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Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Located in northwestern Pennsylvania, Wilkes Barre is a city in and the county seat of Luzerne County situated along the Susquehanna River, 100 miles northwest of Philadelphia. Wilkes Barre and surrounding Wyoming Valley are framed by the Pocono Mountains to the east, the Endless Mountains to the west and the Lehigh Valley to the south. The Susquehanna River flows through the center of the valley and defines the northwestern border of the city. Named in honor of British Parliament members, John Wilkes and Isaac Barre, Wilkes Barre was settled and named in 1769 by Major John Durkee. Throughout its history, the city's name has gone through various spellings, including Wilkesbarre, Wilkesborough, Wilkesburg, Wilkesbarra, Wilkes Barry and Wilkes Berry. Wilkes Barre is home to more than 43,000 residents.

In the 1800s, Wilkes Barre's population exploded due to the discovery of anthracite coal, which earned the city the nickname of "The Diamond City". Eventually, the coal industry eventually declined. Most coal operations left Wilkes Barre by the end of World War II. The city entered into a decades-long decline, hastened by Hurricane Agnes in 1972. Today, Wilkes Barre manufactures a variety of products including, clothing, metal products, electronics, perfume, and leather goods. Recently, many economic development projects have reenergized Wilkes Barre, the city is well on its way to achieving a social and economic renaissance, encouraged by business growth and increased optimism in its future.

We have confirmed that Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania has many jobsites where asbestos exposure has occurred. If you or a loved one have been exposed to asbestos in Wilkes Barre, you may benefit by seeking counsel from a mesothelioma attorney.

Other Asbestos Sites in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

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

  • Algonquin Coal Company
  • American Car & Foundry
  • Bendix Corporation
  • Bennett Station
  • Bennett Steel
  • Delaware and Hudson Canal Company
  • Hazard Manufacturing Company
  • Henry Colliery
  • Hollenback Colliery
  • J.E. Patterson
  • Laurel Run Coal Company
  • Lehigh and Wilkes Barre Coal Company
  • Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company
  • Lehigh Valley Coal Company
  • Lehigh Wilkes Barre Coal Company
  • Mineral Railroad and Mining Company
  • Mineral Spring Colliery
  • Pennsylvania Gas & Water Company
  • Peoples Bank
  • Plymouth Coal Company
  • Prospect Colliery
  • R.D. Isaacs and Son
  • Stagmaier Brewing Company
  • Steel Workers Local 7209
  • Stegmaier Brewing Company
  • Stone Canon Cons. Coal Company
  • Summit Branch Railroad Company
  • Thro' Central Poor District of Luzerne Company
  • Tioga Coal Company
  • United Steel and Wire
  • Wilkes Barre Anthracite Coal Company
  • Wilkes Barre College
  • Wilkes Barre Company
  • Wilkes Barre Electric Light Company
  • Wilkes Barre Gas and Electric Company
  • Wilkes Barre Steam Heat Company
  • Wilkesbarre Railway Company
  • Wyoming Engineering Company
  • Wyoming Valley Electric Light. Heat and Power Company

Locate a Mesothelioma Doctor near Wilkes Barre

For your convenience, we have prepared the following list of mesothelioma doctors located within a 100-mile radius of Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. To view more information about the doctor's background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations and office locations, please click on the doctor detail link provided.


Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ 08903
Distance: 89.8 miles


The Cancer Institute of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ 08903
Distance: 89.8 miles


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

Distance: 92.4 miles


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

Distance: 94.5 miles


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

Distance: 94.5 miles


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

Distance: 94.5 miles

Cancer Centers near Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100-mile radius of Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. 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.


New Brunswick, NJ 08903
Distance: 89.8 miles


Philadelphia, PA 19111
Distance: 90.7 miles


Philadelphia, PA 19140
Distance: 92.4 miles


Philadelphia, PA 19124
Distance: 93.2 miles


Philadelphia, PA 19104
Distance: 94.5 miles


Abramson Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Distance: 94.5 miles


Philadelphia, PA 19104
Distance: 94.5 miles


Philadelphia, PA 19107
Distance: 96.0 miles

Mesothelioma Support Services near Wilkes Barre

The following cancer support services may be of help to you while you are receiving treatment for mesothelioma. Support services for mesothelioma patients include patient transport, temporary housing, physical therapy and counseling.

Pennsylvania Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • Medical Oncology Associates
      (Kingston)
      570-288-7231
      Distance: 3.9 miles
    • Cancer Support Community Central New Jersey
      (Bedminster)
      908-658-5400
      Distance: 73.0 miles
    • Fox Chase Cancer Center
      (Philadelphia)
      888-369-2427
      Distance: 90.7 miles
    • Crozer Keystone Health System
      (Springfield)
      800-254-3258
      Distance: 94.0 miles
    • Abramson Cancer Center
      (Philadelphia)
      800-789-7366
      Distance: 94.5 miles
  • Long-Term Housing

    • Hope Lodge
      (Hummelstown)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 79.2 miles
    • Hosts for Hospitals
      (Philadelphia)
      484-380-2999
      Distance: 87.6 miles
  • Patient Transport

    • Whitehall Medical Transport Services
      (Allentown)
      610-262-2403
      Distance: 47.7 miles
    • Alliance Medical Services LLC
      (Paterson)
      973-778-4911
      Distance: 89.2 miles
    • R.N.R Transportation
      (Philadelphia)
      267-439-4662
      Distance: 92.4 miles
    • Honest Medical Transportation
      (Elizabeth)
      908-662-1717
      Distance: 93.2 miles
    • STAT Medical Transport
      (Drexel Hill)
      610-449-7828
      Distance: 93.6 miles
    • Life Alliance
      (Philadelphia)
      215-800-1960
      Distance: 94.9 miles
    • Golden Medical Transportation LLC
      (Jersey City)
      201-724-7808
      Distance: 99.2 miles
  • Physical Therapy

    • Brunswick Health & Physical Therapy Center
      (New Brunswick)
      732-565-1701
      Distance: 90.2 miles
    • Elite Physical Therapy
      (Newark)
      973-732-5959
      Distance: 93.2 miles
    • Penn Medicine Cancer Rehabilitation
      (Philadelphia, West Chester, Lancaster)
      800-789-7366
    • Fox Chase Cancer Center Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
      (Philadelphia, Furlong)
      888-369-2427
    • PinnacleHealth Cancer Rehabilitation and Lymphedema Services
      (Mechanicsburg, Harrisburg)
      717-988-0601

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

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

Asbestos Law Firms Servicing Wilkes Barre, PA

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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