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Asbestos And Mesothelioma Litigation Lawyers In Ten Mile Tennessee

Ten Mile is an unincorporated area in northern Meigs and southeastern Roane counties in the U.S. state of Tennessee. The Roane County portion is included in the "Harriman, Tennessee Micropolitan Statistical Area". Ten Mile is primarily a summer cottage community on Watts Bar Lake. It consists of summer cottages, small locally owned stores and restaurants, a bank, marinas, resorts, and a Post Office. The nearby TVA Watts Bar nuclear plant, and Watts Bar Dam spanning the Tennessee River across the Meigs County and Rhea County lines have played, and continue to play, an important role in the local economy.

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 Tennessee

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