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10 January 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Brewery worker’s mesothelioma claim settles for over £200,000

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When R was diagnosed with mesothelioma his first thoughts about where he had come into contact with asbestos were that it must have been when he lived in South Africa as a child.

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10 January 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Grandfather’s mesothelioma claim settles for over £100,000

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W died of mesothelioma in August 2016. His conditions developed very quickly and he had no chance to seek legal advice or to make a full lifetime statement. However he described exposure to asbestos when he helped build the new JR hospital in Oxford.

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10 January 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Mesothelioma claim settles for £670,000 days before trial

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K was only 59 when he was diagnosed with mesothelioma in October 2016. A plumber by trade, he had come into contact with asbestos as a youngster, in the 1970s and 80s.

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10 January 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Mesothelioma claim settles for £840,000 – the importance of specialist legal and medical support

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P was a retired former swimming pool and leisure centre manager who had been exposed to asbestos when he was first working in the West Midlands in the 1960’s and 70’s. Asbestos was widely used on the heating systems for the swimming pools.

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

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

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

Claim for Imperial Tobacco worker with light exposure to asbestos settles

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Mrs H developed mesothelioma. She could not recall definite exposure to asbestos during the course of her own employment and the first solicitor she contacted was unable to continue with the claim.

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

Claim for former secretary in asbestos factory

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Mrs 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.

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

Damages for family of factory maintenance worker after another firm gives up

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Rachel James recently acted for Mrs L, the daughter of Mr A who had passed away from asbestosis, having worked as a factory maintenance worker for A Pank and Sons Ltd and Carley’s chocolate factory in Norwich.

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

Claim for former lagger who developed biphasic 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.

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

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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