Liability for lung disorders
Hill v John Barnsley and Sons Ltd and Others  EWHC 520 (QB)
Counsel: For the claimant: Matthew Phillips
For the second defendants: Jayne Adams
Solicitors: For the claimant: Irwin Mitchell (Birmingham)
For the second defendants: Plexus Law (Evesham)
In yet another successful claim involving exposure to asbestos dust, it was held that an employer had not taken reasonable
precautions to avoid exposing an employee to quantities of asbestos dust as long ago as the 1960s. In the light of the knowledge
expected of a reasonable employer at that time, the risk of injury should have been foreseen.
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