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Evidence Thresholds for Making an Asbestos Claim

January 8, 2014 Compensation

(US Law) Asbestos litigation is a growing area of tort law. With more than 27 million people in the United States having been exposed to asbestos in the workplace and over 100,000 deaths worldwide caused by asbestos-related diseases, there are at least 730,000 US lawsuits filed related to asbestos, many of which have been incorporated […]

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Pain For Much Gain: Biggest Compensation Payouts

December 9, 2013 Compensation

It might come as a surprise to learn just how common compensation claims are all around the world. From injuries suffered at work, to losses arising out of negligence or even a breach of contract, the laws surrounding compensation across the world are vast and encompass a huge variety of different scenarios and grievances. The […]

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Does Compensation Have to be Spent on Medical Expenses?

March 28, 2013 Compensation

Post providing thoughts on the topical question, does compensation gained from a successful personal injury claim have to be spent on medical expenses? With the forthcoming introduction of the ban on referral fees, it seems pretty obvious that the government is determined to crack down on what it sees as the ‘compensation culture’. The rights […]

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