Scottish Justice Allows Estate's Asbestos-Related Damages Action To Proceed

Scottish Justice Allows Estate's Asbestos-Related Damages Action To Proceed

EDINBURGH, Scotland - After deciding that a statute of limitations period should not apply, a Scottish justice on Aug. 30 found that an estate's action that seeks damages for a former apprentice joiner's mesothelioma death could proceed against his former employer's insurer (Betty Sophia Smith Ferguson v. J&A Lawson $(Joiners$) Limited, No. $(2013$) CSOH 146, Scottish Sess., Outer House).

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