Norwalk Mesothelioma Lawyers
Norwalk 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.
NORWALK, CALIFORNIA OVERVIEW
Norwalk, is located in Southern California, in Los Angeles County. According to the 2022, U.S. Census Bureau, Norwalk’s estimated population is 95,537. Norwalk is 16.1 miles from Los Angeles, 16.8 miles from Long Beach, 20 miles from Santa Torrance and 18.1 miles from Santa Ana, California. Norwalk was incorporated as a city in 1957.
According to Pepperdine University, the indigenous tribes in Los Angeles County were the Chumash, Tongva, and Kizh tribes. The San Fernando Valley and parts of northern Los Angeles County are also Tataviam territory. The Spanish Missions referred to the Kizh, Gabrieleño , and Tongva tribes, generally as the Gabrieleño Indians. Per Pepperdine University, the Gabrieleño Indians inhabited the southern part of Los Angeles County, northern part of Orange County, and some western parts of San Bernardino and Riverside Counties.
Norwalk was developed on a part of the Rancho Los Nietos, an original 1784, land grant. In 1848, the land was subdivided. The Sproul brothers purchased 463 acres in 1869. Construction on the Anaheim branch of the Southern Pacific railroad began in the summer of 1873, The line from Norwalk, followed a similar path that is now the Santa Ana Freeway. The last spike of the railroad was set at the end 1873, and the railroad began service on January 14, 1875. The Anaheim Branch Railroad first crossed the North-walk area in the early 1870s. In 1874, the town’s name was recorded as Norwalk.
Early in the 19th century, Norwalk was known for logging, numerous dairy farms, and ranching. It also had extensive sugar beet farms – in fact, the highest number of sugar beet farms in Southern California.
Norwalk is centrally located, as it is midway between Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Like most of California, Norwalk has a diverse population and has had rapid growth. It is home to the California Metropolitan State Hospital, a psychiatric and mental health facility. It is also home to other businesses, including Bally Total Fitness, Cerritos College and the Los Angeles County Recorder-Register.
PREVALENCE OF NORWALK MESOTHELIOMA LAWSUITS
The mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood work throughout California and will come to your home in Norwalk 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 Norwalk mesothelioma lawsuits involve exposure to asbestos that occurred in the city or in the surrounding area. Norwalk 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
- Food Processing Plants-Countywide
- Los Angeles International Airport-Countywide
- Los Angeles Power & Water- Countywide
- Manufacturing Plants-Countywide
- Oil Refineries- Countywide
- Residential Construction-Countywide
- Santa Fe Railway-Countywide
- School Construction-Countywide
- Southern California Edison-Countywide-Electric Companies
- Water /Power Plants- Countywide
Norwalk 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 Norwalk 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 Norwalk 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 Norwalk and inadvertently brought the asbestos dust home on their work clothes.
Asbestos exposed workers in Norwalk 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 NORWALK MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
The Norwalk 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 Norwalk.
Norwalk 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 Norwalk, in Los Angeles County and throughout California.
For nearly five decades, the Norwalk 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 Norwalk.
CONTACT THE NORWALK MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
If you or a family member have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact us now to speak with one of our partners. The Norwalk 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 Norwalk. 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.