- Asbestos-related lung cancer and the Fairchild exemption
- Original news
- What issues did this case raise?
- How did the court approach the legal issues in this case?
- How helpful is the judgment in clarifying the law in this area?
- What does all this mean for lawyers and their clients?
- How does all this fit in with other developments in this area?
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.
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