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...

Asbestos Exposure ‘Cause and Effect’ Settled by Out of Court Payment

Proving “causation” is a standard obstacle in any mesothelioma compensation case for an alleged asbestos exposure, which led to the victim’s asbestos-related condition. However, a mesothelioma claim can be settled to the victim’s favour, even when the defendant denies...

Mesothelioma Fatality Rise – Latest HSE Figures

Lives tragically cut short by mesothelioma in 2015 have risen once more – to 2,542 – and there were 467 deaths from asbestosis, according to new Health and Safety Executive (HSE) figures. Far from being consigned to 20th century history, men and women...

Higher Risk Of Asbestos-Related Disease Among Commercial Seaman

Two groups of British industrial workers recognised as being the most vulnerable from exposure to asbestos were shipbuilders and dockyard workers. The many hundreds of thousands of engineers, mechanics and crew of both naval and commercial vessels were also at high...