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Butterworths Personal Injury Litigation Service: Asbestos Disease Claims

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ISBN13: 9780406975874
ISBN: 0406975876
Published: October 2004
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

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.

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""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.""