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Experts warn insurance industry over Lords' plural plaques ruling

The House of Lords ruling on pleural plaque compensation cases may have closed the door but opened the window for further claims, according to industry experts.

The decision by the Lords to block the claims by four people suffering from pleural plaques has been viewed as a major success for the insurance industry. However, experts have warned that insurers could expect a raise in the number of claims for pleural thickening. In addition, claimants may be able to put forward an alternative

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