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British nuclear veterans likely to take their case to Britain’s Supreme Court

Ruling on nuclear test damages case, IBB Solicitors, 23rd November 2010Veterans who blame their ill health on Britain’s nuclear tests in the 1950s are likely to attempt to take their case to the Supreme Court following a ruling which has denied them a chance for their complaints to be heard in full trial.

The prospect emerged as the Ministry of Defence won the bulk of its appeal against a High Court ruling in June 2009 which allowed Britain’s atomic test veterans to claim damages.

The servicemen, some suffering from cancer, were seeking compensation for health problems they believe were caused by nuclear tests on the Australian mainland, Monte Bello islands and Christmas Island.

The MoD, which denies negligence, fought the cases on the preliminary point that they were all launched outside the legal time limit…….

Ruling on nuclear test damages case – Blog

November 24, 2010 - Posted by | general | , , ,

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