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Orange Mesothelioma Lawyers

Orange mesothelioma lawyers represent individuals and their families who live in the city of Orange or were exposed to asbestos within the city. We offer hope to families whose lives have been tragically and irreversibly affected by mesothelioma and other asbestos related diseases.



The City of Orange is located in Orange County, in the southern part of the state of California. 30 miles south of Los Angeles.  An estimated 140,000 people make their home in Orange. 

Originally called Richland, the town of Orange began when Attorneys Alfred Chapman and Andrew Glassell who took possession of  nearly 1400 acres of land from the Rancho Santiago de Santa Ana, as their  fee for legal services.   Originally, the town was agricultural, with plantings including barley, corn and oats, and grapes.  After the failure of the grape crop, orange groves were planted  and by the 1920s oranges became the city’s premier crop. By 1929, Orange was growing over $12 million in oranges and shipping hundreds train-carloads of oranges each year.

In 1880, the Southern Pacific Railroad built a depot in Orange. In 1887,  the Santa Fe Railroad also extended a line into the town. The resulting competition lowered the cost of travel and led to population growth in the area. The population was 600, when the city was incorporated in 1888.

The City of Orange hosted 2 local newspapers during these years, the Orange Tribune (later renamed the Orange Post), and the Orange News (later renamed the Orange Daily News).

By the 1920s, about a third of Orange was employed in the citrus industry.  The local growers formed cooperative packing houses, and in turn, these cooperatives formed the Southern California Fruit Exchange, later known as “Sunkist”.   The headquarters for this agricultural cooperative was constructed in Spanish Revival style on Orange’s Glassell Street, close to the railroad lines.

The City of Orange’s downtown plaza was created in 1886, and the original fountain installed in 1887.    The Plaza’s current centerpiece- a Westinghouse light-up electric fountain- was installed in 1937 and is now the symbol of “Old Towne Orange”. Plaza Park maintains its original layout. The tree-lined Plaza is still the  heart of Orange, and hosts community, civic and entertainment events.  The plaza is now on the National Registry of Historic Places. The historic district covers 1 square mile and includes over  than 1,300 homes and buildings. Orange attracts tourists to its downtown, with its nay antique shops, galleries and restaurants.

Orange, California

During World War II era, The 30th Field Artillery Battalion was stationed in Orange.  Returning servicemen  after the war years led to a  huge increase in the population of Orange county.  The City of Orange doubled in size to over 8 acres.  Between 1950 and 1960, the population doubled to over 26,000.

By the late 1990s, the orange orchards were increasingly subdivided and sold off to create residential neighborhoods. The Orange County Fruit Exchange closed in 1994. It is now a gallery, known as the Exchange Fine Arts Gallery.



The mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood work throughout California and will come to your home in Orange 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 generally, it is necessary to take a detailed work history to determine exposure.  In Southern California, mesothelioma lawsuits are designated complex litigation and cases in Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego Counties have been consolidated under one judge. Plaintiffs in Orange County mesothelioma lawsuits are often entitled to preference on the Los Angeles County court’s trial calendars, allowing their cases to proceed quickly to trial and resolution.

Many Orange mesothelioma lawsuits involve exposure to asbestos that occurred in the city or in the surrounding area. Orange mesothelioma lawsuits have been brought based on asbestos exposure that occurred at many nearby worksites around the city, including:

  • Auto Body Shops – Automotive Repair
  • Commercial construction – Construction Sites
  • Hamilton Materials, Orange – Manufacturing Plant
  • Hill Brothers Chemical Company, Orange – Manufacturing Plant
  • Merlex Stucco, Orange – Manufacturing Plant
  • Residential construction – Residential Construction Sites
  • School construction – Construction Site (School)
  • Water pipe installations

Orange mesothelioma cases may involve industrial and construction exposure to asbestos by many different kinds of workers, in a variety of industrial jobs, trades, and occupations, including:

  • 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 Orange 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
  • laboratories
  • lumber yards
  • manufacturing plants
  • military facilities
  • Navy ships
  • oil refineries
  • shipyards

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

Asbestos exposed workers in Orange mesothelioma lawsuits have received treatment at hospitals and medical centers within Orange County, and throughout Southern California. These Orange County mesothelioma treatment facilities include:

  • Kaiser Permanente: Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Brea, Garden Grove, Irvine, La Habra, La Palma, Laguna Hills, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Orange, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Tustin, Yorba Linda
  • University of California Health Care:   Orange, Irvine
  • UC Irvine: Orange, Irvine
  • Veterans Affairs Community Clinic: Anaheim, Laguna Hills, Santa Ana



The Orange mesothelioma lawyers of  Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought hundreds of successful mesothelioma cases on behalf of workers injured throughout California, including Orange County and in the city of Orange.

The offices of the mesothelioma law firm of Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood are located in the beautiful Jack London Square neighborhood of Oakland, California. The Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood mesothelioma lawyers are able to file mesothelioma lawsuits in Orange, in Orange County and throughout California.

Over the last four decades, the Orange 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 Orange.



If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact us now to speak with one of our partners. The Orange 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 Orange.  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 are available 24/7.

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