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Australian Court Expands Damages Recoverable In Asbestos Case

(September 22, 2015, 9:43 AM EDT) -- NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia — Damages awarded for the inability to provide services do not arise from the same injury and are not offset by damages for a widow’s loss of services, an Australian court held Sept. 17 (Dionisatos (for the estate of the late George Dionysatos) v. Acrow Formwork & Scaffolding Pty Ltd., No [2015] NSWCA 281, New South Wales App.).

(Opinion available. Document #01-150923-014Z.)

Acrow Formwork & Scaffolding Pty Ltd. employee George Dionysatos worked as a scaffolder at the construction of the Sydney Opera...
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