Case Report: Matthews v Collins & ors [2013] EWHC 2952 (QB)

Disposal of histological samples; civil proceedings; fair trial ‘It would be good practice for solicitors instructed by claimants in fatal asbestos claims to advise both their clients and the relevant coroner’s office that disposal of histological samples should not be undertaken without confirmation from those solicitors that the samples are not required for the purposes …
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Cases Referenced

  • Arrow Nominees Inc v Blackledge [2000] EWCA Civ 200
  • Currie v Rio Tinto plc & ors (Unreported, 6 Oct 2010)
  • Matthews v Collins & ors [2013] EWHC 2952 (QB)
  • Weaver (Widow & Personal Representative of Harry L Weaver, deceased) v Contract Services Division Ltd (Unreported, 3 Sep 2009)