Plainwell is a city in Allegan County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 3,933 at the 2000 census. Plainwell is located on M-89 just east of its junction with U.S. 131. The city of Otsego is about three miles to the west. Kalamazoo is about ten miles to the south and Grand Rapids about 35 miles north. The Kalamazoo River flows through the center of the city. Plainwell is the birth place of syndicated cartoonist Dave Coverly, creator of the Speed Bump comic strip, actor Ed Gale, famous for his role as Howard the Duck in the movie of the same name, and writer and journalist Kathleen Davis. The city also includes Plainwell Ice Cream, which recently received an award for being Southwest Michigan's Best Tasting Ice Cream. Its owners are Art and Judy Gaylord, who have been in business for 31 seasons. Though it sounds somewhat common, there are no other communities named Plainwell anywhere in the United States.

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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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