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Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure in Hazleton, Pennsylvania

Hazleton is a city in Luzerne County home to just over 25,000 residents. It is Located in Pennsylvania's ridge and valley section on a plateau named Spring Mountain, Hazleton's highest elevation is 1886 feet above sea level, one of the highest incorporated cities east of the Mississippi River and one of the highest in Pennsylvania. Hazleton was incorporated as a borough on January 5, 1857, and as a city on December 4, 1891. Its name was supposed to be spelled "Hazelton" but a clerk misspelled the name during incorporation, and the name "Hazleton" has been used ever since.

Located on one of only two pockets of anthracite coal in the world, Hazleton got its start when mining and canal operations began in the 1830s. The Hazleton Coal Company incorporated in 1836. Hazelton's population grew steadily until the 1880s when waves of eastern European immigrants poured in to take jobs created by the booming coal industry. The coal mined in Hazleton helped to establish the United States as a world industrial power, primarily fueling the massive blast furnaces at the Bethlehem Steel Corporation. However, after World War II, the demand for coal began to decline opening the door for manufacturing. The Duplan Silk Corporation opened and became the world's largest silk mill. The garment industry thrived. Hazleton's mining and garment industries have disappeared over the past 50 years. Through the efforts of CANDO (Community Area New Development Organization) and an efficient highway infrastructure, Hazleton has become home to many industrial parks. Also, because of CANDO's efforts, Hazleton was given the All-America City Award. Hazleton's economy is now based largely on manufacturing and shipping. Some of the large companies with operations in Hazelton include Office Max, Simmons Bedding Company, AutoZone, General Mills, WEIR Minerals, EB Brands and

We have confirmed that Hazleton, Pennsylvania has a number of jobsites where asbestos exposure occurred. Thus, putting workers and others at risk for developing a potentially terminal asbestos-related disease. Mesothelioma lawyers may be able to give guidance if you were exposed to asbestos in Hazleton and then diagnosed with mesothelioma.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Hazleton

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

  • A. Barletta & Sons
  • A. Pardee and Company
  • Beryllium Corporation
  • Berylluim Corp
  • Duplan Corporation
  • Duplan Silk Corp
  • E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company
  • Edison and Illuminating Company
  • Electric Auto-Lite Company
  • Evans Colliery Company
  • Hazelton Water Works.
  • Hazleton Brick Company
  • Hazleton Electric Light and Power Company
  • Jere Woodring and Company
  • Jere Woodring and Company
  • Lehigh Valley Coal Company
  • Lehigh Valley Coal Company
  • Maryd Coal Company
  • Tere Woodring and Company

Mesothelioma Doctors near Hazleton, Pennsylvania

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

Temple University Hospital Cancer Center
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Distance: 79.1 miles

University of Pennsylvania Abramson Cancer Center
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Distance: 80.4 miles

University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center
Harron Lung Center/Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Distance: 80.4 miles

University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center, Abramson Cancer Center
Harron Lung Center, Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Distance: 80.4 miles

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ 08903
Distance: 87.2 miles

The Cancer Institute of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ 08903
Distance: 87.2 miles

Helen F. Graham Cancer Center
Newark, DE 19713
Distance: 89.9 miles

Helen F. Graham Cancer Center
Medical Oncology Hematology Consultants
Newark, DE 19713

Distance: 89.9 miles

Find a Cancer Center near Hazleton, Pennsylvania

If you need help getting an accurate diagnosis or developing a treatment plan, the following mesothelioma cancers near Hazleton, Pennsylvania have the resources available to assist you. More detailed information about each cancer center is available by clicking on the appropriate cancer center detail link.

Philadelphia, PA 19111
Distance: 78.3 miles

Philadelphia, PA 19140
Distance: 79.1 miles

Philadelphia, PA 19124
Distance: 80.4 miles

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Distance: 80.4 miles

Abramson Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Distance: 80.4 miles

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Distance: 80.4 miles

Philadelphia, PA 19107
Distance: 82.2 miles

New Brunswick, NJ 08903
Distance: 87.2 miles

The Thoracic, Esophageal, and Lung Cancer Multidisciplinary Center
Newark, DE 19713

Distance: 89.9 miles

Mesothelioma Patient Support Services near Hazleton

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.

Pennsylvania Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • Medical Oncology Associates
      Distance: 23.1 miles
    • Cancer Support Community Central New Jersey
      Distance: 71.7 miles
    • Fox Chase Cancer Center
      Distance: 78.3 miles
    • Crozer Keystone Health System
      Distance: 78.7 miles
    • Abramson Cancer Center
      Distance: 80.4 miles
    • Cancer Support Community Delaware
      Distance: 82.7 miles
    • Christina Care Health System
      Distance: 86.9 miles
    • Catholic Charities - New Jersey
      (Mt. Holly)
      Distance: 90.9 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better, Union Hospital Cancer Resource Center
      Distance: 92.7 miles
    • Love in the Name of Christ
      Distance: 95.0 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better, Medstar Health Cancer Center at Bel Air
      (Bel Air)
      Distance: 98.5 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better, Upper Chesapeake Health System Inc
      (Bel Air)
      Distance: 99.7 miles
  • Long-Term Housing

    • Hope Lodge
      Distance: 59.1 miles
    • Hosts for Hospitals
      Distance: 73.3 miles
    • Ronald McDonald House of Delaware
      Distance: 83.4 miles
    • Pettinaro Residential Housing
      Distance: 87.9 miles
    • Extended Stay America
      (Cherry Hill)
      Distance: 89.6 miles
  • Patient Transport

    • Whitehall Medical Transport Services
      Distance: 36.3 miles
    • R.N.R Transportation
      Distance: 78.3 miles
    • STAT Medical Transport
      (Drexel Hill)
      Distance: 78.5 miles
    • Life Alliance
      Distance: 81.8 miles
    • Generations Home Care
      (New Castle)
      Distance: 93.6 miles
    • Alliance Medical Services LLC
      Distance: 94.2 miles
    • Honest Medical Transportation
      Distance: 94.5 miles
  • Physical Therapy

    • Brunswick Health & Physical Therapy Center
      (New Brunswick)
      Distance: 87.7 miles
    • University of Delaware Physical Therapy Clinic
      Distance: 89.9 miles
    • Elite Physical Therapy
      Distance: 95.5 miles
    • Penn Medicine Cancer Rehabilitation
      (Philadelphia, West Chester, Lancaster)
    • Fox Chase Cancer Center Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
      (Philadelphia, Furlong)
    • PinnacleHealth Cancer Rehabilitation and Lymphedema Services
      (Mechanicsburg, Harrisburg)

Filing a Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Hazleton

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 Hazleton, Pennsylvania, you may be entitled to compensation. You must file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of Pennsylvania.

Asbestos Lawyers Servicing Hazleton, Pennsylvania

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.

If you are looking for an expert asbestos exposure and mesothelioma attorney, look no further than Shein Law. With offices in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, a mesothelioma attorney from our legal team will fight for clients’ rights in order to achieve justice. 

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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