Mesothelioma Attorneys by State > California

Hayward Asbestos Attorney

Hayward, CA is the sixth-largest city in the Bay Area and third-largest in Alameda County, with 144,000 residents. Non-residents of Hayward who also California home may know Hayward best for its educational institutions, which include California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) and Chabot College.

Residents are more familiar with Hayward’s corporate businesses and manufacturing industry, which includes the soft drink company Shasta. As Hayward grew throughout the 1900s, its manufacturing industry widely used asbestos-containing materials for industrial uses and applications.

Hayward workers who have been exposed to asbestos may be at risk for several asbestos-related illnesses.

Why Is Asbestos Exposure Dangerous?

To understand why asbestos is dangerous is to also understand why it was desirable for industrial uses. Asbestos has several extremely desirable industrial properties such as its tensile strength, resilience, sound absorption and its heat/fire-resistant qualities.

Unfortunately, the visible fibers of asbestos are also comprised of millions of microscopic fibers that can be released by abrasion and similar processes, making it quite easy for humans to inhale or swallow these fibers. Once swallowed, researchers suggest that the fibers may never leave the body.

These inhaled or swallowed fibers can then take decades to turn into mesothelioma, a slow to gestate form of cancer that moves quickly and aggressively once the fibers turn into mesothelioma. As well as being the sole known cause of this deadly form of cancer, asbestos exposure can also cause asbestos-related lung cancer and asbestosis, which is a chronic lung disease.

Hayward workers who were exposed to asbestos decades ago and have received a mesothelioma diagnosis may be entitled to legal compensation for wrongful asbestos exposure.

Hayward Asbestos Exposure

From 1999 to 2013, an estimated 787 Alameda County residents have passed away because of an asbestos-related death. As part of Alameda County, Hayward’s losses are no doubt included in these findings since a number of Hayward jobsites have exposed workers to asbestos.

Known asbestos jobsites in Hayward include, but are not limited to:

  • Alameda County Court
  • California State University
  • Dupont Chemical
  • Gillig Brothers
  • Hayward State College
  • Safeway
  • Shasta Beverages

If you or a loved one worked in Hayward and were exposed to asbestos at these or any other jobsites, know that you are at risk for a mesothelioma diagnosis or another asbestos-related illness.

Talk to a Hayward Mesothelioma Lawyer

The Ledger Law Firm helps workers and their loved ones who were wrongfully exposed to asbestos by pursuing legal compensation and the justice asbestos victims deserve. California law allows both mesothelioma victims and loved ones of a deceased victim to file a lawsuit against parties who are responsible for wrongful asbestos exposure.

We will help you and your loved ones by filing a lawsuit that proves an asbestos-related illness was caused by wrongful asbestos exposure. Billions in trust fund assets are set aside to compensate victims and California families who can provide this evidence.

Contact us today to begin the process of receiving the compensation you are entitled to receive after a California wrongful asbestos exposure.

Mesothelioma treatment centers in California:

Here is a list of treatment centers that treats mesothelioma and other asbestos related lung disease in California:

CITY OF HOPE COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER
MESOTHELIOMA TREATMENT SECTION
DUARTE, CALIFORNIA
91010-3000

CEDARS SINAI MEDICAL CENTER
MESOTHELIOMA TREATMENT SECTION
8700 BEVERLY BLVD.
LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA 90048

THORASIC ONCOLOGY
DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY
UCLA MEDICAL CENTER
MESOTHELIOMA TREATMENT SECTION
PO BOX 951741
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA 90095-1741