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Limitation: exposure to asbestos

United Kingdom - September 24 2013 This case applies the recent Court of Appeal decision in Johnson v Ministry of Defence [2012], where Kennedys acted for the Defendant. A claimant…

Limitation: “it’s official” - the tide has turned

United Kingdom - May 3 2013 A claimant has three years to commence proceedings from the date of his accident. That date is not easily identifiable for a disease claim where the…

Phurnacite workers group litigation: causation

United Kingdom - May 3 2013 Claims involving respiratory disease succeed on causation; those involving bladder cancer and basal cell carcinoma fail.

Limitation: Miners’ knee claims

United Kingdom - May 3 2013 Court of Appeal upholds decision dismissing claims by all eight lead Claimants in the Miners' Knee Group Litigation.

Noise induced hearing loss: limitation

United Kingdom - May 3 2013 Kennedys successfully defends claim for noise induced hearing loss in Court of Appeal; Claimant’s date of knowledge considered. A claimant cannot not…