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Client Alerts 09/04/2018
Dryden & Ors v Johnson Matthey Plc  UKSC 18 The Supreme Court has decided that mere sensitisation to an allergen is an injury for which damages can be recovered. The reasoning employed to reach that view is difficult to follow. Because of this the full implications are unclear. The one certainty is that insurers can expect to face other claims for sensitisation – and the damages may not be modest.
Concerns have been raised by employees and occupants regarding health issues linked to time spent in a building, but what are the causes and how do we deal with such claims?