Landmark Industrial Disease Cases

Whilst some areas of industrial disease compensation are underpinned by statutory obligations on employers, much of this area of law still relies on precedent from previously decided cases. The Basic Principles Of Tort Industrial disease claims are governed by the basic principles of tort law, particularly those which cover the requirements for establishing a duty […]

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Tracing The Insurance Policies of Negligent Employers

For a number of years, many claimants have found it difficult to secure the compensation to which they are entitled, due to the age of their claims. If a company has gone out of business since the time at which the negligent behaviour occurred, it can be the case that insurance details have been lost. […]

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What Qualifies As An Industrial Disease?

Industrial and Occupational Disease The terminology of industrial disease has long been criticised as confusing for those victims who are looking into making a claim under this type of law. Increasingly, practitioners are using the phrase ‘occupational disease’ to describe the various conditions covered by this area, but even this does not adequately explain the […]

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Asbestos-Related Claims

Asbestos-Related Industrial Disease Claims Thousands of people each year consider bringing asbestos-related industrial disease claims. Unfortunately, many are still put off by what seem to be insurmountable issues to do with causation and scientific proof. The courts have examined these in detail, and as a result have instituted special rules for many asbestos-related claims. Causation […]

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