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RESEARCH and BRIEFINGS

Clarity Around Apportionment of Damages on Mesothelioma Claims: International Energy Group Limited V Zurich Insurance plc

 


Deaths resulting from mesothelioma, an asbestos-related disease, continue to rise as do the resulting claims against employers. 

An important piece of litigation in respect of such claims has been running for over three years (International Energy Group v Zurich Insurance plc). Last week, the Supreme Court handed down judgment and provided clarity at last around apportionment of damages on mesothelioma claims. 

Marsh’s Adviser provides background to this litigation, the effects of the Supreme Court’s decision, what should be considered by companies, and how Marsh can assist them.