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Asbestos-related lung cancer and the Fairchild exemption

Asbestos-related lung cancer and the Fairchild exemption
Published on: 22 February 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
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  • What does all this mean for lawyers and their clients?
  • How does all this fit in with other developments in this area?

Article summary

Personal Injury analysis: In the recent case of Heneghan v Manchester Dry Docks, the Court of Appeal considered the issue of causation and apportionment in asbestos-related lung cancer. David Pugh, partner at Keoghs who specialises in cases of mesothelioma, discusses this decision and what it will mean for lawyers and their clients in the future. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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