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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Updates on Industrial Disease matters:

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Smith v Secretary of State for Transport [2020] 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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Last week I reviewed Goldtrail Travel v Grumbridge. Unusually in a short period of time, this is another case touching upon section 32 of the Limitation Act 1980.  Loches Capital v Goldman Sachs [2020] EWHC 2327 (Comm) concerns a pre-action disclosure application in a commercial dispute. Though, there were a number of...
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Goldtrail Travel v Grumbridge

Section 32 is an infrequently used part of the Limitation Act 1980, but one from time to time which may have application within the Industrial Disease setting.  In Goldtrail Travel v Grumbridge [2020] EWHC 1757 (Ch), the application of that section was considered by Chief Master Marsh. In this case, a commercial...
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