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R (Wandsworth Borough Council) v Senior Coroner for Inner West London

Authors / Contributors: Bridget Dolan , Briony Ballard
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R (Wandsworth Borough Council) v Senior Coroner for Inner West London
   
Issue: Whether a causal link could properly be inferred between the presence of asbestos in a building and the deceased’s subsequent development of mesothelioma, where there was no evidence of the deceased having been exposed to that asbestos.
   
Court: High Court, QBD, Divisional Court
   
Reference:   CO/494/2020
   
Neutral Citation:   [2021] EWHC 1603 (Admin)
   
Judge(s): Popplewell LJ, Cavanagh J, HHJ Teague QC (the Chief Coroner of England and Wales)
   
Date: 31 March 2021