Industrial Disease: Updates and Library

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I provide regular Industrial Disease Updates – you can Sign Up to receive notifications when these Updates are published. There is also a Library of useful documents.

This site is primarily designed to assist solicitors who are involved in Industrial Disease litigation. Busy practitioners are kept up-to-date with matters of interest regarding Industrial Disease. The emphasis is on practical assistance for Industrial Disease lawyers.

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Findings of fact in mesothelioma case

This is another case where the court (and parties) have had to consider findings of fact in relation to historic events, in this case with respect to a fatal mesothelioma claim. Jackman v Harold Firth [2021] EWHC 1461 (QB) per HHJ Bird, sitting as a Judge of the High Court....
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Cost Budgeting in the Asbestos List

This Judgment was given extempore during a CMC. However, the Master decided that given that it involves the common issue of cost budgeting within the Asbestos List, it was set into print. It has been distributed more widely than otherwise would be the case.  The Judgment states that approach contained has the approval...
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In this Asbestosis case, both limitation and causation were in dispute. The Judgment appears in full at Balls v Reeve and Thurlow [2021] EWHC 751 (QB). The claim was heard by David Pittaway QC, sitting as a Deputy Judge of the High Court. Background In this Asbestosis claim the Claimant...
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