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2 October 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Mesothelioma claim settles after first solicitors were unsuccessful

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Helen Childs, head of our specialist asbestos claims team, recently settled a mesothelioma claim for the family of a Southampton man who was exposed to asbestos after visiting HMS Sheffield when it was under construction in the 1970s.

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24 September 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies

£1.6 million for amputation following a motorcycle accident

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JC was only a teenager when he had a motorcycle accident which resulted in severe leg injuries.

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16 August 2019 0 Comments Posted in Events, Personal Injury

Mesothelioma, lung cancer and asbestos education day – 18 October, Royds Withy King’s London Office

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This free education day will feature a number of experienced and expert speakers in the field of asbestos-related disease, and will be of interest to all healthcare professionals involved in the management of patients with related conditions.

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29 July 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Claim for paper mill worker who developed mesothelioma settles after first firm of solicitors abandon the case

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Gerald, a retired paper mill worker, developed mesothelioma in 2014.

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Claim for Mesothelioma sufferer – a Mum who laundered her son’s work clothes settled more than 10 years after the expiry of the limitation period

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Royds Withy King have recently settled a claim for a Mesothelioma sufferer who died in May 2003 aged 75.

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9 July 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Claim for mesothelioma for a 77 year old builder of agricultural buildings settles for £200,000 within 9 months of instruction

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Mr J was born in 1939 and diagnosed with mesothelioma in January of 2017 when he was aged 77.

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17 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in News, Personal Injury

WITNESS APPEAL: DID YOU WORK FOR BRITISH SUGAR IN THE PRE-CAMPAIGN PERIODS BETWEEN 1969 AND 2002?

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Our specialist asbestos claims team have been instructed by the family of the late Graham Jones who sadly developed and died from mesothelioma, an asbestos related cancer. We are investigating how Mr Jones may have come into contact with asbestos …

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11 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in News, Personal Injury

WITNESS APPEAL: DID YOU WORK FOR MOLINS MACHINE CO LTD/MOLINS LTD BETWEEN 1961 AND 1970?

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Our specialist asbestos claims team has been instructed by the family of a gentleman who has sadly developed and died from mesothelioma. We are investigating how he may have come into contact with asbestos and are interested in speaking with …

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18 April 2019 0 Comments Posted in News, Personal Injury

National Trustee Role for Royds Withy King Industrial Diseases Expert

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The head of the Industrial Diseases team at law firm Royds Withy King has recently been appointed to Mesothelioma UK’s Board of Trustees. Partner Helen Childs, who is nationally-renowned for successfully pursuing complex industrial diseases legal claims, has been appointed …

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4 April 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Claim for former lagger who developed diphasic mesothelioma settles three weeks before the assessment of damages hearing

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Mr L was only 68 when he developed mesothelioma in the summer of 2018. He described exposure to asbestos for three or four lagging companies in the 1960s.

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3 April 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Claim for former secretary who worked in asbestos factory

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June W was secretary in Cape Asbestos Factory in Hebden Bridge in the 1950s. She regularly used to have to go out onto the factory floor to deliver and collect messages. Mrs W married her husband Colin in the 1960’s and in 1971 they emigrated to Australia. Mrs W became unwell and was diagnosed with mesothelioma from which she died just before Christmas 2017.

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Settlement for medical student who worked with asbestos during the holidays

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Mr N, who was born in Nigeria in 1938, came over to England in the 1960s and started studying to become a doctor. He only had partial funding so had to work throughout all of his holidays in order to support himself. He worked at Johnson Matthey and also Atlas Stone.

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