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Humboldt County Mesothelioma

Humboldt County Mesothelioma Lawyers

There are many mesothelioma lawsuits that arise in Humboldt County from being exposed to asbestos at worksites around the county.

 

HUMBOLDT COUNTY, CALIFORNIA OVERVIEW

The Humboldt County mesothelioma lawyers represent people who live in the county, or who have been exposed to asbestos there.  Located in the northern west corner of California, Humboldt County sits on the coast of the Pacific Ocean and is about 270 miles from San Francisco, and 50 miles from the Oregon border.  It is bordered by Del Norte County to the north, Trinity and Siskiyou Counties to the east, and Mendocino County to the south.

 

 

The county is comprised of very forested mountainous areas and beautiful coastline.  Humboldt County is also home to Humboldt Bay, the second largest natural bay in California. The county’s coastline is home to a large number of redwood forests.  One of its forests, Rockefeller Forest, is home to the oldest redwood growth on earth.  Redwood National Park is home to the world’s largest trees.  These trees have grown to over 370 feet in height, taller than the Statue of Liberty.  These parks and forests amount to a total of about 680,000 acres. You can also take a beautiful drive down the Avenue of the Giants, a world famous scenic drive which allows you to view the county’s giant redwood trees.

Though the county is full of protected redwood trees, many acres of private redwoods also exist, and are used in timber production. Humboldt County is also known for its cannabis cultivation and culture. Since the legalization of cannabis in California in January of 2018, the county has welcomed cannabis enthusiasts.

Humboldt County’s population is found mainly surrounding the college campuses in the county, including College of the Redwoods in Eureka and Humboldt State University in Arcata.  

The original inhabitants of the area are the Wiyot, Yurok, Hupa, Karuk, Chilula, Whikut and Eel River Athapaskan peoples.  Humboldt County holds eight Indian reservations, including Big Lagoon Rancheria, Blue Lake Rancheria, Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation, Karuk Indian Reservation, Rohnerville Rancheria, Table Bluff Rancheria, Cher-Ae Heights Indian Community of the Trinidad Rancheria and Yurok Indian Reservation. 

Today, the county population is estimated at 135,000 people, which is mostly concentrated in the college campus areas of the county.  The County is made of 13 cities and towns, as well as unincorporated communities.  Eureka and Arcata make up 33 percent of the county’s population, with smaller towns and areas making up the remainder of the population. Trinidad, a small seaside community, is known and visited for its boats, surfing, working pier and harbor, tide pooling and small restaurants.  A list of all 7 cities and towns, as well as unincorporated communities is below:

  • Arcata
  • Blue Lake
  • Eureka
  • Ferndale
  • Fortuna
  • Rio Dell
  • Trinidad
  • Alderpoint
  • Bayview
  • Benbow
  • Big Lagoon
  • Cutten
  • Fields Landing
  • Garberville
  • Hydesville
  • Humboldt Hill
  • Indianola
  • Loleta
  • McKinleyville
  • Manila
  • Miranda
  • Myers Flat
  • Myrtletown
  • Orick
  • Phillipsville
  • Redcrest
  • Redway
  • Ridgewood
  • Samoa
  • Scotia
  • Shelter Cove
  • Weott
  • Westhaven-Moonstone
  • Willow Creek

 

Humboldt County mesothelioma lawsuits that are filed in the county are handled at the Humboldt County Courthouses at 825 Fifth Street, in Eureka, California.  There are several factors which determine where your lawsuit can be filed. The Humboldt County mesothelioma lawyers represent people who have been exposed in and around Humboldt County, as well as its residents who have been exposed in other counties.  Humboldt County mesothelioma lawyers have expertise in asbestos exposure in California and can help with your case.

 

PREVALENCE OF HUMBOLDT COUNTY MESOTHELIOMA LAWSUITS

The Humboldt County mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley and Greenwood represent people from the county as well as all over California who have been exposed to asbestos and are now suffering from an asbestos related injury.

According to the California Cancer Registry, there were 15 cases of mesothelioma in Humboldt between 2013-2017.  According to the Environmental Working group, there were 144 asbestos-related deaths in Humboldt County between 1999-2017.

Humboldt County mesothelioma lawyers have brought lawsuits based on asbestos exposure that occurred at many specific worksites around Humboldt County. These sites include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Champion International Corp. fka US Plywood in Eureka (Lumber Yards)
  • Georgia Pacific in Eureka (Lumber Yards)
  • Humboldt Bay Pulp  Company fka Crown-Simpson in Eureka (Lumber Yards)
  • Louisiana Pacific Fibreboard in Samoa (Lumber Yards)
  • Massente Corp. in Ukiah (Lumber Yards)
  • Pacific Gas & Electric, Humboldt Bay Power Point in Eureka (Electric Companies)
  • Simpson Timber Company in Arcata (Lumber Yards)
  • Simpson Timber Company in Korbel (Lunber Yards)
  • Water pipe insulations, throughout the county (Construction sites)

 

All different types of workers from a variety of industrial jobs, trades and occupations may have worked directly with, or come in contact with asbestos in Humboldt County.  Humboldt County mesothelioma lawyers have handled mesothelioma cases that arise from work in these areas, including the following:

  • 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
  • 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 Humboldt County mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought successful asbestos exposure lawsuits arising from asbestos exposure at many types of worksites.  A comprehensive list of these sites and areas is below:  

  • 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
  • Navy ships
  • oil refineries
  • shipyards

 

You may have worked in or more of these job areas. The Humboldt County 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 Humboldt County and brought the asbestos home on their work clothes.

Workers and family members who are sick from asbestos exposure can received treatment at hospitals and medical centers throughout Humboldt County, including:

  • Veterans Affairs Community Clinic in Eureka; and
  • Sutter Health/Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation in Eureka

 

EXPERIENCE OF HUMBOLDT COUNTY MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS

The Humboldt County mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought hundreds of successful mesothelioma cases on behalf of residents and workers injured in and around Humboldt County.

The offices of the Humboldt County mesothelioma Law Firm of Kazan, McClain, Satterley and Greenwood are located in the city of Oakland, California.  The Kazan lawyers travel all around the state, including to Humboldt County, to meet with clients, interview witnesses, find evidence, and prosecute cases.

Since the offices began in the 1970’s, the Humboldt County mesothelioma lawyers at the Kazan, firm have recovered over $4 billion from jury verdicts and settlements in mesothelioma cases caused by exposure to asbestos which occurred in different areas of California, including Humboldt County.

 

CONTACT THE HUMBOLDT COUNTY MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, please contact us now to speak to one of our partners.  The Humboldt County mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan McClain, Satterley & Greenwood will bring their decades of expertise and success to your claim of mesothelioma caused by exposure to asbestos in Humboldt County.  We can be reached 24 hours a day.  To get a free consultation with one of our mesothelioma attorneys, please call 1-877-995-6372, fill out the form on this page or use our live chat widget.

 

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