Industrial Disease

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Alison West (Widow and Administratrix of the Estate of Keith West, Deceased) v Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

By |2019-05-02T11:46:57+01:00October 15th, 2013|Case Notes, Industrial Disease|

Case Background The Claimant brought an action alleging that the Deceased was exposed to asbestos, which subsequently led to the development of mesothelioma, while in employment at a school run by the Defendant between 1993 and 1997. Previously, the Deceased had worked as a mechanist involved in cutting asbestos sheets on a cross bench saw [...]

Young Austen & Young Limited v Bucon Heating & Ventilation Limited

By |2019-05-02T11:46:59+01:00September 1st, 2013|Case Notes, Industrial Disease|

The claimant in this case made a claim pursuant to the Civil Liability (Contribution) Act 1978 and Section 3 of the Compensation Act 2006 for indemnity against or contribution in respect out their outlay in prior proceedings. In earlier proceedings, the claimant was among a number of defendants in an action for personal injury arising [...]

Penelope Garner v (1) Salford City Council (2) P McGuiness & Co Ltd. (2013)

By |2016-05-12T16:45:30+01:00August 25th, 2013|Case Notes, Industrial Disease|

Miss Garner contracted mesothelioma as a result of asbestos exposure. It was alleged that the exposure came from the demolition of some swimming baths adjacent to her school as a child. The claimant, and other former pupils of the school, provided evidence that dust from the demolition spread into the school playground and that they [...]