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APIL response to Ministry of Justice mesothelioma consultation

APIL have issued their response to the Ministry of Justice consultation on proposals to speed up the settlement of mesothelioma claims in England and Wales. They recommend that if a claimant can

APIL have issued their response to the Ministry of Justice consultation on proposals to speed up the settlement of mesothelioma claims in England and Wales. They recommend that if a claimant can establish causative exposure then the claim should be settled on a strict liability basis; they also recommend that interim payments be increased and that faster access to medical records would improve the speed with which claims are progressed.