'Mixed emotions' after asbestos ruling

Leslie Screach died in 2003 after being exposed to asbestos fibres. Today his daughter Ruth Durham said she still had mixed emotions:

I am delighted to hear of the court's decision which will now see justice done for my father and the other mesothelioma sufferers. I was determined to see this through with a positive outcome for all those who, like my dad, suffered so terribly because of someone else's negligence. I miss him every day and no sum of money will ever bring him back or make up for what he went through.

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Asbestos relatives win ruling

Relatives of workers who died of an asbestos-related cancer have won a compensation fight at the Supreme Court. This means that employers' insurers are likely to have to pay out on policies from the late 1940s to the late 1990s.