Lynwood Mesothelioma Lawyers
Lynwood 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.
LYNWOOD, CALIFORNIA OVERVIEW
Lynwood, is located in Los Angeles County. According to the 2022 U.S. Census, the estimated population is 64,086. Lynwood is 14 miles from Los Angeles proper, 13.2 miles from Long Beach, and 13.8 miles from Torrance, California.
The Indigenous residents living in the Lynwood area were the Tongva Native Americans. The Tongva tribes inhabited approximately a 4000 mile territory in the greater Los Angeles area. In 1771, the Spaniards referred to the Native Americans as the Gabrielino Indians. They have also been referred to as the Gabrielino-Tongva Tribe.
In 1810, Antonio Maria Lugo was awarded 11 square leagues (which is about 29,513 acres) of land by the Spanish King. Lugo named the area Rancho San Antonio. After Mexico’s independence from Spain, Juan Alvarado, the Mexican Governor of California upheld Lugo’s land grant in 1838. Lugo received a patent from the United States government on July 24, 1847, which confirmed title to his land grant. Lynwood which is 4.84 square miles and many other towns surrounding Lynwood were built on the old Rancho San Antonio.
Lynwood was named after the Lynwood Dairy and Creamery. Lynwood was incorporated as a city on July 16, 1921. Like most of California there was a population boon after World War II, when many military and civilian families sought housing in the Los Angeles basin, including in Lynwood.
Lynwood is centrally located in Los Angeles County, which allows for an easy commute throughout the county. Lynwood is surrounded by several important highways including the I-710, I-105, I-110 and is also close to the Port of Los Angeles, and the Port of Long Beach. Today, Lynwood is a diverse community and close to University of Southern California, the Los Angeles Convention Center and the Staples Center.
PREVALENCE OF LYNWOOD MESOTHELIOMA LAWSUITS
The mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood work throughout California and will come to your home in Lynwood 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 Lynwood mesothelioma lawsuits involve exposure to asbestos that occurred in the city or in the surrounding area. Lynwood 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
- Los Angeles Airport-Countywide
- Los Angeles Power & Water- Countywide
- Oil Refineries- Countywide
- Residential Construction-Countywide
- Santa Fe Railway-Countywide
- School Construction-Countywide
- Southern California Edison-Countywide-Electric Companies
- Water /Power Plants- Countywide
Lynwood 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 Lynwood 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 Lynwood 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 Lynwood and inadvertently brought the asbestos dust home on their work clothes.
Asbestos exposed workers in Lynwood 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 LYNWOOD MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
The Lynwood 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 Lynwood.
Lynwood 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 Lynwood, in Los Angeles County and throughout California.
For nearly five decades, the Lynwood 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 Lynwood.
CONTACT THE LYNWOOD MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
If you or a family member have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact us now to speak with one of our partners. The Lynwood 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 Lynwood. 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.