Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - James Hardie Fund Settles Home Renovation Asbestos Compensation Claim

SYDNEY, Australia - In what sources are calling a landmark case, the Asbestos Injuries Compensation Fund (AICF) in Australia on April 9 agreed to the confidential settlement of a claim asserted by a homeowner who alleged that he developed mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos products made by James Hardie & Coy Pty Ltd while completing home renovations in 1994, sources told Mealey Publications (Stephen Wickham v Amaca Pty Limited, No. 328 of 2013, New South Wales DDT).

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