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Adverse inferences where material evidence not available at trial (Mackenzie v Alcoa Manufacturing (GB) Ltd)

Adverse inferences where material evidence not available at trial (Mackenzie v Alcoa Manufacturing (GB) Ltd)
Published on: 03 December 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
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Dispute Resolution analysis: This case analysis considers the recent Court of Appeal decision in Mackenzie v Alcoa, in which the Court of Appeal considered the approach appellate courts should take in respect of a trial judge’s determination of fact. The court also considered the correct approach to the drawing of an adverse inference in respect of a historic industrial deafness case where there was noise in the workplace, but no noise survey was available from the material period. Written by Georgia Whiting, barrister, 4 King’s Bench Walk. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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