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Asbestos And Mesothelioma Litigation Lawyers In Pinos Altos New Mexico

Pinos Altos was a mining town, now abandoned, formed after a gold strike discovery of gold in the nearby Pinos Altos Mountains, in 1860. The town was located about five to ten miles north of the present day Silver City, New Mexico. It was the site of the Battle of Pinos Altos between the Arizona Guards of Pinos Altos a Confederate Arizona Territorial militia company, and Apache warriors led by Mangas Coloradas and Cochise. The town's Zipcode is 88053.

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.

Answers to asbestos and mesothelioma litigation issues in New Mexico

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