Guidera v NEI Projects (India) Ltd: CA 30 Jan 1990

The word ‘attributable’ in the Act means ‘capable of being attributed’, rather than ’caused by’.


CA Tr No 60 of 1990


England and Wales


Appeal fromGuidera v NEI Projects (India) Ltd 17-Nov-1988
The plaintiff was exposed to asbestos in 1952 and 1953 and later diagnosed with asbestosis.
Held: He had suffered no injury by 4th June 1954 because physical injury would not occur for at least 5 (and more likely 10 – 20) years after exposure. . .

Cited by:

CitedHaward and others v Fawcetts HL 1-Mar-2006
The claimant sought damages from his accountants, claiming negligence. The accountants pleaded limitation. They had advised him in connection with an investment in a company which investment went wrong.
Held: It was argued that the limitation . .
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Updated: 26 May 2022; Ref: scu.238778