Gallagher and others v S C Cheadle Hume Ltd and others

Damages – Quantum – Loss of society. Court of Session: In an action by the family of a man who died of mesothelioma caused by negligent exposure to asbestos when working for the defenders, the court awarded £80,000 to his widow, £35,000 to each of his four children, and made awards ranging from £2,500 to £25,000 to his seven grandchildren.

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