SAN MATEO COUNTY MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
Mesothelioma lawsuits arise from historical asbestos exposure that occurred over the past decades at many different kinds of worksites (industrial, construction manufacturing) all around California, including in San Mateo County.
SAN MATEO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA OVERVIEW
The San Mateo County mesothelioma lawyers practice in San Mateo County, which is south of San Francisco in Northern California and covers much of the San Francisco Peninsula.
San Mateo County is bordered by San Francisco County to the north, Santa Clara County to the east, and Santa Cruz County to the south.
San Mateo County’s population is over 750,000 people. The county is home to many cities and towns. The largest city is Daly City, home to about 100,000, and the county seat is Redwood City, home to about 85,000 people. Other cities include Atherton, Belmont, Brisbane, Burlingame, El Granada, Half Moon Bay, La Honda, Loma Mar, Menlo Park, Milbrae, Montara, Moss Beach, Pacifica, Pescadero, Portola Valley, Redwood City, San Bruno, San Carlos, San Francisco, San Gregorio, San Mateo and South San Francisco.
- El Granada
- Half Moon Bay
- La Honda
- Loma Mar
- Menlo Park
- Moss Beach
- Portola Valley
- Redwood City
- San Bruno
- San Carlos
- San Francisco
- San Gregorio
- San Mateo
- South San Francisco
San Mateo County, California was founded in 1856. San Mateo is Spanish for Saint Matthew and was documented by Spanish colonists as part of the Rancho de las Pulgas (literally “Ranch of the Fleas”) and the Rancho San Mateo. The city of Redwood City was established as a county seat in 1856. San Mateo County has served as the home for tech companies like Oracle and Electronic Arts. The county is also home to dozens of parks, trails and beaches, as well as the endangered San Francisco garter snake and the San Bruno elfin butterfly. Split by the Santa Cruz Mountains, the eastern portion of the county is more densely populated.
San Mateo County mesothelioma lawsuits can be handled in the San Mateo County civil court system. The civil courts are located throughout the county. There are two civil courts locations in San Mateo, and an additional small claims court in South San Francisco.
San Mateo County mesothelioma lawsuits can be designated complex litigation and are often entitled to calendar preference, allowing the case to proceed to trial quickly.
PREVALENCE OF SAN MATEO COUNTY MESOTHELIOMA LAWSUITS
The San Mateo County mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley and Greenwood bring many mesothelioma lawsuits in the county.
According to the California Cancer Registry, there were 41 San Mateo County mesothelioma cases between 2013 and 2017.
Many San Mateo County mesothelioma lawsuits involve exposure to asbestos that occurred in the county. Because San Mateo County is located on San Francisco Bay, it includes many ports and shipping facilities that historically used a lot of asbestos products and equipment. The county is also home to many industrial and manufacturing businesses that also used a lot of asbestos products.
San Mateo County mesothelioma lawsuits have been brought based on asbestos exposure that occurred at many specific worksites around the county:
|* Agricultural operations|
|* Auto Body Shops|
|* Automotive, trucking and farm equipment repair operations|
|* Barrett & Hilp – Belair Shipyard, South San Francisco|
|* Commercial construction|
|* Consolidated Western Steel, South San Francisco|
|* Fibreboard, Redwood City|
|* Healy Tibbits Construction, South San Francisco|
|* Johns Manville, Redwood City|
|* Kaiser Gypsum, Redwood City|
|* Pabco, Redwood City|
|* Residential construction|
|* S&W Fine Foods – Redwood City|
|* San Francisco Bridge Co., Belair Yard, South San Francisco|
|* School construction|
|* Utah Construction Co., Belair Shipyard, South San Francisco|
|* Various residential jobs in Redwood City, Pacifica and other San Mateo County Locations|
|* Water pipe installations|
|* Western Pipe & Steel, South San Francisco|
|* Wildberg Bros. Smelting & Refining – So. San Francisco|
San Mateo County mesothelioma cases involve industrial and shipyard exposures to asbestos by many different kinds of workers, in all variety of industrial jobs, trades, 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 Repair
The San Mateo County mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought successful asbestos exposure lawsuits arising from asbestos exposure at many types of worksites:
- 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 Mateo 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 Mateo County and brought the asbestos home on their work clothes.
The exposed workers in the San Mateo County Mesothelioma Lawsuits have received world-class treatment at hospitals and medical centers throughout San Mateo County, where many leading experts in treating mesothelioma cases practice. These San Mateo County Mesothelioma treatment facilities include:
- Kaiser Permanente – Daly City, Redwood City, San Bruno, San Mateo, So. San Francisco
- University of California Health Care UCSF – Redwood City, San Mateo
- Veterans Affairs Medical Center – Menlo Park
- Veterans Affairs Community Clinic – San Bruno
- Stanford Health Care :
- Cancer Clinic – Redwood City
- Cancer Pain Management Center – Redwood City
- General Cardiology – Portola Valley
- GI Cancer Prevention Program – Redwood City
- Infusion Center – Redwood City
- Menlo Medical Clinic – Menlo Park
- Stanford Primary Care – Portola Valley
- Sutter Health :
- Mills‐Peninsula Medical Center – San Mateo, Menlo Park, Burlingame
- Palo Alto Medical Foundation – Burlingame, Daly City, East Palo Alto, San Carlos, Redwood City, San Mateo
- Surgery Division – Burlingame
- Sutter Care at Home – San Mateo
- Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation – Burlingame
EXPERIENCE OF SAN MATEO COUNTY MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
The San Mateo County mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought hundreds of successful mesothelioma cases on behalf of workers injured in San Mateo County.
The mesothelioma law firm of Kazan, McClain, Satterley and Greenwood have recovered over $4 billion in jury verdicts and settlements for over four decades in mesothelioma cases arising throughout California, including in San Mateo County.
CONTACT THE SAN MATEO COUNTY MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact us now to speak with one of our partners. The San Mateo 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 Mateo County. We can be reached 24/7 via live chat, telephone or by filling out the form on this page.