development; they favored pro-growth zoning laws. Additionally, Franklin Park's convenient location to O'Hare Airport cargo terminals, railroad freight terminals, major expressways have made the community a desirable place for industry. By the late 1990s, Franklin Park was the fourth largest industrial area in Illinois. Today, some companies operating in Franklin Park include A.M. Castle & Co., a leading distributor of carbon, alloy, stainless steel, cast iron, plastic, and others; and Rubicon Technology, a developer of high quality sapphire substrates and optical windows that are used in LEDs, RFICs, blue laser diodes, and other optical applications.

We have confirmed that Franklin Park has a number of jobsites where asbestos exposure has occurred. Workers exposed to asbestos may be at risk to develop an asbestos-related disease. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma in Franklin Park, you may benefit from contacting Dr. Hedy Lee Kindler. Additionally, you should know that mesothelioma law firms represent people from Franklin Park who were exposed to asbestos and have been diagnosed with asbestos cancer.

Other Asbestos Exposure Sites in Franklin Park, Illinois

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

  • Allied Die Casting & Manufacturing Company, Inc
  • Black Top Roads
  • Central Grocers
  • Curtiss-Nabisco Candy Company
  • Greco Industries
  • Hellstrom Corp
  • Joslyn Manufacturing & Supply Company
  • Lewis Funeral Home
  • Nestle Foods Company
  • Standard Brands Inc
  • Thompson Wire Company
  • United Refining and Smelt

Franklin Park, Illinois Mesothelioma Doctors

If you need help getting an accurate diagnosis or developing a treatment plan, the following mesothelioma doctors and oncologists who practice near Franklin Park, 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: 4.2 miles

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

Distance: 10.8 miles

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

Distance: 10.8 miles

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

Distance: 18.2 miles

Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Distance: 77.6 miles

Contact a Cancer Center near Franklin Park, Illinois

If you need help getting an accurate diagnosis or developing a treatment plan, the following mesothelioma cancers near Franklin Park, Illinois have the resources available to assist you. More detailed information about each cancer center is available by clicking on the appropriate cancer center detail link.

Rush Professional Office Building
Suite 774
Chicago, IL 60612

Distance: 10.8 miles

Schaumburg, IL 60173
Distance: 11.5 miles

Galter Pavilion
Chicago, IL 60611

Distance: 14.2 miles

Naperville Campus
Naperville, IL 60540

Distance: 17.2 miles

University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chicago, IL 60637

Distance: 18.2 miles

Zion, IL 60099
Distance: 35.9 miles

Locate Cancer Support Services Near Franklin Park

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 Franklin Park, Illinois for your convenience.

Illinois Treatment Support Services

Filing a Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Franklin Park

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

Asbestos Law Firms Servicing Franklin Park, 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

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Chicago, Illinois - June 13, 2017

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