Mountain Home is an unincorporated community in central Duchesne County, Utah, United States, adjacent to the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation. It lies along local roads north of State Route 87, north of the city of Duchesne, the county seat of Duchesne County. Its elevation is 7,005 feet (2,135 m), and it is located at 40°23′57″N 110°23′19″W / 40.39917°N 110.38861°W / 40.39917; -110.38861 (40.3991181, -110.3884919). Originally settled in 1905 as part of the Moon Lake Ward of the LDS Church. Mountain Home is situated in a fertile valley that is mainly used to raise range cattle. It is known as "The Gateway to the High Uintah's". Mountain Home's most notable old families include the Farnsworth's, the Thayne's and the Miles. Its most notable attractions include the Rock Creek Store and Bed and Breakfast, as well as the 7-11 Ranch. The Rock Creek Store and Bed & Breakfast is the original building that contained the Moon Lake First Ward church. Although Mountain Home is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 84051.

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What is toxic tort law?

Toxic Tort cases involve people who have been injured through exposure to dangerous pharmaceuticals or chemical substances in the environment, on the job, or in consumer products -- including carcinogenic agents, lead, benzene, silica, harmful solvents, hazardous waste, and pesticides to name a few.

Most toxic tort cases have arisen either from exposure to pharmaceutical drugs or occupational exposures. Most pharmaceutical toxic injury cases are mass tort cases, because drugs are consumed by thousands of people, many of whom become ill from a toxic drug. There have also been many occupational toxic tort cases, because industrial and other workers are often chronically exposed to toxic chemicals - more so than consumers and residents. Most of the law in this area arises from asbestos exposure, but thousands of toxic chemicals are used in industry and workers in these areas can experience a variety of toxic injuries. Unlike the general population, which is exposed to trace amounts of thousands of different chemicals in the environment, industrial workers are regularly exposed to much higher levels of chemicals and therefore have a greater risk of developing disease from particular chemical exposures than the general population. The home has recently become the subject of toxic tort litigation, mostly due to mold contamination, but also due to construction materials such as formaldehyde-treated wood and carpet. Toxic tort cases also arise when people are exposed to consumer products such as pesticides and suffer injury. Lastly, people can also be injured from environmental toxins in the air or in drinking water.

Answers to toxic tort law issues in Utah

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Federal court opinions concerning toxic tort law in Utah