Fairchild v Glenhaven

Welcome news for mesothelioma victims as UK Supreme Court dismisses insurance companies’ appeal

March 30, 2012 Personal Injury Claims Law

In a recent significant personal injury decision, the UK Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by insurance companies in respect of asbestos injury claims. Upholding previous judgments, the Court confirmed that the ‘liability trigger’ under employers’ liability insurance for asbestos claims is when the employee is wrongfully exposed to asbestos, not at the moment when […]

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