Out of court settlement agreed for family of former CEGB employee.

Mr S contacted WE Solicitors about a claim for an asbestos related condition, having been exposed during the course of his employment with CEGB, from 1963 to 1965.  Mr S was employed in the maintenance department and he would paint everything from pipework to...

Financial security for the widow of a former Barrow Shipyard worker.

Our client was employed at Vickers Shipyard in Barrow as an apprentice electrician between 1961 and 1974.  He recalled working on various nuclear submarines commissioned for the Navy, during which time he was heavily exposed to asbestos.  He would regularly...

The importance of provisional settlements.

In July 2020, we Solicitors were contacted by the family of a former client. We have acted on his behalf in 2012 and brought a successful claim for asbestosis against British Rail, Crewe.   In late 2019 our former client was diagnosed with lung cancer and...

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...

The Importance of Provisional Settlements

WE Solicitors have recently been contacted by two former clients who had brought successful claims against their former employers for asbestosis illness some years ago.  Both cases had been settled on what lawyers call a “provisional Settlement” basis. ...

BT Compensate Another Mesothelioma Victim

WE Solicitors have successfully represented yet another former employee of the General Post Office which later became British Telecom.  Mr H had been employed by the GPO from the 1960’s through until the 1990’s.  He had worked in a number of roles...