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Willmore v Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • August 14 2009

Between 1972 and 1979, Dianne Willmore had been a pupil at a local authority-run secondary school known as Page Moss Comprehensive School

Abraham v G Ireson & Son (Properties) Ltd and another

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 10 2009

Defendants not liable for exposure to asbestos dust causing mesothelioma, as they would not have been aware of risk of injury at the relevant time

Karen Sienkiewicz (administratrix of the estate of Enid Costello, deceased) v Greif (UK) Ltd

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 13 2009

The Appellant had brought a claim for damages on behalf of the estate of her mother (Deceased), for death caused by mesothelioma

Reynolds v Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change 24.5.10

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 16 2010

Mr Reynolds died in February 2009 as a result of a malignant pleural mesothelioma that was caused by exposure to asbestos

NHS asbestos legacy - SHAs pick up the tab

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 9 2010

In recent years health authorities have found themselves implicated in asbestos related disease claims

EL policy trigger litigation Bolton bites back

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 8 2010

Court of Appeal judgment has serious implications for mesothelioma victims and the long tail EL market

Asbestos exposure

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 25 2010

Defendant successfully defends occupational mesothelioma claim; exposure to asbestos was minimised so far as was reasonably practicable according to the standards at the time - Reynolds v Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change 24

Don't forget Arnold!

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 25 2010

Although the opportunity to use it seldom arises these days, there is a tool at the bottom of a disease lawyer's toolbox which is still useful and effective, the Arnold limitation defence

Owneroccupier of warehouse liable where contractor’s employee sustained injuries

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 11 2011

The Claimant was a qualified electrician employed by his brother (Lynch

Defending mesothelioma claims “a lost cause”

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 10 2011

In a unanimous judgment handed down by the Supreme Court, it has been held that in a "low dose" exposure claim, a mesothelioma victim need not establish that the extent of his exposure was such that it "doubled the risk" of him contracting the disease