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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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