Tags: Asbestos


NADIA COGGIOLA – MICHELE GRAZIADEI - CDCT Working Paper 20-2013/LST2 Abstract: Italy is one of the countries where the production of materials made out of asbestos has caused a high number of deaths, massive damage to human health, and to the environment. This paper is dedicated to the biggest case ever litigated in Europe in this …

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NADIA COGGIOLA - CDCT Working Paper 1-2012/LST1 Abstract: This paper investigates, firstly, the issue of ascertainment of causal link in mesothelioma cases, consequent to negligent exposure to asbestos dust, in Italian tort law: unlike English courts, Italian courts have never developed a special test for ascertainment of causation in mesothelioma cases. Secondly, the relationship between judicial ascertainment …

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