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Asbestos Exposure in Lynchburg, VA

Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains along the banks of the James River, Lynchburg is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia and has a population of approximately 75,000. Lynchburg was first settled in 1757 and was named for its founder, John Lynch, who established a ferry service along the James River at the age of 17. The population grew and in 1786, Lynchburg was officially established by charter.

By the 1850s, Lynchburg was one of the richest towns per capita in the United States, with chief industries such as tobacco, iron, and steel. Local economy began to evolve into a manufacturing-based environment at the turn of the 20th century, and companies such as Glamorgan Pipe & Foundry Company and Lynchburg Cotton Mill Company opened their doors. During World War I, the Red Cross operated a canteen-serving train at the Southern Railroad Station in Lynchburg, giving the city the nickname, “Lunchburg”. World War II had Lynchburg’s factories running around the clock, and business thrived. Since the 1950s Lynchburg’s economy has diversified with modern companies opening plants in the city, including Babcock and Wilcox, a nuclear technology company, and General Electric. Major employers currently located in Lynchburg are Griffin Pipe Products Company, Aerofin Corporation, and Teva Pharmaceuticals.

Lynchburg’s longstanding manufacturing history places the city in a high risk category for asbestos exposure. Those who worked with and/or around asbestos containing products may be at risk to develop mesothelioma, an asbestos-related cancer. We provide information on mesothelioma treatment options near Lynchburg at the bottom of this page. If you were diagnosed with mesothelioma in Lynchburg, you may also benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma lawyer.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Lynchburg

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

  • Associated Terminal
  • Atomic Energy Div
  • Babcock and Wilcox
  • B-W Atomic Energy Plant
  • Chas V Buqq
  • Consolidated Textile Corps
  • E. J. Laveno
  • Glamorgan Pipe & Foundry Company
  • Graves Mill Rd.
  • John H. Heald Company
  • Lynchburg and Rivermount St. Railway
  • Lynchburg College
  • Lynchburg Cotton Mill Company
  • Lynchburg Foundry Company
  • Lynchburg Gas Company
  • Lynchburg Railway and Lighting Company
  • Lynchburg Traction and Light Company
  • Mead Corporation
  • Meredith/Burda Inc
  • Millstead Boiler & Eng Company
  • Monroe Construction
  • Naval Nuclear Fuel Division
  • Oriskany Ore and Iron Corp
  • Paul E. Styles Plastering Company
  • Railroad Donnelley
  • Randolph Macon Womans College
  • State Hospital

Locate a Mesothelioma Doctor near Lynchburg, Virginia

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100-mile radius of Lynchburg, Virginia. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about his/her background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

University of Virginia Cancer Center
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Distance: 51.6 miles

University of Virginia Cancer Center
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Distance: 51.6 miles

University of Virginia Cancer Center
Cardiac Surgery Clinic
Charlottesville, VA 22908

Distance: 57.6 miles

Duke Cancer Center
Durham, NC 27710
Distance: 98.2 miles

Lynchburg, Virginia Mesothelioma Cancer Centers

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

Charlottesville, VA 22908
Distance: 57.6 miles

Richmond, VA 23298
Distance: 95.7 miles

Durham, NC 27710
Distance: 98.2 miles

Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Distance: 99.2 miles

Mesothelioma Patient Support Services near Lynchburg

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.

Virginia Treatment Support Services

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Lynchburg, Virginia

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

Lawyers Who Represent Mesothelioma Victims

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.

Simon Greenstone Panatier Barlett, PC Our is comprised of experienced trial attorneys who possess knowledge and familiarity with asbestos-related diseases. We believe that those injured by careless asbestos exposure have the right to fair recompense for their suffering, and we are committed to holding the reckless companies responsible.

Help for Lynchburg, Virginia Mesothelioma Patients

Asbestos-Related News in Virginia

USGS Develops Asbestos Detection Tool for Vermiculite Insulation

Reston, Virginia - May 04, 2018

Since much of the vermiculite insulation produced from Libby, Montana, contains dangerous asbestos, USGS scientists created a new tool to better detect the toxin. Learn more at

West Virginia University Receiving $730,000 for Cancer Moonshot Program

Morgantown, West Virginia - October 26, 2016

West Virginia University will receive $730,000 as part of Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Initiative. Learn more at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.

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