Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Government agrees to pay damages to asbestos workers after Supreme Court win

The central government has said it will settle a pending asbestos suit brought by Osaka Prefecture factory workers and their families, after the Supreme Court ruled in their favor earlier this month.

It said it would consider also settling with plaintiffs who have filed similar lawsuits elsewhere and with all people who suffered health problems as a result of their work at asbestos factories during the period the Supreme Court ruled on.

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