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World Lung Day – 25 September 2020 -

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Did you know that 1.6 million people die from lung cancer every year, making it the most deadly cancer of them all? Whilst most deaths are related to smoking, many are also caused by environmental exposure and, of course, exposure to asbestos. As well as lung cancer, there are various other forms of respiratory disease, including asthma and COVID-19.

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Why do asbestos solicitors appeal for witnesses on social media? -

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Due to the nature of asbestos-related diseases and the fact that they tend to develop decades after asbestos exposure has occurred it can often be difficult to find the evidence required to prove a legal claim. This is sometimes even more difficult when we are handling a fatal case, where the person with the asbestos-related disease has sadly died and was not able to provide a witness statement in their lifetime.

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E-cigarettes, lung cancer & contributory negligence: what’s the deal when making a claim for personal injury? -

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It has been long since known that exposure to both asbestos and cigarette smoke can cause lung cancer, both together and separately. It has been widely publicised since the 1970s that there is a link between smoking and severe lung damage, with ever increasing public health advice to give up smoking.

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Bannister v Freemans Plc: What does it mean for mesothelioma claimants? -

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In May of this year, the High Court handed down judgment in the case of Bannister v Freemans Plc, which has brought with it some concerning themes for mesothelioma claimants.

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Mesothelioma, lung cancer and asbestos education day – 18 October, Royds Withy King’s London Office - Royds Withy King, 69 Carter Lane, London, EC4V 5EQ

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This free education day will feature a number of experienced and expert speakers in the field of asbestos-related disease, and will be of interest to all healthcare professionals involved in the management of patients with related conditions.

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Action for Mesothelioma Day - Mesothelioma Memorial Garden, Queen's Park, Swindon

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Royds Withy King invite you, your family and friends to a dove release and memorial tree ceremony to honour those whose lives have been affected by mesothelioma and other asbestos-related illnesses. This year we also ask those who have lost …

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Professionals in Brain Injury event - 11 June, Royds Withy King, Midland Bridge House

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We will be hosting the upcoming Professionals in Brain Injury (PIBI) event in our Midland Bridge House office in Bath. Dr Leon Dysch, Clinical Neuropsychologist, will be speaking on the challenges of working with brain injury with a focus on …

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Professionals in Brain Injury event - 26 February, Royds Withy King, Midland Bridge House

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We will be hosting the upcoming Professionals in Brain Injury (PIBI) event in our Midland Bridge House office in Bath. Dr Kesta Purt, Clinical Psychologist in Neuropsychology, and Sarah Gibbin, Speech and Language Therapist, will be facilitating a discussion on …

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Monthly Asbestos Advice Clinic - Didcot

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Our specialist Industrial Diseases team are providing a drop in clinic in Tilehurst. We can provide free legal advice about mesothelioma, asbestosis, lung cancer or pleural thickening and help with benefits associated with these diseases.

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Free legal information clinic on asbestos-related diseases - Swindon

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Our specialist Asbestos-related Diseases team is running a free legal information clinic in our Swindon office. If you or your family member have been affected by an asbestos-related disease, please come and talk to our industrial disease specialist lawyers. Where: Royds Withy King office, 34 Regent …

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