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Long Island is an island in New York State, east of Manhattan. It runs northeast from New York Harbor, between Long Island Sound to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the south. Long Island is made up of four counties – the New York City boroughs of Queens and Brooklyn, along with Nassau and Suffolk counties. In contemporary usage, the name Long Island generally refers only to Nassau and Suffolk counties, as distinct from New York City. Long Island’s nearly 7,500,000 residents are divided among widely-varying communities, from the 19th century factories and modern cityscapes of the western boroughs, to the fishing villages, wealthy resort towns and beaches of the east end.

European settlement in Long Island began in the early 17th century, with Dutch settlers establishing themselves in the west, and English Puritans from New England in the east. Through most of the 19th century, Long Island remained rural and agricultural. The Brooklyn Bridge provided the first permanent link to the continental United States in 1883. Railroads, bridges and tunnels made travel between Long Island and New York City faster and easier, and the towns in central Long Island soon became commuter suburbs. After World War II, City planners like Robert Moses and William Levitt developed highways, parks and housing in Nassau County, which was the fastest-growing county in the country between the 1950s and 1970s. Industry was not neglected; Long Island was a prominent aviation center in the 20th century, home to Grumman Aircraft, Republic Aviation and Fairchild Aviation Corporation. Long Island is also known for its research and high-tech facilities. Brookhaven National Laboratory, which opened in 1947 on the site of a former army base, employs nearly 3,000 researchers in nuclear physics, chemistry, environmental sciences and other disciplines. Stony Brook University and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory also conduct medical and scientific research.

Long Island’s history encompasses a wide range of industrial and construction activity, making asbestos exposure an ongoing concern. We have identified a number of Long Island jobsites where asbestos exposure has occurred. If you or a loved one were diagnosed with asbestos cancer in Long Island, you should also consider contacting an asbestos attorney.

01. Exposure Sites

Other Asbestos Sites in Long Island, New York

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

  • A.C. Horn
  • Astoria Light Heat and Power
  • Breyers Ice Cream
  • Brookhaven National Labs
  • Brookside Utility
  • Cary Insulation
  • Clayburn Contracting Corp
  • Colonial Sand & Stone
  • Columbia University
  • Consolidated Edison Company
  • Elmhurst Hospital
  • First National City Bank
  • Flynn Power Plant
  • Galvin Jerry Inc
  • Grumman Aircraft
  • Holiday Park, Selden
  • JFK International Airport
  • Liquid Carbonic Corporation
  • Long Island City Service Gasoline
  • Long Island Housing Projects
  • Long Island Lighting Company
  • Long Island Powerhouse
  • Long Island Shipyard
  • Mack – International Motor Truck Corp
  • Matthew Balich Corporation
  • Merrick Refuse Disposal
  • National Container Corporation
  • Nusen Shipyard
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church
  • Pepsi Coal Company
  • Polarad Electronics Corporation
  • Shoreham Powerhouse
  • The Van Iderstine Company
  • Tompkin’s residence
  • Town of Oyster Bay
02. Doctors

Mesothelioma Doctors near Long Island, New York

We have gathered below a list of mesothelioma doctors and oncologists who practice near Long Island, New York. Click on a specific doctor link to obtain more information about their areas of expertise, background, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Dr. John D. Allendorf
NYU Winthrop Hospital
Winthrop Surgical Associates
Mineola, NY 11501

Dr. Shahriyour Andaz
South Nassau Communities Hospital on Long Island
Lynbrook, NY 11563

Dr. Roman Perez-Soler
Montefiore Medical Park
Bronx, NY 10461

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

Dr. John A. Chabot
Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
New York, NY 10032

Dr. Raja M. Flores
Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York, NY 10029

Dr. Emanuela Taioli
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Icahn (East) Building, Floor 2nd, Room L2-70A
New York, NY 10029

Dr. Andrea S. Wolf
The Mount Sinai Hospital
Ruttenberg Treatment Center
New York, NY 10029

Dr. Robert J. Cerfolio
NYU Langone Medical Center
Perlmutter Cancer Center
New York, NY 10016

Dr. Harvey Pass
NYU Langone Medical Center
Perlmutter Cancer Center
New York, NY 10016

Dr. Stephen C. Rush
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, NY 10016

Dr. Daniel H. Sterman
NYU Langone Medical Center
Perlmutter Cancer Center
New York, NY 10016

Dr. Sai Yendamuri
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Buffalo, NY 14263

03. Cancer Centers

Cancer Centers near Long Island, New York

We present below a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located near Long Island, New York. Click on a specific cancer center link to obtain more in-depth information about each one.

Albert Einstein Cancer Center
Bronx, NY 10461

Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
Columbia University
New York, NY 10032

Mount Sinai Medical Center
Lung and Thoracic Cancer Services at Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, NY 10029

NYU Langone Medical Center
Perlmutter Cancer Center
8th Floor
New York, NY 10016

University of Rochester Medical Center
Wilmot Cancer Institute
Rochester, NY 14642

04. Filing a Lawsuit

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Long Island, New York

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 Long Island, New York, you may be entitled to compensation. You must file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of New York.

05. Law Firms

Mesothelioma Law Firms Servicing Long Island, NY

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 The Gori Law Firm, 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.

Levi Konigsberg LLP

For over 30 years, the New York based mesothelioma attorneys at Levy Konigsberg LLP have been recognized by clients and other lawyers alike as the “right attorneys” for the legal needs of mesothelioma victims across the United States.

Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC

We are Committed to Asbestos Justice™.  John N. Lipsitz and Michael A. Ponterio founded the law firm of Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC, in 1995. Since then, the attorneys at Lipsitz & Ponterio have recovered tens of millions of dollars on behalf of their clients diagnosed with mesothelioma.

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Written by

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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Long Island is an island in New York State, east of Manhattan. It runs northeast from New York Harbor, between Long Island Sound to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the south. Long Island is made up of four counties – the New York City boroughs of Queens and Brooklyn, along with Nassau and Suffolk counties. In contemporary usage, the name Long Island generally refers only to Nassau and Suffolk counties, as distinct from New York City. Long Island’s nearly 7,500,000 residents are divided among widely-varying communities, from the 19th century factories and modern cityscapes of the western boroughs, to the fishing villages, wealthy resort towns and beaches of the east end.

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