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Askern House, Balby Bridge Estate

Client: Woodgate & Clark
Office: London

Sectors
Residential

Services
Expert witness

Project cost
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Askern House, Balby Bridge Estate Askern House, Balby Bridge Estate
Watts was appointed by loss adjustors, and subsequently solicitors, acting for the insurers of a window manufacturer who in the course of replacing windows in terraces of housing association houses, inadvertently disturbed asbestos containing materials and whom are facing a claim for substantial costs arising from the need to vacate and decontaminate the properties. We were required to review the various documents and information and to give an initial opinion on the potential liability of the window installer and his subcontractors. Watts was appointed as experts to advise insurers on the potential liability of a window installer and his subcontractors for the inadvertent disturbance of asbestos containing materials within a housing estate.

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