The claimant sought damages after her lifelong partner had died of asbestos associated illness after exposure while serving in the Navy. Liability had been refused under the 1947 Act, because the 1987 Act was not retrospective.
19298/08,  ECHR 166
European Convention on Human Rights, Crown Proceedings Act 1947, Crown Proceedings (Armed Forces) Act 1987
Questions to parties – ME MacRitchie v The United Kingdom ECHR 2-Nov-2010
The claimant’s life partner died after contracting diseases associated with his exposure to asbestos while serving in the Navy. . .
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Updated: 22 February 2021; Ref: scu.401707