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Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure in Orrville, Ohio

Orrville is the second-largest city in Wayne County, Ohio. The city occupies a 5.3 square-mile area, with a population of approximately 8,500. Longevity is the hallmark of Orrville's manufacturers, several of which have made Orrville their home for more than a century, including The J. M. Smucker Company, Inc., The Smith Dairy Company, Schantz Organ Company, and The Will-Burt Company, makers of telescoping lighting booms. Orrville is also home to Wayne College, which is affiliated with the University of Akron.

Orrville was founded in 1814 by James Taggart Jr., on land that was granted to him for his Revolutionary War service. A critical development came in 1851, when Judge Smith Orr convinced the Pittsburgh and Fort Wayne Railroad to lay track through the town, and build a water tower into the bargain. Orr and a partner then established a sawmill to provide lumber for the railroad. In 1864, with transportation secured and industry beginning to take root, Orrville incorporated as a city. The first factory to open was a pottery company, in 1862. Several early industries were food-related, including Orrville Cottage Creamery, Orrville Milk Condensery, and the J.M. Smucker Company. The Smith Dairy Company began delivering milk from a wagon in 1909. Today, the company continues to produce milk, ice cream, cottage cheese and other products from their original 1924 production facility. Other companies which have operated in Orrville over the years include Ingersoll-Rand Company, Volvo Heavy Truck and Westinghouse. More recently, manufacturers such as JLG Industries and Scotts fertilizers have joined Orrville's legacy companies, continuing the city's solid manufacturing tradition.

Orrville, Ohio's lengthy history of manufacturing and construction place it in a high-risk category for asbestos exposure. Asbestos exposure is linked to mesothelioma and other forms of asbestos cancer. We provide information about mesothelioma treatment options in and around Orrville at the bottom of this page. If you were diagnosed with mesothelioma in Orrville, you may also benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma lawyer.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Orrville

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

  • City of Orrville - Municipal Power Plant
  • Cottage Creamery Company
  • J.M. Smucker Apple Butter Company
  • Koppers Company Wood Preserving Div
  • Municipal Electric Light Plant
  • Municipal Power Plant
  • Orrville Milk Condensing Company
  • Orrville Municipal Light Plant
  • Orrville Municipal Utilities
  • Orrville Utilities
  • Power House Board of Affairs
  • Quality Casting
  • Village of Board of Public Affairs

Locate a Mesothelioma Doctor near Orrville, Ohio

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

The Cleveland Clinic’s Taussig Cancer Institute
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Cleveland, OH 44195

Distance: 46.5 miles

The Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Cleveland, OH 44195

Distance: 46.5 miles

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

Distance: 87.7 miles

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

Distance: 87.7 miles

The James Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
Columbus, OH 43210
Distance: 87.7 miles

Mesothelioma Specialty Care Center of UPMC Cancer Centers
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Distance: 98.4 miles

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Distance: 99.4 miles

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Distance: 99.4 miles

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Distance: 99.4 miles

Contact a Cancer Center near Orrville, Ohio

We present below a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100-mile radius of Orrville, Ohio. Click on a specific cancer center link to obtain more in depth information about each one.

Cleveland, OH 44195
Distance: 46.5 miles

Cleveland, OH 44106
Distance: 47.5 miles

Warren, OH 44484
Distance: 59.7 miles

Columbus, OH 43210
Distance: 87.7 miles

Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Distance: 99.4 miles

Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Distance: 99.4 miles

Mesothelioma Patient Support Services near Orrville

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 Orrville, Ohio for your convenience.

Ohio Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • Able Counseling & Associates, Inc.
      Distance: 49.7 miles
    • Saul and Saul, LLC
      Distance: 84.5 miles
    • UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
      Distance: 99.4 miles
  • Long-Term Housing

    • WoodSpring Suites Akron
      Distance: 21.0 miles
    • Hope Hollow
      Distance: 85.2 miles
    • Family House
      Distance: 98.4 miles
  • Patient Transport

    • Comfort & Caring Transportation Services LLC
      Distance: 40.4 miles
    • Hometown Transportatin
      Distance: 85.8 miles
  • Physical Therapy

    • Robinson Rehab Center and Sport Clinic
      Distance: 36.0 miles
    • Cornerstone Physical Therapy
      Distance: 80.0 miles

Filing a Mesothelioma Claim in Orrville, 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 Orrville, 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.

Legal Help for Orrville Residents with Mesothelioma

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.

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