Asbestos-Related Deaths in California Counties

Are you a California citizen? It might come as a surprise to learn that of the top 100 places in the US where asbestos-related deaths are the highest, California counties take thirteen of those spots.

California State with counties

The number one county affected by asbestos-related deaths in the United States is Los Angeles, California. Between 846 and 1,227 deaths have been estimated by the Environmental Working Group. San Diego County joined Los Angeles in the top ten list, while Orange and Contra Costa counties did not fall far behind.

Here are the thirteen counties that made the list:

1. Los Angeles County
8. San Diego County
12. Orange County
26. Contra Costa County
29. Alameda County
38. San Mateo County
40. San Francisco County
44. Riverside County
47. San Bernardino County
51. Santa Clara County
63. Solano County
64. Sacramento County
89. Sonoma County

Do you live in one of these counties and have been diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease like asbestosis or mesothelioma? We have offices in Los Angeles and Novato, California, and are ready to hear your story. Contact an experienced asbestos attorney today.

Source: EWG