Sierra County Mesothelioma Lawyers
Mesothelioma lawsuits arise from asbestos exposure that has occurred over the past decades at industrial and construction types of worksites throughout the state of California, including in Sierra County.
SIERRA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA OVERVIEW
The Sierra County mesothelioma lawyers at the law firm of Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood practice in Sierra County and throughout California. Sierra County is in the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Northern California. The county is bordered by Nevada County to the south, Yuba County to the west, Plumas and Lassen Counties to the north, and the state of Nevada to the east.
Sierra County if sparsely populated with only about 3,000 residents. It is the state’s second-least populated county – only tiny Alpine County has fewer residents.
Sierra County’s county seat is Downieville, and Loyalton is the only incorporated city in Sierra County. Sierra County also includes Alleghany, Calpine, Goodyears Bar, Pike, Sattley, Sierra Brooks, Sierra City, Sierraville, and Verdi:
- Goodyears Bar
- Sierra Brooks
- Sierra City
Sierra County, California was created in 1852 from parts of neighboring Yuba County to the west. When gold was discovered in the Sierra foothills, sparking the California Gold Rush, more than 16,000 miners settled in the County between 1848 and 1860. Sierra County was home to the largest drift mine of its time, founded in 1864, and the largest quartz-mine, founded in 1854. The Sierra County region was originally populated by the Maidu and Washoe peoples.
Sierra County mesothelioma lawsuits can be handled in the Sierra County civil court system. The civil court is located at 100 Courthouse Square, Downieville, California. Mesothelioma lawsuits are often designated complex litigation, allowing efficient handling and resolution in the court system. Asbestos-victims are often entitled to preference on the court’s trial calendars, allowing their cases to proceed quickly to trial and resolution.
PREVALENCE OF SIERRA COUNTY MESOTHELIOMA LAWSUITS
The Sierra County mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood bring many mesothelioma lawsuits in California based on exposure to asbestos throughout the state, including in Sierra County.
According to the California Cancer Registry, there were 16 Sierra County mesothelioma cases between 1988 and 2017.
Sierra County is home to many industrial and manufacturing businesses that used a lot of asbestos products, including paper mills and lumber processing plants.
Sierra 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
- Pipe Installation
- Public Works projects
- Sheetmetal Workers
- Vehicle Repair
The Sierra 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
- oil refineries
The Sierra County mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have also brought successful “take home” cases on behalf of spouses and family members of workers who were exposed to take-home asbestos at their worksites in Sierra County and brought the asbestos home on their work clothes.
The exposed workers can receive treatment at hospitals and medical centers throughout Sierra County, including:
- Eastern Plumas Health Care: Loyalton Medical Clinic – Loyalton
- Western Sierra Medical Clinic – Downieville
EXPERIENCE OF SIERRA COUNTY MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
The Sierra County mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought successful mesothelioma cases on behalf of workers injured in Sierra County.
The Kazan firm’s offices are located in the city of Oakland. The firm’s attorneys can travel throughout the state, including to Sierra County, to meet with clients and prepare the case, including witnesses and evidence.
Over four decades, the Sierra 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 Sierra County.
CONTACT THE SIERRA 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 Sierra 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 Sierra 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.