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

Widower of secondary exposure victim obtains damages from Kodak Ltd

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Rose Levens, much loved wife of Albert, sadly died of mesothelioma on 5 August 2015.

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

Family of former teacher at Bredbury Comprehensive School receive compensation

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The sons of a former teacher at Bredbury Comprehensive School instructed Royds Withy King to pursue a claim on behalf of their late father. Our clients’ father was diagnosed with mesothelioma in July 2016 and sadly passed away on 10 September 2016.

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

Doosan Babcock Metallurgist receives compensation

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Rachel James, Associate Solicitor in our Industrial Disease team was instructed by Andrew’s family in March 2017.

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

Claim for Mesothelioma sufferer – a Mum who laundered her son’s work clothes settled more than 10 years after the expiry of the limitation period

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Royds Withy King have recently settled a claim for a Mesothelioma sufferer who died in May 2003 aged 75.

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

COLLIERY WORKERS FAMILY RECEIVE SIX FIGURE COMPENSATION FOR MESOTHELIOMA WITHIN A WEEK OF THE TRIAL DATE

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Mr Ferguson left school at the age of 14 and went to work at Fishburn Colliery in County Durham. Following nationalisation he undertook an apprenticeship with the National Coal Board (NCB) as a blacksmith and remained working for the NCB at Fishburn Colliery until 1968.

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

LUNG CANCER CLAIM AGAINST N HOLMAN & SONS LTD (SHIP REPAIRERS)

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Mr Cooper was employed by N Holman & Sons Ltd between 1983 and 1989 as a fitter/welder working at the company’s dry dock in Penzance.

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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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26 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Real Estate

WeWork, WeLive, WeGrow…

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As “co-working” and “flexible office space” become everyday terms, we look at the sector’s best-known start-up and determine what sets it apart from the competition.

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