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Family victims to win in asbestos compensation: Court

Family victims to win in asbestos compensation: Court

Asbestos victims' families see relief in court.

A Sydney grandmother who died after contracting mesothelioma after washing her husband’s asbestos-ridden clothes for years was yesterday awarded a landmark $500,000 payout from James Hardie. 


The NSW Dust Diseases Tribunal has awarded Margaret Dawson the compensation in the Court of Appeal after her family continued the legal battle she started in 2007. Dawson died more than a year ago. 

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