• 2009 Litigation Trends: Asbestos Litigation in the U.S.
  • March 23, 2009 | Author: Steven F. Napolitano
  • Law Firm: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP - New York Office
  • Asbestos personal injury litigation, having now gone on for more than 40 years, is the longest running mass tort litigation in U.S. history. Forecasters expect claims to continue until approximately 2050, albeit in decreasing numbers over time.