Industrial Disease: Updates and Library
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Occupational Deafness has been a prescribed disease since 1975. However, this consideration rarely features in litigated personal injury NIHL claims. This is mainly due to the constraints set out below. A useful feature of the Regulations, though, is a list of known noisy equipment. Such equipment is considered sufficiently noisy...
In Holmes v S & B Concrete  EWHC 2277 (QB) a novel argument was raised in relation to limitation for companies which had entered into voluntary liquidation. This is an argument which practitioners may occasionally have seen raised recently. However, this is the first time that I am aware...
Smith v Secretary of State for Transport  EWHC 1954 (QB) concerns a claim for asbestosis. Both parties' medical experts had agreed that the Claimant would be diagnosed with asbestosis subject to his asbestos exposure. A cumulative exposure to asbestos amounting to 25 fibres per millilitre per year (fibre years) was...
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