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60 seconds with mesothelioma and asbestos claims solicitor Annabelle Neilson
  • Boyes Turner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 14 2018

Anyone who has received a diagnosis of an asbestos-related disease such as mesothelioma, asbestos-related lung cancer, asbestosis or pleural

US talc litigation has important lessons for UK insurers
  • RPC
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • August 2 2018

Although it is unlikely litigation involving household staples such as talcum powder could succeed in the UK, the on-going US litigation underlines a

Landmark legal case allows key historical documents which reveal the extent of the dangers of asbestos to be given to a non-party
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2018

In a landmark judgment, the Court of Appeal has today ruled that Graham Dring, on behalf of the Asbestos Victims Support Group Forum UK, has a

Asbestos lawyer shocked at US government decision to allow asbestos to remain legal
  • Leigh Day
  • USA
  • July 11 2018

Asbestos lawyer Harminder Bains has condemned the attitude of the US president towards the use of asbestos as two US NGOs issue a joint statement on

Indemnity Payments Remain at Historical Levels While Filings Decline Snapshot of Recent Trends in Asbestos Litigation: 2018 Update
  • NERA Economic Consulting
  • USA
  • June 26 2018

Each year, we conduct a review of asbestos-related liabilities reported in companies' 10-Ks. By compiling this information, we allow companies to

Le cadre strict de la présomption de causalité en cas d’exposition à l’amiante
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • May 25 2018

Cass. Civ. 2 14 décembre 2017, n 16-25.666 L’arrêt de la 2ème chambre civile de la Cour de cassation du 14 décembre 2017 (pourvoi n 16-25.666

New figures released by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health reveal uncertainty over asbestos risk in the workplace among UK construction workers
  • CMS
  • United Kingdom
  • May 4 2018

According to new survey findings, nearly one in four construction workers in the UK believe they may have been exposed to asbestos fibres, putting

Recent Court of Appeal decisions offer hope to asbestos cancer sufferers
  • Fieldfisher LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 1 2018

Following a long-fought battle in the case of Bussey v Anglia Heating Ltd 2018 EWCA Civ 243 , it's good to be able to report positive news for

Q&A Asbestos
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • China
  • April 16 2018

The Q&A Guide is a specialized guide to China's environmental law. It provides a high level overview of environmental law in China and looks at key

Fudge: Limitation in Asbestos Related Claims
  • BLM
  • United Kingdom
  • March 19 2018

Today, Sir Robert Francis QC, sitting as a High Court judge has given his judgment in the asbestos-related illness claim Fudge v Hawkins and Holmes