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Yonkers is a city in New York State. Sharing a border with The Bronx, it is the fourth most populous city in the state, with a current population of about 200,000. Once the birthplace of many industrial innovations, Yonkers has developed into a more residential area attracting New York workers that were drawn to the vintage charm of its neighborhoods, shopping centers and recreational and cultural offerings. Notable attractions include the Hudson River Museum, which features works of the Hudson River School of painters, as well as a planetarium, and the Yonkers Raceway, which has offered harness racing events since 1899. A major revitalization project is currently underway which includes a planned minor league baseball stadium.

Yonkers Overview

Settled in the 1640s, Yonkers was primarily a farming town, although the nearby Hudson and Nepperhan Rivers made trade and small industry possible quite early, including one of the first saw mills in the New World. The 19th century saw a boom in industrial activity, in part due to rail travel beginning in 1848. In 1853, Elisha Otis established the Otis Elevator Company to produce his newly designed safety elevator. Otis closed its Yonkers factory in 1983, but the company remains the world’s largest manufacturer of elevators and escalators. Other companies benefitting from their founder’s innovations included Alexander Smith and Sons Carpet Company (est. 1865) and the Waring Hat Manufacturing Company (est.1849), at one time among the world’s largest producers of carpet and hats, respectively. In 1909, Leo Baekeland invented the synthetic plastic “Bakelite”. Though war production sustained some of Yonkers’ industry through the mid-20th century, price competition forced many of the factories to relocate or close for good. Recently there has been some resurgence of manufacturing, including a Kawasaki railroad car plant which occupies the old Otis Elevator works.

Yonkers’ substantial history of manufacturing and construction activity makes asbestos exposure an ongoing concern. For your convenience, we have listed mesothelioma cancer centers located in or near Yonkers at the bottom of this page. If you were exposed to asbestos in Yonkers, you may benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma lawyer.

Other Asbestos Exposure Sites in Yonkers, New York

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

  • A. B. Barr and Company
  • Alex Smith Sons Carpet Company
  • Anaconde Wire & Cable
  • Arthur Blair Shipyard
  • City of Yonkers Water Department
  • Graphite Metallizing Corporation
  • Habirshaw Cable and Wire Corporation
  • Habirshaw Wire Company
  • J.A. Kaplan & Sons
  • Leake and Watts Orphan House
  • Natl. Sugar Refining Company of N.J.
  • New Yonkers Public Library
  • New York Central Railroad Company
  • Otis Elevator
  • Palmieri Contracting Corporation
  • Phelps Dodge Copper Products Corporation
  • Powerhouse
  • Refined Syrups & Sugars, Inc.
  • Robert M Mcculloch
  • Roosevelt High School
  • S S Hepworth and Company
  • Saunders Trades School
  • St. Johns Hospital
  • Suchar Process Company
  • T H Miller
  • Union Railway Company
  • Vulcantex Corporation
  • Walt Whitman Jr. High School
  • Waring Hat Manufacturing Company
  • Westchester Town House
  • Yonkers Plumbing Supply
  • Yonkers Railroad Company
  • Younkers Board of Education

Contact a Mesothelioma Doctor near Yonkers, New York

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Andrea S. Wolf
The Mount Sinai Hospital
Ruttenberg Treatment 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. 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. 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. Jyoti Malhotra
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ 08903

Dr. Bruce G. Haffty
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ 08903

Dr. H. Richard Alexander, Jr.
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ 08903

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

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

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

Dr. Larry R. Kaiser
Temple Lung Center
Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Dr. Cherie P. Erkmen
Temple Lung Center
Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Dr. Joel D. Cooper
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Dr. Sunil Singhal
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Penn Thoracic Surgery Perelman
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Dr. Steven M. Albelda
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Contact a Mesothelioma Cancer Center near Yonkers, New York

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

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

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

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

Yale Cancer Center
WWW 205
New Haven, CT 06520

Fox Chase Cancer Center
Temple Health
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Philadelphia
Comprehensive Cancer Care Network
Philadelphia, PA 19124

Temple Lung Center
Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center
Bluemle Life Sciences Building
Suite 1050
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Abramson Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Abramson Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104

The Wistar Institute Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Mesothelioma Patient Support Services near Yonkers

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 Yonkers, New York for your convenience.

New York Treatment Support Services
Counseling & Support Groups
  • Cancer Care 
    (New York)
    800-813-4673
  • Connecticut Counseling Services 
    (Norwalk)
    203-838-6508
  • MISSION 
    (Southport)
    203-292-8722
  • Connecticut Counseling Services 
    (Danbury)
    203-743-4698
  • Ann’s Place 
    (Danbury)
    203-790-6568
  • Cancer Support Community Central New Jersey 
    (Bedminster)
    908-658-5400
  • Connecticut Counseling Services 
    (Waterbury)
    203-755-8874
Long-Term Housing
  • Short Term Rentals NYC 
    (New York)
    212-271-4231
  • Atria Stratford 
    (Stratford)
    203-380-0006
  • Flats at 390 
    (Meriden)
    203-292-1099
  • Montage Rocky Hill 
    (Rocky Hill)
    860-756-0368
  • Extended Stay America 
    (Cherry Hill)
    856-616-1200
  • Hosts for Hospitals 
    (Philadelphia)
    484-380-2999
Patient Transport
  • Dash Xpress 
    (New York)
    646-944-0537
  • Alliance Medical Services LLC 
    (Paterson)
    973-778-4911
  • Golden Medical Transportation LLC 
    (Jersey City)
    201-724-7808
  • Honest Medical Transportation
    (Elizabeth)
    908-662-1717
  • Sweetheart Transportation Service 
    (Danbury)
    203-748-2511
  • Connecticut Transportation Solutions 
    (Bridgeport)
    203-592-7213
  • Connecticut Transportation Solutions 
    (Waterbury)
    203-592-7213
  • Whitehall Medical Transport Services 
    (Allentown)
    610-262-2403
Physical Therapy
  • Pact Physical Therapy 
    (New York)
    866-381-9247
  • Liberty Physical Therapy PC 
    (Jersey City)
    201-366-1116
  • Elite Physical Therapy 
    (Newark)
    973-732-5959
  • St. Vincent’s Medical Center 
    (Bridgeport)
    203-576-6000
  • Brunswick Health & Physical Therapy Center 
    (New Brunswick)
    732-565-1701
  • Griffin Hospital 
    (Derby)
    203-732-7445
  • Gaylord Physical Therapy, Orthopedics & Sports Medicine 
    (North Haven)
    203-230-9226

Filing a Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Yonkers

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos at a commercial, residential or military site in Yonkers, New York, you may be entitled to compensation. Don’t lose your right to file a claim. You must act quickly and file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of New York.

Mesothelioma Lawyers Servicing Yonkers, New York

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.

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.

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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