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:

Recent Updates:

Maguire v Harland v Wolff PLC [2005] EWCA Civ 01 The Ongoing Relevance of this case: This Court of Appeal decision remains of relevance to practitioners when considering 'secondary exposure' cases – usually when a family member has developed an asbestos-related condition as a result of coming into contact with...
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NIHL

What is ‘Noise’ in NIHL cases?

What is Noise? Noise in a colloquial sense might mean sound which is unwanted.  For example, noise coming from a busy road.  A dictionary definition describes it as a sound, especially which is loud, unpleasant or causes disturbance. However, in noise induced hearing loss claims what is relevant is not whether the...
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Valerie Bannister (Widow and Executrix of the Estate of Dennis Charles Bannister, Deceased) v Freemans PLC [2020] EWHC 1256 (QB), before Geoffrey Tattersall QC sitting as a Deputy Judge of the High Court Introduction This was a mesothelioma claim where, ultimately, the Claimant lost on the facts and so did...
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