Glen Jean is an unincorporated community in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States, near Oak Hill. The area had been originally known was White Oaks, but when the town was founded in the early 1870s the community was named for Jean McKell, the wife of landowner Thomas G. McKell. The town was a center for the coal mining industry and a railroad junction, formerly boasting an opera house, hotels and a company store. Much of the town has disappeared since the end of the coal boom. The chief remaining structure is the Bank of Glen Jean, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Glean Jean is presently the headquarters of New River Gorge National River, located across the street from the bank building, which now functions as a visitor contact center. The latitude of Glen Jean is 37.926N. The longitude is -81.15W. It is in the Eastern Time Zone. Elevation is 1,627 feet. Nearby parks & recreation sites include the Bluestone National Scenic River, the Gauley River National Recreation Area, and the New River Gorge National River.

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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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