Chico Mesothelioma lawyers
Chico mesothelioma lawyers of Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood represent individuals and their families who live in Chico or were exposed to asbestos within the city. We can help Chico families whose lives have been tragically and irreversibly affected by mesothelioma and other asbestos related diseases.
CHICO, CALIFORNIA OVERVIEW
Chico is county seat of Butte county as well as the most populated city the County. Chico has a population of over 111,000 as of 2019. The city was named after the Spanish word for ‘little’ and its nickname is the City of Roses. Chico sits right at the edge of Sacramento Valley and is located close to the Sierra Nevada mountain range.
Chico was incorporated on January 8, 1872 by John Bidwell, a pioneer of the Chico area, and a former soldier that lead emigrant parties from Central United States to the Pacific West. The Chico area was previously inhabited by the Mechoopda Maidu Native Americans. In present day, the city home to popular California schools, nationally recognized brewers and comparisons to European cities like Rome, Paris and London.
Educationally, Chico is home to California State University, Chico, also known as Chico State. Also located in Chico, is Butte College, a community college and Cal Northern School of Law. Chico State is also one of the top employers in the city. Chico has an airport, Chico Municipal Airport, that serves medium to small commercial flights and also Ranchaero Airport
At the state level, Chico residents are represented by Republican James Gallagher and Republican Jim Nielsen, in the California State Assembly and California State Senate respectively. At the federal level, the city is represented by Republican Doug LaMalfa in California’s 1st Congressional district in the House
Chico is one of cities in California that has been at the forefront of social activism for decades. Chico influenced other cities to approve marijuana for medicinal application. The city government voiced displeasure towards the USA PATRIOT ACT, issuing a proclamation against it. Chico has been a Nuclear-free zone since 1998 and five years later, the city council condemned the Iraq War. Feminist organizations in the city in the past have organized protests denouncing the objectification of women in society. During the occupy movements, occupy Chico was created (separate from the original movement) to protest racial and class injustice in the country.
Chico’s most recognizable setting is the Chico Beach Boardwalk. The amusement park was founded in 1907 and is therefore California’s oldest amusement park that is in use. The city is known for its watersports and is world renowned for its surfing. There is even a Museum that represents how much surfing and its history means to the people of Chico and its surrounding areas, called the Chico Surfing Museum. The city also home to the Chico Warriors, who are a lower league affiliate of the Golden State Warriors and are apart the NBA G League.
Prevalence of Chico Mesothelioma Lawsuits
The mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have over 45 years of experience working with mesothelioma lawsuits in Chico 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.
Many Chico mesothelioma lawsuits involve exposure to asbestos that occurred locally within the city. Chico is home to many facilities, shipyards, and construction projects that have used considerable amounts of asbestos products and asbestos-containing equipment.
Chico mesothelioma lawsuits have been brought based on asbestos exposure that occurred at many specific worksites around the city and county such as:
- Chico County Water District, Throughout Chico County
- Stokley-Van Camp, Chico
- Wrigley’s Gum Factory, Chico
Chico mesothelioma cases can involve industrial and shipyard exposure to asbestos by many different kinds of workers, in all variety of industrial jobs, trades, and occupations, including:
- Pipe Installers
- Factory Workers
Chico mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought successful asbestos exposure lawsuits arising from asbestos exposure at many types of worksites in Chico, and across California, including:
- Food-Processing Plants
- Construction Sites
- Automotive Repair Sites
The Chico 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 Chico and brought the asbestos home on their work clothes. Take-home Asbestos is often overlooked but the Kazan Firm’s experience in dealing with that type of asbestos allows for the potential of better legal results.
Asbestos exposed workers in Chico mesothelioma lawsuits have received care and treatment at hospitals and medical centers throughout Chico, where oncologists and other medical professionals can make referrals to regional experts treating mesothelioma cases. These Chico treatment facilities include:
- Kaiser Permanente, Chico
- Sutter Care at Home, Chico
- Sutter Health: Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Chico
Experience of Chico Mesothelioma Lawyers
The offices of the mesothelioma law firm of Kazan, McClain, Satterley & 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 throughout California.
Chico mesothelioma lawsuits are handled in the Chico County civil court system.
The civil courts are located throughout the county. The civil court location in the county is located in Chico and its address 701 Ocean Street Chico, CA 95060. Chico County mesothelioma lawsuits are designated as complex litigation and are handled at Chico County Superior Court. Plaintiffs in Chico 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 Chico mesothelioma law firm of Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have recovered over $4 billion dollars injury verdicts and settlements in mesothelioma cases arising throughout California, including in Chico.
Contact the Chico Mesothelioma Lawyers
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact us now to speak with one of our partners. The Chico 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 Chico. We can be reached 24/7. 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.