New City is a hamlet, in the Town of Clarkstown Rockland County, New York, United States. The area is located north of Bardonia; northeast Nanuet; east of New Hempstead and New Square; southeast of Mount Ivy; south of Garnerville; southwest of Haverstraw; west, straight across Lake Deforest, of Congers; and northwest, diagonally across Lake Deforest, of Valley Cottage. New City's population was 34,038 at the time of the 2000 census, making it one of the most populous CDP/hamlet in the state of New York. New City is the county seat of Rockland County and the location of the Clarkstown Police Department. It is also the most populous community in Rockland County. The ZIP Code of New City is 10956.

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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.

Answers to asbestos and mesothelioma litigation issues in New York

Mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer that typically affects the lining of the lungs, heart and abdomen....

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...

Property owners may be liable for tenant health problems caused by exposure to environmental hazards, such as...

Catastrophic injuries are those that require significant medical treatment, and which usually have a long-term or...

Federal court opinions concerning asbestos and mesothelioma litigation in New York