Recently, KCIC posted their 2022 Mid-Year Asbestos Filings Update. This update is compiled using information collected through July 31st. This article illustrates some highlights from the update.
Number of Asbestos-Related Lawsuits Decrease While Mesothelioma Filings Increase
The number of asbestos-related lawsuits increased from 2020 (1,790) to 2021 (1,972). However, 2022 shows a decrease in the number of filings over the same respective time spans (1,914).
Mesothelioma and lung cancer filings continue to make up the majority of filings (86%). Notably, mesothelioma claims …Continue Reading