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Known as “The Biggest Little City in the World”, Reno is the fourth most populous city in Nevada, with a population of more than 220,000. The city serves as the county seat of Washoe County, located along the western border of Nevada about 20 miles east of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and Lake Tahoe. In the middle of it all stands the city’s most renowned symbol, the Reno Arch. Reno is famous for its casinos and is the birthplace of the gaming corporation Harrah’s Entertainment. Modern Reno boasts a thriving cultural scene, a refurbished downtown area, and many year-round resorts in the nearby mountains.

Reno Overview

After the legalization of casino gambling by the Nevada state legislature in 1931, many gambling establishments formed in Reno marking the start of a tourist industry, which currently remains the major industry in the Reno area. The hotel and casino industry attracts more than five million visitors each year and contributes more than $4 billion to the local economy annually. Reno has quietly grown into a significant transportation hub for the western United States and has developed a diverse economic base with a strong presence in manufacturing and logistics in industries such as computers, electronics, financial services, and communications. This diversity supports a thriving local economy. Large employers in the Reno area today include the University of Nevada and Washoe Medical Center, Inc.

Reno, Nevada’s substantial history of manufacturing and construction activity makes asbestos exposure an ongoing concern. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, and you are looking for a mesothelioma doctor, scroll down to see a list of those located in and around Reno. If you were exposed to asbestos in Reno, you may benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma attorney.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Reno

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

  • Armstrong Contracting & Supply Corporation
  • Bell Telephone Building
  • Convention Center
  • Desert Peak Power Plant
  • Dixie Valley Power Plant
  • Dorcon Inc
  • Eagle Picher Industries Inc
  • Empire Farms Power Plant
  • Mountain View Cemetery
  • Owens Corning Fiberglas
  • Pinon Pine Power Plant
  • Procter Hug High School
  • Reno Convention Center
  • Reno Feed and Seed Spur
  • Sierra Pacific Power Company
  • Soda Lake I & II
  • Southern Pacific Company
  • State Printing Office
  • Stead Air Force Base
  • Steamboat Power Plants
  • Tracy Generating Station
  • University of Nevada
  • Washoe Medical Center
  • Wells Fargo Dock

Mesothelioma Doctors near Reno, Nevada

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

Dr. Mark W. Lischner
Pulmonary Medicine Associates
5 Medical Plaza Care Center
Roseville, CA 95661

Locate a Mesothelioma Cancer Center near Reno, Nevada

For your convenience, we have prepared the following list of mesothelioma cancer centers located within a 100-mile radius of Reno, Nevada. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more detailed information about the resources available at each one.

Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada
Central Valley Treatment Center
Las Vegas, NV 89169

Southern Nevada Cancer Research Foundation
C-26
Las Vegas, NV 89106

Locate Cancer Support Services Near Reno, Nevada

The following cancer support services may be of help to you while you are receiving treatment for mesothelioma. Support services for mesothelioma patients include patient transport, temporary housing, physical therapy and counseling.

Nevada Treatment Support Services
Counseling & Support Services
  • Carson Tahoe 
    (Carson City)
    775-445-8000
Long-Term Housing
  • Carson Tahoe 
    (Carson City)
    775-445-8000
Physical Therapy
  • Physical Therapy Partners Nevada 
    (Fernley)
    775-575-1818

Filing a Mesothelioma Claim in Reno, Nevada

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

Asbestos Law Firms Servicing Reno, Nevada

Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen

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.
Gori Julian & Associates, P.C.
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.
Simmons Hanly Conroy
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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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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