What price a lost life?

From the 1st May 2020, the amount that can be claimed in respect of bereavement, under the Fatal Accidents Act 1979, has increased from £12,980 to £15,120. It is difficult to explain to family members what this award represents. It is totally at odds with the recent...

Talcum Powder and Mesothelioma – What is the Link?

For years there has been a question mark over whether Talcum powder can result in a Mesothelioma diagnosis? According to a recent American study of 75 individuals there was found to be a link between the two.  All 75 of the participants had been diagnosed with...

Construction Workers at Risk of Lung Disease.

Last month, MP’s called for greater measures to protect around 60,000 construction workers who are at risk of lung disease by breathing in dust from cut stone. The dust from cut stone contains silica particles and when breathed in this can cause an incurable...

Mesothelioma Claim Against the CEGB

We Solicitors have successfully concluded another mesothelioma claim against what was the former Central Electricity Generating Board. Sadly this is just another one of many claims we have had to bring against them for asbestos related injuries including pleural...