Industrial Disease: Updates and Library
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Gregory v H J Haynes Limited  EWHC 911 (Ch), on appeal before Mr Justice Mann Introduction: This was an appeal from a decision by a District Judge who had declined to use the discretion to disapply the limitation period as available under section 33 of the Limitation Act 1980. The...
Thompson v Smiths Shiprepairers  Q.B. 405 Introduction: Thompson v Smiths Shiprepairers (North Shields) Limited  Q.B. 405 holds a north-east connection, with the setting of Smiths Dock being only a few miles from our Chambers here in Newcastle. It is also a Judgment, though long, which is easy to read. Mr Justice Mustill...
The classification of HAVS has evolved over the years. Use of the Taylor/ Pelmear scale has given way to the Stockholm Workshop scales. The Stockholm Workshop scales take account of both sensorineural/ neurological symptoms (numbness and tingling in the fingers, with a reduced sense of touch, temperature and pain) and...
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