Asbestos Exposure in Idaho

LumberCompany2-IdahoIdaho’s Rocky Mountain terrain is home to naturally occurring asbestos deposits, while factories such as the Pacific Lumber Company, Micron Technology and Cascade Corporation brought industrial asbestos to the area.

Asbestos-containing materials are harmful to individuals who worked in manufacturing or chemical plants.  If inhaled, the fibers from this highly toxic material can pose major health risks such as mesothelioma and asbestos lung cancer.

Statistics for Mesothelioma Cases in Idaho

Idaho ranks 35th in the US for asbestos-related deaths. There have been 240 deaths from mesothelioma and asbestos lung cancer between 1999 – 2013.

Filing an asbestos claim if you live in Idaho

You do not have to file your claim in the state in which you live. It’s far more important to contact an attorney with a strong history of experience specifically in asbestos cases, than it is to select one who happens to be in your area of Idaho. The most successful attorneys in your area may have never handled an asbestos case.

SWMW attorneys dedicate the overwhelming majority of their time and effort prosecuting mesothelioma claims, so we know which states and jurisdictions are going to provide the best outcome for your case and can get your case settled faster. We handle asbestos cases all across the USA, so we know how to file, where to file, and what to do to get you the compensation you deserve.

If you may have lived or worked in another state, select it here to learn about specific asbestos exposure in that state.

Jobsites in Idaho with Known Asbestos Usage & Exposure

Provided below is a list of cities in the state of Idaho where asbestos jobsites are known to have been located. If you worked for any of these companies or at these jobsites in Idaho there is a possibility that you may have been exposed to harmful asbestos which is known to cause mesothelioma and lung cancer.


  • E.C. Atomic Plant
  • Morrison-Knudsen
  • National Reactor Testing Station
  • Nuclear Facility
  • Paul Hardeman
  • US Atomic Energy Corp
  • Western Steel


  • Bunker Hill Company
  • Bunker Hill Smelter
  • Sullivan Mining Company


  • Boise Cascade Corporation
  • Deatley Corporation
  • Lewiston Grade School
  • Potlatch Corporation
  • Potlatch Forest
  • Pulp Mill Warehouse
  • Zinn Industrial Supply


  • Amalgamated Sugar Company
  • Carnation Milk Products Company
  • College of Idaho
  • Terminal Ice & Cold Storage
  • Utah Idaho Sugar Company


  • Idaho Nuclear Corp
  • Ira Sponsors Warehouse
  • National Reactor Testing Station
  • Phillips Petroleum Company
  • Robison Dist Company
  • Tra Sponsors Warehouse
  • Westinghouse Electric Corporation