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Santa Maria Mesothelioma

Santa Maria Mesothelioma Lawyers

Santa Maria 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.


Santa Maria California Mesothelioma Lawyer



The city of Santa Maria is located on the Coast of California, in Santa Barbara County. The 2022, U.S. Census Bureau estimates that Santa Maria’s population is 109,711. Santa Maria is 17.6 miles from Vandenburg Air Force Base, 19.2 miles from Los Alamos, 31.7 miles from San Luis Obispo, 28.2 miles from Lompoc, and 65 miles from Los Angeles. Santa Maria was incorporated as a city in 1905.



The indigenous people living in Santa Maria area for were the Chumash Indians.  The initial European settlements in the Santa Maria area were the Mission San Luis Obispo, established in 1772 and La Purisima Concepcion in 1787. Originally the Spaniard’s name for Santa Maria was Marigalant, which was the name of Christopher Columbus’s flagship, that was lost off of Haiti in 1492.

After Mexico ceded California to the United States in 1821, the new settlers recorded the townsite and named it Grangerville, in 1875.  However, the settlers subsequently changed the name to Central City. In 1885, the name was finally changed to Santa Maria.

In 1888, there was a massive  oil discovery in the Santa Maria Valley. Orcutt Oil Field was opened in 1902, Lompoc Oil Field was opened in 1903, Cat Canyon Oil field opened in 1908 and the Santa Maria Valley Oil Field in 1934.  In the 1950’s over a thousand oil wells operated in the Santa Maria Valley.  Oil is an important component of the economy.

Santa Maria was primarily agricultural and is currently known for its vineyards and wineries. It is a tourist destination and located between Santa Barbara County and San Luis Obispo County’s wine country.  Santa Maria’s economy also includes Health Care, Hospitality, Aerospace, Energy, Manufacturing, Technical Services, Military, and Manufacturing.



The mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood work throughout California and will come to your home in Santa Maria to discuss your work history, and to guide you through the mesothelioma lawsuit process.  Exposure to asbestos, talcum powder or talc may have taken place many years in the past, and generally, it is necessary to take a detailed work history to determine exposure. 

Many Santa Maria mesothelioma lawsuits involve exposure to asbestos that occurred in the city or in the surrounding area. Santa Maria mesothelioma lawsuits have been brought based on asbestos exposure that occurred at many nearby worksites around the city, including:

  • Agricultural operations-Agricultural Workers
  • Auto body Shops-Auto Body Specialists
  • Automotive, Trucking and Farm Equipment Repair Operations
  • Commercial Construction
  • Residential Construction
  • School Construction
  • Southern California Edison (Multiple Locations
  • Water Pipe Installation


Santa Maria mesothelioma cases may involve industrial, residential and construction exposure to asbestos by many 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 Santa Maria 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 Santa Maria 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 Santa Maria and inadvertently brought the asbestos dust home on their work clothes.

Asbestos exposed workers in Santa Maria mesothelioma lawsuits have received treatment at hospitals and medical centers within the city of Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County, and throughout California. These mesothelioma treatment facilities include:

  • Veterans Affairs Community Clinic – Victorville, Rancho Cucamonga
  • Sutter Health Surgery Division-Santa Barbara



The Santa Maria mesothelioma lawyers of Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought hundreds of successful mesothelioma cases on behalf of workers injured throughout California, including Santa Barbara County and in the city of Santa Maria.

Santa Maria mesothelioma lawsuits are handled in the Santa Barbara County civil court system.  Plaintiffs in Santa Barbara County mesothelioma lawsuits are often entitled to preference on the 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 can file mesothelioma lawsuits in the city of Santa Maria, in Santa Barbara County, and throughout California.

For nearly five decades, the Santa Maria 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 Santa Maria.



If you or a family member have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact us now to speak with one of our partners. The Santa Maria 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 Maria.  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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