Jenners is an unincorporated community in Jenner Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. Other nearby unincorporated communities within Jenner Township include Jenner Crossroad, Ferrellton, Acosta, Gray and Ralphton. Also nearby but with separate municipal governments are the boroughs of Jennerstown, Pennsylvania and Boswell, Pennsylvania. Jenners is also part of the North Star School District. Jenners area code: 814; zip code: 15546. Jenners was built in 1907 as a company town, by the Consolidation Coal Company, an interest of the Rockefeller Family of New York, to house workers of its Mine No. 118. Jenners was named after its township, Jenner Township, Pennsylvania (where a brief history of the area is found on its wiki page). Joseph Darby, who in April 2004 the Pentagon credited as the lone soldier who came forward to halt and expose the Abu Ghraib prisoner-of-war abuse scandal in Baghdad, Iraq, is a native of Jenners and a graduate of nearby North Star High School. Darby received the 2005 Profile in Courage Award from the John F. Kennedy Foundation for his actions. Darby's actions spark controversy locally; Darby's family felt that the community turned against him for being the whistleblower about Abu Ghraib. In one interview, Darby said he believed only about 10% of the community supported him.
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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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