Industrial Disease: Updates and Library

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I write regular Industrial Disease Updates and also provide a Library of useful documents.

This site primarily assists solicitors who are involved in Industrial Disease litigation. Busy practitioners can be kept up-to-date with Industrial Disease matters. They can also it as a source for useful documents. Others with an interest in Industrial Disease litigation may also find it useful.

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Limitation

Calculating 3-years

A narrow point that occasionally arises is how '3-years' is calculated for the purposes of limitation. In accident cases or in disease cases, for example, where a diagnosis is given on a known date, there will be a precise date when the cause of action accrues and so the limitation...
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Asbestos

Pinnegar v Kellogg and ICI

This case is the latest in a series where the issue as to the reliability and credibility of historic witness evidence has been raised. I have written about similar cases of Bannister v Freemans and Smith v Secretary of State for Transport in previous articles. In this case, the Deceased...
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Hamilton v NG Bailey Limited [2020] EWHC 2910 (QB) provides a useful view of how a court might approach quantum in an asbestosis case when considering damages on a provisional basis rather than as a full and final settlement. Those who deal regularly with such cases would be well advised...
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