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Asbestos Exposure, Mesothelioma Doctors and Lawyers in Lima, Ohio

The City of Lima is the seat of Allen County, Ohio. Lima's current population is approximately 38,700 residents occupying a 12.9 square mile area. The former oil boom town's economy mixes retail, healthcare and education with manufacturing. Prominent employers include General Dynamics, Ford Motor Company and Proctor & Gamble. Lima is also home to the University of Northwestern Ohio, James A. Rhodes State College, and a campus of Ohio State University.

Lima has been the seat of Allen County since its founding in 1831. Although the first railroad through Lima was constructed in the 1850s, substantial industrial growth in Lima began with the discovery of oil in 1885. Standard Oil Company of Cleveland built a refinery around 1886, and the Lima oil field quickly became a major producer. Although oil production had declined by 1910, the refinery remained in operation, and is currently run by Husky Energy. The railroads also expanded in the late 19th century. Several railroads had machine shops and yards in Lima, and the Lima Locomotive Company got its start in 1869 as the Lima Agricultural Works. During World War II, the plant made Sherman tanks. After several mergers and a sale to Clark Equipment, the plant closed in 1981. Lima has also been home to a number of hospitals, including the Ottowa Valley Hospital and the Lima State Hospital for the Criminally Insane, which later became a medium-security prison, and has since closed. The 1970s and 1980s saw a decline in manufacturing which has been partly replaced by retail and other service-sector industries.

Lima has a substantial history of manufacturing in industries known for their use of asbestos-containing materials. Asbestos exposure is an ongoing concern for workers, who may be at risk for mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. If you were exposed to asbestos in Lima and diagnosed with mesothelioma, you should also consider contacting an asbestos law firm.

Other Asbestos Exposure Sites in Lima, Ohio

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

  • Allen County Institution Power Plant
  • American Gas and Electric Company
  • American Straw Board Company
  • Ap Green F B Company
  • Ashland Oil
  • B.P. Chemical
  • B.P. Refinery
  • Bistron Corp
  • Central Concrete Supply
  • Chicago Bridge & Iron Company
  • Clark Equipment Company
  • Clark Refining and Marketing Inc
  • Clark Refining Ohio
  • Dwg Cigar Factory
  • Electricians Union - Local 32
  • Ford Motor
  • Garford Motor Truck Company
  • General Dynamics
  • Ineos
  • Insulco, Inc.
  • J.C. Penney Building
  • Lima and Toledo Traction Company
  • Lima Electric Railway and Light Company
  • Lima Locomotive
  • Lima Memorial Hospital
  • Lima Packing Company
  • Lima Refinery Plant
  • Lima State Hospital
  • Lima Supply
  • Lyric & State Theatres
  • Mansfield Reformatory
  • Nitrogen Petrochemical Plant
  • North Western Ohio Light Company
  • Ohio Electric Company
  • Ohio Electric Railway Company
  • Ohio Industrial Insulation Company
  • Ohio State Hospital
  • Ohio Steel Foundry Company
  • Proctor & Gamble
  • Sohio Chemical Company
  • South Ohio Oil Company
  • Standard Oil Company
  • Standard Oil Refinery
  • Sun Oil Company
  • Teledyne Ohio Steel
  • Vistron
  • W. S. Lowe and Company
  • Whiting Corporation

Mesothelioma Doctors near Lima, Ohio

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

Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute
Columbus, OH 43210

Distance: 76.5 miles

Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
The James at Brain and Spine Hospital
Columbus, OH 43210

Distance: 76.5 miles

The James Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
Columbus, OH 43210
Distance: 76.5 miles

Find a Mesothelioma Cancer Center near Lima, Ohio

We have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers within a 100-mile radius of Lima, Ohio. 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.

Toledo, OH 43617
Distance: 67.1 miles

Columbus, OH 43210
Distance: 76.5 miles

Mesothelioma Patient Support Services near Lima

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.

Ohio Treatment Support Services

Filing a Mesothelioma Claim in Lima, Ohio

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

Mesothelioma Law Firms Servicing Lima, Ohio

Dean, Omar & Branham, LLP is a law firm dedicated to using the legal profession to make our community safer. When someone is badly hurt because someone else did not act reasonably, we are here to help provide whatever justice the legal system can give the family who has been wronged.

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 Lima, Ohio Mesothelioma Patients

Asbestos-Related News in Ohio

Goodyear Sued Over Asbestos Claims Paid by Berkshire Insurance

Akron, Ohio - April 20, 2017

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is being sued by Berkshire Hathaway Inc. over property and casualty insurance claims related to asbestos. Read more at

Galion Neighbors Now Hearing About Asbestos Discovered In 2010

Galion, OH - May 25, 2016

Neighbors in Galion are just now finding out about asbestos that was discovered at on old manufacturing plant in 2010.

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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

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