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Company should have known of asbestos dangers to residents

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    Margereson and Hancock v JW Roberts Ltd 2 April 1996 CA (0 other reports)

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. Furthermore, harm, rather than a particular disease, was all that mattered.