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Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure in Olympia, Washington

Olympia is a city on Puget Sound in the state of Washington. Since 1852, Olympia has been the county seat of Thurston County, and became the state capital in 1889. Today the 18.5 square-mile city is home to nearly 46,500 people. Once a major shipping and industrial center, Olympia today is home to Evergreen State College and St. Martins University and is a typical college town with a lively arts scene. State government is the largest employment sector, followed by education and healthcare, and tribal enterprises.

Olympia was settled around 1846. From 1851-1854, the city was the location for the Puget Sound customs, making it a center of shipping activity. In 1873, the Northern Pacific Railroad unexpectedly bypassed Olympia, and the city raised funds for a small private rail spur. Agriculture, and particularly dairy farming, was one of the main industries prior to the 20th century. In 1896, the Capitol Brewing Company was founded. Changing its name to Olympia Brewing Company in 1902, the brewery survived the Prohibition years by making fruit juices. The brewery moved to Tumwater in 1933. The 1920s brought co-op plywood mills Olympia Veneer and Washington Veneer Company. Olympia Veneer eventually merged with St. Regis, and the plant closed in 1967. Weyerhaeuser Timber Company, which owned a controlling interest in Washington Veneer in 1947, sold its share to Georgia-Pacific, which liquidated the plant in 1969. A few lumber companies, including Hardel Plywood, Solid Wood Plywood and Delson Lumber, lasted into the late 20th century. In recent decades, Olympia's waterfront manufacturing has declined, and the area has seen some gentrification.

Olympia has a history of manufacturing and construction during a period when asbestos-containing products were widely used. Workers exposed to asbestos may be at risk for mesothelioma. For your convenience, we have listed mesothelioma oncologists located in or near Olympia at the bottom of this page. If you were diagnosed with mesothelioma in Olympia, you may also benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma lawyer.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Olympia

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

  • Casco Company
  • City of Olympia Maintenance Center
  • Continental Can Company
  • Evergreen State College
  • Georgia Pacific Paper Company
  • Kicwit Massart
  • Olympia Brewing Company
  • Olympia Christian School
  • Olympia Parking Garages
  • State Capitol Building
  • Washington Public Service Company
  • Washington State Capitol
  • Washington State Patrol Supply Building
  • Washington Veneer Company

Mesothelioma Doctors near Olympia, Washington

For your convenience, we have prepared the following list of mesothelioma doctors located within a 100-mile radius of Olympia, Washington. 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.

Swedish Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center
Swedish Thoracic Surgery-First Hill
Seattle, WA 98104

Distance: 48.1 miles

Swedish Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center
Medical Oncology-Swedish Cancer Institute First Hill
Seattle, WA 98104

Distance: 48.1 miles

Swedish Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center
Swedish Thoracic Surgery-First Hill
Seattle, WA 98104

Distance: 48.1 miles

University of Washington Medical Center
Thoracic Surgery Clinic at UWMC
Seattle, WA 98195

Distance: 51.8 miles

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Olympia, Washington

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

Arnold Pavilion
Seattle, WA 98104

Distance: 48.1 miles

Seattle, WA 98109
Distance: 49.7 miles

Seattle, WA 98195
Distance: 51.8 miles

Cancer Support Services Near Olympia, Washington

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.

Washington Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • Harmony Hill Healing Retreat
      Distance: 23.1 miles
    • Cancer Lifeline
      Distance: 51.7 miles
  • Long-Term Housing

    • SCCA House
      Distance: 49.7 miles
    • The Collegiana
      Distance: 52.7 miles
  • Patient Transport

    • Catholic Community Services
      Distance: 48.0 miles
    • Mercy Transportation
      Distance: 70.9 miles
    • Metro West Ambulance
      Distance: 98.7 miles
  • Physical Therapy

    • RET Physical Therapy (multiple locations)
      Distance: 80.0 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Olympia, Washington

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

Law Firms That Represent Mesothelioma Victims

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 Olympia Mesothelioma Patients

Asbestos-Related News in Washington

New Bill Could Help Hanford Site Workers Facing Health Conditions From Toxic Exposure

A new bill is expected to pass soon to make it easier for workers exposed at the Hanford Site to qualify for workers’ compensation. Learn more about it at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.

Washington Asbestos Contractor Charged With Falsifying Disposal Documents

A1 Asbestos LLC is being accused of falsifying disposal documents to an Okanogan County landfill and offering false statements to state department officials.

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