Summit is a town in Schoharie County, New York, United States. The population was 1,123 at the time of the 2000 census. The name is derived from a peak (Mt. Wharton) that was thought to be the highest elevation in the county. The Town of Summit is on the western border of the county and is northeast of Oneonta. The Lake View House – A 100 plus year old, allegedly haunted, Hotel, Restaurant and Pub located on Sawyer Hollow Road in Summit. The Lake View House, which closed in 2007 was the only venue in Schoharie County that featured "punk rock" and other out of the mainstream bands, such as skeletonbreath, Scary Crick, The Rubes, The Vader Mountain Boys, The Zydepunks, Mischief Brew, Trabant, Spidey and the Webs and more. It is home to sports legend Kelsea Suchocki who is a national champion in wrestling. It is also the site of the new Finnegan's Wake Music Festival, scheduled for July 28, 2007.

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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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