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.

There are also downloads and links to useful documents within the Library sections.

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Updates on Industrial Disease matters:

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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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