Earlier this spring, KCIC‘s Megan Burns spoke as part of the opening panel at the Cutting-Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation Conference, hosted by Perrin Conferences in Beverly Hills, Calif. Soon after, KCIC released our 2022 Asbestos Litigation Year in Review. Most recently, on May 3, KCIC partnered with Perrin Conferences to host a webinar about the report findings and analysis.
Now, KCIC is getting some attention from media that cover civil litigation. These two outlets focused on how Illinois is an epicenter for asbestos litigation:
Asbestos filings projected to remain flat for 2023;
Illinois courts remain destination for plaintiffs
— Legal Newsline, May 5, 2023
“Asbestos plaintiffs are getting a little older and the number of mesothelioma cases are slightly increasing, but the one constant defining the massive litigation is that Illinois courts remain the destination of choice for plaintiff lawyers.” READ MORE
KCIC report: Madison, St. Clair Counties see
most asbestos filings for 2022; Cook County ranked #7
Madison - St. Clair Record, April 11, 2023
“Madison and St. Clair Counties again saw the most asbestos case filings for 2022, according to an annual report by Washington D.C.-based technology and management consulting firm KCIC.
The report was released on April 5 and includes filing data from roughly 90 percent of all asbestos lawsuits received by KCIC through Jan. 31, 2023, nationwide.” READ MORE
KCIC continues to monitor asbestos litigation nationwide. Later this summer on the Risky Business blog, look for a mid-year look at how 2023 filings are trending.
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Jonathan Terrell is the Founder and President of KCIC. He has more than 30 years of international financial services experience with a multi-disciplinary background in accounting, finance and insurance. Prior to founding KCIC in 2002, he worked at Zurich Financial Services, JP Morgan, and PriceWaterhouseCoopers.Learn More About Jonathan