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12 February 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Compensation recovered for former Roberts Adlard employee diagnosed with asbestos related diffuse pleural thickening

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Brian was diagnosed with pleural plaques following a CT scan in September 2011. He approached solicitors but was unable to pursue a claim for compensation as pleural plaques are not actionable if they are asymptomatic.

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Family of former lagger recover compensation following his death from mesothelioma

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Bill was employed by Joseph Nadin (Royton) Limited between 1958/59 and 1962/63 and again, intermittently, between 1967 and 1968 as a lagger.

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17 December 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Damages for ex-pat living in Chile against CEGB and Babcock & Wilcox

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In July 2016, Mr T contacted specialist asbestos diseases solicitor Jennifer Seavor following his diagnosis of asbestosis in June of the same year.

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Ex pat ship builder’s claim settles for six figure sum

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Mr W was in his 80s when he developed mesothelioma. He and his wife had emigrated to Skiathos many years before where they owned a substantial property with a large garden and a grove of olive trees.

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Family of mechanical fitter wins damages

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RWK were instructed by the family of Edward “Ted” Facey to investigate a claim for compensation arising from Ted’s death as a result of mesothelioma on 28 February 2015.

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Family of former British Rail coach finisher receive compensation after death from the ‘Swindon Disease’

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John Buy was exposed to asbestos whilst employed by British Rail.

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10 October 2019 1 Comment Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

Medicinal cannabis one year on remains a legal minefield

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As a specialist in representing individuals suffering from mesothelioma, lung cancer and asbestos-related diseases, I was invited to give a speech at Mesothelioma UK’s patient and carer day on 4 October on medicinal cannabis.

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5 July 2019 0 Comments Posted in News, Personal Injury

WITNESS APPEAL: DID YOU WORK FOR CHAMELEON REFURBISHMENTS BETWEEN 1999 AND 2003?

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Did you work with Kieran Mallen? Our specialist asbestos claims team has been instructed by the family of the late Kieran Mallen who sadly died from mesothelioma, an asbestos related cancer. Kieran Mallen worked for Chameleon Refurbishments between 1999 and …

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25 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Personal Injury

The Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme – fit for purpose?

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Jennifer Seavor, Senior Associate and specialist mesothelioma claims solicitor, looks at the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme (DMPS) which was introduced in 2014 and asks whether after four years more needs to be done.

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14 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Personal Injury

Cannabis oil – is it a pain control option for mesothelioma sufferers?

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Jennifer Seavor from our specialist mesothelioma claims team takes a look at the growing interest in cannabis oil as a pain control option for cancer patients and asks whether this is something mesothelioma sufferers should look in to.

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22 May 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

The family of former Swindon Railway Works employee receive six figure sum in compensation for mesothelioma

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In June 2017, Jennifer Seavor, a Senior Associate in our Industrial Disease team and specialist mesothelioma and asbestos disease solicitor, was instructed by Peter Heavens.

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Family of former Kitsons lagger receive compensation

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Colin Hunter was sadly diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 71 in 2016. At the time of his diagnosis Colin was still working as a self employed heating engineer.

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