Palm Springs Mesothelioma Lawyers
Palm Springs mesothelioma lawyers represent individuals and their families who live in Palm Springs or were exposed to asbestos within the city. We can help Palm Springs families whose lives have been tragically and irreversibly affected by mesothelioma and other asbestos related diseases.
PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA OVERVIEW
Palm Springs city was incorporated on April 20, 1938, and it’s a city located within the Colorado Desert’s Coachella Valley. It has a population of 48,395, approximately. Its northern border reaches Desert Hot Springs, on the western border reaches San Bernardino National Forest and Mount San Jacinto State Park, on the eastern border reaches Joshua Tree National Park and Cathedral City on the southern border.
Palm Springs is the largest city located in the Riverside County by land area. Due to the numerous cultural events held in the city of Palm Springs, it is recognized along with the city of Indio as one of Festival’s cities in the State of California, the most notably festivals in Palm Springs are: a) The Greater Palm Springs Pride Weekend, celebrated from November 5 – 6; b) The Indio International Tamale Festival | celebrated from December 3 – 4; c) The Palm Springs International Film Festival | January 2 – 16; d) The CareerBuilder Challenge Golf Tournament | celebrated from January 16 – 22; and e) The Southwest Arts Festival | celebrated from January 26 – 29; and many more. The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, as well, even though is not celebrated directly in Palm Springs. The city’s population triples between November and March.
Early Spanish explorers also referred to the area as La Palma de la Mano de Dios or as in Spanish “The Palm of God’s hand”, that could be one possible origin of the word palm in the name of this city. Other early names were “Palmetto Spring” and “Big Palm Springs”, as well.
The area of Palm Springs City was first inhabited by the Cahuilla and Serrano people, but it was also populated by the Gabrielino, Serrano, Luise’o, Chemehuevi, and Mojave tribes, including, the urban Indians who moved here in the 20th century, as well. Cahuilla natives used tin as a tribal medicine, therefore an indian guide engaged by a local frontiersman and led him to Cajalco Hill as the source of it.
Traditionally the Cahuillas refer to the Palm Springs area as Sec-he or Se-Khi (boiling water). Cahuilla Indians spoke Ivilyuat, which is a Uto-Aztecan language. Some powerful Cahuilla leaders were from the Palm Springs area, one of them was Cahuilla Lion (Chief Juan Antonio). Due to the abundance of water and shade, the Cahuilla Indians had several permanent settlements in the canyons of Palm Springs.
In 1876, the Agua Caliente Reservation was established and is located by Downtown Palm Springs. Agua Caliente is the Spanish word for Hot Water. This Native American land is on long lease land and next to one of California’s high-end communities, making the Cahuilla tribe one of the wealthiest in the state of California.
After the Agua Caliente Reservation was established, the reservation land was composed of alternating sections (640 acres) of land laid out across the desert in a checkerboard pattern. The alternating non-reservation sections were granted to the Southern Pacific Railroad as an incentive to bring rail lines through the Sonoran Desert.
Andreas, Arenas, Amado, Belardo, Lugu, Patencio, Saturnino and Chino are common Cahuilla surnames and that’s why a number of streets and areas in the Palm Springs area named after Native-American notables.
In 1873, Southern Pacific Railroad began the Railroad line construction east out of Los Angeles and the trains were operated to the riverside county area.
The Southern Pacific railroad has a history of being solicited to appear at Court several times, due to the use of asbestos-containing chemicals and materials in their workplaces that causes asbestos-related diseases for their employees when exposed, or for their employees’ spouses and family members.
Palm Springs had been recognized as a very popular spring break destination, the number of visitors has increased throughout the time and its resorts are as appealing to the public eye as they were in the early 1950s. Tourism is a major factor in the city’s economy and events such as the Coachella and Stagecoach Festivals in nearby Indio attracting younger people, making greater Palm Springs a more attractive area to retire.
PREVALENCE OF PALM SPRINGS MESOTHELIOMA LAWSUITS
The mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley and Greenwood have over 45 years of experience working with mesothelioma lawsuits in Palm Springs and throughout California. Our mesothelioma lawyers can come to your home 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.
Many Palm Springs mesothelioma lawsuits involve exposure to asbestos that occurred locally within the city. Palm Springs is home to many facilities and construction projects that have used considerable amounts of asbestos products and asbestos-containing equipment. The city is also home to many industrial, food processing and manufacturing businesses that also used a lot of asbestos products.
Palm Springs mesothelioma lawsuits have been brought based on asbestos exposure that occurred at many specific worksites around the county such as:
- Agricultural operations Agricultural workers
- Auto Body Shops Auto Body Specialists
- Automotive, trucking and farm equipment repair operations Various (mechanics)
- Certainteed Plant, Palm Springs, CA Manufacturing Plant
- Commercial construction Construction workers
- Dodge Dealership Service Dept., Palm Springs Automotive Repair
- Residential construction Construction workers
- School construction Construction workers
- Southern California Edison (Highgrove Powerhouse) Power plant
- Southern California Edison, multiple locations Power Plant
- Water pipe installations Pipe installers
- Kaiser Steel Mill, Fontana
- Griffin Wheel Company, Colton
Palm Springs mesothelioma cases can involve industrial and construction sites exposure to asbestos by many different kinds of workers, in all variety of industrial jobs, trades, food processing and manufacturing businesses 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 RepairWelders
Palm Springs mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought successful asbestos exposure lawsuits arising from asbestos exposure at many types of worksites in Palm Springs, and across California, including:
- automobile plants
- chemical plants
- construction sites
- electric companies
- food-processing plants
- grocery retailers
- lumber yards
- manufacturing plants
- military facilities
- oil refineries
The Palm Springs 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 Palm Springs and brought the asbestos home on their work clothes.
Asbestos exposed workers in Palm Springs mesothelioma lawsuits have received care and treatment at hospitals and medical centers throughout Palm Springs, where oncologists and other medical professionals can make referrals to regional experts treating mesothelioma cases. These Palm Springs treatment facilities include:
- Kaiser Permanente – Palm Springs
EXPERIENCE OF PALM SPRINGS MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
The offices of the mesothelioma law firm of Kazan, McClain, Satterley and Greenwood are located in the beautiful Jack London Square area of Oakland, California. The Kazan, McCain, Satterly & Greenwood mesothelioma lawyers are able to file and prosecute cases throughout California.
Palm Springs mesothelioma lawsuits are handled in the Palm Springs County civil court system. The civil courts are located throughout the county. The main civil court in Palm Springs, is located at: 3255 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262, in the Riverside County Mesothelioma Lawsuits are designated complex litigation and are handled in the court’s dedicated Asbestos Department, in the main Palm Springs courthouse. Plaintiffs in Palm Springs Mesothelioma Lawsuits are often entitled to preference on the court’s trial calendars, allowing their cases to proceed quickly to trial and resolution.
Over the last four decades, the Palm Springs mesothelioma Law Firm of Kazan, McClain, Satterley and Greenwood have recovered over $4 billion dollars injury verdicts and settlements in mesothelioma cases arising throughout California, including in Palm Springs.
CONTACT THE PALM SPRINGS MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact us now to speak with one of our partners. The Palm Springs 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 Palm Springs. We can be reached 24/7 via live chat, telephone or by filling out the form on this page.