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Asbestos And Mesothelioma Litigation Lawyers In Garrison New York

Garrison is a hamlet in Putnam County, New York, United States. It is part of the town of Philipstown and is on the east side of the Hudson River, across from the United States Military Academy at West Point. The Garrison Metro-North Railroad station serves the town. A horrible train wreck occurred at Garrison on the Great Hudson River Railway on October 24, 1897, killing 20 people. Saint Basil's Academy in the town served as the finish line of The Amazing Race 10 in 2006. The film Hello, Dolly! starring Barbra Streisand was shot in Garrison during scenes placed in Yonkers. Garrison is home to many non-profit and cultural organizations. Manitoga is the site of Dragon Rock, designer Russel Wright's modern home, which was listed on the National Register in 2006. The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, founded in 1987, had its first performances at Manitoga, and is now located at Boscobel, a Federal-style mansion (built 1804–1808) for the Morris States Dyckman family. The Hastings Center, founded in 1969, is an internationally-recognized bioethics think tank and research center. Constitution Marsh is an Audubon sanctuary with walking trails and canoe tours on the Hudson River. The Hudson Highlands Land Trust promotes and assists in local conservation efforts. The Garrison Institute is a progressive interfaith organization and retreat center. The Garrison Art Center promotes local and regional artists. The national corporate headquarters of Outward Bound USA, the world wide premier outdoor adventure and educational organization is also located in Garrison, www. outwardbound. org. Garrison is home of the Garrison Union Free School, or GUFS. GUFS is a K-8 school. Graduating students have the choice of going to Haldane or O'Neill for high school. Former Governor George Pataki lives in Garrison. Sgt. Hamilton Fish II (Rough Rider), a member of Theodore Roosevelt's "Park Avenue Contingent", and the first of the Rough Riders to die, was killed near Sevilla, Cuba on June 23, 1898, and is buried in the St. Phillips Church Cemetery in Garrison, NY.

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 York

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