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Fairchild and the Single Agent Criterion

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In Heneghan v Manchester Dry Docks Ltd and others [2016] EWCA Civ 86; [2016] 1 W.L.R. 2036, James Heneghan had been exposed to asbestos by multiple employers throughout his working life. At the age of 74, he died of adenocarcinoma of the lung. Between 1961 and 1974, he was employed sequentially by six employers, all of whom were the defendants in the instant case. Although he had worked for other employers prior to 1961, none of these was sued. Mr Heneghan was a smoker, and it is accepted tha...

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Published
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Reviewed (Other)
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Department:
Oxford, SSD, Law, Law Faculty
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Author
Publisher:
Sweet and Maxwell Publisher's website
Journal:
Law Quarterly Review Journal website
Volume:
133
Pages:
25-31
Publication date:
2017-01-05
Acceptance date:
2016-08-23
Pubs id:
pubs:656027
URN:
uri:cc694446-f15d-4edd-a930-36328e1ab868
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uuid:cc694446-f15d-4edd-a930-36328e1ab868
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pubs:656027

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