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Monterey Park Mesothelioma

Monterey Park Mesothelioma Lawyers

Monterey Park 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.




Monterey Park, is located in Southern California, in Los Angeles County.  According to the U.S. Census, Monterey Park’s 2022, estimated population was 58,554.  Monterey Park is 7.6 miles from Los Angeles proper, 23.7 miles from Anaheim, 24.5 miles from Long Beach, and 27 miles from Torrance, California. 



The Indigenous residents of the area were the Tongva Native Americans.  They have also been referred to as the Gabrielino-Tongva Tribe.  The Tongva People inhabited the Greater Los Angeles area, including the islands of Santa Catalina, San Nicolas, San Clemente and Santa Barbara. The Native population was decimated by European disease and conflict.

Monterey Park sits on parts of the San Gabriel Archangel Mission and Rancho San Antonio, Mexican Land Grant. Peter Snyder was a developer and settled in Woodland after the Civil War. Peter Garvey is credited as the founder of Monterey Park and indeed Garvey Avenue is named after him. Peter Garvey developed his land and constructed a dam that formed Garvey Lake which is located were Garvey Ranch Park stands today. Peter Garvey subdivided his property and sold off parcels to pay off his debts. Monterey Park was initially called Ramona Acres.

In 1916, Woodland residents united and voted to incorporate as a city to stop the development of a large sewage plant that Alhambra and South Pasadena proposed for the area.  The town was incorporated as a city on May 29, 1916, and named Monterrey Park.  Initially, Monterey Park’s boundaries included the city of Montebello, but in 1920, Montebello broke away from Monterey Park and formed its own city.

Monterey Park has a diverse population of White, Mexican, Japanese, Vietnam, Chinese and other ethnic groups.  The 1990, census showed Monterey Park as the first city with an Asian ancestry majority population in the continental United States. The 2020 census indicated that 64.8% of Monterey Park’s population is Asian. Monterey Park’s Asian businesses established the first suburban Chinatown outside of Los Angeles.  Monterey Park and its surrounding cities in the San Gabriel Valley represent the new vigor and influence of the Chinese community in Los Angeles County. 

In 1983, Lily Chen became the first Chinese-American woman to be elected mayor of a United States city. Indeed, delegations from China and Taiwan frequently visited Monterey Park. Also, in the 2000s, many wealthy Chinese immigrants moved to Monterey Park.

Monterey Park is ideally located as it is 7 miles from Los Angeles. It has the advantage of being surrounded by the Long Beach Freeway, (I-710) that allow access to the north, the San Bernardino Freeway (I-10) which provides access to the west, and the Pomona Freeway, SR 60, that allows access to the South. Monterey Park is in a convenient location enabling its suburban community quick access the greater Los Angeles area.



The mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood work throughout California and will come to your home in Monterey Park 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 Monterey Park mesothelioma lawsuits involve exposure to asbestos that occurred in the city or in the surrounding area. Monterey Park 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
  • Shipyards-Countywide
  • Southern California Edison-Countywide-Electric Companies
  • Water /Power Plants- Countywide


Monterey Park 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:

  • Automotive
  • 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
  • Miners
  • 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 Monterey Park 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:

  • aerospace
  • airports
  • automobile plants
  • chemical plants
  • construction sites
  • electric companies
  • factories
  • food-processing plants
  • foundries
  • garages
  • grocery retailers
  • hospitals
  • laboratories
  • lumber yards
  • manufacturing plants
  • military facilities
  • mines
  • Navy ships
  • oil refineries
  • power plants
  • shipyards


The Monterey Park 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 Monterey Park and inadvertently brought the asbestos dust home on their work clothes.

Asbestos exposed workers in Monterey Park 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



The Monterey Park 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 Monterey Park.

Monterey Park 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 Monterey Park, in Los Angeles County and throughout California.

For nearly five decades, the Monterey Park 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 Monterey Park.



If you or a family member have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact us now to speak with one of our partners. The Monterey Park 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 Monterey Park. 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. 

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