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23 September 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

£140,000 mesothelioma payment secured within six weeks.

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Helen Childs explains how her and her specialist mesothelioma claims team successfully sought £140,000 for a client whose health is rapidly declining.

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21 July 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Over £270k in damages for 62-year-old runner who was hit by a car and sustained a life-changing brain injury

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Tracy Norris-Evans and Rosie Hodgetts, from our Personal Injury team, recently secured significant compensation for a man whose life was changed after he was hit by a car in 2014.

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4 March 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Family of former dockyard worker recover compensation following death from mesothelioma

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Douglas began his apprenticeship as a boiler maker at Chatham Dockyard in 1955 at the age of 15.

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

Justice for wife of maintenance fitter exposed to asbestos by Delecta Table Waters

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We have recently concluded a claim for John, a resident of Malta, who moved there in 1990 with his wife, Antonia, who is a Maltese national.

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12 February 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 swimming pools.

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

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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12 February 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

£15.1 million secured for woman who suffered brain damage at birth

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Paul Rumley secured a £15.1 million settlement for a 25-year-old woman, L, who was brain damaged during her first 72 hours of life, as a consequence of a failure to diagnose and treat low blood sugar levels.

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

Damages for painter and decorator exposed to asbestos at LF Europe Limited including funding for immunotherapy

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Rachel James recently concluded a claim for Trevor who was sadly diagnosed with mesothelioma. Trevor spent the majority of his working life working for LF Europe Limited who were previously known as Peter Black Footwear & Accessories Limited. He worked for them as a painter and decorator from the late 1970s and had been exposed to asbestos during the course of his work when he had to brush down walls and metal girders sprayed with asbestos, to prepare them for painting.

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

Mesothelioma claim settles for £670K just 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 1970’s and 80’s. The firms he served his apprenticeship with and worked for afterwards undertook domestic work as well as commercial contracts, including at several schools in the Reading area, where much asbestos was used, particularly in the boilerhouses and heating systems.

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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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