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British smokers...



...must face an offsetting deduction from awards they may win over asbestos exposure, at least if they smoked after 1971, to reflect the contribution of their own actions to their ill health, according to a new ruling from the UK's High Court.

 

 


Isaac Gorodetski
Project Manager,
Center for Legal Policy at the
Manhattan Institute
igorodetski@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Press Officer,
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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