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Placentia Mesothelioma Lawyers

Placentia 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.

Placentia Mesothelioma Lawyer


Placentia is a city located in northern Orange County, California.  Placentia is approximately 5 miles from Anaheim, 10 miles from Santa Ana, 30 miles from Los Angeles and 32 miles from Long Beach, California.  The 2022 census data estimates Placentia has a total population of 51,951.  Placentia was incorporated as a city on December 2, 1926.



The Indigenous residents in Northern Orange County including in the Placentia area were the Tongva Native Americans, a Shoshonean, Takic speaking tribe.  The indigenous Native Americans have also been referred to as the Gabrielino-Tongva Tribe, because the Franciscan priests from the nearby San Gabriel Archangel Mission (founded in 1771)  referred to the Tongva Native Americans as the Gabrielino Indians.  The Hutuknga (or Hotuuknga) Indian village in Yorba Linda, CA is about 4 miles from Placentia.

Placentia sits on part of the 35,970 acre Rancho San Juan Cajon De Santa Ana land grant, issued by Mexico’s Governor Juan Alvarado to Juan Pacifico Ontiveros in 1837.  In 1865, one of the first American settlers in the area was Daniel Kraemer and his family, who bought 3,900 acres of Rancho San Juan Cajon De Santa Ana.  Daniel Kramer and other settlers in the area, including the McFadden family in 1868, established the foundation for a budding town.  The settlers built churches and schools which ultimately led to the current city of Placentia.

The 1898, discovery of oil in the Brea-Olinda Oil Field in northern Orange County, about five miles northeast of Placentia, produced economic growth in the area.  The town grew with oil workers and businesses moving to the area.  The Brea Olinda Oil Field was the first of the 50 largest oil strikes in California.  In its years of operation, the oil field produced over 412 million barrels of oil.  Also, Union Oil Company (Unocal, 1890-2005) drilled the “Chapman Gusher” in March of 1919 near Placentia, California. When completed, the well produced 8,000 barrels of oil a day, encouraging many speculators to come to the area.

Placentia’s economy was also based on agriculture.  Placentia was known for its oranges, walnuts, avocados, vegetables and grapes. In 1880, Richard Gilman planted the first commercially grown Valencia orange groves in Placentia. Placentia was home to the Valencia Orange Growing and Packing Company.  In 1910, the Santa Fe Railroad built a station in Placentia to transport the town’s oranges and other agricultural products to Los Angeles.

Placentia has much to offer residents and visitors alike.  Placentia has conserved several historical sites, including the 1902, Bradford House and the 1898, ranch house alongside a citrus grove in Georgia Key Ranch Historic Park.  Placentia also has many parks, trails and recreational areas.  It has Kramer Memorial Park in the city and easy access to the nearby Chino Hills State Park and Carbon Canyon Regional Park.

Like most California cities, Placentia’s population boomed after world War II continuing through the 1970s, which transformed Palencia’s orange groves into residential communities.  Today, Placentia is a bedroom community for Orange County and the greater Los Angeles area.



The mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood work throughout California and will come to your home in Placentia 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 Placentia mesothelioma lawsuits involve exposure to asbestos that occurred in the city or in the surrounding area. Placentia mesothelioma lawsuits have been brought based on asbestos exposure that occurred at many nearby worksites around the city, including:

  • Agricultural Operations – Agricultural Workers
  • Ameron Plant, Brea (Amercoat, Amerplate)-Manufacturing Plant
  • Auto Body Shops – Automotive Repair-Countywide
  • Automotive, Trucking and Farm Equipment Repair Operations- Mechanics
  • California Zonolite, Santa Ana-Manufacturing Plant
  • Commercial Construction-Countywide
  • Hamilton Materials, Orange- Manufacturing Plant
  • Hill Brothers Chemical Company, Orange-Manufacturing Plant
  • Irvine Ranch Water District, Irvine-Water District
  • Kaiser Gypsum, Santa Ana- Manufacturing Plant
  • La Habra Plant, Anaheim,-Manufacturing Plant
  • Lido Shipyard, Newport Beach,-Shipyard
  • Longview Fiber, Los Alamitos-Pulp and Paper Mill
  • Los Alamitos Naval Air Station-Military Facility
  • Merlex Stucco, Orange-Manufacturing Plant
  • Residential Construction-Countywide
  • School Construction-Countywide
  • Shipyards  Builders/ Repair Workers 
  • South Coast Co., Newport Beach-Shipyard
  • Southern California Edison, Los Alamitos and Huntington Beach-Power Plant
  • Water Pipe Installations

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

Asbestos exposed workers in Placentia 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 Placentia 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 Placentia.

Placentia mesothelioma lawsuits are handled in the Orange County civil court system.  Plaintiffs in  Orange 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 Placentia, in Orange County and throughout California.

For nearly five decades, the Placentia 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 Placentia.



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