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San Clemente Mesothelioma

San Clemente Mesothelioma Lawyers

San Clemente 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.




San Clemente is located in the South Coast of California, in Orange County.  It is 61 miles from Los Angeles and about 60 miles from San Diego, CA.  According to the 2022 U.S. census data, an estimated 63,457 people make their home in San Clemente.  San Clemente was incorporated as a city on February 28, 1928.



The indigenous Acjachemen (also known as Juaneno), Gabrielino and Tongva Tribes all lived in Southern CA, and Orange County about 9000 thousand years before the Spaniards’ 1769 expedition.  The  Acjachemen territory stretched from Las Pulgas Creek in San Diego county up into the San Joaquin Hills along Orange County’s Central Coast, and inland from the Pacific Ocean up to the Santa Ana Mountains.  When the Spanish Friars established Mission San Juan Capistrano in 1776, the Friars named the indigenous Acjachemen natives “Juaneno.” The Juaneno- Acjachemen natives’ were decimated by the Spanish Mission System, European diseases, conflict with settlors and soldiers and forced removal to reservations or rancherias.

San Clemente lies on the California coast, half way between Los Angeles and San Diego and was originally only barren hills.  The city of San Clemente sits on a portion of Rancho Boca de la Playa, a land grant awarded to Emigdio Vejar in 1846.    

In 1925, Ole Hansen, a former Seattle Mayor, along with H.H. Cotton and Thomas Murphine purchased 2000 acres that propelled Hansen’s vision of a “Spanish Village by the Sea.”  They sold lots averaging $300.00 and by 1928, about 1000 people lived in the area.  Hansen attached a clause to the original residents’ deeds, requiring white stucco exteriors and red tiled roofs that was eventually struck down, which ultimately allowed for a more diversified architectural style in San Clemente.

In 1926, San Clemente was one of the earliest planned communities in the United States. San Clemente was also a wealthy community because the lot owners publicly owned the amenities, including a public beach, a large municipal pier, a school, a golf course and parks and trails.  However, the 1929, stock market crash and resulting depression caused Hansen to lose his home known as Casa Romantica, along with a sixty percent population decline in San Clemente.  The population bounced back and now has over 63,000 residents in San Clemente. Also, Casa Romantica was rescued  by local activist from demolition and is now a Cultural Center and Gardens.

In 1969, President Richard Nixon bought H.H. Cotton’s mansion and named it “La Casa Pacifica” and it became known as the “Western White House.”  Many world leaders met with Nixon in San Clemente, including, Leonid Brezhnev from the Soviet Union, Mexican President Gustavo Diez Ordaz and others.  Today, San Clemente is a tourist destination and known for its mild climate, its trails, beaches and surfing locations.



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

  • Agricultural Operations
  • Ameron Plant-(Amercoat, Amerplate)-Manufacturing-Brea
  • Auto Body Shops-Automotive Repair
  • California Zonolite-Santa Ana
  • Commercial Construction
  • Hamilton Materials, Orange-Manufacturing Plant
  • Hill Bros. Chem. Co., 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
  • School Construction
  • South Coast Company, Newport Beach-Shipyard
  • Southern Cal. Edison, (Alamitos and Huntington Beach)-Power Plant
  • Water Pipe Installations


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

Asbestos exposed workers in San Clemente 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 San Clemente 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 San Clemente.

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.

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 San Clemente, in Orange County and throughout California.

For nearly five decades, the San Clemente 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 San Clemente.



If you or a family member have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact us now to speak with one of our partners. The San Clemente 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 Clemente.  We can be reached around the clock.  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.

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