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

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

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

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

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

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

Former scrap metal worker receives provisional settlement for asbestosis

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We recently acted for Mr H who was diagnosed with asbestosis in October 2016.

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4 April 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Claim for former lagger who developed diphasic 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. He described exposure to asbestos for three or four lagging companies in the 1960s.

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3 April 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Claim for former secretary who worked in asbestos factory

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June 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. Mrs W married her husband Colin in the 1960’s and in 1971 they emigrated to Australia. Mrs W became unwell and was diagnosed with mesothelioma from which she died just before Christmas 2017.

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3 April 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Settlement for medical student who worked with asbestos during the holidays

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Mr N, who was born in Nigeria in 1938, came over to England in the 1960s and started studying to become a doctor. He only had partial funding so had to work throughout all of his holidays in order to support himself. He worked at Johnson Matthey and also Atlas Stone.

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3 April 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Claim for architect exposed to asbestos in the 1960s settles for a substantial six figure sum with less than a week to go to the trial

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Mr W, who was born in 1940 worked as an architect building schools in Hertfordshire and also worked for Distillers Company Limited in their chemicals and plastics division – carrying out rebuilding and extension design work to several of its factories. He described exposure to asbestos in both these jobs as he oversaw the construction of the factories and Council buildings including schools that are still in existence today. 

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