Franklin Lakes is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. The Franklin Lakes zip code is 07417. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 10,422. Franklin Lakes has the 18th-highest per-capita income of all 566 municipalities in the state. Nationwide, Franklin Lakes ranks 17th among the Highest-income places in the United States with a population of at least 10,000. Becton Dickinson and Medco Health Solutions both have their corporate headquarters in Franklin Lakes. Franklin Lakes was formed by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 11, 1922, from portions of Franklin Township, based on the results of a referendum held on April 11, 1922. According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 9.8 square miles, of which, 9.4 square miles (24.5 km) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km) of it (3.87%) is water.

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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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