"Full & Final" settlement may not be what it seems after High Court mesothelioma judgment

Dowdall v William Kenyon & Sons & Ors, High Court, 12 August 2014

The High Court was recently asked to deal with a claimant seeking damages for mesothelioma in circumstances where he had previously settled a claim for asbestos related injuries against a number of other employers in 2003.  The matter was dealt with by Andrew Edis QC sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge.

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Daren Charlton


I am a partner in the occupational health division of DWF’s insurance department in Manchester. I specialise in disease litigation work.