Fresno County Mesothelioma Attorneys
Mesothelioma lawsuits arise from exposure to asbestos in any number of industrial, construction, manufacturing, or home-repair settings. These exposures have occurred over the years all around California, including in Fresno County.
FRESNO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA OVERVIEW
The mesothelioma attorneys at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood practice in Fresno County, which is in the middle of the San Joaquin Valley of Central California, in the United States.
Fresno County is bordered by many other California counties: Monterey and San Benito to the west; Merced, Madera, and Mono to the north; Inyo to the east; and Tulare and Kings to the south.
The Fresno county population is almost 1 million people.
Fresno County is home to many cities and towns. The largest city and county seat is Fresno, home to about 600,000 people. Fresno is the fifth-most populous city in California. It is also the nearest major city to Yosemite National Park.
Other Fresno County cities include: Clovis, Coalinga, Firebaugh, Fowler, Huron, Kerman, Kingsburg, Mendota, Orange Cove, Parlier, Reedley, San Joaquin, Sanger, Selma, Shaver Lake/Huntington Lake Areas and Squaw Valley/Wonder Valley Areas.
- Orange Cove
- San Joaquin
- Shaver Lake/Huntington Lake Areas
- Squaw Valley/Wonder Valley Areas
Fresno County, California was founded in 1856. Fresno was named after the abundance of ash trees lining the San Joaquin River. At first, Fresno was founded as a railway station of the Central Pacific Railroad, before it was incorporated in 1885.
The Fresno County region was originally populated by the Yokuts, Miwoks, and Chumash people. These tribes engaged with other Californian tribes of Native Americans including coastal people, in trading plants and other animals products.
Fresno County has a semi-arid climate, with mild, moist winters and very long, hot, dry summers. Fresno County has 21 military units, including the US Army, US Marine Corps, US Navy, US Air Force, California Army National Guard, California Air National Guard, California State Guard, and the Auxiliary Units.
Fresno County mesothelioma lawsuits can be handled in the Fresno County Civil Court system. Mesothelioma lawsuits are often designated complex litigation. Cases filed in Fresno County are handled in the main Fresno courthouse, located at: 1100 Van Ness Ave, Fresno, CA 93724. Plaintiffs in mesothelioma lawsuits are often entitled to preference on the court’s trial calendars, allowing their cases to proceed quickly to trial and resolution.
PREVALENCE OF FRESNO COUNTY MESOTHELIOMA LAWSUITS
The Fresno County attorneys at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood bring the most favorable resolutions for our clients, to many mesothelioma lawsuits in the State of California, including Fresno County and many more.
Many Fresno County Lawsuits involve exposure to asbestos that occurred in the county. Fresno County is located where in 1872 the Central Pacific Railroad established a station near Easterby’s, for its new Southern Pacific line, one of the busiest shipping railroads in California and the United States. These railroads and shipping facilities historically used a lot of asbestos products and equipment. The county is also home to many industrial and manufacturing businesses that also used a lot of asbestos products.
Over the years, worksites in Fresno County have given rise to mesothelioma lawsuits:
- Cellulo Company – Manufacturing Plants
- Del Monte Cannery – Food-Processing Plants
- Gallo Winery – Food-Processing Plants
- Guild Wineries – Food-Processing Plants
- Italian Swiss Colony – Food-Processing Plants
- NAPA Auto Parts – Retail location
- NAPA Auto Parts Distribution Center – Retail location
- Southern California Edison – Electric Companies
- Spreckles Sugar Company – Food-Processing Plants
- Valley Nitrogen Producers, Inc. – Chemical Plants
- Westlands Water District – Construction Sites
Fresno County cases involve 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 attorneys at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought successful asbestos exposure lawsuits arising from asbestos exposure at many types of worksites, including facilities and workplaces located in Fresno County, such as:
- automobile plants
- chemical plants
- construction sites
- electric companies
- food-processing plants
- grocery retailers
- lumber yards
- manufacturing plants
- military facilities
- oil refineries
The Fresno County attorneys at the Kazan firm have also brought successful “take home” cases on behalf of spouses and family members of workers who were exposed to take-home asbestos at their worksites in Fresno County and brought the asbestos home on their work clothes.
The exposed workers in Fresno County lawsuits can receive treatment at hospitals and medical centers throughout Fresno County:
- Kaiser Permanente – Clovis, Fresno, Selma
- UCSF – Fresno
- Veterans Affairs Medical Center – Fresno
- Adventist Health – Reedley, Selma
- Stanford Health Care: Center for Advanced Lung Disease – Fresno
- Sutter Health: Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation – Fresno
EXPERIENCE OF FRESNO COUNTY MESOTHELIOMA ATTORNEYS
The attorneys at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought thousands of successful mesothelioma cases on behalf of injured workers in many cities in California and will do the same and work as hard for injured workers in Fresno County.
The firm’s offices are located in the city of Oakland, California. These offices are located strategically to serve the great state of California, including Fresno City and the County. The attorneys at Kazan McClain, Satterley and Greenwood, are able to file and prosecute cases involving asbestos exposure in Fresno County.
Over the last four decades, the firm has totaled over $4 billion injury verdicts and settlements for mesothelioma cases arising throughout California.
CONTACT THE FRESNO COUNTY ATTORNEYS
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact us now to speak with one of our partners. The Fresno County Attorneys at Kazan McClain, Satterley & Greenwood will bring their decades of expertise and success to your claim for mesothelioma caused by asbestos exposure in Fresno County. We can be reached 24/7 via live chat. 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.