Madera County Mesothelioma Lawyers
Mesothelioma lawsuits arise from working with and around asbestos. This exposure to asbestos may have occurred at many different places around Madera County.
COUNTY OF MADERA, CALIFORNIA OVERVIEW
Madera County mesothelioma lawyers represent people who live in and/or who have been exposed to asbestos in Madera County, California. Madera County is located in the center of California, 142 miles from San Francisco and 225 miles from Los Angeles. Madera County sits in the San Joaquin Valley and the Sierra Nevada.
The Madera County population is about 157,000 people. The natural geographic makeup of the county has split it into four areas including the areas around the cities of Madera and Chowchilla, Madera Ranchos and North Folk and it surrounding cities. Madera County is bordered by Fresno County to the south, Merced County to the west, Mariposa and Tuolumne Counties to the north, and Mono County to the east.
The county is also home to part of Yosemite National Park. The county’s national protected areas include Devil’s Postpile National Monument, Inyo National Forest, Sierra National Forest and Yosemite National Park. These geographic features give the area high, rugged lands in the Sierra Nevada mountains and flat farming and industrial lands. These farms lands are very important to the county’s economy, and in helping to feed the state, the country and the world. Agriculture is the county’s main industry. As part of the California Central Valley, the area, weather and access to water and make it California’s most productive agricultural region, and one of the most productive in the world. Madera county produces nuts, cattle and calves, and milk. Madera County ranked #1 in fig production, #4 in raisin grape production and #4 in pistachio production in California. Madera County is also home to the Madera AVA (American Viticultural Area) where several different grapes are produced. Its central location, highways and infrastructure also makes it an important regional area for the distribution of its produce, and also for important distribution centers for Federal Express and Amazon in nearby Fresno. The county’s prime location has also allowed for the creation of a stop on the California High Speed Rail, set to open in 2028.
The Spanish word for wood, “Madera” originally sat in Fresno County. The County was created by the California Lumber Company in 1893. The lumber company’s creation of a flume, which allowed logs to come down from the mountainous areas, and its intersection with the railroad created the need for this new city and county. Lumber remained the county’s lifeline until 1933 when logging and the lumber industry ceased. Soon after, the areas agriculture filled in the gap for jobs and money. This farming economy still stands today.
Madera County is home to the Picayune Rancheria, home to the Chukchansi Native American peoples and the Norfolk Rancheria, home to the Mono Native America peoples. The county is composed of the following cities, towns and unincorporated communities:
- Bass Lake
- Bonadelle Ranchos
- La Vina
- Madera Acres
- North Fork
- Rolling Hills
- Yosemite Lakes
Madera County mesothelioma lawsuits that are filed in the county are handled at the main courthouse located at 200 South “G” Street in Madera, California. There are several factors which determine where your lawsuit may be filed. Madera County mesothelioma lawyers represent people who have been exposed in and around Madera County, as well as its residents who have been exposed in other counties. Madera County mesothelioma lawyers have expertise in asbestos exposure in California and can help with your case.
PREVALENCE OF MADERA COUNTY MESOTHELIOMA LAWSUITS
The Madera 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 less than 15 known cases of mesothelioma in Madera County between 2013-2017. According to the Environmental Working group, there were 88 asbestos-related deaths in Madera County between 1999-2017.
The Madera County mesothelioma lawyers have brought lawsuits based on asbestos exposure that occurred at many specific worksites around Madera County. These sites include, but are not limited to the following:
- Agricultural Operations;
- America Forest Products in North Folk;
- Auto Body Shops ;
- Automotive, trucking and farm equipment repair operations;
- Bendix forest Products in North Folk;
- Commercial construction at various construction sites;
- Residential construction at various construction sites;
- School construction at various construction sites;
- United Vinters, Inc. in Madera; and
- Water pipe installations at various construction sites throughout the county.
Many different workers from a variety of industrial jobs, trades and occupations may have worked directly with or come in contact with asbestos in Madera County. The Madera County mesothelioma lawyers have handled mesothelioma cases that arise from work in these areas, including the following:
- 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 Madera County mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought successful asbestos exposure lawsuits arising from asbestos exposure at many types of worksites. Many of these sites include the following areas:
- automobile plants
- chemical plants
- construction sites
- electric companies
- food-processing plants
- grocery retailers
- lumber yards
- manufacturing plants
- military facilities
- Navy ships
- oil refineries
You may have worked at one or more of these job areas. The Madera 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 Madera County and brought the asbestos home on their work clothes.
Many workers and people who are sick and have a mesothelioma lawsuits in Madera County have received world-class treatment at hospitals and medical centers in Madera County. Kaiser Permanente and the Veterans Affairs Community Clinic in Oakhurst have experts in treating mesothelioma.
EXPERIENCE OF MADERA COUNTY MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
The Madera 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 Madera County.
The offices of the Madera County mesothelioma lawyers of Kazan, McClain, Satterley and Greenwood are located in the city of Oakland. Just a short drive from Madera County, the mesothelioma lawyers can help with your case.
Since the offices began in the 1970’s, the Madera County mesothelioma lawyers at the Law Firm of Kazan, McClain, Satterley and Greenwood have recovered over $4 billion dollars from jury verdicts and settlements in mesothelioma cases caused by exposure to asbestos which occurred in different areas of California, including Madera County.
CONTACT THE MADERA 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 Madera 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 Madera County. We can be reached 24 hours a day. 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.