Wales Joins the Governments Seeking to Recover Medical Costs from Asbestos Defendants and/or Insurer
The BBC reports that Wales recently adopted a previously debated law that allows the government to recoup medical costs from an asbestos defendant or insurer found responsible for the injuries that were treated. A prior version of the bill is here. The Association of British Insurers opposed the bill – it’s letter is here, along with other legislative history. Further history is here.