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Asbestos Exposure, Mesothelioma Doctors and Lawyers in Skokie, Illinois

The village of Skokie, Illinois, located 16 miles northwest of downtown Chicago and 12 miles east of O'Hare International Airport, spans a total area of 10.2 square miles. Skokie is in Cook County bordered by Evanston, Chicago, Lincolnwood, Niles, Morton Grove, Glenview, and Wilmette. In 1888, the community was incorporated as Niles Centre. Around 1910, the spelling was Americanized to "Niles Center". However, the name caused postal confusion with the neighboring village of Niles. A village-renaming campaign began in the 1930s. In 1940, residents chose the Indian name "Skokie" over the name "Devonshire".

A Chicago suburb, for many years Skokie promoted itself as "The World's Largest Village" as it’s population grew to more than 63,000. Skokie continues to thrive as a center of commerce. Skokie boasts a diverse economy, with a strong base of industrial activity, manufacturing, retail commerce, healthcare, office/research firms, as well as an extensive network of professional services. Among the top employers currently operating in Skokie are Pfizer, Skokie Hospital, Forsythe Technology, Evanston Northwestern Health Care, Topco, and Anixter 665.

Skokie, Illinois has a lengthy history of activity at jobsites known for their use of asbestos-containing materials. Workers and loved ones exposed to asbestos may be at risk for mesothelioma cancer. Mesothelioma treatment facilities in and around Skokie are listed at the bottom of this page. If you were diagnosed with mesothelioma in Skokie, you may also benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma lawyer.

Other Asbestos Exposure Sites in Skokie, Illinois

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

  • Arcole Midwest Corporation
  • C.E. Crane Company
  • Chicago Seven Up
  • G.D. Searie and Company
  • Holiday Laundry
  • Illinois Tube
  • Jasper Marsh
  • Marsh Instrument
  • Monarch Asphalt
  • Niles Township High School
  • Phillips Manufacturing
  • Portland Cement Association
  • Public Service of Northern Ill
  • Rush North Shore Medical Center
  • Searle Research & Manufacturing. Laboratories
  • Silver Skillet Food
  • Skokie Valley Community Hospital
  • Stielow Brothers
  • Taylor Forge & Pipe Works
  • Wells Manufacturing
  • Wells Manufacturing Company
  • Woodall Industries, Inc.

Mesothelioma Doctors near Skokie, Illinois

We have gathered below a list of mesothelioma doctors and oncologists that practice within a 100-mile radius of Skokie, Illinois. Click on a specific doctor link to obtain more information about their areas of expertise, background, professional affiliations, and office locations.

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

Distance: 11.2 miles

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

Distance: 11.2 miles

Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, IL 60153
Distance: 11.9 miles

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

Distance: 19.3 miles

Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Distance: 71.7 miles

Contact a Mesothelioma Cancer Center near Skokie

We present below a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100-mile radius of Skokie, Illinois. Click on a specific cancer center link to obtain more in depth information about each one.

Rush Professional Office Building
Suite 774
Chicago, IL 60612

Distance: 11.2 miles

Galter Pavilion
Chicago, IL 60611

Distance: 11.9 miles

Schaumburg, IL 60173
Distance: 15.4 miles

University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chicago, IL 60637

Distance: 19.3 miles

Naperville Campus
Naperville, IL 60540

Distance: 27.3 miles

Zion, IL 60099
Distance: 29.6 miles

Cancer Support Services Near Skokie, Illinois

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 Skokie, Illinois for your convenience.

Illinois Treatment Support Services

Filing a Mesothelioma Claim in Skokie, Illinois

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

Mesothelioma Lawyers Servicing Skokie, 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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Author: Linda Molinari

Editor in Chief, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

Linda Molinari

Reviewer: Jennifer R. Lucarelli

Lawyer for Mesothelioma Victims and Their Families

Jennifer R. Lucarelli