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Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure in Hickory, North Carolina

The city of Hickory is located in Catawba County, North Carolina and has the 162nd largest metropolitan area in the United States. Hickory’s origins date back to the 1850s when Henry Robinson built a tavern of logs underneath a large hickory tree. The community was established as “Hickory Tavern” before being incorporated and renamed “Hickory” in 1870.

Trains reached Hickory in the 1860s and before long, the town became home to the first of many things in North Carolina, including the council-manager form of government and the installation of electric lights. Hickory’s early economy consisted of hosiery mills, textile mills, and furniture plants. In 1902, Hickory White Manufacturing Company, the first large-scale furniture factory, began operations in town and has been in business ever since. By the mid-twentieth century Hickory housed nearly a dozen furniture manufacturers including Southern Desk Company, Hy-Lan Furniture Company Inc, and Century Furniture Casegoods. It was estimated that 60% of the nation’s furniture was produced in Hickory at one point. Today, Hickory remains home to several furniture manufacturers as well as datacenters operated by Apple and Google. The Apple datacenter campus just south of the city is one of the largest in the world.

We have confirmed that Hickory has numerous jobsites where asbestos exposure occurred. Workers exposure to asbestos may have the possibility of developing mesothelioma, a form of asbestos-related cancer. Mesothelioma cancer centers near Hickory are listed at the bottom of this page. Additionally, asbestos attorneys may be able to give guidance if you were exposed to asbestos in Hickory and then diagnosed with mesothelioma.

Other Asbestos Sites in Hickory, North Carolina

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

  • C.H. Rhoney Company
  • Century Furniture Casegoods
  • General Electric Plant
  • Hickory Plumbing
  • Hy-Lan Furniture Company Inc
  • Ingold Company
  • J P Stevens Longview Plant #1
  • Lamcal, Inc
  • Northwestern Bank Building
  • Southern Desk Company
  • The Sherwin Williams Company
  • W T Grant Company
  • Watauga Building Sup

Locate a Mesothelioma Doctor near Hickory

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

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Comprehensive Cancer Center
Winston-Salem, NC 27157
Distance: 68.9 miles

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Comprehensive Cancer Center
Winston-Salem, NC 27157
Distance: 68.9 miles

Contact a Cancer Center near Hickory, NC

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

Cancer Support Services Near Hickory, North Carolina

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.

North Carolina Treatment Support Services

Filing a Mesothelioma Claim in Hickory, North Carolina

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos at a commercial, residential or military site in Hickory, North Carolina, 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 North Carolina.

Legal Help for Hickory Residents with Mesothelioma

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.

Resources for Mesothelioma Patients in Hickory

Asbestos-Related News in North Carolina

Asbestos-Contaminated Houses Won’t Work for Fire Training

Statesville, NC - August 08, 2017

Eleven Statesville condemned homes were hoped to be burned and used for fire training, but asbestos has stopped the plan.

Asbestos Found in Makeup from Popular Children’s Clothing Store Justice

Raleigh, NC - July 18, 2017

A local news station in Raleigh has discovered asbestos in makeup sold at Justice, a popular clothing store for children and tweens. Read more at

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Author: Linda Molinari

Editor in Chief, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

Linda Molinari

Reviewer: Jennifer R. Lucarelli

Lawyer for Mesothelioma Victims and Their Families

Jennifer R. Lucarelli