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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


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 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


Willmore v Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


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


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


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


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


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