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

Successful claim for Rosyth dockyard painter and decorator

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Our specialist asbestos claims team were instructed by James (Jim) Hamilton following his diagnosis of mesothelioma in 2019.

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16 November 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Compensation secured for painter and decorator diagnosed with mesothelioma within three months of instruction

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Emily Barratt, solicitor in our specialist asbestos disease team was instructed by a client from Swindon in March 2020 following his diagnosis of mesothelioma. Instructions were received from the client during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown and so all communication had to take place via telephone, instead of a face-to-face visit as usual.

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9 November 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Compensation recovered for family following mum’s death from exposure to asbestos from her late husband’s work clothes

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Our specialist asbestos claims team was contacted by Mrs Brookes’s family following her diagnosis of mesothelioma. Mrs Brookes had mild dementia and at the time of our visit, Mrs Brookes did not know of her diagnosis due to the upset it would have caused her. We attended Mrs Brookes at home to speak to her regarding her recollections of her husband’s work and asbestos. Despite how unwell she was, Mrs Brookes was ale to give us some information.

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19 October 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Fatal mesothelioma claim settles for £298,000 just one week before the Assessment of Damages hearing.

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Helen Childs, Head of our specialist Industrial Disease claims team, details a recent successful case involving a claim for mesothelioma.

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19 October 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Damages for family of Brymbo Steelworks Pitman diagnosed with asbestosis

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Royds Withy King, were instructed by the family of Mr J in September 2017, a year after he had passed away from asbestosis.

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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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