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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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Wife of a Ford Motor Company employee develops mesothelioma after washing her husband’s overalls

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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.

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Compensation recovered for family of Glaswegian man who died from mesothelioma

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Billy instructed us in October 2016 following his diagnosis of mesothelioma.

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Family of railway worker who died from the ‘Swindon disease’ receive compensation

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Geoffrey Peace died from mesothelioma, an incurable cancer caused by exposure to asbestos dust on 1 October 2017.

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Family of carpenter Roy Blakey conclude their claim following his death from mesothelioma

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Roy Blakey was fit and well and working full time until summer 2016 when he began to notice weight loss and experience breathlessness and back pain. Initially, Roy put this down to occupational asthma.

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Partner of former BBC engineer receives damages following his death from mesothelioma at the age of 58 after first solicitors give up

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Patrick Smith was employed by the BBC as an electronics engineer. Throughout his employment he worked at a variety of sites. A large part of his job involved stripping and maintaining parts of transmitters and in doing so he came in to contact with steam pipes which were lagged with asbestos which was inadvertently damaged as he worked on the transmitters. A number of the components also contained asbestos.

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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.

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