All other employers of people who have suffered at the same time have been found liable so methinks the MOD is unlikely to be different.Passed-over_Loggie said:I remember a DCI back in the '80s distinguishing between hazardous and non hazardous asbestos. Can't remember which were which now; white, brown, blue (crocodilite?). I'm sure that was based on the best medical evidence at the time and, clearly, flawed. Would the Royal Dockyard have knowingly placed men's health at risk? The H&S brigade was well dug in by that time.
As Jimmy_Green said, it would be easy for her to breath in fibres off her dad. The question is whether or not MoD(N) was negligent at the time. Of course we feel the sadness for this and it's natural to feel that she is a victim who's owed something; but who's victim is she?
One of the things we easily overlook when we consider our overstretched Defence Budget is the tens of millions of Pounds handed out for sundry compensation. The Treasury sure as hell doesn't insure us against it.
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