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Blythe Mesothelioma

Blythe Mesothelioma Lawyers

Blythe mesothelioma lawyers represent individuals and their families who live in Blythe or were exposed to asbestos within the city. We can help Blythe families whose lives have been tragically and irreversibly affected by mesothelioma and other asbestos related diseases.

 

BLYTHE, CALIFORNIA OVERVIEW

Blythe was incorporated is located at the eastern edge of Riverside County, in the State of California.  It is in the Palo Verde Valley along the Colorado River, on the border with the state of Arizona.

 

 

The area was first inhabited by the Cahuilla and Serrano people, but it was also populated by the Gabrielino, Serrano, Luise’o, Chemehuevi, and Mojave tribes.

Blythe was named after a San Franciscan wealthy capitalist financier, Mr. Thomas Henry Blythe, who took the first steps in 1877 to establish primary water rights to the Colorado River in the region.  William/Oliver Calloway, was an engineer and a former captain of the 1st California Infantry Regiment, who interested Thomas Henry Blythe, to undertake together the development and settlement of an “empire” situated next to the Colorado River, where in 1928, the first automobile bridge over the Colorado River, was constructed by Blythe and Ehrenberg, in order to replace a cable ferry service.

The California Southern Railroad reached Blythe from the desert station of Rice, then known as Blythe Junction, was later renamed to honor G.W. Rice, who was an engineer and superintendent of the railroad.

A dramatic growth and production increase in the valley attracted national attention. The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway began leasing the line in 1921 and ended up acquiring it at the end of 1942.

Blythe city has a large Hispanic and Mexican population, during the harvest season, it can reach up to 72%.  The Blythe area, and nearby Imperial County, have the largest Latino percentage regions in the State of California and the United States, as well.

Blythe city has a few education facilities, including but not limited to Palo Verde Community College, Palo Verde College and The Desert Learning Center.

 

PREVALENCE OF BLYTHE MESOTHELIOMA LAWSUITS

The Blythe mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley and Greenwood have over 45 years of experience working with mesothelioma lawsuits in the Blythe area and throughout California. Our mesothelioma lawyers can come to your home to discuss your work history, and to guide you through the mesothelioma lawsuit process.  Occupational exposure to asbestos may have taken place many years in the past, and it is often necessary to take a detailed work history to determine exposure.

Blythe mesothelioma lawsuits can involve exposure to asbestos that occurred locally within the city or elsewhere to people who now reside in the city. Blythe is home to many facilities and  construction projects that have used considerable amounts of asbestos products and asbestos-containing equipment. The city is also home to many industrial, food processing and manufacturing businesses that also used a lot of asbestos products.

Blythe mesothelioma lawsuits have been brought based on asbestos exposure that occurred at many specific worksites around the county such as:

  • Agricultural operations                                                          
  • Auto Body Shops                                                                   
  • Automotive, trucking and farm equipment repair operations
  • Certainteed Plant, Blythe, CA                                               
  • Commercial construction                                                      
  • Dodge Dealership Service Dept., Blythe                              
  • Residential construction                                                        
  • School construction                                                                           
  • Southern California Edison (Highgrove Powerhouse)          
  • Southern California Edison, multiple locations                    
  • Water pipe installations                                                         
  • Kaiser Steel Mill, Fontana
  • Griffin Wheel Company, Colton

 

Blythe mesothelioma cases can involve industrial and construction sites exposure to asbestos by many different kinds of workers, in all variety of industrial jobs, trades, food processing and manufacturing businesses and occupations, including:

  • 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
  • Molders
  • Painters
  • Paintmakers
  • Pipe Installation
  • Pipefitters
  • Plasterers
  • Plumbers
  • Public Works projects
  • Repairman
  • Riggers
  • Roofers
  • Sheetmetal Workers
  • Steamfitters
  • Superintendents/Foremen
  • Tiremen
  • Vehicle RepairWelders

 

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

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

 

The Blythe 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 take-home asbestos at their worksites in Blythe and brought the asbestos home on their work clothes.

Asbestos exposed workers in Blythe mesothelioma lawsuits have received care and treatment at hospitals and medical centers throughout Blythe, where oncologists and other medical professionals can make referrals to regional experts treating mesothelioma cases.  These Blythe treatment facilities include:

  • Veterans Affairs Clinic

 

EXPERIENCE OF BLYTHE MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS

The offices of the mesothelioma law firm of Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood are located in Jack London Square in Oakland, California.  The firm’s lawyers are able to file and prosecute cases throughout California, including in Blythe/Riverside County.

Blythe mesothelioma lawsuits can be handled in the Blythe County civil court system. Plaintiffs in Blythe mesothelioma lawsuits are often entitled to preference on the court’s trial calendars, allowing their cases to proceed quickly to trial and resolution.

Over the last four decades, the Blythe mesothelioma law firm of Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood has recovered over $4 billion dollars injury verdicts and settlements in mesothelioma cases arising throughout California, including in Blythe.

 

CONTACT THE BLYTHE MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact us now to speak with one of our partners. The Blythe 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 Blythe. We can be reached 24/7.  To get a free consultation with one of our mesothelioma attorneys, please call 1-877-995-6372, fill out the form on this page or use our live chat widget.

 

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