Florence-Graham Mesothelioma Lawyers
Florence-Graham 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.
FLORENCE-GRAHAM, CALIFORNIA OVERVIEW
Florence-Graham is an unincorporated community within the heart South in Los Angeles. The estimated population is 61,983. Florence-Graham is 6 miles from downtown Los Angeles, 14.6 miles from Torrance, 17.6 miles from Long Beach, California.
The Indigenous residents living in the Florence-Graham area were the Tongva Native Americans. The Tongva tribes inhabited approximately a 4000 mile territory in the Los Angeles basin. In 1771, the Spaniards referred to the Native Americans as the Gabrielino Indians. They have also been referred to as the Gabrielino-Tongva Tribe.
Florence-Graham is also known as Florence-Firestone. Although it is frequently thought of as a part of South Los Angeles, Florence-Graham is actually an unincorporated area that is surrounded by the city of Los Angeles in the North, South and West with Huntington Park in the East. Florence-Graham is the second largest sized unincorporated community in Los Angeles County. Florence-Graham is governed by Los Angeles County Supervisors and supported by Los Angeles County services.
Florence-Graham began when the Los Angeles & San Pedro Railroad added a station between Los Angeles and Compton which eventually became known as the Florence Station in 1871. It is believed that the local name of Florence-Firestone arose from where the two key east-west roads of Florence Avenue in the North and Firestone Boulevard in the South intersect.
The United States Census Bureau has named Florence-Graham as a Census Designated Place (CDP). Census Designated Places are a statistical geographic area representing closely settled, unincorporated communities that are locally recognized and identified by name. The purpose of CDPs is to provide meaningful statistics for well-known, unincorporated communities. Florence-Graham, Lafayette City and Compton California are recognized as a group in the Census Designated Place. Their collective population is 91,988.
In the past Florence-Graham had large industrial employers such as the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company that employed 2,500 employees and the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company. Although smaller industries exist today, Florence-Graham is known as a suburban community for the greater Los Angeles area. Florence-Graham has a diverse and vibrant community, has historical sites and beautiful parks, including Roosevelt Park, Helen Keller Park and nearby Kenneth Hahn State Recreation area and Ted Watkins Memorial Park.
PREVALENCE OF FLORENCE-GRAHAM MESOTHELIOMA LAWSUITS
The mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood work throughout California and will come to your home in Florence-Graham 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 Florence-Graham mesothelioma lawsuits involve exposure to asbestos that occurred in the city or in the surrounding area. Florence-Graham 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
- Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, Southgate
- Los Angeles County/USC Medical, Los Angeles-Construction Site
- Los Angeles International Airport-Countywide
- Los Angeles Power & Water- Countywide
- Los Angeles Unified School District, LA-Construction Site
- Oil Refineries- Countywide
- Residential Construction-Countywide
- Santa Fe Railway-Countywide
- School Construction-Countywide
- Southern California Edison-Countywide-Electric Companies
- Water /Power Plants- Countywide
Florence-Graham 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 Florence-Graham 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 Florence-Graham 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 Florence-Graham and inadvertently brought the asbestos dust home on their work clothes.
Asbestos exposed workers in Florence-Graham 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 FLORENCE-GRAHAM MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
The Florence-Graham 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 Florence-Graham.
Florence-Graham 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 Florence-Graham, in Los Angeles County and throughout California.
For nearly five decades, the Florence-Graham 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 Florence-Graham.
CONTACT THE FLORENCE-GRAHAM MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
If you or a family member have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact us now to speak with one of our partners. The Florence-Graham 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 Florence-Graham. 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.