Marin County Mesothelioma Lawyers
Mesothelioma Lawsuits can arise from asbestos exposure that occurred historically in Marin County, California.
MARIN COUNTY, CALIFORNIA OVERVIEW
The County of Marin is bordered to the north by Sonoma County. Its western border is on the Pacific Ocean. San Pablo Bay and San Francisco Bay form the eastern border. South across the Golden Gate lies the city of San Francisco.
Most of the county’s population resides on the eastern side of the county, along San Francisco Bay and the “Highway 101 Corridor.” West Marin contains many small unincorporated communities with boutique and specialized family farms and popular year-round beaches. Angel Island, the largest natural island in the San Francisco Bay, is part of Marin County and was historically the “Ellis island” of the west coast.
According to the 2010 census, the population of Marin County was about 250,000. The largest city and the Marin county seat is San Rafael, home to about 60,000 people. Other towns include Belvedere, Corte Madera, Fairfax, Larkspur, Mill Valley, Novato, Ross, San Anselmo, San Rafael, Sausalito and Tiburon.
- Corte Madera
- Mill Valley
- San Anselmo
- San Rafael
Named for the chief of the Licatiut tribe, Marin County was one of the original counties in California created at the time of statehood in 1850. The area was originally populated by the Coast Miwok Indians. The remains of over 600 Miwok villages have been found in Marin County. It is generally accepted that Sir Francis Drake and the crew of the Golden Hinde entered what is now Drake’s Bay on June 17, 1579 and explored the area for a little over a month. This was likely first English encampment in what eventually became the United States.
Marin County is quite affluent and has fifth highest
income per capita in the United States.
The Marin County Civic Center was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and draws thousands of visitors each year. Its iconic archways echo the surrounding rolling hills. The Marin County Civic Center complex includes a 20-acre park, a lagoon and the Marin Center Auditorium and Exhibition Hall, home of the Marin County Fair.
Marin County’s natural sites include the beloved towering redwoods of Muir Woods, the Marin Headlands with spectacular views of the Golden Gate, Stinson Beach, the Point Reyes National Seashore, and Mount Tamalpais.
Angel Island State Park is also considered part of Marin County. This 740-acre island in the San Francisco Bay offers a variety of outdoor activities and breathtaking views of the bay. Between 1910-1940, Angel Island was used as an immigration processing center.
The Marin County Agricultural Land Trust protects farmland from development and has given rise to West Marin’s boutique farms that form the backbone of what’s been dubbed “Agri-tourism”. Marin is one of the epicenters of the “Farm to Table” slow-food movement. The arts and culture thrives in Marin, with multiple galleries and venues for the visual arts, crafts and music.
Marin County’s stunning vistas have made it a popular venue for the movie industry. Industrial Light and Magic and Lucasfilm are headquartered in Marin. Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine, American Graffitti, Basic Instinct, and The Godfather were also filmed in part in Marin County.
San Quentin, a maximum-security state prison, is also located in Marin County.
Marin County mesothelioma lawsuits are handled in the Marin County civil court system. The civil courts are located throughout the county. The courts are in San Rafael.
PREVALENCE OF MARIN COUNTY MESOTHELIOMA LAWSUITS
The mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley and Greenwood work throughout California and will come to your home in Marin County to discuss your work history, and to guide you through the mesothelioma lawsuit process. Occupational exposure to asbestos may have taken place many years in the past, and it is often necessary to take a detailed work history to determine exposure.
According to the California Cancer Registry there were 20 Marin mesothelioma cases between 2012-2107. According to the Environmental Working group, there were 273 asbestos-related deaths in Marin County between 1999 and 2017.
Marin County mesothelioma lawsuits have been brought based on asbestos exposure that occurred at many specific worksites around the county, including:
- A.G. Schoonmaker, Sausalito – Shipyard
- Agricultural operations – Agricultural
- Angelico Auditorium, San Rafael – Construction Site
- Auto Body Shops – Automotive Repair
- Automotive, trucking and farm equipment repair operations – Automotive Repair
- C.L. Argues, Sausalito – Construction Site
- College of Marin, Kentfield – Construction Site (School)
- Commercial construction – Construction Site
- Corte Madera Inn (Best Western), Corte Madera – Construction Site
- Emporium, San Rafael (Northgate Mall) – Construction Site
- Hamilton Air Force Base – Novato Military Facility
- Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Rafael – Hospital
- Marin Civic Center, San Rafael – Construction Site
- Marin General Hospital, Greenbrae – Hospital
- Marin Ship, Sausalito – Shipyard
- Novato High School, Novato – Construction Site (School)
- Nunes Brothers Boat & Ways Co., Sausalito – Shipyard
- Residential construction – Construction Site
- San Domenico School, San Anselmo – Construction Site (School)
- San Rafael High School, San Rafael – Construction Site (School)
- San Rafael Post Office, San Rafael – Construction Site (School)
- Sausalito Shipbuilding Co., Sausalito – Shipyard
- School construction – Construction Site (School)
- Water pipe installations – Construction Site
Marin County mesothelioma cases can involve industrial and shipyard exposure to asbestos by many different kinds of workers, in 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 Marin County 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
The Marin 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 Marin County and brought the asbestos home on their work clothes.
Workers exposed to asbestos can receive treatment at hospitals and medical centers throughout Marin County, where many leading experts in treating mesothelioma cases practice. These treatment facilities include:
- Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center
- University of California Health Care: UCSF Sutter Health
- Novato Community Hospital
- Marin General Hospital
EXPERIENCE OF MARIN COUNTY MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
The Marin County mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought many successful mesothelioma cases on behalf of workers who were exposed to asbestos in Marin County.
The offices of the mesothelioma law firm of Kazan, McClain, Satterley and Greenwood are located in Oakland, California. Because of their proximity to the Marin County courthouse, the Kazan mesothelioma lawyers are able to file and prosecute cases in the county and throughout Northern California
Over the last four decades, the Kazan firm has recovered over $4 billion in jury verdicts and settlements in mesothelioma cases arising throughout California, including in Marin County.
CONTACT THE MARIN 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 Alameda 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 Alameda County. We can be reached 24/7 via live chat, telephone or by filling out the form on this page.