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Springfield is a city on the Connecticut River in western Massachusetts. With a population of more than 155,000, Springfield is the largest city in western Massachusetts, and its economic center. Several large corporations are based in Springfield, including Baystate Health, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance, and dictionary publisher Merriam-Webster. Springfield is also home to a wide range of cultural attractions, including the Basketball Hall of Fame, the Eastern States Exposition, and the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, honoring author-illustrator Theodore Geisel, a former resident. In addition, Springfield’s ample green spaces and historic neighborhoods offer a range of living options.

Springfield Overview

First settled in 1636, Springfield initially relied on fur-trading and agriculture for revenue. However, its location at the juncture of the Connecticut and Agawam Rivers lent itself to industrial development, and mills of all sorts were soon established. In 1794, Springfield was chosen as the site of the United States Armory, partly due to the metal-working technology and skilled workers available. The Armory, which operated until 1968, produced the well-known Springfield Rifle and spurred such technological advances as interchangeable parts and mass production. In the 19th century, the arrival of railroads led to another growth spurt, and Springfield incorporated as a city in 1852 . The large number of Victorian mansions and single-family dwellings built during this period earned Springfield the nickname “City of Homes.” Many iconic companies were also founded in Springfield, including revolver manufacturer Smith & Wesson (1856), board-game makers Milton Bradley Company (1860), Indian Motorcycle Manufacturing Company (1901) and Friendly Ice Cream Corporation (1935). As with many New England cities, Springfield’s manufacturing base declined in the late 20th century, and many companies relocated. Industries such as finance, insurance and health care have become more prominent in recent decades.

Springfield is a city with a substantial manufacturing history, and we have identified numerous jobsites in Springfield where asbestos exposure has occurred, putting workers at risk for diseases such as mesothelioma. For your convenience, we have listed mesothelioma cancer centers located in or near Springfield at the bottom of this page. Additionally, you should know that asbestos law firms represent people from Springfield who were exposed to asbestos and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma.

Other Asbestos Sites in Springfield, Massachusetts

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

  • Allen Street Housing Project
  • American Bosch Corp
  • American International College
  • American Linen Supply
  • American Rex Oil Heating
  • Amherst College
  • Ballard Company
  • Bay State Abrasive Products West
  • Bay State Boiler Repair
  • Bay State Building Boiler Repair
  • Bay State Fire Brick Company
  • Bay State Hospital
  • Bay State Medical Center
  • Bay State West
  • Baystate Gas Company
  • Bethel Temple
  • Birnie Paper Company
  • Boston and Albany Railroad
  • Carlson Pattern Shop
  • Century Investment Company
  • Colonial Estates
  • Converse Carlisle Coal
  • D. O’Connell’s Sons
  • Daniel H Morgan
  • Dempsey Industrial Furnaces
  • Diamond Match Company
  • Esso Standard Oil Company
  • F L Roberts & Company Inc
  • Fisk Tire Uniroyal
  • Forbes Wallace
  • General Electric Company
  • H. L. Handy Company
  • Hampden Brass & Aluminum Company
  • Hartford Dispatch and Warehouse Company, Inc.
  • House of Good Shepherd
  • Humanities Building Springfield Technical Community
  • Humble Oil & Refining
  • Indian Motorcycle
  • Jalin Foundry Corp
  • Johnson Asbestos
  • Koehring Manufacturing
  • Mac Duffie School
  • Manufacturers Engineering Company
  • Massachusetts Mutual Life Ins Company
  • Memorial Bridge Underpass
  • Mercy Hospital
  • Monsanto Chemical Company
  • Moore Drop Forging Company
  • National Papeterie Company
  • New England Metallurgical Corp
  • New England Smelting Works
  • New England Telephone & Telegraph Building
  • Northgate Shopping Plaza
  • Ny Central Railroad Company
  • P L Roberts & Company Inc
  • Perrini Corp
  • Petroleum Engineering Corporation
  • Phelps Publishing Company
  • River View Housing
  • Roberts & Company Inc
  • Sheraton Motor Inn
  • Smith Adams and Houghton
  • Springfield Armory
  • Springfield Boy’s Club
  • Springfield Brewing Company
  • Springfield Coach Works
  • Springfield College
  • Springfield Court House
  • Springfield Gas & Electric Company
  • Springfield Gas Light Company
  • Springfield Hobby Club
  • Springfield Hospital
  • Springfield Housing Authority
  • Springfield Plaza
  • Springfield Post Office
  • Springfield Provision Company
  • Springfield Public Schools
  • Springfield Realty Trust Company
  • Springfield Street Railway Company
  • Springfield Tech. Community College
  • Springfield Waste Company
  • St. Josephs Church
  • St. Patricks Church
  • Stone & Webster Construction
  • Storms Drop Forging Company
  • Technical H.S.
  • Third National Bank
  • Thomas P. Leger & Sons
  • Titeflex Inc
  • Topps Inc
  • Turner Construction Company
  • Turner Falls Power & Electric Company
  • Two Guys, Vornado Incorporated
  • United Light Company
  • United Realty of Springfield
  • University of Massachusetts
  • Us Armory Shops
  • Wesson Hospital
  • Western Mass Electric Company
  • Western Mass Powerhouse
  • Western Massachusetts Electric Company
  • Western New England College
  • Westinghouse Elec and Manufacturing Company
  • Wyckoff & Lloyd Company
  • Yankee Oil Company
  • YMCA

Find a Mesothelioma Doctor near Springfield, MA

If you need help getting an accurate diagnosis or developing a treatment plan, the following mesothelioma doctors and oncologists who practice near Springfield, Massachusetts 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.

