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Asbestos Exposure in Lawrence, MA

Lawrence, Massachusetts is a city of approximately 70,000 located on the Merrimack River, twenty-five miles north of Boston. A multiethnic community with strong ties to its immigrant and industrial roots, Lawrence still retains a manufacturing base in the textile, shoe and electronics industries, some occupying the 19th and 20th century mill buildings which line both banks of the Merrimack.

Lawrence was incorporated in 1853, and the "Immigrant City" soon led the world's production of cotton and woolen textiles. Working conditions in Lawrence were often less than ideal; many mills were unsafe and overcrowded, and many of the workers were unskilled and spoke little or no English. In 1860, the Pemberton Mill collapse and subsequent fire killed 145 workers. The concentration of industry and sheer numbers of mill workers also made Lawrence a major force for change. In 1912, when a change in state law reduced workers' hours (and consequently, their earnings), 25,000 Lawrence textile workers went out on strike for higher wages. The American Woolen Company was among the companies involved in this labor action, which came to be known as the "Bread and Roses" strike, reflecting the workers' desire for a life that offered more than a subsistence wage. By the 1950s, the wool-processing industry was declining. Lawrence’s attempts to revive its fading economy met with mixed success. Urban renewal projects resulted in the loss of historic structures, and efforts were made to attract unpopular businesses such as trash incinerators and waste treatment facilities. Today, companies such as New Balance, Cardinal Shoe, and New England Affiliated Technology are headquartered in Lawrence, and many old mill buildings are being preserved and renovated.

As a planned industrial community, Lawrence has long had concerns around asbestos exposure. We provide information about mesothelioma treatment options in and around Lawrence at the bottom of this page. Additionally, asbestos lawyers may be able to give guidance if you were exposed to asbestos in Lawrence and then diagnosed with mesothelioma.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Lawrence

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

  • A & P Corrugated Box Corporation
  • American Woolen Company
  • Arlington Mills
  • Bay State Street Railway Company
  • Bolta Company
  • Boston and Northern St Railway Company
  • Bride & Grimes
  • Brightwood Manufacturing. Company
  • Champion International Corporation
  • Cold Spring Brewing
  • Dav O Niter Corporation
  • Edison and Illuminating Company
  • Edison Electric Ill'G Company
  • Greater Lawrence Industrial Associates, Inc.
  • H. P. Hood & Sons
  • Helfrich Brothers Boiler Works
  • Honeywell
  • John Ventura Company
  • Katama Mills
  • Lawrence Duck Company
  • Lawrence Gas Company
  • Lawrence General Hospital
  • Lawrence Paperboard Company
  • Lawrence Plumbing & Heating
  • Merrimac Valley Street Railway Company
  • Monomack Mills
  • Municipal Park Garage, Common St.
  • New England Alloys
  • Osgood School
  • Oxford Paper Company
  • Pacific Mills
  • Refuse Fuels, Inc.
  • The Bolts Company
  • Westvaco Chemical

Contact a Mesothelioma Doctor near Lawrence, MA

For your convenience, we have prepared the following list of mesothelioma doctors located within a 100-mile radius of Lawrence, Massachusetts. To view more information about the doctor's background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations and office locations, please click on the doctor detail link provided.


Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Pathology Associates
Boston, MA 02114

Distance: 23.8 miles


Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA 02215

Distance: 24.6 miles


Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA 02215
Distance: 24.6 miles


Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA 02215
Distance: 24.6 miles


Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA 02115
Distance: 24.9 miles


Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA 02115
Distance: 24.9 miles


Hassan Ettensohn Medical Specialists, Ltd.
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Distance: 58.2 miles


Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
Distance: 61.6 miles


Our Lady of Fatima Hospital
Johnston, RI 02919
Distance: 62.9 miles


Hematology and Oncology Associates of Rhode Island
Cranston, RI 02920
Distance: 66.2 miles


Our Lady of Fatima Hospital
Cranston, RI 02920
Distance: 66.2 miles


Maine Medical Center Cancer Institute
MMC Outpatient Care Scarborough
Scarborough, ME 04074

Distance: 73.4 miles


Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, NH 03756

Distance: 89.6 miles


Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, NH 03756

Distance: 89.6 miles

Find a Mesothelioma Cancer Center near Lawrence

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


Kendall Square
Cambridge, MA 02142

Distance: 23.6 miles


Boston, MA 02114
Distance: 23.8 miles


Boston, MA 02215
Distance: 24.6 miles


International Mesothelioma Program
Boston, MA 02115

Distance: 24.9 miles


The Leonard and Adele R. Decof Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Providence, RI 02906

Distance: 60.7 miles


Thoracic (Lung) Oncology Center
Suite 102
Scarborough, ME 04074

Distance: 73.4 miles


Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
One Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, NH 03756

Distance: 89.6 miles

Locate Cancer Support Services Near Lawrence

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.

Massachusetts Treatment Support Services

Filing a Mesothelioma Claim in Lawrence, MA

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

Mesothelioma Lawyers Servicing Lawrence, MA

The Deaton Law Firm offers support to those suffering from Mesothelioma and asbestos related diseases. We provide compassionate assistance, guidance and hope to those diagnosed with Mesothelioma. We are dedicated to holding corporate entities accountable to you and your family for their negligent actions.

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.

 If you’ve chosen Shepard Law, you’ve made the right choice. With special expertise handling environmental torts, such major asbestos claims involving mesothelioma or lung cancer, we commit the full resources of our firm to every case we take.

For more than 35 years, Thornton Law Firm LLP has been a leader in mesothelioma and asbestos illness litigation.  We have a national reputation for persistence and success that draws clients from throughout the Northeast and across the country.

Resources for Mesothelioma Patients in Lawrence

Asbestos-Related News in Massachusetts

Combination Immunotherapy Treatment Looks Promising for Mesothelioma

Boston, Massachusetts - April 24, 2018

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have discovered a promising combination immunotherapy treatment for mesothelioma. Learn about the clinical trial at Mesothelioma.com.

Asbestos Protections Funded by EPA for New England States

Boston, Massachusetts - November 15, 2017

The EPA gave $631,000 to New England states for asbestos protection activities in school buildings. Read more at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.

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Author: Linda Molinari

Editor in Chief, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

Linda Molinari
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