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16 January 2019 0 Comments Posted in News, Personal Injury

WITNESS APPEAL: Did you work for any of these companies?

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Did you work with Steven Rhodes? Our specialist asbestos claims team has been instructed by the family of the late Steven Rhodes who sadly died from mesothelioma, an asbestos related cancer. Steven Rhodes worked as a mechanic and in his …

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7 January 2019 0 Comments Posted in News, Personal Injury

Former Plessey employee receives compensation for mesothelioma

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Sidney Stump was employed by The Plessey Company Limited in the maintenance department as a mill wright’s mate and later as a pipe fitter from approximately 1957 until 1981/82. Throughout his time in the maintenance department Sidney was heavily exposed …

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2 January 2019 0 Comments Posted in Personal Injury

New support group to help asbestos disease sufferers

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Last month, Jennifer Seavor and Rachel James from our Industrial Diseases team attended the launch of the South West Asbestos Support and Awareness Group (SWASAG).

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10 December 2018 0 Comments Posted in News, Personal Injury

Family recover compensation against Ford Motor Company

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Margaret McConnell was independent and active until early 2016 when she began to notice symptoms of shortness of breath feeling very tired. She developed a dry and persistent cough and attended her GP who referred her to the hospital.  A …

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8 November 2018 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

The risks of asbestos exposure from vintage products – and beyond

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Jennifer Seavor from our mesothelioma claims team talks about her experience of asbestos in vintage products, what she’s found out, and where else you may find the material.

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17 August 2018 0 Comments Posted in News, Personal Injury

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.  He began to experience symptoms of abdominal pain and swelling …

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11 July 2018 0 Comments Posted in News, Personal Injury

WITNESS APPEAL: Did you work for Bury Council in the 1970s and 1980s?

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Our specialist asbestos claims team has been instructed by the family of the late Audrey Lonsdale who sadly died from mesothelioma, an asbestos related cancer. We believe Audrey may have been exposed to asbestos when washing her late husband’s work …

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22 June 2018 0 Comments Posted in News, Personal Injury

WITNESS APPEAL: Did you work at or attend these schools in Croydon and South East London in the 1970s – 1990s?

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Our specialist asbestos claims team are investigating how the late Pauline Sparkes may have come into contact with asbestos during her working life.

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19 March 2018 0 Comments Posted in News, Personal Injury

WITNESS APPEAL: Did you work at or attend these schools in Croydon and South East London in the 1970s – 1990s?

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Our specialist asbestos claims team are investigating how the late Pauline Sparkes may have come into contact with asbestos during her working life.

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28 February 2018 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

New hope for mesothelioma and asbestos disease victims following Court of Appeal ruling

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On Thursday 22 February 2018, the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in the case of Bussey v Anglia Heating. The outcome is a welcome one which will hopefully make it easier for many asbestos disease sufferers to recover compensation – including funding for immunotherapy treatment – which is not currently available on the NHS.

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22 November 2017 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

Asbestos in schools: manage or remove?

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Jennifer Seavor, Associate in the Royds Withy King Industrial Diseases team, looks at why asbestos should be managed or removed in UK schools.

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7 November 2017 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Compensation recovered for Army serviceman for mesothelioma

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In July 2016 our specialist asbestos disease solicitor, Jennifer Seavor, was instructed by Mr T who had been diagnosed with sarcomatoid mesothelioma in May 2016.

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