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Legacy - A reiteration of the conventional approach?
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 18 2017

The late Mr Bussey was employed by Anglia Heating Ltd and exposed to some asbestos during work between 1965 and 1968. He was also exposed (probably


Cape Distribution v Cape International: Whether subrogated claim relating to mesothelioma could be brought where party not a co-insured throughout period of exposureallocation of defence costs
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2016

The judge's earlier decision on certain preliminary issues in this case was reported in Weekly Update 1816. The defendant parent company had (on the


Employers’ Liability - Cape Distribution v Cape International (High Court)
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 19 2016

The judge's earlier decision on certain preliminary issues in this case was reported in Weekly Update 1816. The defendant parent company had (on the


Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 due to come into force
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2016

The Act, which received Royal Assent as long ago as 25 March 2010, is finally due to come into force on 1 August 2016. It has the intention of


Robert Smith v Portswood House Limited 2016 EWHC 939 (QB)
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 26 2016

High court reiterates burden of proof on claimant to prove negligent exposure to asbestos, and clarifies meaning of “substantial dust” as set out in


Heneghan v Manchester Dry Docks: Court of Appeal considers whether several employers were liable in full or proportionately where exposure to asbestos caused lung cancer
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 22 2016

The first instance decision in this case was reported in Weekly Update 4714. The claimant employee was exposed to asbestos over the course of his


Court of Session confirms the standard of evidence required in mesothelioma claims
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 13 2016

The pursuer, Dr Robert Prescott, was a lecturer in psychology at St Andrews in the mid to late 1970s. From 1977 there was a substantial renovation of


High Court winds back the clock on cause of action accrual in asbestos litigation
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 12 2015

The High Court has dismissed the appeal of an employer who negligently exposed its former employee to asbestos fibres, causing the employee to


Landmark mesothelioma claim ruling
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 22 2015

International Energy Group (IEG), a solvent Guernsey company, employed Mr Carré for 27 years. Mr Carré was exposed to asbestos dust during


Mesothelioma (Amendment) Bill
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2015

Lord Alton's private members bill is now being debated in the House of Lords. The Bill seeks to amend the Mesothelioma Act 2014 to allow for research