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Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure in Westfield, Massachusetts

Westfield is a city in the Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts. This city of just over 40,000 residents occupies close to 47 square miles along the Metacomet Ridge, a line of traprock cliffs which runs through Connecticut and Massachusetts. First incorporated in 1669, Westfield has grown from a frontier town to a thriving commercial and industrial center. With easy access to Bradley International Airport and major highways, including the Massachusetts Turnpike, Westfield has developed into a warehousing center for companies such as Home Depot and Lowes. Stanley Park, a 300-acre arboretum and botanical garden established in 1949, offers recreation and cultural events.

The land that makes up Westfield was originally purchased from the Pocumtuc Indians, and until about 1725, it was the westernmost town in Massachusetts. The rich local soil was well suited to agriculture, Westfield's primary pursuit for its first 150 years. In the early 19th century, the town became more industrialized. Local factories produced buggy whips, bricks, cigars, paper, boilers, and many other items. The H.B. Smith Company began manufacturing fences and decorative ironwork in the mid-1850s, then turned to cast-iron boilers, which it produced until 2009. The W. Warren Thread Works, established in 1880, was the first business in Westfield to add electric lighting, and modern office conveniences such as a typewriter and electric clock. While enjoying substantial economic growth in the past, Westfield literally keeps a low profile. Due to a 1952 fire in the six-story Westfield Professional Building, city zoning prevents construction of buildings taller than its fire truck ladders, resulting in few buildings taller than three stories. In the latter half of the 20th century, wage competition caused a decline in manufacturing and population. Though some manufacturing remains, employment has shifted towards the fields of healthcare, education, social services and retail.

Westfield's manufacturing legacy coupled with an active construction industry puts it in a high-risk category for asbestos exposure. We have identified numerous jobsites where asbestos exposure has occurred. If you were exposed to asbestos in Westfield and were diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma, you should also consider contacting a mesothelioma law firm.

Other Asbestos Sites in Westfield, Massachusetts

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

  • American Abrasive Company
  • Bryant Machine Company
  • H.B. Smith Company, Inc
  • L.D. Phillips
  • Norwood Engineering Company
  • Salvage Arms Corp
  • Southworth Paper
  • Stevens Paper Mills
  • W. Warren Thread Works
  • Western Massachusetts Hospital
  • Westfield High School
  • Westfield Hospital
  • Westfield River Paper Company
  • Westfield Sanitarium
  • Westfield State College

Westfield, Massachusetts Mesothelioma Doctors

For your convenience, we have prepared the following list of mesothelioma doctors located within a 100-mile radius of Westfield, 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.

Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center
Hartford, CT 06105
Distance: 26.1 miles

Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven
New Haven, CT 06511
Distance: 58.7 miles

Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, CT 06510
Distance: 58.8 miles

Yale Cancer Center
New Haven, CT 06510
Distance: 58.8 miles

Our Lady of Fatima Hospital
Johnston, RI 02919
Distance: 67.8 miles

Hematology and Oncology Associates of Rhode Island
Cranston, RI 02920
Distance: 71.6 miles

Our Lady of Fatima Hospital
Cranston, RI 02920
Distance: 71.6 miles

Hassan Ettensohn Medical Specialists, Ltd.
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Distance: 72.8 miles

Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
Distance: 73.4 miles

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

Distance: 85.9 miles

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA 02215
Distance: 85.9 miles

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA 02215
Distance: 85.9 miles

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA 02115
Distance: 86.3 miles

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA 02115
Distance: 86.3 miles

Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Pathology Associates
Boston, MA 02114

Distance: 88.0 miles

Westchester Medical Center
Valhalla, NY 10595
Distance: 90.3 miles

Find a Cancer Center near Westfield, Massachusetts

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

Thoracic Oncology Program
Hartford, CT 06102

Distance: 27.5 miles

New Haven, CT 06520
Distance: 58.8 miles

New Haven, CT 06510
Distance: 58.8 miles

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

Distance: 73.6 miles

Boston, MA 02215
Distance: 85.9 miles

International Mesothelioma Program
Boston, MA 02115

Distance: 86.3 miles

Kendall Square
Cambridge, MA 02142

Distance: 87.3 miles

Boston, MA 02114
Distance: 88.0 miles

Mesothelioma Patient Support Services near Westfield

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 Westfield, Massachusetts

If you were exposed to asbestos at a commercial, residential or military site in Westfield, 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.

Mesothelioma Lawyers Servicing Westfield, Massachusetts

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.

Help for Westfield Mesothelioma Patients

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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