Mayer Brown includes Herbert Zarov and other well regarded defense lawyers focused on toxic tort claims. Mr. Zarov and his colleagues recently published this DePaul Health Care Law Review article that sets out a defense perspective on the issues regarding medical monitoring claims in Illinois.
The outcome in Illinois will matter because Illinois holds an outsized role in the world of tort litigation in the United States. Why ? Two Illinois venues – Madison County and Cook County. Madison County is especially famous/infamous for processing hundreds of asbestos trial settings per year, a process loved by the plaintiff’s bar because trial dates result in outcomes and payments.