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Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure in Ottawa, Illinois

The city of Ottawa is located at the confluence of the Illinois River and Fox River in LaSalle County, Illinois. Home to nearly 19,000 residents, Ottawa serves as the county seat and is part of the Ottawa-Streator Micropolitan Statistical Area. Ottawa is recognized as the scenic gateway to Starved Rock State Park, which has been noted as the most popular state park in Illinois and attracts approximately two million visitors per year.

Due to numerous silica sand deposits, Ottawa has been a major sand and glass center for more than 100 years. One of its largest employers is Pilkington Glass works, a successor to Libbey Owens Ford. Formerly specialized in automotive glass, the plant now manufactures specialty glass and initiated a $50 million renovation in 2006. Ottawa sand continues to be extracted from several quarries in the area, and is recognized in glass-making and abrasives for its uniform granularity and characteristics. Sabic, another notable company, recently purchased GE Plastics, a successor to Borg Warner automotive glass manufacture, operates a large plastics facility in Ottawa, and is a major employer.

Ottawa, Illinois has a history of heavy industry which makes asbestos exposure an ongoing concern. Workers and loved ones who have been exposed to asbestos may be at risk for asbestos cancer, such as mesothelioma. We provide information about mesothelioma treatment options in and around Ottawa at the bottom of this page. Asbestos lawyers may also be able to assist you if you or a loved one were exposed to asbestos in Ottawa.

Other Asbestos Exposure Sites in Ottawa, Illinois

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

  • American Hoechst
  • Arbuckle Ryan Company
  • Bakelite Corporation
  • Borg Warner Chemical Company
  • Chemical Plant
  • Chicago Retort and Fire Brick Company
  • Federal Plate Glass Company
  • Inland Rubber Company
  • Jail and County Court House of Lasalle County
  • Libbey Owens Ford Glass Company
  • Material Yard
  • Northern Illinois Light Tract Company
  • Ottawa Junior High School
  • Ottawa Railway Light and Power Company
  • Ottawa Silica Company

Find a Mesothelioma Doctor near Ottawa, Illinois

If you need help getting an accurate diagnosis or developing a treatment plan, the following mesothelioma doctors and oncologists who practice near Ottawa, 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: 63.4 miles

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

Distance: 70.2 miles

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

Distance: 70.2 miles

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

Distance: 71.2 miles

Find a Cancer Center near Ottawa, Illinois

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

Naperville Campus
Naperville, IL 60540

Distance: 46.6 miles

Schaumburg, IL 60173
Distance: 63.3 miles

Rush Professional Office Building
Suite 774
Chicago, IL 60612

Distance: 70.2 miles

University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chicago, IL 60637

Distance: 71.2 miles

Galter Pavilion
Chicago, IL 60611

Distance: 74.0 miles

Zion, IL 60099
Distance: 90.6 miles

Mesothelioma Patient Support Services near Ottawa

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 Ottawa, Illinois for your convenience.

Illinois Treatment Support Services

Filing a Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Ottawa

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

Mesothelioma Lawyers Servicing Ottawa, 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.

Help for Ottawa, Illinois Mesothelioma Patients

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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