Najib v John Laing plc - mesothelioma and high cost of life extending treatment which didn't work
An example of a case in which the High Court took a favourable view of a claim by an employee for the cost of expensive but useless life extending "alternative medicine" treatment where the employee was suffering from malignant mesothelioma, having been exposed to asbestos at work.
Mr Mohammed Najib worked as a joiner for John Laing plc between 1974 and 1980. John Laing plc accepted that it was liable to pay certain amounts but disputed other amounts. In more detail, they accepted liability to pay for: