Mesothelioma, Asbestos Exposure (FOI_5898)

Freedom of information request details

FOI request date:

Service: Claims Management

The following information was requested:

I would like to repeat a request I made in 2019 in order to update my information for the charity Mesothelioma UK. I would like the most recent 15 years of data.

1) How many civil law cases of negligence have been taken against the NHS by current or former NHS employees who have developed mesothelioma and have sued because they believe it is due to asbestos exposure at work? I would like to know on a year-by-year basis
i) Number of claims received,
ii) Number of claims settled with a damages payment resolved in favour of the employee,
iii) Number of claims settled without a damages payment resolved in favour of the NHS,
iv) Number of claims resolved at trial with damages approved, set by court
v) Number of claims resolved out of court

I would also like two collated pieces of information (i.e. not broken down year-by-year)
vi) Number of claims received by gender
vii) Number of claims received by occupation type

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