Wexford is a "town" located in north Pittsburgh, PA, USA. However, it lacks many of the typical attributes of a town, including a government of its own. Instead, it refers to the area contained within the U.S. Post Office zip code of 15090, which encompasses parts of the Borough of Franklin Park, the Town of McCandless, Pine Township, and Marshall Township. It is named after County Wexford, Ireland. Home to many upper-middle-class people, Wexford's commercial landscape is dominated by car dealerships and corporate chains, concentrated on the main thoroughfare of the "Wexford Flats", U.S. Route 19. Besides the local high school and a few churches, social activity in Wexford centers around coffee shops and restaurants. It was recently ranked the twenty-eighth best place to live by Money magazine, despite it being essentially a general descriptor of a section of suburban Pittsburgh and not a formal "town". In addition to the many big-box chains, movie theaters, and malls associated with suburbia, it is also home to what is considered to be one of the top high schools in Pennsylvania, North Allegheny Senior High School. and Pine-Richland High School. However Wexford also has many not to be missed icons including Shenot's Farm Market, Eichner's Farm Market, Sir Pizza, Wexford Post Office Deli and Wexford Plaza and its yearly ice sculpture festival.

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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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