Disease update

It’s been another busy month for developments on mesothelioma claims. The Justice Committee announced an inquiry into the removal of the LASPO exemption regarding the recoverability of success fees and ATE premiums; and preparation for the start of the Mesothelioma Payment Scheme continues with the publication of the Regulations governing the scheme. There have also been developments on the Recovery of Medical Costs Asbestos Diseases (Wales) Bill as this week the Supreme Court has been considering whether the National Assembly for Wales has the power to enact the Bill which was passed in November 2013.

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