Worker exposed to asbestos will receive more than $300,000 payout

Reported by Haydee | 15 Dec, 2011

An asbestos victim will receive more than $300,000 compensation after the High Court dismissed an appeal made by an industrial building materials company against the award. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that the High Court decided there was enough evidence to uphold The Dust Diseases Tribunal’s original verdict that asbestos-containing brake linings manufactured by the …