Pleural Plaques & Future Risk

Lord Boyd’s Opinion has been issued in Roger Harris v The Advocate General [2016] CSOH 49 Mr Harris was employed as boiler maker with the Ministry of Defence from 1961 to 1977. During his employment he was exposed to asbestos. He developed pleural plaques and raised an action against the Advocate General representing his former employers, The Ministry of Defence. Liability was admitted and a proof proceeded on quantum with the evidence being agreed by way of a Joint Minute … Continued