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Asbestos and bad weather – do we need to do more?

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Storms Ciara and Dennis hit the UK and countries in Europe recently, bringing a wave of damage and disruption. Strong winds and heavy rainfall caused major disruption to travel services, led to significant flooding in some parts of the country and caused a number of power cuts. This is not the first extreme weather to be reported this winter. Other highly reported events include the devastating wild fires that have been raging for months in Australia.

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Royds Withy King marks Colour The World Orange Day with £5,000 donation to CRPS UK

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Royds Withy King are marking Colour The World Orange Day with a donation to leading national Complex Regional Pain Syndrome charity, CRPS UK.

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WITNESS APPEAL: Did you work at any of these schools in the 1960s – 1980s?

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Our specialist asbestos claims team has been instructed by a client who has recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma, an asbestos related cancer.

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WITNESS APPEAL: DID YOU WORK AT HORSTMAN LIMITED?

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Our specialist asbestos claims team are appealing for anyone with knowledge about asbestos at Horstman Limited/Horstman Defence Systems between 1940-1992.

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WITNESS APPEAL: DID YOU WORK FOR FURZEBOOK LTD, BRITISH CELANESE LTD OR DERBY AND MIDLAND WARP KNITTING CO LIMITED BETWEEN 1967 AND 1968?

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Our specialist asbestos claims team has been instructed by a gentleman who has sadly developed mesothelioma.   We are investigating how our client may have come into contact with asbestos and are interested in speaking with anyone who worked for …

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WITNESS APPEAL: DID YOU WORK FOR OR AT WOOLWORTHS BETWEEN 1964 AND 1975?

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Our specialist asbestos claims team has been instructed by a lady who sadly developed mesothelioma, an asbestos related cancer. We are investigating how our client may have come into contact with asbestos and are interested in speaking with anyone who …

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WITNESS APPEAL: DID YOU WORK ON THE RENOVATION OF LONDON BRIDGE STATION IN THE 1970s?

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Our specialist asbestos claims team has been instructed by the family of a gentleman who sadly died from mesothelioma, an asbestos related cancer.

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WITNESS APPEAL: DID YOU WORK FOR CHAMELEON REFURBISHMENTS BETWEEN 1999 AND 2003?

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Did you work with Kieran Mallen? Our specialist asbestos claims team has been instructed by the family of the late Kieran Mallen who sadly died from mesothelioma, an asbestos related cancer. Kieran Mallen worked for Chameleon Refurbishments between 1999 and …

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WITNESS APPEAL: DID YOU WORK FOR BRITISH SUGAR IN THE PRE-CAMPAIGN PERIODS BETWEEN 1969 AND 2002?

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Our specialist asbestos claims team have been instructed by the family of the late Graham Jones who sadly developed and died from mesothelioma, an asbestos related cancer. We are investigating how Mr Jones may have come into contact with asbestos …

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WITNESS APPEAL: DID YOU WORK FOR MOLINS MACHINE CO LTD/MOLINS LTD BETWEEN 1961 AND 1970?

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Our specialist asbestos claims team has been instructed by the family of a gentleman who has sadly developed and died from mesothelioma. We are investigating how he may have come into contact with asbestos and are interested in speaking with …

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WITNESS APPEAL: Did you work for the Bank of England in Liverpool or did you work at the Bank of England’s premises on Castle Street, Liverpool, when it underwent modernisation between 1962 and 1967?

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  Elizabeth (Lizzie) Petersen (nee Powney) died as a consequence of mesothelioma, an asbestos-related disease, in March 2016. Lizzie worked for the Bank of England in Liverpool between 1957 and 1964. We believe she may have been exposed to asbestos …

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National Trustee Role for Royds Withy King Industrial Diseases Expert

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The head of the Industrial Diseases team at law firm Royds Withy King has recently been appointed to Mesothelioma UK’s Board of Trustees. Partner Helen Childs, who is nationally-renowned for successfully pursuing complex industrial diseases legal claims, has been appointed …

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