Ventura Mesothelioma Lawyers
Ventura 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.
VENTURA, CALIFORNIA OVERVIEW
The city of Ventura is officially named San Buenaventura. It was named after the 13th century, Italian born Franciscan-Saint Bonaventura. Ventura is located on the Central Coast of California, and is the county seat of Ventura County. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Ventura’s 2021, estimated population is 109,925. Ventura is 82 miles from Los Angeles and 27 miles from Santa Barbara. Ventura was incorporated as a city in 1866.
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 Ventura area it was the Chumash tribe that lived in the region for hundreds of years before Spain’s 1542, expedition to the area by Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo.
In 1782, Father Junipero Serra founded and named Ventura, when he started Mission San Buenaventura, which is also known as “Mission by the Sea.” It was the ninth and last mission founded by Father Serra prior to his death in 1784. Father Serra convinced the Chumash Indians to build the Mission and farm the surrounding land. The Spaniards, called the Chumash Indians “Ventureno.” Current descendants of the Chumash Indians are known as the Barbareno or Ventureno Indians. Mission San Buenaventura was an important midway point between what today, is known as San Diego and Monterrey, CA.
Ventura is a stunning California seaside city, close to splendid mountains and picturesque valleys, and is situated between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara. In 1848, Gold was discovered in California resulting in gold rush settlers coming to the area. In the 1880’s, Chinese immigrants were important is building Ventura County. Chinese families, shopkeepers and workers eventually settled on Figueroa St. in the city of Ventura, in an area known as China Alley.
In 1890, the Union Oil Company was organized. In the early 1900’s oil was prevalent and the drilling of the Ventura Oil Fields brought an economic benefit to Ventura, that resulted in brisk residential growth. Today, Ventura’s economy includes various businesses and tourism. Ventura is known for historic Indian and Spanish sites, distinctive architecture and local museums. The popular San Buenaventura beach is within the city limits and the Channel Islands National Park is nearby. Ventura has numerous acres of open green space and many outdoor activities for its residents and tourist.
PREVALENCE OF VENTURA MESOTHELIOMA LAWSUITS
The mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood work throughout California and will come to your home in Ventura 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 Ventura mesothelioma lawsuits involve exposure to asbestos that occurred in the city or in the surrounding area. Ventura mesothelioma lawsuits have been brought based on asbestos exposure that occurred at many nearby worksites around the city, including:
- Auto Body Shops
- Shell Chemical Company- Ventura
- 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
- USA Petrochemical Corp- Refinery- Ventura
- Ventura County Water District- Countywide
Ventura 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 Ventura 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 Ventura 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 Ventura and inadvertently brought the asbestos dust home on their work clothes.
Asbestos exposed workers in Ventura 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, Ventura,
- University of CA Healthcare – UCLA, Simi Valley, Ventura,
- Veterans Affairs Community Clinic, Oxnard
- Adventist Health, Simi Valley
EXPERIENCE OF VENTURA MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
The Ventura 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 Ventura. Ventura 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 Ventura, in Ventura County and throughout California.
For nearly five decades, the Ventura 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 Ventura.
CONTACT THE VENTURA MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
If you or a family member have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact us now to speak with one of our partners. The Ventura 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 Ventura. 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.