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Asbestos victims in York hope for a change in the law

Asbestos victims in York hope for a change in the law

5:45am 25th November 2009

Thousands of people from York, who've been exposed to asbestos, may soon find out if they'll be able to claim compensation.

Law Lords passed a ruling a few years ago that blocked payouts to people with pleural plaques.

That's a scaring of the lungs that can develop into cancer.

Its understood Governement lawyers to decide if compensation can be granted.

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