San Bernardino County Mesothelioma Lawyers
Asbestos exposure that occurred and sites around San Bernardino County has led to numerous mesothelioma lawsuits that have been filed over the years..
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA OVERVIEW
The San Bernardino County mesothelioma attorneys have worked on many cases with parties and incidents related to San Bernardino County. The county is located in Southern California to the east of the city of Los Angeles. The mountains located at the foot of the San Bernardino Valley extend to the border of Nevada State and hit the edge of the Colorado River. San Bernardino County is one of the biggest counties by area in the entire United States and only some boroughs in Alaska are larger in range. It is not only part of the Greater Los Angeles region but is also considered part of the Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario and Los Angeles-Long Beach statistical areas. San Bernardino County is bordered by Kern, Los Angeles, and Orange counties to the west, Inyo County to the north, and Riverside County to the south. It borders the states of Arizona and Nevada to the east.
The population of San Bernardino County is 2,035,210, making it the fifth-most populated County in all of California according to the 2010 U.S. Census.
San Bernardino County had inhabitants as early as 1000 B.C. Spanish Military then conquered San Bernardino Valley creating Spanish California in 1772, ending the freedom of 1500 Serrano Indians who inhabited the Valley. San Bernardino was formed from Los Angeles County in 1853, soon after California was admitted as a state in the Union. In the same year a grid system was laid out beginning the construction of buildings and the expansion of the area. The need for the Pacific Electric Railway reached San Bernardino in February of 1911. This new system allowed residents and migrants to travel in and out of the San Bernardino Valley. Soon migrants from other states such as Oklahoma and Arkansas helped with the continued expansion of the Valley by working in the fields and around the City. San Bernardino County is home to the following cities:
- Apple Valley
- Big Bear Lake
- Chino Hills
- Grand Terrace
- Joshua Tree
- Lake Arrowhead
- Loma Linda
- Lucerne Valley
- Rancho Cucamonga
- Running Springs
- San Bernardino
- Twentynine Palms
- Yucca Velley
The largest city in San Bernardino County is San Bernardino, with a population of 216,239, the 17th-largest city in the state of California.
San Bernardino County is also home to a large portion of the Mojave Desert and within it holds the Mojave National Preserve which is a United States National Preserve. The Mojave National Preserve was established in 1994 and embraces natural structures such as the Kelso Dunes, Cima Dome, and volcanic cone formations.
Also within the desert areas of San Bernardino County are a number of abandoned ghost towns, remnants of a forgotten era of mining, when entire towns sprung up around mining operations.
PREVALENCE OF SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MESOTHELIOMA LAWSUITS
The San Bernardino County mesothelioma attorneys at Kazan, McClain, Satterley and Greenwood have filed many mesothelioma lawsuits involving people who were either residents of San Bernardino County or were exposed to asbestos there (or both).
Many San Bernardino County mesothelioma lawsuits consist of exposure to asbestos that occurred in the county. Because San Bernardino County was at its peak of developing in the early 1900s, many asbestos minerals were used for a variety of different purposes. The San Bernardino County mesothelioma lawyers have found that many different building materials were used in conjunction with asbestos minerals due to their fibers’ strong durability, which made the mineral ideal for use in construction. These products included tiles, roof shingles, cement products, and wall coatings.
Asbestos becomes harmful when an asbestos-containing product breaks, cracks or is otherwise disturbed. The air particles that are created as a result of this event make it highly possible to be inhaled into the lungs, exposing the person to harmful asbestos fibers. Anyone in the vicinity of these products being used on homes, buildings, and in communities can be affected. Those at a more significant risk for asbestos cancers are construction workers who were subjected to a large amount of exposure in the workplace. Many workers in the San Bernardino County mesothelioma lawsuits do not start experiencing symptoms until years later and often up to 20 years or more after exposure. Individuals who are diagnosed with mesothelioma and other cancers due to asbestos exposure experience many health complications including these common conditions:
- Pleural Effusions
- Pleural Thickening
- Pleural Plaques
- Lung & several other cancers
The San Bernardino County mesothelioma lawyers have worked on many cases arising from asbestos exposure that have come from the following worksites located within San Bernardino County:
- Agricultural operations
- American Potash, Trona, CA
- Auto Body Shops
- Automotive, trucking and farm equipment repair operations
- California Air National Guard, Ontario and March AFB
- Commercial construction
- Flintkote, San Bernardino
- Griffin Wheel, Colton
- Kaiser Steel, Fontana
- Residential construction
- School construction
- Southern California Edison, (Coolwater Generating Station) – Daggett
- Southern California Edison (Etiwanda Powerhouse)
- Southern California Edison (San Bernardino Generating Station)
- Water pipe installations
San Bernardino County mesothelioma cases include various types of jobs and occupations ranging from industrial, vocational, agricultural and construction trades that included duties described below:
- Agricultural Workers
- Storeroom workers
- Work on pumps
- Ran conduit
- Aircraft mechanic
- Work with auto body fillers.
- Construction workers
- Cover Operator
- Utility Man
- Basic clean up.
- Boiler work
- Condenser Mechanic
- Maintenance mechanic
- Power Plant Mechanic
- Crane Mechanic
- Pipe Installer
- Work on asphalt siding and shingles.
- Materials used by maintenance crews such as packing and gaskets.
- Electrical tasks in proximity to asbestos-covered chemical and steam lines.
- Repair on boiler tubes.
The San Bernardino County mesothelioma attorneys at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have helped many injured workers and their families. The San Bernardino County mesothelioma firm has filed many successful personal injury lawsuits arising from asbestos exposure for these families where exposure happened at these types of jobsites throughout San Bernardino County:
- auto body shops
- automobile plants
- chemical plants
- construction sites
- electric companies
- food-processing plants
- grocery retailers
- lumber yards
- manufacturing plants
- military facilities
- Navy ships
- oil refineries
The San Bernardino 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 exposed to take-home asbestos at their worksites in San Bernardino County and brought the asbestos home on their work clothes.
Exposed workers in San Bernardino County can receive excellent treatment at hospitals and medical centers throughout the county. The Kazan firm works closely with top experts who have the most knowledge in the area of treating mesothelioma. These San Bernardino County mesothelioma treatment facilities include:
- Kaiser Permanente – Chino, Colton, Fontana, Hesperia, Joshua Tree, Montclair, Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga, Redlands, San Bernardino, Upland, Victorville, Yucca Valley
- Veterans Affairs Medical Center – Loma Linda
- Veterans Affairs Clinic – Chico, Redlands
- Veterans Affairs Community Clinic – Victorville, Rancho Cucamonga
EXPERIENCE OF SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
The San Bernardino County mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought many successful mesothelioma cases on behalf of workers injured in San Bernardino County. The San Bernardino County mesothelioma attorneys have also settled numerous cases arising from asbestos exposure throughout California, including San Bernardino County. The San Bernardino County mesothelioma law firm of Kazan, McClain, Satterley and Greenwood have over four decades of experience and have successfully recovered over $4 billion dollars in injury verdicts and settlements in mesothelioma cases.
The offices of the San Bernardino County mesothelioma law firm of Kazan, McClain, Satterley and Greenwood are located in Oakland, California.
CONTACT THE SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact the San Bernardino County mesothelioma law firm now to speak with one of our partners. The San Bernardino 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 San Bernardino County. We can be reached 24/7 via live chat, telephone or by filling out the form on this page. 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.