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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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