Thousand Oaks Mesothelioma Lawyers
Thousand Oaks 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.
THOUSAND OAKS, CALIFORNIA OVERVIEW
The city of Thousand Oaks, is located in Southern California, and is the second-largest city in Ventura County. According to the U.S.Census Bureau, Thousand Oaks’ 2021, estimated population is 125,754. Thousand Oaks is 30 miles from the city of Ventura, about 40 miles from Los Angeles and 56 miles from Santa Barbara. It is situated along the Ventura-Los Angeles county line and is part of the greater Los Angeles area. Thousand Oaks was incorporated as a city in 1964.
The traditional territories of Native Americans living in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties were comprised of at least six Tribes: the Chumash, Fernandeño, Tataviam, Kitanemuk, Gabrieleno, and Serrano. In the Thousand Oaks area it was the Chumash tribe that lived in the region for hundreds of years before the Spaniard explorers moved into the area in 1542. The Spaniards called the area Conejo Valley which translated to “Rabbit Valley.”
In the 1803, Thousand Oaks was part of the land grant called “Rancho El Conejo.” In 1870, Thousand Oaks was also a stagecoach stopover for the coach’s route, through Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and San Francisco.
Thousand Oaks was a rural community that grew into an agricultural area, with apricot groves, chicken ranches and dairy farms. In 1927, Jungleland (originally named “Lion Farm”) a theme park for the public was opened featuring lions, elephants and other wild animals. From 1924-1928, MGM featured Jungleland’s lions in its trademark and various movies, for instance, the Tarzan movies. Many movies and TV series were filmed in the Thousand Oaks area, including Bonanza.
Thousand Oaks’ name was voted on by its residents in 1964, when the city was incorporated. It was named after the approximate 50,000 to 60,000 oak trees in the area. In fact, the city has 150 miles designated as open space for the public’s use.
Biotechnology, aerospace and health care are an impressive part of Thousand Oaks’ economy. Many companies reside in Thousand Oaks including, Amgen, Teledyne Technologies, Inc., Vorwerk, Ceres, Shire Biotechnology and Baxter Biosciences.
PREVALENCE OF THOUSAND OAKS MESOTHELIOMA LAWSUITS
The mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood work throughout California and will come to your home in Thousand Oaks to discuss your work history, and to guide you through the mesothelioma lawsuit process. Exposure to asbestos, talc or talcum powder may have taken place many years in the past, and generally, it is necessary to take a detailed work history to determine exposure
Many Thousand Oaks mesothelioma lawsuits involve exposure to asbestos that occurred in the city or in the surrounding area. Thousand Oaks mesothelioma lawsuits have been brought based on asbestos exposure that occurred at many nearby worksites around the city, including:
- Auto Body Shops
- Chemical Plants- Countywide
- Commercial Construction-Countywide
- Naval Bases- County Wide
- Oil Refineries- Countywide
- Residential Construction-Countywide
- Rocketdyne (aka North American Aviation), Santa Susana
- School Construction-Countywide
- Southern California Edison-Powerhouses-Countywide-Electric Companies
- Water /Power Plants- Countywide
Thousand Oaks mesothelioma cases may involve industrial, residential and construction exposure to asbestos by many different kinds of workers, in a 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 Thousand Oaks 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:
- automobile plants
- chemical plants
- construction sites
- electric companies
- food-processing plants
- grocery retailers
- lumber yards
- manufacturing plants
- military facilities
- Navy ships
- oil refineries
- power plants
The Thousand Oaks 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 Thousand Oaks and inadvertently brought the asbestos dust home on their work clothes.
Asbestos exposed workers in Thousand Oaks mesothelioma lawsuits have received treatment at hospitals and medical centers within Ventura County, and throughout Southern California. These Ventura County mesothelioma treatment facilities include:
- Kaiser Permanente-Camarillo, Oxnard, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Ventura
- University of CA Healthcare – UCLA, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Ventura
- Veterans Affairs Community Clinic, Oxnard
- Adventist Health, Simi Valley
EXPERIENCE OF THOUSAND OAKS MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
The Thousand Oaks mesothelioma lawyers of Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought hundreds of successful mesothelioma cases on behalf of workers injured throughout California, including Ventura County and in the city of Thousand Oaks.
Thousand Oaks mesothelioma lawsuits are handled in the Ventura County civil court system. Ventura County mesothelioma lawsuits are designated complex. Plaintiffs in Ventura 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 are able to file mesothelioma lawsuits in Thousand Oaks, in Ventura County and throughout California.
For nearly five decades, the Thousand Oaks 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 Thousand Oaks.
CONTACT THE THOUSAND OAKS MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
If you or a family member have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact us now to speak with one of our partners. The Thousand Oaks 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 Thousand Oaks. 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. We can be reached around the clock.