Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Australian Judge Awards Dockworker's Estate Costs Of Asbestos Case

ADELAIDE, Australia - An Australian judge on Jan. 24 found that after a company refused a former dock worker's offer to settle his mesothelioma claim, it became liable to pay the costs of his asbestos compensation action (Van Soest v. BHP Billiton Limited, $(No 3$) $(2014$) SADC 6, South Australia Dist.).

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