Butterworths Personal Injury Litigation Service : Asbestos Disease Claims
Butterworths Personal Injury Litigation Service: PI Series consists of a series of handbooks, available either as a set or separately, which provide practice guidance on specific areas of PI litigation. Providing detailed guidance on very difficult areas of practice, the books take a transactional based approach tracking the logical progression of claims.Available at a discounted rate for subscribers of the Butterworths Personal Injury Litigation Service Set.
- Paperback | 203 pages
- 31 Oct 2004
- Lexisnexis UK
- Butterworths Law
- London, United Kingdom
Table of contents
"The nature of asbestos; The major varieties of the mineral; The uses to which it is put and the types of manufactured asbestos products encountered in practice; The relative degree of danger caused by each type of material; The types of work in which asbestos exposure is likely to have occurred; A guide to the degree of exposure in different types of work; Exposure of members of a workman's family to asbestos dust brought into the home by the workman; The asbestos diseases; mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis, pleural thickening and pleural plaques; How asbestos causes each of these diseases; The length of time between exposure to asbestos and the onset of disease; Whether it is possible to discount some periods of exposure to asbestos as being causally irrelevant; Causation issues; Damages issues; Practical matters likely to be encountered; Limitation issues in asbestos disease claims; A summary of unreported asbestos disease cases"