Geneseo is a city in Henry County, Illinois, United States. The population was 6,480 at the 2000 census. The city government is organized under an Aldermanic form. The Mayor is elected at large for a two year term. The Mayor (Linda Van Der Leest) serves as Chief Executive Officer and also Presiding Officer over the City Council of Geneseo. The City Council consists of eight aldermen representing four individual wards. (Ward 1, Edward Deener and Lowell Ewert - Ward 2, Arnie Schmid and Robert Wachtel - Ward 3, Keith Kennett and Karen West - Ward 4, Joshua Pierce and Curt Spensley) Geneseo is known for its Victorian style homes and its "Rockwellian quaintness. " It is often compared to the Andy Griffith Show and its town, Mayberry R.F.D. Geneseo is also well known nation wide. During the month of December, Geneseo hosts an annual "Christmas Walk. " Until 2008 the annual "Christmas Walk" was known as the "Victorian Walk. "Downtown businesses offer in store hospitality and feature live window displays depicting holiday traditions from different decades, 2008 will feature the 1940's. This town is also home to the famous gun manufacturing company, Springfield Armory, Inc. which is located on Main Street. It employs many of the town's citizens and is a vital part of the economy. Springfield Armory, Inc. is currently operated by the Reese family. For recreation, just north of Geneseo,IL runs the historic 104.5 mile Hennepin Canal Parkway spreading through five counties.

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What is asbestos and mesothelioma litigation?

Mesothelioma is caused by asbestos exposure. Asbestos, once regarded as a miracle mineral, was popular due its lightweight but tough characteristics as well as for its heat-resistant properties. This naturally occurring mineral was used in many commercial and consumer products, from construction materials such as cement, roofing shingles and insulation, to consumer and industrial applications such as hair dryers, automobile brake pads and pipe insulation.

Mesothelioma is an asbestos-related cancer which forms in the lining of the chest or abdominal cavities on the mesothelium - the sac lining the internal body cavities. Mesothelioma cases involve those who have suffered adverse health effects from exposure to asbestos on the job, in consumer products, or in the environment.

Asbestos and mesothelioma litigation are a type of toxic tort litigation.

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