Portland, Maine is the largest city in Main, located on the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Maine on a peninsula in Casco Bay. Portland was originally settled as a fishing and trading village in 1633. The city was incorporated in its present form in 1786 and with the development of a commercial port; Portland grew into a shipping center after the Revolutionary War.
The completion of the Grand Trunk Railway in 1853 made Portland a hub for Canadian exports during the winter months when Quebec ports became ice-locked, bringing rapid growth to Portland. Factories in Portland produced sugar, farming equipment, carriages, boots and other goods. The Portland Company produced over 600 steam locomotives to service the rail-hub. By 1911, 5 rail line merged with the Portland Terminal Company.
Portland, Maine has recovered from four separate and tragic fires throughout its history, referenced in the cities motto, Resurgam, Latin for "I will rise again." The history of reconstruction, railroading, manufacturing and shipping industries in Portland includes many occupations where exposure to asbestos commonly occurred on the job. This puts Portland residents at 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 Portland, Maine about your legal rights to compensation, CLICK HERE for a free consultation or call us at 800-300-2919.
Filing a Mesothelioma Claim in Portland
Our mesothelioma attorneys in Portland, ME are focused solely on mesothelioma allowing us to devote our full resources to maximizing each client's recovery. We understand the challenges you are now facing with a diagnosis of mesothelioma and we are sensitive to the concerns of our clients suffering as we navigate the unique legal aspects of mesothelioma cases. Each state has its own mesothelioma laws and if you wait too long, your claims may be barred.
Portland, ME Mesothelioma Treatment Centers
The following is a cancer center that specializes in in treatment for mesothelioma in Portland, ME. If you would like to learn more, CLICK HERE to contact our client service team or call us at 800-300-2919.
Central Maine Comprehensive Cancer Center
Central Maine Medical Center
465 Congress Street Suite 600
Portland, Maine 04101-3537
Portland Mesothelioma Physicians
Tracey L. Weigel, M.D.
Maine Medical Center Cancer Institute
Division Director of Thoracic Surgery
Portland, ME 04102
Dr. Tracey L. Weigel is a cardiothoracic surgeon at the Maine Medical Center Cancer Institute in Portland, Maine where she specializes in treating malignant mesothelioma.
Portland, ME Asbestos Exposure Sites
Many of our clients are unsure of how they 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 Portland, Maine. If you or a loved one have mesothelioma, or other asbestos-related injury, and wish to consult an attorney about your legal rights to compensation, CLICK HERE for a free consultation or call us at 800-300-2919.
Portland Zip Codes Served
Our mesothelioma attorneys have represented hundreds of clients like you in almost every state, including hard working men and women in Portland, Maine. No matter where you are, we can help. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and would like to consult a mesothelioma lawyer in Portland about your legal rights to compensation, CLICK HERE for a free consultation or call us at 800-300-2919.
Below are zip codes served in Portland, ME:
04019, 04050, 04101, 04102, 04103, 04108, 04109