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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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ALP Conclude Mesothelioma Case for Plumber in Two Months

25 Aug 2017, 1:40 p.m.


We were contacted by the family of Harold in June 2017. Harold had recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma and needed to know whether he was able to bring a claim for damages against his former employer.

He had worked as a plumber for a local firm RB Stead & ...

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Palliative Care – So what is it anyway?

8 Aug 2017, 2:21 p.m.

This was the theme of the Manchester “Living Well With Mesothelioma” Support Group July Meeting.

The talk was presented by Dr Samantha Kay, a consultant in palliative care based at Wythenshawe Hospital and St Anne’s Hospice and also Lorraine Creech, a Mesothelioma UK Nurse and despite the technical difficulties with ...

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Mesothelioma Mars 2 Patient Experience Report

20 Jul 2017, 5:52 p.m.

The John Pickering and Partners Charitable Trust has been funding the Mars 2 Patient Experience Study. The interim report has now been released and makes interesting reading for those involved with mesothelioma randomised trials.  The findings with regard to the understanding of the randomised trial process by mesothelioma patients merits ...

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35 Years Since Alice A Fight For Life Documentary

20 Jul 2017, 11:19 a.m.


35 years ago, Alice Jefferson (pictured above), made a claim against Cape Asbestos. She was diagnosed with mesothelioma from working in their Acre Mill factory (pictured above) in Hebden Bridge.

She only worked there for a few months when she was 17. Her story became the focus of the ...

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Muffins for May Cake Sale for Mesothelioma UK

19 Jul 2017, 10:02 a.m.


On Monday 22nd May at our offices in the Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre in Halifax, we hosted a Muffin for May cake sale raising £152.33 for Mesothelioma UK.

The event was well attended, with many people for the Centre popping by to buy a muffin or a piece ...

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Action Mesothelioma Day - Friday 7th July 2017

30 Jun 2017, 12:14 p.m.

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Mesothelioma is a cancer caused by breathing in asbestos dust. It does not develop straight after the harmful exposure. Mesothelioma is often diagnosed 10 to 50 years after the initial exposure. In some cases, it can even take longer than that. There is no cure for this asbestos cancer and ...

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Manchester Mesothelioma Support Group Meeting June 2017

6 Jun 2017, 12:56 p.m.

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I attended the Mesothelioma Support Group Meeting on 6th June, which was held by Mesothelioma UK and Greater Manchester Asbestos Victim Support Group and was able to speak to people at the group who had either been diagnosed with mesothelioma or were caring for somebody who had been diagnosed with ...
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Muffins For Meosthelioma UK Event

17 May 2017, 2 p.m.

Alessandro Pugno and the Eternit Trial - Manchester Mesothelioma Support Group

10 May 2017, 12:35 p.m.

On Monday 8th May, I was lucky enough to be able to attend a talk by Alessandro Pugno at the Patient and Carers meeting held by the Greater Manchester Asbestos Victim Support Group and Mesothelioma UK.

It was both interesting and saddening to hear Alessandro’s story.  He comes from ...
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