Santa Cruz County Mesothelioma Lawyers
Mesothelioma Lawsuits arise from exposure to asbestos at many different kinds of industrial, construction, manufacturing, and home-repair sites, including in Santa Cruz County.
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CALIFORNIA OVERVIEW
The Santa Cruz County mesothelioma lawyers practice throughout California, including in Santa Cruz County, which is in the San Francisco Bay Area of Northern California. The county is south of the San Francisco Bay Area, forming the northern coast of the Monterey Bay.
Santa Cruz County is bordered to the west by the Pacific Ocean. It is bordered to the north by San Mateo County, to the east by Santa Clara County, and to the south by Monterey county. It also touches the border of San Benito County to the southeast.
The county population is over 270,000 people.
Santa Cruz County is home to many cities and towns. The largest city and county seat is Santa Cruz, home to about 65,000 people. Other cities include Capitola, Scotts Valley, and Watsonville:
- Santa Cruz
- Scotts Valley
Santa Cruz County is one of the original counties of the state of California, created at statehood in 1850. The name of the county was originally “Branciforte” after the Spanish Pueblo founded in 1797 in the area, but the name only lasted two months. In April 1850, the county was renamed “Santa Cruz” which means “Holy Cross.” Santa Cruz County was originally populated by the Awaswas-speaking Uypi Tribe.
Santa Cruz County mesothelioma lawsuits can be filed in the Santa Cruz County civil court system. The civil courts are located throughout the county. There are two civil court locations in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz County mesothelioma lawsuits are usually designated complex litigation and can be handled a court’s dedicated Asbestos Department. Plaintiffs in Santa Cruz County mesothelioma lawsuits are often entitled to preference on the court’s trial calendars, allowing their cases to proceed quickly to trial and resolution.
PREVALENCE OF SANTA CRUZ COUNTY MESOTHELIOMA LAWSUITS
The Santa Cruz County mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood bring many lawsuits involving asbestos exposure throughout the staste, including in the county.
According to the California Cancer Registry, there were 31 mesothelioma cases in Santa Cruz County between 2007 and 2017.
Many Santa Cruz County mesothelioma lawsuits involve exposure to asbestos that occurred in the county. Because Santa Cruz County is located just south of the San Francisco Bay Area, the county is home to many industrial and manufacturing businesses that used a lot of asbestos products.
Santa Cruz County Mesothelioma Lawsuits have been brought based on asbestos exposure that occurred at many specific worksites around the county:
- LT&O Garage – Automotive Repair
- Santa Cruz County Water District – Construction Sites
- Stokley-Van Camp – Food Processing Plant
- Wrigley’s Gum Factory – Food Processing Plant
Santa Cruz County mesothelioma cases involve industrial and shipyard exposure to asbestos by many 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 Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz 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 in Santa Cruz County and brought the asbestos home on their work clothes.
Workers exposed to asbestos can receive treatment at numerous hospitals and medical centers around Santa Cruz County, including:
- Kaiser Permanente – Santa Cruz
- Veterans Affairs Clinic – Capitola
- Sutter Health, Palo Alto Medical Foundation – Scotts Valley, Capitola, Santa Cruz (Aptos, Soquel), and Watsonville
- Sutter Care at Home – Santa Cruz
EXPERIENCE OF SANTA CRUZ COUNTY MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
The Santa Cruz County mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought hundreds of successful mesothelioma cases on behalf of workers injured in Santa Cruz County.
The Kazan law firm offices are located in the city of Oakland. The firm’s attorneys travel throughout the state, including to Santa Cruz County, to meet with clients, find evidence, interview witnesses, and prosecute mesothelioma cases.
Over four decades, the Santa Cruz County Mesothelioma Law Firm of Kazan, McClain, Satterley and Greenwood have recovered over $4 billion in jury verdicts and settlements in mesothelioma cases arising throughout California, including in Santa Cruz County.
CONTACT THE SANTA CRUZ 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 Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz County. We can be reached 24/7. 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.