Hawthorne Mesothelioma Lawyers
Hawthorne 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.
HAWTHORNE, CALIFORNIA OVERVIEW
Hawthorne, is located in Southern California, in Southwestern Los Angeles County. Hawthorne is located near the Los Angeles Airport, with access to major highways and has rail lines directly into the Port of Los Angeles. According to the 2022 U.S. Census Bureau, the estimated population is 84,563. Hawthorne is about 5 miles from Los Angeles Airport, 5.2 miles from Manhattan Beach, 6.3 miles from Torrance, and 18.6 miles from Long Beach, California.
Southern California had various native American tribes living in the region. The northernly and coastal tribes were the Chumash, Alliklik, Kitanemuk, and Gabrielino. The interior tribes were the Serrano, Luiseño, Cahuilla, and Kumeyaay.
Hawthorne lies inland in Los Angeles’s South Bay, but is only 6 miles from the Pacific Ocean. In 1905, the town of Hawthorne was founded by B.L. Harding and H.D. Lombard. The city was incorporated in 1922. B.L. Harding named the city after New England author, Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Hawthorne is known as the center of the aerospace industry. Hawthorne Municipal Airport was built in 1939, to entice aviation entrepreneur Jack Northrop to build an airplane plant in the city. In 1940, Northrop opened his plant next to the Hawthorne Municipal Airport. The US Government took over Northrop air field during World War II and returned it to the city in November 1946. Currently, Elon Musk’s SpaceX is headquartered in Hawthorne.
Today, Hawthorne has a racially and culturally diverse population. According to the U.S. Census, 31.9% of the population is White’s, 26.8% is African-American and 54.1% is Latino.
PREVALENCE OF HAWTHORNE MESOTHELIOMA LAWSUITS
The mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood work throughout California and will come to your home in Hawthorne 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 Hawthorne mesothelioma lawsuits involve exposure to asbestos that occurred in the city or in the surrounding area. Hawthorne 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
- Food Processing Plants-Countywide
- Los Angeles International Airport-Countywide
- Los Angeles Power & Water- Countywide
- Manufacturing Plants-Countywide
- North American Aviation, Santa Monica-Aerospace
- Oil Refineries- Countywide
- Residential Construction-Countywide
- Rocketdyne (a.k.a. North Am. Aviation), Santa Monica-Aerospace
- Santa Fe Railway-Countywide
- School Construction-Countywide
- Southern California Edison-Countywide-Electric Companies
- Water /Power Plants- Countywide
Hawthorne 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 Hawthorne 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 Hawthorne 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 Hawthorne and inadvertently brought the asbestos dust home on their work clothes.
Asbestos exposed workers in Hawthorne 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 HAWTHORNE MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
The Hawthorne 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 Hawthorne.
Hawthorne 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 Hawthorne, in Los Angeles County and throughout California.
For nearly five decades, the Hawthorne 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 Hawthorne.
CONTACT THE HAWTHORNE MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
If you or a family member have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact us now to speak with one of our partners. The Hawthorne 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 Hawthorne. 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.