Large, long running class action litigation, particularly in matters concerning asbestos or mesothelioma claims often results in plaintiffs passing away before a settlement can be reached. Over the past five years, ASG has continued to grow its large scale locate practice group as more of these complicated and important types of locate investigations have arisen. In many of these cases, plaintiff’s counsel has had to make reasonable efforts in locating heirs of litigants in long running class action suits and to show the courts proof of their diligence. At ASG, our team is able to conduct extensive, detailed searches for heirs and relatives quickly and cost effectively.
As private investigators who are specialists in this area, we can quickly sort through the often endless leads that can come up in generalized data bases, locate real contacts among them, use a myriad of additional resources that are difficult if not impossible to do “in-house” and typically produce contacts with the next of kin approximately 70% of the time.
Locating large numbers of people from a wide variety of socioeconomic backgrounds and even across national borders is beyond the capability of most investigative agencies. Doing it quickly and accurately and a price point that no one can argue with is even more rare. If your firm is interested in seeking assistance with missing litigant investigations, litigant kin investigations, living heir research or probate entitlement investigations, we urge you to call us today.