Archive for June, 2014

Collins v (1) Secretary of State for Business Innovation & Skills (2) Stena Lane Irish Sea Ferries Ltd [2014] EWCA Civ 717

The Claimant had been a dockworker for the Defendants and had unloaded asbestos. He had lung cancer in 2002 that was treated successfully through radiotherapy. He instructed solicitors in 2009 and issued his claim in 2012. It was held that the Claimant did not have actual knowledge of the link between lung cancer and asbestos […]

June 28, 2014 В· Editorial Team В· Comments Closed
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David Thompson v Renwick Group PLC [2013] EWCA Civ 635

The Claimant was employed by two companies that belonged to a subsidiary of the Defendant. A new director took over the depot at which the Claimant worked. The new director was likely to have been nominated by the Defendant. The Claimant’s work had involved the handling of raw asbestos and he subsequently developed pleural thickening […]

June 15, 2014 В· Editorial Team В· Comments Closed
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