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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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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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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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