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Asbestos Exposure, Mesothelioma Doctors and Lawyers in Lowell, Massachusetts

Asbestos Exposure in Lowell, MA

The City of Lowell was incorporated in 1836. A planned manufacturing community, Lowell is the fifth largest city in Massachusetts, with a population of approximately 103,000. Lowell is situated at the juncture of the Concord and Merrimack Rivers, 30 miles northwest of Boston.

Lowell was named after Francis Cabot Lowell, the leader of the "Boston Associates," a group of industrialists who purchased land below the Pawtucket Falls to realize their vision of a city designed for industry. A dam was built at the top of the falls to create a large millpond, and a series of canals dug to distribute the water. The rapids at the base of the 32-foot falls generated power to run the looms and other textile machinery. To provide the vast labor force needed for the Boston Manufacturing Company, Boott Cotton Mills and others, young women were recruited from New England’s rural farm families. The "mill girls" lived in company-owned boardinghouses, with chaperones and strict regulations. By the 1850s, the Lowell mills produced enough yard goods each year to circle the globe twice. Lowell's manufacturing success continued into the early 20th century producing items that ranged from velvet to potato chips. Although new businesses such as the Lowell Insulated Wire company would be established, during the 1920s many companies moved their factories to the South, and the Great Depression deepened the decline. Military manufacturing during World War II provided a brief boost, but it was not enough, and by mid-century, the great mills fell silent. The arrival of high technology companies and a new focus on cultural development in the 1970s helped revitalize the city. Today, Lowell is home to several music festivals, a state university and a minor league baseball team. The Lowell National Historical Park preserves many historic mill buildings as textile and industrial history museums.

Lowell has a long history of textile manufacturing and other industries which made substantial use of asbestos products. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma in Lowell, you may benefit from contacting Dr. Raphael Bueno. Additionally, you should know that mesothelioma law firms represent people from Lowell who were exposed to asbestos and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Lowell

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

  • American Hide and Leather Company
  • American Mason Safety Tread Company
  • Ames Textile
  • Avery Chemical Company
  • Bay State St Railway Company
  • Bigelow Carpet Company
  • Boott Cotton Mills
  • Boott Mills
  • Boston and Northern St. Railway Company
  • Boston Northern St Railway Company
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Eastern Drywall
  • Elston Plumbing & Heating
  • Fremont and Suffolk Mills
  • General Electric Company
  • Hamilton Manufacturing Company
  • Harvard Brewing Company
  • Henry J. Robinson School
  • J C Ayer and Company
  • J. E. Curry Company, Inc.
  • Lawrence Manufacturing Company
  • Lawrence Manufacturing Company
  • Lowell and Suburban St. Railway Company
  • Lowell Electric Light Corp
  • Lowell Gas Company
  • Lowell Gas Light Company
  • Lowell General Hospital
  • Lowell Industrial Development
  • Lowell Insulated Wire
  • Lowell Manufacturing Company
  • Lowell State Teachers College
  • Lowell Suburban St Railway Company
  • Lowell Tech Institute
  • Lowell Textile School
  • Lowell University
  • Mass Mills Company
  • Mass Mohair Plush Company
  • Massachusetts Cotton Mills
  • Merrimack Manufacturing Company
  • Middlesex College
  • Middlesex Equipment Company
  • Nashua Manufacturing Company
  • New England Power
  • Nuclear Center
  • Prince Macaroni Company
  • Scriptures Laundry
  • St. Johns Hospital
  • St. Joseph's Hospital, Inc.
  • Star Market
  • Sunshine Laundry
  • Tremont and Suffolk Mills
  • United States Bunting Company
  • University of Lowell
  • Wamesit Power Company

Locate a Mesothelioma Doctor near Lowell, Massachusetts

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

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

Distance: 23.1 miles

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA 02215
Distance: 23.1 miles

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA 02215
Distance: 23.1 miles

Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Pathology Associates
Boston, MA 02114

Distance: 23.1 miles

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA 02115
Distance: 23.5 miles

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA 02115
Distance: 23.5 miles

Hassan Ettensohn Medical Specialists, Ltd.
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Distance: 53.0 miles

Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
Distance: 56.4 miles

Our Lady of Fatima Hospital
Johnston, RI 02919
Distance: 57.0 miles

Hematology and Oncology Associates of Rhode Island
Cranston, RI 02920
Distance: 60.7 miles

Our Lady of Fatima Hospital
Cranston, RI 02920
Distance: 60.7 miles

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

Distance: 81.2 miles

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

Distance: 88.2 miles

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

Distance: 88.2 miles

Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center
Hartford, CT 06105
Distance: 92.5 miles

Locate a Mesothelioma Cancer Center near Lowell

If you need help getting an accurate diagnosis or developing a treatment plan, the following mesothelioma cancers near Lowell, Massachusetts 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.

Kendall Square
Cambridge, MA 02142

Distance: 22.7 miles

Boston, MA 02215
Distance: 23.1 miles

Boston, MA 02114
Distance: 23.1 miles

International Mesothelioma Program
Boston, MA 02115

Distance: 23.5 miles

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

Distance: 55.5 miles

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

Distance: 81.2 miles

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

Distance: 88.2 miles

Thoracic Oncology Program
Hartford, CT 06102

Distance: 92.8 miles

Locate Cancer Support Services Near Lowell

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 an Asbestos Lawsuit in Lowell, Massachusetts

If you were exposed to asbestos at a commercial, residential or military site in Lowell, Massachusetts and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you may be entitled to compensation. Don’t lose your right to file a lawsuit to hold those responsible accountable. You must act quickly and file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of Massachusetts.

Legal Help for Lowell Residents with Mesothelioma

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 Lowell

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

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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