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Cupertino Mesothelioma

Cupertino Mesothelioma Lawyers

Cupertino 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, talcum powder or talc. We offer hope to families whose lives have been tragically and irreversibly affected by mesothelioma and other asbestos related diseases.

Cupertino Mesothelioma Attorney

Cupertino, California Overview

The 2022 census estimates 57,856 people reside in Cupertino, California.  Cupertino covers an area of 11.33 square miles in Santa Clara County.  It is 46 miles from San Francisco.  Cupertino has been transformed from its agrarian origins to a vital member of Silicon Valley. 



The Tamien people were the indigenous inhabitants in the Cupertino area.  Their way of life was changed forever with the creation of Mission Santa Clara de Asis in 1777.  Mission Santa Clara was also home to Native people that spoke the Ohlone, Yokut and Miwok languages. 

In 1776, Col. Juan Bautista de Anza’s expedition mapped Encampment Number 99, detailing a local creek. His cartographer Padre Pedro named the watercourse Arroyo San Joseph de Cupertino—loosely translated as the Creek of Saint Joseph of Cupertino.

The 1849, Gold Rush brought thousands of people from all over the world to the San Francisco Bay Area.  Cupertino and other nearby towns were a hub for the transportation of goods and supplies during the Gold Rush.  The Cupertino area was originally known as “Crossroads” because the town started around the crossroad of Stevens Creek Blvd. and Saratoga Mountainview Road.  In the 1800s, Cupertino was primarily agriculturally based producing prunes, plums, apricot and cherry orchards.  It also had a winery on Montebello Ridge. 

In 1939, Henry J. Kaiser founded the Kaiser Permanente Cement Plant just west of Cupertino. Kaiser’s Cement Plant won the bid to provide 6 million barrels of cement for the construction of the Shasta Dam. Henry Kaiser also built Highway 101, Highway 85 and other major northern California landmarks from the quarry. Further, Southern Pacific Railroad transported Kaiser’s cement through Cupertino.

Like most of California, after World War II there was a population boom.  Agricultural land gave way to residential development. Cupertino incorporated as a city on October 10, 1955.  At the time Santa Clara Valley was known as the “Valley of Heart’s Delight” which eventually changed to Silicon Valley.

On April 1, 1976, Apple Inc. was founded by Steve Wozinak and Steve Jobs. Apple produced one of the first successful personal computers.  Apple Inc. and Hewlett-Packard (before HP moved to Palo Alto) were headquartered in Cupertino, California. In fact, the new worldwide headquarters for Apple Inc. is located in Cupertino. Today, Cupertino has many high-tech and AI companies, including Plus.ai, Appnomic, Mist Systems, and MySQL.



The mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood work throughout California and will come to your home in Cupertino 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 generally, it is necessary to take a detailed work history to determine exposure. 

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

  • Auto Repair/ Body Shops
  • Chemical Plants  
  • Commercial Construction
  • EPRI-Research, Palo Alto-Manufacture Plant
  • Food Processing Plant/Packing Plant
  • Residential Construction
  • School Construction
  • Air Products & Chemicals, Santa Clara – Chemical Plant
  • CertainTeed Asbestos Cement Pipe Plant, Santa Clara – Manufacturing
  • Container Corporation, Santa Clara – Manufacturing
  • EBMUD Filter Plant – Utilities
  • El Camino Hospital – Construction
  • General Electric, San Jose-Electrical Repair
  • Hewlett-Packard, (various throughout county) – Manufacturing
  • IBM, San Jose-Manufacturing
  • Kaiser Cement Corporation, Cupertino
  • Kaiser Research, Cupertino-Research Facility
  • Lockheed Martin, Sunnyvale-Aerospace
  • Lumberyards
  • Moffett Field, Santa Clara County- Military Facility
  • Monsanto, Santa Clara – Chemical Plant
  • NASA/Ames Research Ctr., Mountain View-Military Facility
  • San Jose Water Co., San Jose-Utility
  • San Jose State University-Construction
  • Santa Clara Kaiser Hospital-Construction
  • Stanford Hospital, Santa Clara County-Construction
  • Stanford University, Palo Alto-Construction
  • Veterans Hospital, Palo Alto-Construction
  • Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Sunnyvale-Electrical Repair & Mfg.

Cupertino mesothelioma cases may involve industrial and construction exposure to asbestos by many 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 Cupertino 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
  • laboratories
  • lumber yards
  • manufacturing plants
  • military facilities
  • mines
  • Navy ships
  • oil refineries
  • power plants
  • shipyards

The Cupertino 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 Cupertino and inadvertently brought the asbestos dust home on their work clothes.

Asbestos exposed workers in Cupertino mesothelioma lawsuits have received treatment at hospitals and medical centers within the county, and throughout  California. These mesothelioma treatment facilities include:

  • Kaiser Permanente (Campbell, Gilroy, Milpitas, Mountain View, San Jose, Santa Clara)
  • University of California Health Care: UCSF (San Jose)
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Palo Alto)
  • Veterans Affairs Clinic (San Jose)
  • Stanford Health Care (San Jose, Palo Alto, Los Gatos, Mountain View)
  • Sutter Health (Palo Alto, Los Altos, Los Gatos, Mountain View, Milpitas, San Jose, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale)


The Cupertino mesothelioma lawyers of Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought hundreds of successful mesothelioma cases on behalf of workers injured throughout California, including in Santa Clara County.  Plaintiffs in Santa Clara County mesothelioma lawsuits are often entitled to preference on the court’s trial calendars because Santa Clara County mesothelioma lawsuits are designated as complex litigation, which allows 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 can file mesothelioma lawsuits in Cupertino.

For nearly five decades, the Cupertino 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 Cupertino and Santa Clara County.



If you or a family member have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact us now to speak with one of our partners. The Cupertino 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 Cupertino or Santa Clara County.  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.

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