Back to the future in mesothelioma claims

13 Jul 2015

BLM partner and head of the occupational disease team, Nick Pargeter provides this month's legal casework for the CII Journal.

Nick's article focuses on the recent Supreme Court decision in Zurich v IEGL - a mesothelioma case which has put claims handling for these cases back in its 2013 position.

"The overall result in IEGL is based on justice functioning at different levels: not only to provide full compensation for victims, but then to confer a new equitable right of contribution that operates between insurers and insured defendants..."

To read Nick's full article, as published in The CII Journal, please click here.

 

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Disclaimer: This document does not present a complete or comprehensive statement of the law, nor does it constitute legal advice. It is intended only to highlight issues that may be of interest to clients of BLM. Specialist legal advice should always be sought in any particular case.

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