Pleural plaques provide no cause of action
Rothwell v Chemical and Insulating Co Ltd and Another; Topping v Benchtown Ltd (formerly Jones Bros Preston Ltd); Johnston v NEI International Combustion Ltd; Grieves v F. T. Everard and Sons Ltd and Another
House of Lords
“A person who developed pleural plaques as a result of having been negligently exposed to asbestos in the course of his employment could not sue his employers for negligence.”
The Times, 24th October 2007
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