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Shasta County Mesothelioma

Shasta County Mesothelioma Lawyers

Exposure to asbestos in Shasta County, California, can give rise to a diagnosis of mesothelioma.  These exposures have occurred at numerous worksites and home projects, industrial, construction, manufacturing, and more.

 

SHASTA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA OVERVIEW

The Shasta County mesothelioma lawyers practice throughout the state of California, including in Shasta County.  The county is in the center of the northern part of the state, occupying the northern reaches of the Sacramento Valley and extending into the southern reaches of the Cascade Range.

Shasta County is bordered by Trinity County to the west, Siskiyou County to the north, Lassen County to the east, Tehama County to the south, and its corner boundaries touch also on Modoc and Plumas Counties.

 

 

The county population is over 177,000 people. 

Shasta County is home to many cities and towns.  The largest city and county seat is Redding, home to over 90,000 people.  Other cities include Anderson and Shasta Lake. Shasta County also includes: Bella Vista, Big Bend, Burney, Cassel, Cottonwood, Fall River Mills, French Gulch, Happy Valley, Hat Creek, Keswick, Lakehead-Lakeshore, McArthur, Millville, Montgomery Creek, Mountain Gate, Old Station, Palo Cedro, Round Mountain, Shasta, and Shingletown.

  • Anderson
  • Redding
  • Shasta Lake
  • Bella Vista
  • Big Bend
  • Burney
  • Cassel
  • Cottonwood
  • Fall River Mills
  • French Gulch
  • Happy Valley
  • Hat Creek
  • Keswick
  • Lakehead-Lakeshore
  • McArthur
  • Millville
  • Montgomery Creek
  • Mountain Gate
  • Old Station
  • Palo Cedro
  • Round Mountain
  • Shasta
  • Shingletown

 

Shasta County, California is one of the original counties of the state, created in 1850 when California became a state. Shasta County initially contained more territory; however parts became Siskiyou County and Tehama County in 1852 and 1856 respectively. Mount Shasta, the 14,179 foot potentially active volcano in neighboring Siskiyou County, is the namesake of Shasta County. The name “Shasta” was derived from the native “Shastan” peoples who originally populated the area. Interestingly, the term “Shastan” was never used by the Shastan themselves, who instead called themselves the “Kahosadi.” Shasta County was originally populated by the Quartz Valley Indian Community including the Klamath, Karuk (Karok), and Shasta (Chasta) peoples.

Mesothelioma lawsuits based on exposure to asbestos in Shasta County can be filed in the county civil court system or throughout the state of California.  The civil court is located at 1500 Court Street in Redding, California.  Mesothelioma lawsuits can be designated complex litigation, allowing for efficient prosecution in the court system.  Plaintiffs in Shasta 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 SHASTA COUNTY MESOTHELIOMA LAWSUITS

The Shasta County mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood bring cases throughout the state, including involving exposure to asbestos in Shasta County.

According to the California Cancer Registry, there were 21 Shasta County mesothelioma cases between 2007 and 2017.

Many Shasta County mesothelioma lawsuits involve exposure to asbestos that occurred in the county, which is home to many industrial and manufacturing businesses that used a lot of asbestos products, including paper mills and lumber processing plants. The county is also home to an asbestos products wholesaler.

Shasta County Mesothelioma Lawsuits have been brought based on asbestos exposure that occurred at many specific worksites around the county:

  • “Shasta Mill” – Simpson Paper Mill – Manufacturing Plant
  • Kimberly Clark Paper Mill – Manufacturing Plant
  • Anderson Pulp Mill – Manufacturing Plant
  • Champion International Corporation (US Plywood) – Manufacturing Plant
  • Louisiana Pacific/Fibreboard – Manufacturing Plant
  • Publisher’s Paper Co. (or Publisher’s Forest Products) – Manufacturing Plant
  • Cascade Plumbing – Plumbing Contractor
  • McCullough Plumbing – Plumbing Contractor
  • Shasta County Water District – Construction Sites
  • Slakey Brothers – Wholesaler

 

Shasta 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:

  • 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
  • Molders
  • Painters
  • Paintmakers
  • Pipe Installation
  • Pipefitters
  • Plasterers
  • Plumbers
  • Public Works projects
  • Repairman
  • Riggers
  • Roofers
  • Sheetmetal Workers
  • Steamfitters
  • Superintendents/Foremen
  • Tiremen
  • Vehicle Repair
  • Welders

 

The Shasta County mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought successful asbestos exposure lawsuits arising from asbestos exposure at many types of worksites:

  • 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
  • oil refineries

 

The Shasta 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 Shasta County and brought the asbestos home on their work clothes.

Workers exposed to asbestos in Shasta County can receive treatment at hospitals and medical centers throughout Shasta County, including:

  • Veterans Affairs Clinic – Redding
  • Sutter Health California Pacific Medical Center – Redding
  • Sutter Health Surgery Division – Redding
  • Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation – Redding

 

EXPERIENCE OF SHASTA COUNTY MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS

The Shasta County Mesothelioma Lawyers at Kazan McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought hundreds of successful mesothelioma cases on behalf of workers injured throughout the state, including in Shasta County. 

The offices of the Shasta County mesothelioma law firm of Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood are located in the city of Oakland. The firm’s attorneys can travel throughout the state, including to Shasta County, to work on cases, meet with clients, find evidence and witnesses, and more.

Over four decades, the Shasta County mesothelioma law firm of Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood has recovered over $4 billion in jury verdicts and settlements in mesothelioma cases arising throughout California, including in Shasta County.

 

CONTACT THE SHASTA 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 Shasta 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 Shasta County.  We can be reached 24/7.  To get a free consultation with one of our mesothelioma attorneys, please call 1-877-995-6372, fill out the form on this page or use our live chat widget.

 

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