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Arcadia Mesothelioma Lawyers

Arcadia mesothelioma lawyers represent individuals and their families who were diagnosed with an asbestos-related illness, including asbestosis, lung cancer, and mesothelioma resulting from their exposure to asbestos, talc or talcum powder. We offer hope to families whose lives have been tragically and irreversibly affected by mesothelioma and other asbestos related diseases.

Arcadia Mesothelioma Lawyers
Neighborhood homes and residential area in Arcadia California.


Arcadia, is located in Southern California, in Los Angeles County.  It is sits at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains.  According to the 2022, U.S. Census Bureau, the estimated population is 54,857.  Arcadia is about 17.3 miles from Los Angeles, 36.7 miles from Anaheim, 38.1 miles from Long Beach, about 41.9 miles from Torrance, California. 



The Indigenous residents in the Arcadia area were the Tongva Native Americans (also called “Gabrielino,” Gabrieleño”, and “Kizh”).  Gabrielino and “Gabrieleño are the Spanish missionaries’ names for the tribe, which encompassed the name of the San Gabriel Arcángel mission. The Tongva tribe were members of the Takic branch of the Uto-Aztecan language family of Southern California which was closely related to the Serrano dialect.  The Tongva tribes inhabited approximately a 4000 mile territory in the Greater Los Angeles area.   

Arcadia was built on part of the original Mission San Gabriel Arcángel.  In 1845, after Mexico gained its independence from Spain, Governor Pio Pico acknowledged Hugo Reid and his Tongva wife, Victoria Bartolomea Comicrabit’s title to the 13,319 acre land grant, named Rancho Santa Anita (the previous San Gabriel Mission.)  The land was sold to several owners but in 1875, Elias Jackson “Lucky” Baldwin (Baldwin) purchased Rancho Santa Anita for $200,000 plus he purchased an additional 8000 acres in the surrounding area.  Baldwin cultivated the land for farming and ranching and built permanent structures.  In 1885, the Los Angeles and San Gabriel Valley Railroad (later the Santa Fe Railway Line) came to the area.  Baldwin subdivided the land creating a town. 

In 1903, Arcadia was thriving with hotels, saloons and gambling. It was also had citrus groves, horse and chicken ranches, and was known as a poultry-raising capital. Arcadia incorporated in 1907, and became a Charter City in 1951.  At the time of Arcadia’s incorporation Baldwin became its first mayor.  On December 7, 1907, Baldwin built the original Santa Anita track which was a one-mile oval, on the property that later became the Santa Anita Golf Course and Arcadia Park.  In February 1909, the state of California outlawed horse racing. The original Santa Anita grandstand burned down in 1912.

Charles H. Strub, a native Californian and owner of the San Francisco Seals professional baseball team partnered with movie producer Hal Roach to create the new Santa Anita Park.

Santa Anita Park opened on Christmas Day in 1934.  Santa Anita has hosted numerous prestigious races including the Santa Anita Derby, the Santa Anita Handicap and the Breeders’ Cup. Santa Anita also hosted the equestrian events at the 1984 Olympic Games.

During World War II and pursuant to Executive Order 9066, the federal government used Santa Anita Park as a temporary detention center (from March 30-October 27, 1942),  for the processing of 18,500-22,000 Japanese Americans to be sent to internment camps in other parts of the country.  During processing at the Santa Anita Park, the Japanese Americans were housed in the horse barn/stables. The city of Arcadia recently tore down the barns that were used as barracks in WWII to house Japanese Americans.  The Santa Anita Assembly Center is designated as California Landmark #934.

Like many California cities Arcadia experienced a post-World War II boom in its population.  Arcadia’s agricultural land and chicken ranches gave way to residential, business and school developments.  Arcadia quickly became an urban-suburban community for the Greater Los Angeles area.

Today, Arcadia has a diverse population and a large Asian presence, as Asians represent 57% of Arcadia’s population.  Arcadia has its own city governing system, Police Department, Fire Department and Library,  It has many outdoor venues including the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden and the nearby Angeles National Forest.



The mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood work throughout California and will come to your home in Arcadia to discuss your work history, and to guide you through the mesothelioma lawsuit process. Exposure to asbestos, talc or talcum powder may have taken place many years in the past, and generally, it is necessary to take a detailed work history to determine exposure.

