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Madison County #1 in Asbestos Filings, Again

Madison County, Illinois remains the top jurisdiction in the country for asbestos cases by a wide margin, according to data presented at a recent asbestos litigation conference. Filings from 2015 and the first quarter of 2016 show Madison County with 1,351 asbestos cases. The second busiest jurisdiction, Baltimore City, Maryland, saw 45 percent fewer cases than Madison County. Read More »