Comments on the Court of Appeal decision in Heneghan v Manchester Dry Docks Ltd on whether the "Fairchild exception", under which multiple employers may be found jointly and severally liable for a worker's exposure to asbestos over his or her career, could be applied in cases of lung cancer or was limited to mesothelioma claims as this disease, unlike cancer, is attributable to a single causal agent.
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Law Quarterly Review|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jul 2017|
- Employers' liability
- Joint and several liability
- Material contribution