Revenue for top-100 law firms increased by 5.2% for the three months to October 31 compared with the same period last year.
The government does not have the stomach to deal with mesothelioma as it does with other claims.
There has been a mixed reaction to the latest round of EU recommendations and directives.
The UK and US are far from alone in getting businesses to do their snooping dirty work.
A Devon food producer was on the list of those on a trade trip to China. But where were the law firms?