Margereson and Hancock v JW Roberts Ltd 2 April 1996 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Company should have known of asbestos dangers to residents

    Date:
    1 June 1996

    In Margereson and Hancock v JW Roberts Ltd, the Court of Appeal holds that a company should have known before 1933 that its asbestos dust emissions could harm children playing in the immediate vicinity of its factory.