The tort lawyer might say the world will end with a group litigation order or, at least, an inquest. Certainly, both feature large when considering the subject of ‘Clean Air and Tort Law’. Claims activity relating to aviation, air quality – in particular as affected by diesel engine exhaust emissions – are all in prospect. This article considers the developing scientific basis for such claims before summarising recent public law challenges in relation to air quality. It ends with some lessons to be learned by private lawyers from previous litigation in this arena …
Patrick Limb QC and Tom Herbert, ‘Clean air and tort law’  Journal of Personal Injury Litigation (3) 123-128.