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San Diego County Mesothelioma

San Diego County Mesothelioma Lawyers

Many San Diego County Mesothelioma Lawsuits arise from asbestos exposure that occurred in the county.



Our mesothelioma lawyers bring cases from asbestos exposure in San Diego County, which is in the Southwestern corner of California, in the United States. San Diego County is located on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, its northern border reaches Orange County, and the Republic of Mexico is on the southern border.



The county population is over 3 million people. 

San Diego County is home to many cities and towns.  The largest city and, the county seat is San Diego. San Diego alone is home to about 1.48 million people.  Other cities include Bonita, Carlsbad, Chula Vista, Coronado, Del Mar, Escondido, Encinitas, La Mesa, Lemon Grove, Rancho San Diego and Rancho Santa Fe.

  • Bonita
  • Carlsbad
  • Chula Vista
  • Coronado
  • Del Mar
  • El Cajon
  • Encinitas
  • Escondido
  • Imperial Beach
  • La Mesa
  • Lemon Grove
  • National City
  • Oceanside
  • Poway
  • San Diego
  • San Marcos
  • Santee
  • Solana Beach
  • Vista


San Diego County, California was founded in 1769. San Diego area was named after Saint Didacus of Alcala or San Diego de San Nicolas, who was a Spaniard Franciscan lay brother and more commonly known as San Diego.

The San Diego County was originally populated by the Cahuilla, Cupeno, Luiseno, and Kumeyaay people.

San Diego County has 16 naval and military installations for the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and the U.S. Coast Guard throughout the County. This includes the Naval Base San Diego, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, and Naval Air Station North Island. San Diego County’s richness also extends to a good number of state parks, rivers, mountains, lakes, bays and lagoons.

San Diego County mesothelioma lawsuits are handled in the dedicated Asbestos Department of the Los Angeles County civil court system.  Because asbestos litigation requires specialized, efficient management to minimize burdens and costs on parties to civil lawsuits, San Diego County mesothelioma lawsuits are handled in the Los Angeles County civil court system. San Diego County mesothelioma lawsuits are designated complex litigation and are handled in the Los Angeles County dedicated Asbestos Department, in the Central Civil West courthouse in Los Angeles.  Plaintiffs in San Diego 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 San Diego County Mesothelioma Lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley and Greenwood bring the most favorable resolutions for our clients, to many Mesothelioma Lawsuits in the State of California, including San Diego county and many more.

According to the California Cancer Registry info, there were 185 San Diego County Mesothelioma Cases between 2012 and 2017.

Many San Diego County Mesothelioma Lawsuits involve exposure to asbestos that occurred in the county.  With San Diego County being located on the Pacific Ocean, it includes the port and harbor of San Diego, one of the busiest shipping ports in the United States.  These ports and shipping facilities historically used a lot of asbestos products and equipment. 

Coronado Mesothelioma
Loading pier at the U.S. Navy’s Coronado Construction Battalion (“Seabee”) Base, Coronado, San Diego County, California.


The county is also home to many industrial and manufacturing businesses that also used a lot of asbestos products.

Over the years, several worksites in San Diego County have given rise to most Mesothelioma Lawsuits.  These worksites in San Diego County, used extensive amounts of asbestos and had many workers who suffered from Mesothelioma cases. That being said, San Diego County Mesothelioma Lawsuits have been brought based on asbestos exposure that occurred at many specific worksites around the county, which includes but is not limited to:

  • Agricultural operations – Agricultural workers
  • Auto Body Shops – Various
  • Automotive, trucking and farm equip. repair operations – Mechanics
  • Campbell’s Shipyard, San Diego – Machinist
  • Concrete Ship Constructors, National City – Construction workers
  • Harbor Boat & Yacht Co., Point Loma – Construction workers
  • Hill Brothers, San Diego – Construction workers
  • Ketterburg Boat Works, San Diego – Construction workers
  • La Mesa and El Cajon Auto Body Shops – Auto Repairman
  • Lynch Shipbuilding Co., San Diego – Auto Repairman
  • National Steel & Shipbuilding Co. (NASSCO), San Diego – Machinists
  • Naval Air Station, North Island, San Diego – Machinists
  • Rask Boat Building Co., Coronado – Machinists
  • San Diego Gas & Electric – Carlsbad – Construction workers
  • San Diego Gas & Electric – Chula Vista – Construction workers
  • San Diego Gas & Electric – San Diego – Construction workers
  • San Diego Marine Construction Co., San Diego – Construction workers
  • United States Naval Repair Base, San Diego – Construction workers


San Diego County Mesothelioma Cases involve industrial, construction and shipyard 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 Mesothelioma Lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought successful asbestos exposure lawsuits arising from asbestos exposure at many types of worksites, including facilities and workplaces located in San Diego County, such as:

  • 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 San Diego County mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood, have also brought successful “take home” lawsuits on behalf of spouses and family members of workers who were exposed to take-home asbestos at their worksites and brought the asbestos home on their work clothes.

Workers exposed to asbestos in San Diego County can received expert treatment at hospitals and medical centers throughout the county, including:

  • Kaiser Permanente – Carlsbad, El Cajon, Escondido, La Mesa, Oceanside, San Diego (Bonita), San Marcos, Vista
  • Sutter Health/Surgery Division – Carlsbad, San Diego (La Jolla), Chula Vista
  • University of California Health Care: UC San Diego – The Rebecca and John Moores Cancer Center – San Diego (La Jolla), Chula Vista, Vista
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Clinic – San Diego
  • Veterans Affairs Clinic – Chula Vista, Escondido, Oceanside, San Diego



The mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought hundreds of successful mesothelioma cases on behalf of injured workers in many cities in California and will do the same and work as hard for injured workers in San Diego County. 

The Kazan firm’s offices are in Oakland, California, and their attorneys travel throughout the state to serve clients in all counties. 

Over $4 billion dollars ininjury verdicts and settlements for mesothelioma cases arising throughout California, including San Diego County, have been recovered by the mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley and Greenwood during more than four decades of work and experience.  These recovery amounts have granted us the position of being one of the best mesothelioma law firms in the state of California. 



If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact us now to speak with one of our partners.  The San Diego 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 Alameda County.  We can be reached 24/7 via live chat or telephone.  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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