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Surgeon dies from hospital exposure to asbestos

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7246.1358/a (Published 20 May 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1358
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
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    The family of a consultant plastic surgeon who died of mesothelioma at age 47 had a settlement of £1.15m ($1.8m) from Camden and Islington Health Authority approved by the High Court in London last week.

    The health authority accepted that James Emerson, a consultant at the Royal Northern …

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