Australian Judge Refuses To Transfer Claimant's Action For Nervous Shock

Australian Judge Refuses To Transfer Claimant's Action For Nervous Shock

MELBOURNE, Australia - An Australian judge on Nov. 15 denied a former asbestos product maker's request to transfer a claimant's action for damages in relation to nervous shock allegedly caused by her father's mesothelioma death and its request for security, finding that the court had jurisdiction and that the claims had a reasonable prospect of success (Tamaresis v CSR Ltd [2013] VSC 613, Victoria Sup.).

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