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Archive for January 2018

Asbestos Compensation Claim win for kidney patient

An asbestos compensation claim has secured five figure settlement for a man with severe kidney disease. Asbestos Compensation Case Facts Our client Mr B came to us at the age of 77. He been diagnosed with diffuse pleural thickening. This had been found during scans he had for his major health issues. Mr B had…

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Asbestos Claims – Our easy guide to help you or others

Asbestos claims are our business. Asbestos disease victims often talk to us about whether or not they should make a claim. For families helping older relatives talking about a claim can be difficult. Very often victims are not keen to make a claim. Most are from a generation of workers who don’t like to make…

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Asbestos cancer fund good news – and more good news on the horizon?

Asbestos cancer fund news in the House of Commons is good news for asbestos victims. We can report that the levy for an asbestos compensation fund is to remain the same at £33.5 million. Here we explain what this means and possible changes that might help asbestos victims The asbestos cancer fund – DMPS The…

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Carillion collapse & asbestos victims – could they be the losers?

Carillion asbestos victims may be the big losers following the company going into liquidation. The collapse of construction giant Carillion will have far-reaching effects. We consider how this may affect asbestos victims who worked for Carillion. Carillion – Company background Carillion has, over many years, taken over a large number of different companies. These have…

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DePuy Recalls Knee

Knee implant cases could soon take over as the next large patient litigation. There has been a lot of discussion and coverage of the on-going DePuy International Pinnacle hip failure case. The litigation has just finished and judgment is awaited. Of great interest is the decision of DePuy Synthes, another Johnson and Johnson company, to…

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