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Castro Valley Mesothelioma

Castro Valley Mesothelioma Lawyers

Castro Valley mesothelioma lawyers represent individuals and their families who live in Castro Valley and 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.



Castro Valley is a Census-Designated Place (CDP) located in Alameda County, in the San Francisco Bay Area of Northern California.  It is the largest unincorporated community in Alameda County. The United States 2020 Census Data indicates that its population is 66,441. Castro Valley is 15 miles from Oakland, 16 miles from the city of Alameda, 26.5 miles from San Francisco and 46 miles from Vallejo, CA.



Long before the Spanish arrived in California, thousands of Ohlone Natives inhabited the Northern California area. The Ohlone and Costanoan terminology are names given to the indigenous tribes. The Ohlone is a collective of around 50 tribes with related languages.   Chochenyo is one of the Ohlone languages and is the indigenous language spoken in the inner east bay, including Castro Valley.

Castro Valley sits on part of a 28,000 acre Mexican Land Grant, identified as Rancho San Lorenzo, that was given to Don Guillermo Castro in 1840.  Castro Valley is named after Don Guillermo Castro, who was a prominent resident and rancher.

Castro Valley voted not to incorporate as a city in 1956 and in 2002.  It is one of the most populous unincorporated district in California.  Although, Castro Valley has an appointed seven member Advisory Council it is governed by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors.  Castro Valley’s civil services such as, policing, fire, and sanitary issues are provided by various county resources, including the Alameda County Sheriff and Fire Departments and the Castro Valley Sanitary District.

Castro Valley sits on 17.07 square miles and is bordered by the cities of San Leandro, Union City and Dublin.  It is near Crow Canyon, Cull Canyon and Palomares Canyon.  Much of the region was originally used as farming, grazing and chicken ranches. While sharing a common heritage of farming, and ranches, today the Castro Valley area is largely a suburban community whose residents commute throughout the greater bay area for employment and school.



The mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley and Greenwood have nearly five decades of experience working with mesothelioma lawsuits in Castro Valley 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.  Exposure to asbestos, talcum powder or talc may have taken place many years in the past, and it is often necessary to take a detailed work history to determine exposure.

Mesothelioma lawsuits in Castro Valley involve exposure to asbestos that occurred locally. Castro Valley and Alameda County are home to many facilities and construction projects that have used considerable amounts of asbestos products and asbestos-containing equipment.    

Castro Valley mesothelioma lawsuits have been brought based on asbestos exposure that occurred at many specific worksites around Castro Valley and Alameda County including:

  • AEC-Lawrence Livermore Lab, Livermore – Laboratories
  • Aladdin Heating Corp., San Leandro
  • Associated Aerospace Activities, San Leandro
  • BART Stations, Oakland, Berkeley, San Leandro, Hayward, Fremont, Union City, Dublin/Pleasanton – Construction Site
  • Caterpillar Plant, San Leandro-Automotive Plant
  • Commercial Construction Jobsites, Alameda County – Construction Sites
  • Consolidated Freightways, San Leandro-Transportation
  • East Bay Municipal Utility District (Water District) – Utility Services
  • General Foods, San Leandro-Food Processing Plant
  • James River Corp., San Leandro-Manufacturing Plant
  • Kaiser Aerospace, San Leandro
  • Kellogg Co., San Leandro-Food Processing Plant
  • Lawrence Livermore Labs, Livermore – Laboratories
  • Maxwell House, San Leandro-Food Processing Plant
  • Naval Shipyards-Countywide
  • Nestle Beverage Co., San Leandro-Food Processing Plant
  • Safeway, San Leandro-Retailer
  • U.S. Army Camp Parks, Dublin – Construction Site


Castro Valley and Alameda County mesothelioma cases can involve industrial 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
  • Miners
  • Engineers
  • 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 Castro Valley mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought successful asbestos exposure lawsuits arising from asbestos exposure at many types of worksites in the Castro Valley area and across California, including:

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


The Castro Valley 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 Castro Valley or Alameda County and brought the asbestos home on their work clothes.

Asbestos exposed workers in Castro Valley mesothelioma lawsuits have received care and treatment at hospitals and medical centers throughout Castro Valley and in nearby communities. Treatment centers in Alameda County include:

  • Kaiser Permanente – Alameda, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Oakland, Pleasanton, San Leandro, Union City
  • John Muir Health – Pleasanton
  • Epic Care –  Berkeley, Castro Valley, Dublin, Emeryville, Hayward, Livermore, Oakland, San Leandro
  • University of California Health Care – U.C.S.F. – Berkeley, Oakland, Fremont, Pleasanton
  • Veterans Affairs – Livermore, Oakland, Fremont
  • Stanford Health Care –Alameda, Emeryville, Castro Valley, Hayward, Pleasanton, Oakland
  • Sutter Health – Berkeley, Oakland, Castro Valley, San Leandro, Fremont, Dublin, Oakland, Emeryville, Alameda, Albany



The offices of the mesothelioma law firm of Kazan, McClain, Satterley and Greenwood are located in the Jack London Square area of Oakland, California. The Kazan, McCain, Satterley & Greenwood mesothelioma lawyers are able to file and prosecute cases in Castro Valley, in Alameda County and throughout California.

Castro Valley mesothelioma lawsuits are considered complex civil litigation and are handled in the civil court system.  Mesothelioma lawsuits are designated complex litigation and are handled in the Alameda county’s dedicated Asbestos Department, in the main Oakland courthouse.  Plaintiffs in Castro Valley 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 five decades, the Castro Valley mesothelioma Law Firm of Kazan, McClain, Satterley and Greenwood have recovered over $4 billion dollars in verdicts and settlements in mesothelioma cases arising throughout California, in Alameda County, and in Castro Valley.



If you or someone in your family has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact us now to speak with one of our partners. The Castro Valley 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 Castro Valley. 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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