Columbia is the largest city in South Carolina as well as the state capital and the county seat of Richland County. The city is situated on the Congaree River, at the confluence of the Saluda and Broad rivers. Originally inhabited by the Congarees, the area was chosen by the South Carolina General Assembly to become the state capital in 1786, due in large part to its central location within the state. The 1801 opening of South Carolina College, today known as the University of South Carolina, helped fuel early growth. With the arrival of railroad in the early 1800s, Columbia developed as a hub for cotton trade. The end of the Civil War brought fires that would destroy much of the city; however, by the end of the century Columbia would reemerge as an agricultural center.
In the early 20th century, Columbia grew as a regional hub for textile manufacturing, trade and banking. Fort Jackson, originally built as Camp Jackson in 1917, served as a principal U.S. Army training center during World War II, further boosting the city’s expansion. In the post-war decades, Columbia’s economy continued to diversify and includes thriving manufacturing, wholesale distribution, and research and development sectors. Fort Jackson still has a strong impact on the area’s economy as one of the Army’s major basic training installations.
The history of manufacturing, agriculture, military and railroads in Columbia includes many job sites where asbestos products were used. Columbia residents who worked around these products may have an increased risk of developing mesothelioma cancer from asbestos exposure. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and would like to consult a mesothelioma lawyer in South Carolina about your legal rights to compensation, CLICK HERE for a free consultation or call us at 800-300-2919.
Filing a Mesothelioma Claim in Columbia
Our mesothelioma attorneys in Columbia are focused solely on mesothelioma allowing us to maximize each client's recovery and navigate the unique legal aspects of these cases while being sensitive to the concerns of our clients suffering. Each state has its own mesothelioma laws and if you wait too long, your claims may be barred.
Columbia, SC Mesothelioma Treatment Centers
There are several cancer centers and doctors near Columbia that specialize in treatment for mesothelioma. If you would like to learn more, CLICK HERE to contact our client service team or call us at 800-300-2919.
Columbia Asbestos Exposure Sites
You are not alone if you are unsure of how you could have been exposed to asbestos. We have hired some of the best investigators in the business. Our investigators will track down who was responsible to help ensure that they can be held accountable.
Below is a partial list of buildings and job sites where asbestos exposure may have occurred in Columbia, SC. If you or a loved one have mesothelioma, or other asbestos-related injury, and wish to consult a mesothelioma attorney in South Carolina about your legal rights to compensation, CLICK HERE for a free consultation or call us at 800-300-2919.
Columbia Zip Codes Served
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Below are zip codes served in Columbia, SC:
29044, 29045, 29061, 29063, 29147, 29201, 29202, 29203, 29204, 29205, 29206, 29207, 29208, 29209, 29210, 29212, 29223, 29225, 29229