Lawyer Blasts London’s Shift On Asbestos

London Editor

A leading U.S. attorney representing policyholders responsible for asbestos bodily injuries lashed out at the recent decision by Equitas and a group of London market companies to require medical documentation before asbestos claims will be paid.

As of June 1, the London market will require adequate medical evidence of a claimants injury and the identification of the defendants product responsible for the asbestos-related injury before approving a claim. (See NU, May 14, page 1.)

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