Asbestos News

Mesothelioma Compensation Scheme Concerns

November 30, 2016

  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

November 29, 2016

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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Asbestos Mesothelioma Family Claim win

November 21, 2016

Corries Solicitors Ltd have helped win compensation for the family of the victim of the deadly asbestos cancer Mesothelioma.

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Hairdresser Asbestos Cancer Claim Success

November 21, 2016

Corries Solicitors Ltd have won compensation for a retired hairdresser who has the asbestos cancer, Mesothelioma.

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Overseas Asbestos Compensation Success

November 11, 2016

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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Corries praise Mesothelioma Scheme Claim Handlers for swift settlement

October 21, 2016

Corries praise Mesothelioma Scheme Claim Handlers for swift settlement Corries Solicitors Ltd report on a recent settled mesothelioma scheme claim. Our client, Mr D, approached Corries with a diagnosis of mesothelioma. He was visited at home and a statement taken at his home bedside.  He was very poorly and passed away a few weeks later.…

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Corries welcomes NICE decision to provide new drug for lung cancer sufferers.

October 4, 2016

Corries welcome Lung cancer NICE decision Corries Solicitors Ltd welcome the decision by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to allow the use by the NHS of the drug Tagrisso (osmertinib) for non small cell lung cancer patients. The drug has been shown to be effective in controlling the progression of tumours in…

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Asbestos Claim Success for former Pleural Plaques Victim

October 1, 2016

Corries Solicitors Ltd have settled an asbestos claim for a former Tar Distiller employee who was diagnosed with the asbestos condition, Pleural Thickening. The Case Our client, Mr S, first approached Corries in 2008. At that time he had pleural plaques for which there is no compensation. In 2013, Mr S returned to us as he…

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Corries Female Mesothelioma Claim Victory

September 30, 2016

Corries Mesothelioma Female Claim Victory Corries Solicitors Ltd have settled an asbestos claim for a former female shop worker who was diagnosed with the asbestos cancer, Mesothelioma. Our client, Mrs M, came to Corries in 2015 following her diagnosis of mesothelioma. We started investigations and established that she had been exposed to asbestos whilst working for the…

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Mesothelioma Compensation and Competing Causes Of Death

June 24, 2016

Mesothelioma Compensation and Competing Causes of Death Howard Bonnett of Corries Solicitors reports on an unusual case on which he secured Mesothelioma compensation for a victim’s family. The Claimant, who was 60 years old, developed Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML). His life expectancy was expected to be a matter of a few months. A month after…

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