Dr. Michael R. Grey
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center
Hartford, CT 06105

Dr. Anthony F. Testa
Fatima Hospital
Johnston, RI 02919

Dr. Frank C. Detterbeck
Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven
New Haven, CT 06511

Dr. Carrie A. Redlich
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, CT 06510

Dr. Sundaresan T. Sambandam
Hematology and Oncology Associates of Rhode Island
Cranston, RI 02920

Dr. John A. Pella
John A. Pella Ltd.
Cranston, RI 02920

Dr. Jack A. Elias
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912

Dr. Michael S. Kent
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Division of Thoracic Surgery
Boston, MA 02215

Dr. Pasi A. Janne
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA 02215

Dr. Scott J. Swanson
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Division of Thoracic Surgery
Boston, MA 02115

Dr. David J. Kwiatkowski
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA 02115

Dr. Raphael Bueno
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
International Mesothelioma Program
Boston, MA 02115

Dr. Richard L. Kradin
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Pulmonary Associates
Boston, MA 02114

Dr. Tracey L. Weigel
Westchester Medical Center
Valhalla, NY 10595

Springfield, Massachusetts Mesothelioma Cancer Centers

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

Yale Cancer Center
WWW 205
New Haven, CT 06520

Lifespan Cancer Institute, Rhode Island Hospital
Thoracic Multidisciplinary Clinic
Ambulatory Patient Center (APC Building)
Providence, RI 02903

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA 02215

Brigham and Women’s Hospital
International Mesothelioma Program
Boston, MA 02115

Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Building 76
Cambridge, MA 02139

Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Center for Thoracic Cancers
Boston, MA 02114

Locate Cancer Support Services Near Springfield

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 Springfield, Massachusetts for your convenience.

Massachusetts Treatment Support Services
Counseling & Support Groups
  • Connecticut Counseling Services 
    (Waterbury)
    203-755-8874
  • Look Good Feel Better Program
    (Multiple locations)
    800-227-2345
  • Memorial Hospital 
    (Pawtucket)
    401-729-2700
  • Care New England Wellness Center 
    (Warwick)
    401-732-3066
  • Connecticut Counseling Services 
    (Danbury)
    203-743-4698
  • Ann’s Place 
    (Danbury)
    203-790-6568
  • South County Health 
    (Wakefield)
    401-782-8000
Long-Term Housing
  • Montage Rocky Hill 
    (Rocky Hill)
    860-756-0368
  • Flats at 390 
    (Meriden)
    203-292-1099
  • American Cancer Society Hotel Partner Program
    (Multiple locations)
    800-227-2345
  • Extended Stay America Hotels Warwick 
    (Warwick)
    401-732-2547
  • Alliance for Better Long Term Care 
    (Warwick)
    401-785-3340
  • Atria Stratford 
    (Stratford)
    203-380-0006
  • AstraZeneca Hope Lodge – Boston 
    (Boston)
    617-396-5510
  • Boston Housing Authority 
    (Boston)
    617-988-4000
Patient Transport
  • Andover Dial a Ride 
    (Andover)
    860-742-7305
  • Connecticut Transportation Solutions 
    (Waterbury)
    203-592-7213
  • Med Tech Ambulance Service 
    (Pawtucket)
    401-726-2000
  • Accu Tran Ambulance Service 
    (East Providence)
    401-490-0446
  • Sweetheart Transportation Service 
    (Danbury)
    203-748-2511
  • Gentle Care Ride 
    (Nashua)
    603-341-1720
  • Connecticut Transportation Solutions 
    (Bridgeport)
    203-592-7213
  • Central Boston Elder Services 
    (Roxbury)
    617-277-7416
  • Entourage Transportation 
    (Manchester)
    603-851-8368
Physical Therapy
  • Gaylord Physical Therapy, Orthopedics & Sports Medicine 
    (North Haven)
    203-230-9226
  • Griffin Hospital 
    (Derby)
    203-732-7445
  • Roger Williams Cancer Center 
    (Providence)
    401-456-2077
  • Rhode Island Hospital, The Comprehensive Cancer Center
    (Providence)
    401-444-4000
  • Kent Hospital 
    (East Greenwich)
    401-886-4650
  • St. Vincent’s Medical Center 
    (Bridgeport)
    203-576-6000
  • Manual Physical Therapy 
    (Albany)
    518-689-0888
  • Concord Hospital Rehab Services 
    (Warner)
    603-230-5600
  • Exeter Hospital Physical Therapy 
    (Plaistow)
    603-257-3333

Filing a Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Springfield

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

Asbestos Law Firms Servicing Springfield, 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.

Find Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure Sites Near You

Find Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure Sites Near You

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Linda Molinari Editor in Chief

Linda Molinari has more than 15 years of experience as a writer and advocate for mesothelioma patients and a ban on asbestos.


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Jennifer Lucarelli Legal Advisor and Contributor

Jennifer Lucarelli is a partner at the law firm of Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen, specializing in asbestos litigation.


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