Leland is a city in Washington County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 4,790 at the 2008 census. The town is located in the heart of the Mississippi Delta on the banks of Deer Creek, which is decorated each Christmas season with floats that bring visitors from afar to view the colorful displays. Farming is the basis of the local economy, and Mississippi State University and the federal government maintain a huge agriculture research station at Stoneville, Mississippi on Leland's outskirts. Cotton, soybeans and catfish are the leading crops. Leland is in the heart of blues country and has produced a number of national and regionally famous blues musicians. Highway 61, famous in any number of blues recordings, runs through the town and gives its name to the community's blues museum. The community also is the birthplace of Jim Henson of Muppet fame – and one of Henson's more famous creations, Kermit the Frog. A museum along the banks of Deer Creek celebrates Henson's accomplishments.

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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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