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Watson, California

Watson is an unincorporated community in Los Angeles County, California. Occupying an area of about 8.5 square miles on the west side of Long Beach near Carson, Watson has a population of just under 33,469. The area has been dominated by oil refineries and terminals since at least the 1930s.

Watson, California's history of heavy industry places it in a high risk category for asbestos exposure. Workers exposed to asbestos may be at risk for malignant mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. If you or a loved one were diagnosed with mesothelioma in Watson, you may also benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma attorney.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Watson

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Watson where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.

  • Alameda Stations
  • American Chemical Corporation
  • Arco
  • Associated Oil
  • Atlantic Richfield Oil Company
  • California Petroleum Company
  • Colley Engineers & Construction Company
  • Fiberglas Engineering & Supply Company
  • Hancock Chemical Company
  • Johns Manville Products Corporation
  • Los Angeles Fertilizer
  • Marine Engineering & Supply Company
  • North American Aircraft
  • Petroleum Midway Company
  • Ralph M. Parsons Company
  • Richfield Oil Corporation
  • Shell Oil
  • Stauffer Chemical Company
  • Tide Water Associated Oil Company
  • Witfield Chemical Company

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Watson, California

Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in California, you may be entitled to compensation. You may have limited time to file a claim. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and have a pathology report in hand to support that diagnosis, you are eligible for financial assistance.

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