- Insurers are tracking the total claims filings occurring in certain states and monitoring for any movement up or down.
- Mergers & acquisitions law firms and liability estimation experts use the data to help assess the potential asbestos liability of a target company and use the information to contrast the statements regarding asbestos claims being made by the target.
- Companies are using the data to determine how many of their claims are in a given jurisdiction and how many involve the same plaintiffs, counsel or co-defendants.
January 1, 2008
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