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9 July 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Posthumous settlement for the family of Geoff who died from mesothelioma

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In May 2017, Rachel James an Associate in our specialist Industrial Diseases Team in Oxford was instructed by Geoff, an 83 year old gentleman from Cambridge, who had recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma.

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9 July 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Judgment at ‘show cause’ hearing for former trainee metallurgist with mesothelioma

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We have recently secured judgment for Mr H following a complex and difficult “show cause” hearing in the High Court.

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9 July 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Claim for mesothelioma for a 77 year old builder of agricultural buildings settles for £200,000 within 9 months of instruction

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Mr J was born in 1939 and diagnosed with mesothelioma in January of 2017 when he was aged 77.

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9 July 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Witness evidence key in settling hospital maintenance man’s mesothelioma claim

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Rachel James, a specialist asbestos disease solicitor in our Industrial Diseases Team, has recently concluded a case for the family of Michael Thornton, who sadly passed away from peritoneal mesothelioma in March 2017.

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26 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Dispute Resolution, Opinion

Why did adidas lose its three stripes trademark and what will happen next?

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When you think of adidas, what image pops into your head? If it is the synonymous three stripes than you may be surprised to learn that the European General Court has declared the adidas community trademark invalid. So why was adidas unsuccessful, and what should a brand do if they find themselves in this situation?

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The elephant in the (marginally smaller) room

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Mears Limited v Costplan Services (South East) Limited & Others [2019] EWCA Civ 502

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£12,000 recovered for client left with scarring following delayed treatment of cancer

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Sophie Angwin-Thornes acted for a 60 year old woman, who suffered the delay in diagnosis and treatment of basal cell carcinoma at the Royal United Hospital, Bath.

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13 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Six-figure settlement secured for client following negligent orthopaedic surgery

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Mrs L brought suffered prolonged pain and disability as a result of a negligent knee replacement. Mrs L, represented by Ali Cloak, received a six-figure sum in compensation.

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13 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Seven-figure settlement secured for client who underwent amputation due to negligent orthopaedic treatment

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Ali Cloak, Senior Associate in our Bath office, secured a seven-figure sum for her client who was had to undergo an amputation following negligent treatment on the part of her orthopaedic surgeon, and later, her GP.

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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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22 May 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, 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.

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22 May 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

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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