The decision of the High Court to allow this group claim demonstrates the potential willingness of the courts to exercise their discretion to allow injury and diseases claims that may appear too old to pursue.
If you have a workplace injury issue you should never feel it is too late to seek legal advice.
Coking plants were often attached to collieries in south Wales Hundreds of former National Coal Board (NCB) coke workers have been told they can launch a legal challenge for compensation over illnesses. More than 350 workers and their families from south Wales, south Yorkshire and north Derbyshire claim dust and fumes led to ill health. A judge at the High Court in London ruled on Tuesday that a group compensation case can go ahead.