Grant (widow and executrix of the estate of Grant, deceased) v Secretary of State for Transport

Fatal accident – Damages. The claimant, representing the deceased's estate, made a claim for damages following the deceased's exposure to asbestos whilst being employed by the British Railways Board, whose liabilities had been succeeded by the defendant Secretary of State. The Queen's Bench Division, pursuant to the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1934 and the Fatal Accidents Act 1976, made a number of awards including for pain, suffering and loss of amenity, intangible benefits, as well as past, and future, domestic and business dependency.

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