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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 ...read more
1940’s exposure to asbestos at Fothergill & Harvey’s causes mesothelioma
19 Apr 2018, 3:58 p.m.
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 ...read more
Family of Bradford French Polisher Succeed in Mesothelioma Claim
19 Apr 2018, 3:35 p.m.
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 ...read more
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 ...read more
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 ...read more
Asbestos Law Partnership Spring 2018 Newsletter
9 Mar 2018, 9:17 a.m.
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 ...
Have the IRA Bombs left an Asbestos Legacy.
24 Jan 2018, 6:08 p.m.
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 ...read more
Turner Brothers Asbestos Site in Rochdale Continues to Cause Concern for Residents.
24 Jan 2018, 5:38 p.m.
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 ...read more
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.
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 ...read more
Former Foyle & Kirk Painter and Decorator Diagnosed with Asbestos Cancer Seeks Former Work Mates Help
12 Oct 2017, 9:30 p.m.
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 ...read more