Jurisdiction & Liability, an unusual case

On 6 November 2015 Lord Boyd of Duncansby’s Opinion was issued in the case of Louisa Docherty & Others v Secretary of State for Business Innovation Skills and Imperial Chemical Industries Limited 2015 CSOH 149. The First Pursuer’s husband had died as a result of exposure to asbestos.  She raised a Personal Injury Action along with another twenty-three Pursuers who were all relatives of her late husband, James Docherty.  Mr Docherty had died on 30 September 2011.  The First Pursuer … Continued