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Court of Appeal decides that the Fairchild causation exception applies in lung cancer cases

The Court of Appeal has recently decided that the Fairchild causation exception applies in a lung cancer case. The case is significant in that to date the Fairchild exception has only been applied to mesothelioma claims, and this is the … Continue reading

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Supreme Court confirms employer’s liability insurers have a right to seek contribution from the insured and other insurers in mesothelioma claims

An employer which exposes an employee to asbestos creating a risk of mesothelioma is, as matter of English law, treated as causing later contracted mesothelioma.  As a result of the Compensation Act 2006, the employer and thus its Employer's Liability … Continue reading

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