The family of a mechanical fitter who died of an asbestos-related illness in England after inhaling the deadly dust while working as an apprentice at a shipbuilding company in Scotland should pursue their claim for damages under Scots law, after the Inner House of the Court of Session overturned a judge’s ruling that the case should be determined under English law. (see below for previous decision Docherty v Secretary of State).

Docherty v Secretary of State


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