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14 December 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Compensation recovered for family of former Plessey Semiconductors employee following his death from mesothelioma

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In May 2018 Neil Watson was on holiday and noticed he was unusually breathless. Neil saw a doctor who believed that he was suffering form an exacerbation of his existing COPD and told him not to worry.

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7 December 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Claim settled for former Bank of England employee who died from mesothelioma

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Lizzie Petersen was employed by the Bank of England as a banking clerk at their premises on Castle Street, Liverpool between 1957 and 1964. She was only a young woman at the time. Sadly, decades later Lizzie became poorly and was given the tragic news that she had developed mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure.

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

Claim for mesothelioma victim exposed to asbestos as a school cleaner/caretaker settled within five months of instruction

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Margaret James was employed by Gwynedd County Council between 1976 and 1992 as a cleaner and caretaker at a junior school in Llandudno.

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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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