Archive for March, 2016

Carl Heneghan (Son & Executor Of James Leo Heneghan, Deceased) v Manchester Dry Docks Ltd & 5 Ors [2016] EWCA Civ 86

The appellant’s father (H) had been exposed to asbestos in the course of his employment with the respondents (as well as earlier employers who had not been sued). The medical experts agreed that, on the balance of probabilities, H would not have developed lung cancer if he had not been exposed to asbestos. It was […]

March 28, 2016 В· Editorial Team В· Comments Closed
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Knauer (widower & administrator of the estate of Sally Ann Knauer, Deceased) v Ministry of Justice [2016] UKSC 9

The appellant (K)’s wife had died from mesothelioma, after being exposed to asbestos during her employment by the respondent. Liability was admitted under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976. The claim included a claim for the income and services lost as a result of her death. The judge held that the multiplier was to be calculated […]

March 15, 2016 В· Editorial Team В· Comments Closed
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