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Why Prison Sentences are Needed for Defendants who Fly Tip Asbestos

25 May 2018, 11:51 a.m.

Asbestos Flytipping

Barely a week seems to go by without reading about asbestos being illegally dumped and the Defendant being given a paltry sentence.

These cases are generally picked up by the local media but ignored by the National media.

In a case in Cheshire last week the Defendant was found ...

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Birmingham Mesothelioma claim settled in four months for a six figure sum.

22 May 2018, 4:50 p.m.


Asbestos pipe lagging

We were instructed by Mr M to pursue a claim for compensation against his former employer, who he knew as Hankinson Heating, after Mr M was unfortunately diagnosed with mesothelioma, a terminal cancer caused by exposure to asbestos.

Speed being of the essence, Mr M was seen at home ...

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Mavis Nye and Mesothelioma

10 May 2018, 4:42 p.m.

On the 9th April 2018 I had the pleasure of hearing Mavis Nye and her husband Ray speak at the Living Well with Mesothelioma Group meeting in Manchester which is run by Mesothelioma UK and the Greater Manchester Asbestos Victim Support Group.

Mavis Nye was diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2009 ...

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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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Asbestosis Death of West Midlands Man - Family Seek Answers

18 Mar 2018, 9:43 p.m.

David Lever Photo 

The wife and children of David Lever of Walsall who died at the age of 85 from asbestosis appeal to his former colleagues to get in touch with their solicitor so they can have some answers as to how he was exposed to the deadly substance asbestos which caused ...

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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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