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24 November 2014
A round up of recent court decisions raising issues relating to asthma, fatal claims, HMRC employment schedules, limitation, mesothelioma and contributory negligence.
24 November 2014
Welcome to the final edition of Disease Brief for 2014.
The Supreme Court has extended protection for victims of asbestos-related diseases, by ruling that the Asbestos Industry Regulations 1931 applied to all workers in factories where asbestos was being processed. We consider the implications of the decision in further detail below.
24 November 2014
We review notable trends in hand arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) claims and tactics for defendants and insurers.
24 November 2014
A round up of recent news relating to the Welsh Asbestos Bill, the HSE’s ‘Beware Asbestos’ app, health and safety statistics, success fees in NIHL claims and an awaited Supreme Court judgment.
24 November 2014
Supreme Court upholds decision that occupier liable for exposure to asbestos in the 1950s: it was in breach of its statutory duty under the Asbestos Industry Regulations 1931.
24 November 2014
Claimant allowed to proceed with claim against three employers despite settlement of claim against eight other employers in 2003.
24 November 2014
Occupier not liable; probable exposure was below the level at which protective respiratory equipment was required at the time.
22 October 2014
High Court determines appropriate approach; Claimant seeking permission to appeal to Supreme Court in relation to multiplier.
15 September 2014
Employee who developed a serious mental illness failed to show that this was caused by her employment; her condition would have developed in any event.
2 April 2014
Kennedys has provided the Civil Justice Council (CJC) with its written submission in response to the call for evidence about the practical impact of the Jackson reforms. The request came in advance of a conference on 21 March 2014, which was attended by senior members of the judiciary, including Lord Justice Jackson and the Master of the Rolls.
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