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1940’s exposure to asbestos at Fothergill & Harvey’s causes mesothelioma

19 Apr 2018, 3:58 p.m.

Fothergill & Harvey Limited

Our client was employed by Littleborough based Fothergill and Harvey’s between 1944 and 1951 and again from 1953 for a further period of 12 months as an apprentice electrical engineer and later a qualified electrical engineer. He worked for Fothergill and Harvey’s at their mills, Greenvale Mill, Sladden Wood Mill ...

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Family of Bradford French Polisher Succeed in Mesothelioma Claim

19 Apr 2018, 3:35 p.m.

QE2 - Queen Elizabeth 2 ship

The children of a mesothelioma sufferer from Bradford have received compensation following his death from the asbestos related cancer in July 2017. W and his family contacted the firm 8 days before he died. Within a few days we obtained a statement from W about his work history and exposure ...

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Asbestos exposure at Manchester’s Springfield Mental Hospital and Crumpsall Hospital causes ward clerk’s mesothelioma

18 Mar 2018, 9:28 p.m.

We are seeking maintenance men and contractors who worked at either of these hospitals in Manchester and recall coming across asbestos to contact us to help in the case of a ward clerk who has been diagnosed mesothelioma.

Our client, Joan Coyne, worked as a ward clerk at Springfield Mental ...

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Do West Midlands Mesothelioma Patients Lose Out? Interview with Dr Qamar Ghafoor

9 Mar 2018, 9:39 a.m.

The short answer is No - Dr Ghafoor explains why.

Dr Qamar Ghafoor is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist at University Hospital Birmingham (UHB) and leads the new mesothelioma multidisciplinary team (MDT) set up in October 2017. The MDT brings together specialist experts in mesothelioma including oncologists, surgeons, chest physicians, lung cancer ...

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Asbestos Law Partnership Spring 2018 Newsletter

9 Mar 2018, 9:17 a.m.

Dr Qamar Ghafoor

The Asbestos Law Partnership LLP's Spring 2018 Newsletter ALP Review is now online.  Click this link to open a PDF version  Asbestos Law Partnership Spring 2018 Newsletter

Inside this edition:-

  • West Midlands MD and Immunotherapy
  • Carillion collapse and its effect on asbestos sufferers
  • Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme - Is ...
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Have the IRA Bombs left an Asbestos Legacy.

24 Jan 2018, 6:08 p.m.

Manchester Arndale Bomb 1996

Those old enough to remember the 1970’s, 1980’s and 1990’s will probably recall a number of bombs being planted by the IRA throughout the United Kingdom. Warnings were frequently given before a bomb was detonated allowing those in the area a chance to escape and reducing the number of fatalities ...

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Turner Brothers Asbestos Site in Rochdale Continues to Cause Concern for Residents.

24 Jan 2018, 5:38 p.m.

Turner Brothers Asbestos Old Advert

Even though the site at Rochdale has long since been closed and the manufacture of any asbestos containing products stopped in the 1990’s, the legacy of the Turner Brothers Asbestos factory in Rochdale continues to cause fear for residents who worry about the amount of asbestos left on site and ...

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Asbestos in Yorkshire Power Stations

23 Oct 2017, 11:44 a.m.

From the 1940’s until the 1970’s a large number of coal fired power stations were built in Yorkshire.

These included:

Wakefield in 1948

Skelton Grange in 1955

Elland in 1959

Thorpe Marsh in 1963

Ferrybridge B and C in 1957 and 1966

Eggborough in 1967

Drax in 1974

These power ...

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Former Foyle & Kirk Painter and Decorator Diagnosed with Asbestos Cancer Seeks Former Work Mates Help

12 Oct 2017, 9:30 p.m.

Foyle & Kirk, Leeds

Our Client, a painter and decorator from Leeds who has sadly been diagnosed with mesothelioma, a cancer of the lining of the lung associated with asbestos exposure, is appealing for former work mates to help him bring his claim.

Our Client was employed between the 1960s and 1970s by Foyle ...

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Asbestos Law Partnership - Autumn 2017 Newsletter.

25 Sep 2017, 3:21 p.m.

Robin Howie

The Asbestos Law Partnership LLP's Autumn 2017 Newsletter ALP Review is now online.  Click this link to open a PDF version  ALP Review Autumn 2017 Newsletter

Inside this edition:-

  • HSE statisics underestimate mesothelioma deaths - interview with Robin Howie
  • 35 Years Since The Alice A Fight For Life Documentary was ...
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