Asbestos Claims: Law, Practice and Procedure 4th edition is published

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26/06/2024

The 4th edition of Asbestos Claims: Law, Practice and Procedure has been published, by Stephen Glynn, general editor, and contributing editors Laura Elfield and Sabrina Hartshorn.

Asbestos induced illness claims have been the subject of much judicial scrutiny over the years and there has been no let up since the last edition of this publication with a number of landmark decisions since then.  Containing concise but informative analysis on the history and prevalence of asbestos, breach of both common law and statutory duty, causation of all asbestos diseases, apportionment and damages, identifying the appropriate defendant and how to proceed against defunct companies and their insurers.  It also contains up to date and practical guidance from Master Eastman on case management and procedure.

This new edition also has up to the minute detail on the treatment and management of asbestos diseases from Dr Davies, a consultant respiratory physician long experienced in treating asbestos disease victims and preparing medico legal reports. This fourth edition contains a number of expanded sections including in respect of damages and analysis of the judgments in BusseyBannister and most recently the conjoined appeals in White and Cuthbert.  A must have for both experienced and new practitioners in the field.

You can purchase the book here.

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