Visalia Mesothelioma Lawyers
Visalia 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.
VISALIA, CALIFORNIA OVERVIEW
Visalia, is a city in Tulare County, California. In 1852, Tulare was granted County status. In 1853, Visalia became Tulare County’s seat. In 1874, Visalia filed for a second incorporation of the city. The 2020, US Census shows Visalia’s population is over 141,000. In the 1800’s, Visalia was the oldest town between Los Angeles and Stockton.
The Indigenous residents of the land that is now Visalia were the Yokut people. Tulare County was home to the Yokuts and Western Mono Native Americans. These two groups settled along the Kaweah and Tule rivers. They shared a common language and culture. Early on, the first settlers acknowledged the tribes as a peaceful people.
Before California became a state in 1850, Visalia and Tulare County did not exist but was situated in an area referred to as “Four Creeks” and was associated with Mariposa County. In 1852, Fort Visalia was built to protect the settlers from the Native Americans. Nathaniel Vise was appointed to survey the area and eventually named Visalia after his home town in Visalia. Kentucky.
Visalia is about 43 miles from Fresno and 191 miles from Los Angeles, CA. Visalia is known as the gateway to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, and is close to the largest trees on earth– the Sequoia trees in Giant Sequoia National Monument. Visalia has always been an agriculturally based economy with citrus, olives, grapes, cotton, and livestock. Visalia has also developed light industrial manufacturing.
Visalia has 23 parks, including Mooney Grove Park which is one of the largest valley oak woodlands in California. Visalia is also home to the Central California Chinese Cultural Center that exhibits the 19th Century Chinese Immigrants’ historical contribution to the area.
PREVALENCE OF VISALIA MESOTHELIOMA LAWSUITS
The mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood work throughout California and will come to your home in Visalia 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 Visalia mesothelioma lawsuits involve exposure to asbestos that occurred in the city or in the surrounding area. Visalia mesothelioma lawsuits have been brought based on asbestos exposure that occurred at many nearby worksites around the city, including:
- Agricultural Operations
- Auto Body Shops
- Automotive, Trucks and Farm Equipment Repair Operations
- Commercial construction
- Food Processing Plants
- Residential Construction
- School Construction
- Southern California Edison- Power Plant- Construction-County Wide
- Tulare County Water District-Construction- County Wide
- Water Pipe Installations
Visalia 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 Visalia 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
- power plants
- Navy ships
- oil refineries
The Visalia 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 Visalia and inadvertently brought the asbestos dust home on their work clothes.
Asbestos exposed workers in Visalia mesothelioma lawsuits have received treatment at hospitals and medical centers within Tulare County, and throughout Southern California. These Tulare County mesothelioma treatment facilities include:
- Veterans Affairs Community Center-Tulare
- Adventist Health-Tulare
EXPERIENCE OF VISALIA MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
The Visalia mesothelioma lawyers of Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought hundreds of successful mesothelioma cases on behalf of workers injured throughout California, including Tulare County and in the city of Visalia. Visalia mesothelioma lawsuits are handled in the Tulare County civil court system. Tulare County mesothelioma lawsuits are designated complex litigation. Plaintiffs in Tulare 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 Visalia, in Tulare County and throughout California.
For nearly five decades, the Visalia 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 Visalia.
CONTACT THE VISALIA MESOTHELIOMA LAWYERS
If you or a family member have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact us now to speak with one of our partners. The Visalia 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 Visalia. 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.