Asbestos Exposure, Mesothelioma Doctors and Lawyers in Asheville, North Carolina
Originally named Morristown, the city of Asheville is the largest city in western North Carolina and serves as county seat of Buncombe County. The county seat was appointed in 1793, and was established on a plateau where two Indian trails crossed. In 1797, Morristown became an incorporated city and was renamed Asheville after North Carolina Governor, Samuel Ashe.
Since its early days, Asheville's location in the Blue Ridge Mountains at the confluence of the Swannanoa River and French Broad River attracted settlers to the area. By the late 19th century, Western North Carolina Railroad, Richmond and Danville Railroad Company, and Southern Railway reached the city. The railroads led to a boom in Asheville's textile and business flourished with companies like Enka Textile Mill and Asheville Cotton Mills leading the way. Petroleum businesses operated facilities in Asheville as well, including Humble Oil & Refinery and Asheville Oil Company. Today, Asheville's economy is supported by the major industries of manufacturing, healthcare, and tourism. Largest employers in the area are Buncombe County Schools, Ingles Markets, and Mission Health System.
Use of asbestos containing products has been an issue in Asheville for many years. Workers exposed to asbestos products in the manufacturing and industrial settings may at risk to develop mesothelioma, a form of cancer. 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 Asheville. Additionally, you should know that asbestos law firms represent people from Asheville who were exposed to asbestos and diagnosed with mesothelioma.
Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Asheville
The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Asheville where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.
- Alexander Perry Construct
- American Enka Corp
- Asheville Cotton Mills
- Asheville Electric Company
- Asheville Steel Company Incorporated
- Beacon Manufacturing
- Biemann and Rowell Company
- Boling Chair Company
- Carolina Power and Light
- Carolina Truck & Body Company
- Champion Paper Company
- Citizens Heating Company
- Citizens Heating Company
- Colonial Baking Company
- Drexel Enterprises
- Drexel Furniture
- Enka Textile Mill
- Farnam Manufacturing Company
- General Services Administration
- Girmes of America
- Gordon Furniture Company R & S
- Hicks Corp
- Hicks Corp
- Humble Oil & Refinery
- Hyatt Electric Company Incorporated
- Inka High School
- Inka Rayon Plant
- Kearfott Inc
- Moser Plumbing Company
- Public Service Company of Nc
- R & E Gordon Furniture Company
- Rogers Plumbing & Heating
- S.K.F. Industries, Incorporated
- Sayles Biltmore Bleacheries Inc
- Skf Inc
- Skyland Powerhouse
- Southern Bell Telephone Company
- Storage Supply Company
Contact a Mesothelioma Doctor near Asheville, NC
We have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that practice within a 100-mile radius of Asheville, North Carolina. Click on a specific doctor link to obtain more information about their areas of expertise, background, professional affiliations, and office locations.
Dr. Spence McCachren
Thompson Oncology Group
Knoxville, TN 37916
Distance: 81.3 miles
Find a Cancer Center near Asheville, North Carolina
For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100-mile radius of Asheville, North Carolina. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered, areas of expertise and how to contact the cancer center.
Duke Cancer Institute
Durham, NC 27710
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Comprehensive Cancer Center
Winston Salem, NC 27157
Mesothelioma Patient Support Services near Asheville
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 Asheville, North Carolina for your convenience.
North Carolina Treatment Support Services
Counseling & Support Groups
Distance: 57.2 miles
- Cancer Society
Spartanburg Housing Authority
Distance: 59.5 miles
Distance: 95.8 miles
- Spartanburg Housing Authority
Service Transport Inc
Distance: 52.1 miles
- Service Transport Inc
All Right Taxi
Distance: 82.8 miles
Distance: 95.8 miles
- All Right Taxi
Accelerated Physical Therapy
Distance: 52.7 miles
- Accelerated Physical Therapy
Filing a Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Asheville
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 Asheville, North Carolina, you may be entitled to compensation. You must file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of North Carolina.
Mesothelioma Lawyers Servicing Asheville, NC
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.
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.
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.
Support for Caregivers in Asheville, NC
- Sign up for Our Mesothelioma Treatment Alert
- Financial Assistance to Help with Treatment Costs
- Locate a Comprehensive Cancer Center near Asheville, North Carolina
Asbestos-Related News in North Carolina
Eleven Statesville condemned homes were hoped to be burned and used for fire training, but asbestos has stopped the plan. Statesville Fire Department Chief Spencer Lee said, “Most of the buildings are too structurally damaged to qualify for live burning training.”
Over the weekend, a local ABC affiliate in Raleigh, North Carolina, reported that its investigative team had discovered asbestos in a brand of makeup sold at Justice Stores, a popular clothing chain for girls and tweens.