Imperial County Mesothelioma Lawyers
Mesothelioma lawsuits arise from asbestos exposure that can occur in all manner of industrial and construction settings, all around California including in Imperial County.
Imperial County, California Overview
The Imperial County mesothelioma lawyers practice throughout the state including in Imperial County, which is in the far southeast of California, bordering both Arizona and the Mexican state of Baja California. Imperial County is bordered by San Diego County to the west and Riverside County to the north.
The county population is 182,830 people. Imperial County is home to many cities and towns. El Centro is the county seat and largest city in Imperial County, the east anchor of the Southern California Border Region, home to about 44,000. Other cities include Bard, Brawley, Calexico, Calipatria, El Centro, Heber, Holtville, Imperial, Niland, Ocotillo, Palo Verde, Salton City, Seeley, Westmorland, and Winterhaven.
- Palo Verde
- Salton City
Imperial County, California was founded in 1907 from a division of San Diego County, it was the last county to be formed in California. Imperial Valley was named by the Imperial Land Company, in hopes of attracting settlers. The region is mostly desert and is below sea level. Agriculture is the largest industry in the Imperial Valley and accounts for 48% of all employment. The main vegetables grown in Imperial County are iceberg lettuce, leaf lettuce, broccoli, cauliflower, cantaloupes, honeydews, dry bulb onions, processor onions, carrots, sweet corn, spinach, spring mix and watermelons.
Imperial County mesothelioma lawsuits that are filed in Imperial County are handled in the local civil court system. The Superior Court operates four courthouses throughout the county. The County of Imperial is a unified Superior Court, served by Judges, one Commissioner, and one Referee. Imperial County mesothelioma lawsuits can be designated complex litigation and be entitled to statutory calendar preference to get to trial.
Prevalence of Imperial County Mesothelioma Lawsuits
The Imperial County mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood bring many mesothelioma lawsuits throughout the state, including cases arising in Imperial County.
According to the California Cancer Registry, there were less than 15 Imperial County mesothelioma cases between 2013 and 2017.
Imperial County mesothelioma lawsuits involve exposure to asbestos that occurred in the county and/or asbestos-exposure victims who reside in the county. The county is also home to numerous industrial and manufacturing businesses that historically used a lot of asbestos products. These exposures can occur at all 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 Imperial County mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought successful asbestos exposure lawsuits arising from asbestos exposure at many types of worksites:
- automobile plants
- chemical plants
- construction sites
- electric companies
- food-processing plants
- grocery retailers
- lumber yards
- manufacturing plants
- military facilities
- Navy ships
- oil refineries
The Imperial County mesothelioma lawyers at the Kazan firm 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 Imperial County and brought the asbestos home on their work clothes.
The exposed workers in Imperial County mesothelioma lawsuits can receive treatment at hospitals and medical centers throughout Imperial County including:
- UC San Diego – El Centro Regional Medical Center – El Centro
- Veterans Affairs Community Clinic – El Centro
- Scripps Health
- Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District – Brawley
Experience of Imperial County Mesothelioma Lawyers
The Imperial County mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought successful mesothelioma cases on behalf of workers injured in Imperial County. The firm has recovered over $4 billion dollars in jury verdicts and settlements in over four decades of mesothelioma cases arising throughout California, including in Imperial County.
Contact the Imperial County Mesothelioma Lawyers
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact us now to speak with one of our partners. The Imperial County 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 Imperial County. We can be reached 24/7 via live chat, telephone or by filling out the form on this page. 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.