Many Arcadia mesothelioma lawsuits involve exposure to asbestos that occurred in the city or in the surrounding area. Arcadia mesothelioma lawsuits have been brought based on asbestos exposure that occurred at many nearby worksites around the city, including:

  • Aerospace
  • Auto Body Shops
  • Auto. Repair Facilities-Countywide
  • Chemical Plants- Countywide
  • Commercial Construction-Countywide
  • Food Processing Plants-Countywide
  • Los Angeles International Airport-Countywide
  • Los Angeles Power & Water- Countywide
  • Manufacturing Plants-Countywide
  • Oil Refineries- Countywide
  • Residential Construction-Countywide
  • Santa Fe Railway-Countywide
  • School Construction-Countywide
  • Shipyards-Countywide
  • Southern California Edison-Countywide-Electric Companies
  • Water /Power Plants- Countywide

Arcadia mesothelioma cases may involve industrial, residential and construction exposure to asbestos by many different kinds of workers, in a variety of industrial jobs, trades, and occupations, including:

  • Automotive
  • Boilermakers
  • Carpenters
  • Construction Workers
  • Custodians
  • Drillers
  • Drywallers
  • Electricians
  • Flooring Installers
  • Foundry Workers
  • Glaziers
  • Home Repair
  • HVAC Repair
  • Insulators
  • Iron Workers
  • Laborers
  • Lathers
  • Machine Operators
  • Machinists
  • Marine Engineers
  • Miners
  • Molders
  • Painters
  • Paintmakers
  • Pipe Installation
  • Pipefitters
  • Plasterers
  • Plumbers
  • Public Works projects
  • Repairman
  • Riggers
  • Roofers
  • Seaman
  • Sheetmetal Workers
  • Steamfitters
  • Superintendents/Foremen
  • Tiremen
  • Vehicle Repair
  • Welders

The Arcadia mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought successful asbestos exposure lawsuits arising from asbestos exposure at many types of worksites across California, including:

  • aerospace
  • airports
  • automobile plants
  • chemical plants
  • construction sites
  • electric companies
  • factories
  • food-processing plants
  • foundries
  • garages
  • grocery retailers
  • hospitals
  • laboratories
  • lumber yards
  • manufacturing plants
  • military facilities
  • mines
  • Navy ships
  • oil refineries
  • power plants
  • shipyards

The Arcadia mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have also brought successful “take home” mesothelioma lawsuits on behalf of spouses and family members of workers who were exposed to asbestos at their worksites in Arcadia and inadvertently brought the asbestos dust home on their work clothes.

Asbestos exposed workers in Arcadia mesothelioma lawsuits have received treatment at hospitals and medical centers within Los Angeles County, and throughout Southern California. These Los Angeles County mesothelioma treatment facilities include:

  • Kaiser Permanente (numerous locations)
  • University of CA Healthcare (UCLA)
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Veterans Affairs Clinic
  • Veterans Affairs Community Clinic
  • Adventist Health


The Arcadia mesothelioma lawyers of  Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought hundreds of successful mesothelioma cases on behalf of workers injured throughout California, including Los Angeles County and in the city of Arcadia.

Arcadia mesothelioma lawsuits are handled in the Los Angeles County civil court system.  Los Angeles County mesothelioma lawsuits are designated complex litigation and are handled in the court’s dedicated Asbestos Department, in the Central Civil West courthouse in Los Angeles.  Plaintiffs in Los Angeles County mesothelioma lawsuits are often entitled to preference on the court’s trial calendars, allowing their cases to proceed quickly to trial and resolution.

The offices of the mesothelioma law firm of Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood are located in the Jack London Square neighborhood of Oakland, California. The Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood mesothelioma lawyers are able to file mesothelioma lawsuits in Arcadia, in Los Angeles County and throughout California.

For nearly five decades, the Arcadia mesothelioma law firm of Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have recovered over $4 billion dollars in jury verdicts and settlements in mesothelioma cases arising throughout California, including in the city of Arcadia.



If you or a family member have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact us now to speak with one of our partners. The Arcadia mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood will bring their decades of expertise and success to your claim for mesothelioma caused by asbestos exposure in Arcadia. To get a free consultation with one of our mesothelioma attorneys, please call 1-888-887-1238, fill out the form on this page or use our live chat widget. We can be reached around the clock. 

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