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Archive for November 2016

Mesothelioma Compensation Scheme Concerns

  Corries have welcomed the review of a Scheme which pays compensation to victims of the asbestos disease, Mesothelioma. The Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme (DMPS) was introduced in April 2014. The scheme pays compensation to asbestos Mesothelioma victims who cannot trace their former employers or insurers. The Department for Work and Pensions has published a…

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Asbestos Solicitor commends Government U-turn on company records disposal plan

Corries Asbestos team have welcomed the Government’s decision to scrap plans to reduce the amount of time company records are held for. At the moment if a company is dissolved the records are retained for 20 years. The Government had planned to allow the destruction of records of companies which had been dissolved for longer…

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Corries warning on government plans to deny access to compensation

Corries join Solicitors and Justice campaigners against the Government’s compensation plan to raise the small claims limit for road traffic victims and other measures which will affect most accident victims. On 17 November 2016 the Ministry of Justice published its consultation paper. it is called Reforming the Soft Tissue Injury (‘Whiplash’) Claims Process The Proposals The government revealed…

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Pension Annuity Claim Success by Corries Solicitors Ltd

Pensioner awarded global sum of £4137.36 and Pension Annuity rate enhanced Corries Solicitors report on a  pension annuity claim success resulting in a sum in compensation and enhanced annuity for one or our clients. The Pension and Annuity Issues Mr D, from Coventry applied for an enhanced annuity in 201 due to his health concerns. He had…

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Mineworker awarded £56,692.67 following mis-selling of Pension

Corries Solicitors Ltd have won a pension claim for a former Mineworker who was mis-sold a pension. The Background Mr F from Doncaster transferred his Mineworkers pension in 1989 to Confidential Life (now Sun Life Financial of Canada). He did this when the pit which he worked in closed down. Our client was persuaded to move his pension when…

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Overseas Asbestos Compensation Success

Howard Bonnett Corries Solicitors reports on a recent overseas Asbestos compensation claim victory. Corries client, Mr H, was employed by the Ministry of Defence in a naval dockyard. He was exposed to asbestos during his work in the 1950s and 1960s. From there he went to spend the rest of his life living abroad in various…

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