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Chaplin v Pistol and another [2020] EWHC 1543 (QB), Mr Justice Jay, 16/06/2020 Reduced life expectancy is a common feature of...
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NIHL

Noise and the Worker 1963 – what did it say about Noise

In Thompson v Smiths Shiprepairers, Mustill J said that “after publication of Noise and the Worker there was no excuse for...
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Coffin v Ford Motor Company Limited Southampton County Court, 18 March 2008, HHJ Iain Hughes QC 'Coffin v Ford rates’ are...
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Maguire v Harland v Wolff PLC [2005] EWCA Civ 01 The Ongoing Relevance of this case: This Court of Appeal...
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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...
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Asbestos Recent Caselaw

Proof and de minimis in Asbestos cases

Valerie Bannister (Widow and Executrix of the Estate of Dennis Charles Bannister, Deceased) v Freemans PLC [2020] EWHC 1256 (QB),...
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Gregory v H J Haynes Limited [2020] EWHC 911 (Ch), on appeal before Mr Justice Mann Introduction: This was an...
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Thompson v Smiths Shiprepairers [1984] Q.B. 405 Introduction: Thompson v Smiths Shiprepairers (North Shields) Limited [1984] Q.B. 405 holds a north-east connection,...
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Vibration

Classification of HAVS

The classification of HAVS has evolved over the years. Use of the Taylor/ Pelmear scale has given way to the...
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NIHL

An Introduction to NIHL

Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) – an Introduction Even those who are experienced in personal injury cases in general can...
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