Asbestos ………. The Ongoing Story.

Asbestos is a naturally occurring fibrous mineral which was used for decades in the UK because of its impressive tensile strength and insulating qualities.  It was widely used in building and roofing products, water pipes and in the automotive industry.  There are...

Can we Claim Compensation When a Loved One Has Passed Away?

The very short answer is yes. We are frequently contacted by families who have recently lost a loved one through an asbestos related illness such as mesothelioma. In some cases the disease was diagnosed before death but sometimes a coroner has been in touch to advise...

Construction Workers Beware! Is Silica the New Asbestos?

Over the last few years we have been hearing that silica will become ‘the new asbestos’ unless it is dealt with by employers according to the Health and Safety Executive. Silica is a natural substance found in most rocks, sand and clay in varying degrees. Sandstone...

Power Stations – The Continuing Legacy

WE Solicitors have recently been instructed to represent the interests of another former power station worker who contracted mesothelioma and sadly passed away. Mesothelioma is an incurable asbestos related cancer, usually of the lungs, caused through inhalation of...

Power Stations – The Continuing Legacy.

WE Solicitors have recently been instructed to represent the interests of another former power station worker who contracted mesothelioma and sadly passed away. Mesothelioma is an incurable asbestos related cancer, usually of the lungs, caused through inhalation of...

Mesothelioma Diagnosis for Former Employees of British Rail

WE Solicitors have recently won settlements on behalf of two widows whose husbands were employed by the world renowned British Rail. Both men had different jobs and worked in different locations, the one thing they did have in common was that they were both...

Asbestos Related Deaths Continue to Rise in the UK.

It was reported in The Guardian recently that asbestos related deaths continue to rise in the UK and are now at crisis level. According to figures from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) reported last week, in 2017 there were 2,523 deaths from mesothelioma a...