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Nevada County Mesothelioma

Nevada County Mesothelioma Lawyers

Mesothelioma lawsuits arise from exposure to asbestos in all corners of California, including at various industrial and manufacturing worksites in Nevada County.



The Nevada County mesothelioma lawyers practice throughout California, including in Nevada County, which is home to the cities of Grass Valley, Nevada City and many other communities. Nevada County was incorporated in April 1851, just after California became a state in the Union.  The county was named after Nevada City, which name originated from the Sierra Nevada Mountains.  Nevada is Spanish for snow covered. The region began to flourish during the 1849 Gold Rush, which helped bring money and infrastructure to the area.

Nevada County extends from the foothills to the peaks of the Sierra Nevada and borders the state of Nevada to the east.  It borders Sierra County to the north, Yuba County to the west, and Placer County to the south.



Nevada County’s population is over 99,000 people.

Nevada County has a total of two cities and its county seat is Nevada City. The County’s largest community in terms of population and area is Truckee. Nevada County’s county seat is Nevada City. Nevada City has a population of about 3,100. Nevada City was incorporated into the county in April of 1856. Nevada County’s only other city is Grass Valley.  Nevada County also is home to 11 census-designated places, 22 unincorporated communities, and 1 Ghost Town.

Nevada County’s cities include Grass Valley and Nevada City. Nevada County’s Census Designated Places are Alta, Floriston, Graniteville, Kingvale, Lake of the Pines, Lake Wildwood, North San Juan, Penn Valley, Rough and Ready, Soda Springs and Washington. The county has one town that was formally unincorporated and is now considered a Ghost Town, named Meadow Lake. Nevada was the first location to use the word “Nevada” in naming its city, and ultimately the state of Nevada used the same name in 1851.

Nevada County is drained by South and Middle Yuba rivers. The County is home to two national protected areas, part of Tahoe National Forest and part of Toiyabe National Forest. Nevada County is also home to Nevada County Air Park, an aviation airport which is located east of Grass Valley, and Truckee Tahoe Airport, another general aviation airport located in Truckee. Nevada County is also known for the Holbrooke Hotel that opened in 1851. The hotel has house famous figures like, Bret Harte and Mark Twain, as well as former Presidents such as James A. Garfield, Benjamin Harrison, Ulysses S. Grant, and Grover Cleveland.

Nevada County has two main courthouses, the Nevada City Courthouse, and the Truckee Branch Courthouse. Nevada County lawsuits can be filed at the Nevada City Courthouse, in Nevada City. The court is located at 201 Church Street, Nevada City, 95959. Nevada County mesothelioma lawsuits are handled in the Civil Division at the Nevada City Courthouse.

Plaintiffs in Nevada County mesothelioma lawsuits are often given preference on court calendars, allowing their cases to proceed quicker throughout the legal process, due to the potential severity of their respective conditions.



The Nevada County mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley and Greenwood bring many mesothelioma lawsuits throughout the state, including cases arising in Nevada County.

According to the California Cancer Registry, there have been 24 Nevada County mesothelioma cases from 2007 to 2017. At the same time, according to the Environmental Working Group, there have been 187 Nevada County asbestos related deaths from 1999 to 2017, which has averaged out to nine asbestos related deaths in that time period.

Many Nevada County mesothelioma lawsuits involve exposure to asbestos that occurred in the county. Asbestos, which can cause mesothelioma, can be found in soil and building materials in businesses and residential areas. It is presumed houses that were built after 1979 do not contain lead paint or asbestos.

Nevada County mesothelioma lawsuits have been brought based on asbestos exposure that occurred at many specific worksites around the county:

  • Agricultural operations
  • Auto Body Shops
  • Automotive, trucking and farm equipment repair operations
  • Commercial construction
  • Residential construction
  • School construction
  • Water pipe installations


People that have worked in these environments were exposed to asbestos from undercoating, sanding of fillers, cookers and boilers insulated with asbestos, take home exposure, vehicle gaskets, friction, transmission, ceiling & floor tile,  Asbestos contaminated vermiculite, and many other entities possibly infected with this carcinogen.

Nevada County mesothelioma cases involve industrial and shipyard exposure to asbestos by several different kinds of workers, in all variety of industrial jobs, trades, and occupations, including, but not limited to:

  • 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
  • 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 Nevada County mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought successful asbestos exposure lawsuits arising from asbestos exposure at many types of worksites:

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


The Nevada 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 potentially exposed to take home asbestos at their worksites in Nevada County and brought the asbestos home on their work clothes, possibly affecting those in close contact with them. This way of getting infected is often overlooked which makes “take home” asbestos more dangerous than it already is.

The exposed workers in the Nevada County mesothelioma lawsuits have received world-class treatment at hospitals and medical centers throughout Nevada County, where many leading experts in treating mesothelioma cases practice. These Nevada County mesothelioma treatment facilities include:

  • Sutter Medical Foundation – Grass Valley



The Nevada County mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought successful mesothelioma cases on behalf of workers injured in Nevada County. 

The offices of the Nevada County mesothelioma law firm of Kazan, McClain, Satterley and Greenwood are located in the city of Oakland.  Because these offices are located within range of Nevada County, the mesothelioma lawyers are able to file and prosecute many cases in the county, having little to no issue going to and from Nevada County.  The Kazan attorneys will come to Nevada County to meet with clients, interview witnesses, search for evidence, and prosecute cases.

Since its founding in 1974, the Nevada County mesothelioma law firm of Kazan, McClain, Satterley and Greenwood have recovered over $4 billion dollars in injury verdicts and settlements in mesothelioma cases arising throughout California, including in Nevada County. The firm has a four decade history of representing those suffering from asbestos related illnesses.



Our experience in dealing with a large amount of complex cases related to asbestos has given us the knowledge to deal with a wide range of client circumstances.

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact us now to speak with one of our partners. The Nevada 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 Nevada County. We can be reached 24/7.  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.


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