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Occupational disease claims - market developments
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 30 2011

A round up of recent news relating to the asbestos gene, Atomic Veterans Litigation, EL policy trigger litigation, noise claims and pleural plaques


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


Pleural plaques - Scottish claims can proceed
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 12 2011

The Supreme Court has endorsed the Scottish Parliament’s right to legislate to permit pleural plaques claims in Scotland


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


Occupational disease manual
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 15 2011

Occupational disease and work related disease claims present practitioners with new and different challenges to those arising from an accident or other single event


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


EL policy trigger litigation - back where we started
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 28 2012

The Supreme Court judgment in the EL policy triggers test litigation was handed down today


California: secondary exposure to asbestos
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 2 2012

Californian Court of Appeal holds that no duty of care was owed by employer to protect family members of employees from exposure to asbestos


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