Legal update: Mesothelioma claims

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The assumption that what insurers want cannot possibly be in the interests of the claimant is frustrating for solicitors who represent insurers. But, at the same time, the interests of claimants and their lawyers don't always overlap. As an example of this, there is a problem with the mesothelioma claims process that the Ministry of Justice has recognised but has now decided to walk away from.

In this article, Nick Pargeter focuses on the Ministry of Justice's mesothelioma reforms and outlines why the government is failing both claimants and insurers by abandoning fixed costs.