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Asbestos disease and cost budgeting

In Smith v. W. Ford & Sons [2021] EWHC 1749, Stephen Glynn, acting for the widow of a mesothelioma victim, successfully resisted the defendant’s attempt to subvert the masters’ usual practice of not cost budgeting in any asbestos disease case.


Stephen Glynn speaking at APIL Asbestos Conference in Manchester

Stephen Glynn will be speaking at the Annual APIL Asbestos Conference in Manchester today.

Topics will include:

  • Asbestos claims: current issues – a view from the Masters’ corridor
  • Costs update
  • Quantum update
  • The engineer’s perspective
  • Limitation Limitation and contributory negligence…

Edwin Buckett settles High Court asbestos exposure case for widow of RAF Flight Sergeant

A significant confidential settlement was achieved today in the case of W v MOD which involved the deceased – a Flight Sergeant, who was exposed to asbestos whilst serving in the RAF between 1971 and 1993. His claim against the MOD related…

Stephen Glynn speaking at APIL Asbestos Conference in September

Stephen Glynn will be speaking at the APIL Asbestos Conference, taking place at the Bloomsbury Hotel in London.

Stephen is the general author of the Asbestos Claims: Law, Practice & Procedure book published in April 2016. The book is available to purchase…

Stephen Glynn successful appeal at the First Tier Tribunal on Asbestos case

Stephen Glynn represented a widow before the First Tier Tribunal in what is thought to be the first appeal under the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme.

He successfully argued that his client’s deceased wife was wrongfully exposed to asbestos when she worked…

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