Jennifer Seavor, Author at Royds Withy King Solicitors

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15 June 2017 0 Comments Posted in Personal Injury

When is lung cancer connected to asbestos exposure?

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lung cancer xray

It is well known that mesothelioma, an aggressive and incurable form of lung cancer, is almost always connected to exposure to asbestos. Mesothelioma can develop after even low levels of exposure to asbestos. However there are a number of other types of lung cancer where the connection to asbestos is not as clear cut.

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

£230,000 in compensation for the family of a former Swindon Railway Works apprentice

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In this mesothelioma claim case, Jennifer Seavor, associate in our Industrial Diseases team, secured a lifetime compensation of over £230,000 for a former Swindon Railway Works apprentice, who was diagnosed with mesothelioma in early 2016.

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22 December 2016 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Claim for former ship builder / metal worker settles for over £200,000 within nine months of instruction

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In this mesothelioma claim case, Jennifer Seavor, associate in our Industrial Diseases team, secured a lifetime compensation of over £200,000 for a former ship builder and metal worker.

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1 November 2016 0 Comments Posted in Opinion

The Clifford Lloyd Education Fund

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Clifford Lloyd

We are offering discretionary £250 bursaries to professionals involved in the care and treatment of patients with mesothelioma and lung cancer. This is assist with the costs of attending the National Lung Cancer Forum for Nurses and the British Thoracic Oncology Group annual conferences.

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1 July 2016 0 Comments Posted in Personal Injury

How acts of terrorism are starting to cause asbestos deaths

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Anthophyllite asbestos

During the the 20th Century, the developing world became increasingly fascinated with an apparently revolutionary material. It was light, strong, flame resistant and an exceptional insulator that could be easily mixed or woven into other materials. Thanks to its adaptability this ancient and naturally occurring fibre became the hallmark of a modern and successful city. But little did we know that one day Asbestos was to become a time bomb that would affect future generations in a way that few could have imagined.

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29 June 2016 0 Comments Posted in Personal Injury

What is Action Mesothelioma Day and why is it so important?

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Acton Mesothelioma Day 2016

Action Mesothelioma Day is an annual event held on the first Friday in July every year. Mesothelioma is an incurable cancer caused by asbestos exposure and the day is now dedicated to remembering those who have lost their lives to the disease, and to support and pay tribute to sufferers and their families.

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