Burbank Mesothelioma Lawyers
Burbank 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.
BURBANK, CALIFORNIA OVERVIEW
Burbank, is located in Los Angeles County. According to the 2021 U.S. Census, Burbank’s estimated population is 105,401. Burbank is about 29.8 miles from Los Angeles International Airport. It is also, 30.8 miles from Torrance, 34.2 miles from Long Beach, and about 61.7 miles from Orange County, California. Burbank was incorporated as a city in 1911.
The Indigenous residents of the area were the Tongva Native Americans. The Tongva People inhabited approximately a 4000 mile territory in the Greater Los Angeles area. In 1771, Father Junipero Serra representing Spain, founded the San Gabriel Archangel Mission in the Los Angeles area. Father Junipero Serra referred to the Native Americans as the Gabrielino Indians. They have also been referred to as the Gabrielino-Tongva Tribe. The other tribes in the north and to the east of the Los Angeles area were the Chumash, Tataviam, Serrano and Cahuilla. The San Gabriel Mission used Indian labor and became wealthy, with orchards, vineyards and herds.
Burbank was named for David Burbank, a dentist who started a sheep ranch in the area in 1867. Burbank is part of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area. Burbank rapidly expanded in the 1940s, when Lockheed manufactured aircrafts for the war, including making the P-38 Lightning, the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and the first jet fighter, the Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star. Lockheed subsequently developed the U2, SR-71 Blackbird and the F-117 Nighthawk. Burbank’s economy and population increased substantially during and after World War II, when workers were hired for jobs in the war effort and businesses developed with the new influx of residents.
Burbank is known as the “Media Capital of the World”. It is home to many movie studios and television companies, including, Warner Bros., Walt Disney Company, Nickelodeon Animation Studios, Cartoon Network Studios, ABC and NBC Universal. Numerous feature films have been filmed in Burbank, like Casablanca, High Noon and Pirates of the Caribbean. Also, hundreds of television shows and talk shows were shot in Burbank, including Johnny Carson, Batman and Laugh In.
PREVALENCE OF BURBANK MESOTHELIOMA LAWSUITS
The mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood work throughout California and will come to your home in Burbank 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 Burbank mesothelioma lawsuits involve exposure to asbestos that occurred in the city or in the surrounding area. Burbank mesothelioma lawsuits have been brought based on asbestos exposure that occurred at many nearby worksites around the city, including:
- Auto Body Shops
- Auto. Repair Facilities-Countywide
- Chemical Plants- Countywide
- Commercial Construction-Countywide
- Food Processing Plant-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
- Southern California Edison-Countywide-Electric Companies
- Water /Power Plants- Countywide
Burbank 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:
- Construction Workers
- Flooring Installers
- Foundry Workers
- Home Repair
- HVAC Repair
- Iron Workers
- Machine Operators
- Marine Engineers
- Pipe Installation
- Public Works projects
- Sheetmetal Workers
- Vehicle Repair
The Burbank 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:
- automobile plants
- chemical plants
- construction sites
- electric companies
- food-processing plants
- grocery retailers
- lumber yards
- manufacturing plants
- military facilities
- Navy ships
- oil refineries
- power plants
The Burbank 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 Burbank and inadvertently brought the asbestos dust home on their work clothes.
Asbestos exposed workers in Burbank 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
EXPERIENCE OF BURBANK MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
The Burbank 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 Burbank.
Burbank 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 Burbank, in Los Angeles County and throughout California.
For nearly five decades, the Burbank 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 Burbank.
CONTACT THE BURBANK MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
If you or a family member have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact us now to speak with one of our partners. The Burbank 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 Burbank. 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.