Recent Asbestos Papers

Stories related to asbestos have featured regularly in the news recently as the Government debates the much anticipated Mesothelioma Bill. Below are two key papers on asbestos: Consultant Respiratory Physician Philip Barber discusses the dosage and probability considerations around asbestos: Asbestos_Attribution_and_Lung_Cancer_-_Dosage_and_Probability_Considerations.pdf Tony Whitston, Chair of the Asbestos Victims’ Support Groups Forum UK, offers his opinions…

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Des Hudson calls for CMCs to be shut down

Law Society chief executive Desmond Hudson told the Transport Select Committee this week that Claims Management Companies should be closed down, as the selling of claims by insurance companies may have contributed to exaggeration and fraud. “Aggressive marketing by Claims Management Companies is at the core of the problem,” he said.“These companies add nothing to…

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