General Damages for Asbestosis – Ropewalk Chambers

Posted December 20th, 2023 in asbestos, chambers articles, compensation, damages, news, personal injuries by sally

‘An award of damages in an asbestosis claim is reasonably substantial, often in the region of six figures. It is almost always made on a provisional basis, a consequence of which is that, unless the return clauses are activated, special damages are usually lower than general damages. Therefore, the award for general damages is likely to be the main component of the relatively large total award of damages in such claims.’

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Ropewalk Chambers, 9th November 2023