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The City of Spokane is the county seat of Spokane County, Washington. Located on the Spokane River, it is the largest city in the county, with a population of almost 209,000. Originally a fur trading post known as Spokane House established by the North West Company in 1810, Spokane became an American settlement in 1871 and incorporated in 1881. Spokane’s early industries of timber, agriculture and precious metal mining in the 19th century have given way to wood products, food processing and metal products manufacturing in the 20th, and been joined high-tech and biotech companies as well. Representative employers include Potlatch Corporation, Signature Genomic Laboratories, and Fairchild Air Force Base.

Spokane Overview

In 1880, the Northern Pacific Railroad Company began work on a rail line through Spokane Falls, as it was then known, and the U.S. Army established Camp Spokane nearby. After the railroad’s completion in 1881, Spokane quickly became a commercial and shipping center. Despite an 1889 fire which consumed the downtown business district, Spokane continued to grow. In 1892, the Great Northern Railway set up shops and yards in nearby Hillyard Township, which was annexed to Spokane in 1924. The Potlatch Corporation was founded in 1903, incorporating forest management, lumber milling and finished wood products manufacturing. The Carnation Milk Products Company acquired two Spokane dairies in the 1920s, and by 1947 was the city’s largest milk distributor. Carnation was acquired by Nestle in 1985, and the Spokane plant sold in 1989. The city hosted a World’s Fair in 1974, and in recent years has focused on redevelopment in the downtown area, building a concert hall and restoring a vintage hotel and theater.

Spokane has a lengthy history of manufacturing and construction, much of it concentrated during a period when asbestos-containing products were widely used. Workers and their loved ones who have been exposed to asbestos may be at risk for mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. If you were diagnosed with mesothelioma in Spokane, you may also benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma lawyer.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Spokane has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Spokane where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.

  • A.L. Flewelling
  • Alcoa
  • Armour and Company
  • Armstrong Contracting & Supply Corporation
  • B Schade Brewing Company
  • Black Carbon Coal Company
  • Bumstead & Woolford
  • Carnation Company
  • Central Steam Plant
  • Cook Street
  • Crescent Store
  • Defense Plant Corp
  • E J Bartels Company
  • Fairchild Air Force Base Hospital
  • Fiberglas Engineering & Supply Company
  • Fiberglas Warehouse
  • General Electric
  • Gonzaga University
  • Holy Family Hospital
  • Inland Empire Paper Company
  • Insulation Inc
  • Jas Smyth Plumbing and Heating Company
  • Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical
  • Kaiser Aluminum Trentwood Words
  • Kaiser Mead
  • Kaiser Trentwood
  • Kerley Chemical Company Inc
  • Lincoln Bank
  • Linde Air Products Company
  • Naval Supply Depot
  • North Central High School
  • Northwest Building Matls. Company
  • Oregon Washington Depot
  • Oregon Washington Rr and Navigation Company
  • Parkade Job
  • Potlatch Forests Incorporated
  • Sacred Heart Hospital
  • Sacred Heart Medical Center
  • Shell Company of California
  • Spokane Airport
  • Spokane Compressor Company
  • Thro’ Jas Smyth Plumbing Company
  • Union Carbide Corporation
  • United States Veterans Hospital
  • Valley General Hospital
  • Veterans Administration Hospital
  • Waldorf-Hoerner
  • Warken Little & Lund
  • Washington Water Power Company

Mesothelioma Doctors near Spokane, Washington

We have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors and oncologists that practice in Washington. Click on a specific doctor link to obtain more information about their areas of expertise, background, professional affiliations, office locations and contact information.

Dr. Alexander Farivar
Swedish Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center
Swedish Thoracic Surgery – First Hill
Seattle, WA 98122

Dr. Eric Vallieres
Swedish Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center
Swedish Thoracic Surgery – First Hill
Seattle, WA 98104

Dr. Howard (Jack) West
Swedish Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center
Medical Oncology – First Hill
Seattle, WA 98104

Dr. Michael S. Mulligan
University of Washington Medical Center
Thoracic Surgery Clinic
Seattle, WA 98195

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Spokane, Washington

For your convenience, we have prepared the following list of mesothelioma cancer centers located in Washington. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more detailed information about the resources available at each one.

Swedish Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center
Arnold Pavilion
Seattle, WA 98104

University of Washington Medical Center
Thoracic Surgery Clinic
3rd Floor
Seattle, WA 98195

Mesothelioma Patient Support Services near Spokane

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
  • Cancer Care Northwest 
  • Kootenai Health 
    (Coeur d’Alene)
Long-Term Housing
  • Days Inn Coeur d’Alene
    (Coeur d’Alene)
Patient Transport
  • Special Mobility Services 
Physical Therapy
  • Paula Dillon Mays Therapy 
    (multiple locations)

Filing a Mesothelioma Claim in Spokane, Washington

If you were exposed to asbestos at a commercial, residential or military site in Spokane, Washington and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you may be entitled to compensation. Don’t lose your right to file a lawsuit to hold those responsible accountable. You must act quickly and file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of Washington.

Mesothelioma Lawyers Working in Spokane

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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Linda Molinari Editor in Chief

Linda Molinari has more than 15 years of experience as a writer and advocate for mesothelioma patients and a ban on asbestos.

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Jennifer Lucarelli Legal Advisor and Contributor

Jennifer Lucarelli is a partner at the law firm of Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen, specializing in asbestos litigation.

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