Justice Denies Company's Appeal Of Ruling Refusing To Dismiss Asbestos Case

Justice Denies Company's Appeal Of Ruling Refusing To Dismiss Asbestos Case

LONDON - An English justice on April 3 dismissed an appeal filed by a company named as a defendant in an action for asbestos-related damages of a master's ruling that found that the company would not be denied an unfair trial due to alleged failures made by the claimant's solicitors, including a failure to timely serve it with the claimant's witness statement before his death (J. Preston & Sons Ltd. v. Julie Hurst $(Personal Representative of the Estate of Gordon Anderson), No. $(2012) EWHC 870 (QB), England and Wales High, QBD). Subscribers may access the judgment within the full update.

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