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Occupational Deafness as a Prescribed Disease

Occupational Deafness has been a prescribed disease since 1975. However, this consideration rarely features in litigated personal injury NIHL claims....
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In Holmes v S & B Concrete [2020] EWHC 2277 (QB) a novel argument was raised in relation to limitation...
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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...
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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...
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Limitation

Goldtrail Travel v Grumbridge

Section 32 is an infrequently used part of the Limitation Act 1980, but one from time to time which may...
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Judicial review cases are not the usual fare of this website. However, R (on the Application of The Asbestos Victims...
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Damages Sundry

Ogden 8 and Smith v Manchester Awards

I have recently drafted two articles regarding Smith v Manchester awards.  Firstly in what circumstances they may be appropriate, as opposed...
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This short article covers a fundamental, but not straightforward, issue in noise induced hearing loss cases - calculating the Noise Immission...
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This short article looks at ‘adjusting’ self-recording audiometry in order that it might be compared to manual audiometry such as...
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Damages

Smith v Manchester: Part 2 – Valuing the Award

In Part One of this series, I set out relevant factors as to whether a Smith v Manchester award was appropriate.  In this...
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