An asbestos lung cancer claim large win for a retired lagger acts as a lesson for other affected by asbestos exposure. Asbestos lung cancer claim- The Facts Our client, Mr A, was diagnosed with mild asbestos related pleural thickening in 2002. At that time we investigated the case. He had been exposed to asbestos as a…Read More
A court has rejected a claim for asbestos cancer mesothelioma which caused the death of a council flat tenant. The Asbestos Case Facts The victim, Mr Frederick Lugay,was born on 20 September 1938. He died on 19th July 2012 age 73. Whilst he died due to a heart attack the medical evidence confirmed that mesothelioma brought…Read More
An asbestos lung cancer claim appeal to reduce compensation to the deceased’s family has failed. The judges rejected the defendants attempt to further reduce damages due to the deceased victims smoking history. Asbestos Lung Cancer claim – The Case Facts The Court of Appeal has heard a claim in respect of the case brought for the family…Read More
An asbestos cancer (mesothelioma) claim decision which denied compensation for a victim’s family is being appealed. Corries have welcomed this news which might give hope to hundreds and possibly thousands of asbestos victims in the future. The Asbestos Claim The case of Bussey was heard by the High Court earlier this year. The case went…Read More
Mesothelioma is a cancer that,for the majority of sufferers, affects the lining of the lung (called the pleura). It can affect other linings of the body including the lining of the heart, the stomach and other organs. The tumour surrounds and presses on the lung and heart. For this reason Corries are supporting Action Mesothelioma Day (AMD). Why is …Read More
Asbestos Claims are stressful for a victim and their family. If you are a victim or family member there are a number of practical measures you may want to think about: Practical Points Writing a will. Only 24% of the population leave a will. Many people assume that if they have modest income, savings or assets…Read More
Asbestos claims can be difficult to make. Howard Bonnett of Corries reports on a recent claim where a man diagnosed with mesothelioma five days before his death was able to have a claim settled in his honour by his family. The Claim The late Mr F worked as a Gas Board fitter in the 1950’s.…Read More
Asbestos claim specialists Corries Solicitors have won compensation for mesothelioma where an insurer denied providing insurance cover. The Background Our client, Mr C, worked as an electrician. He worked on the tools from 1964 to 1979 and was exposed to asbestos in rewiring work. He was diagnosed with asbestos cancer mesothelioma in September 2015 and died in February…Read More
Mesothelioma Compensation Scheme Increase. Mesothelioma compensation will increase slightly in April for those who claim under a Government Scheme. The cancer, Mesothelioma, is caused by exposure to asbestos. It is incurable and usually causes death within 12-18 months. The Mesothelioma Compensation Scheme The Diffuse Mesothelioma Scheme 2008 will see payments increased by 1% in April. It…Read More
The dangers of asbestos in schools has been raised in the media. A BBC Freedom of Information request has shown that in the past 10 years, 32 councils have settled claims for asbestos disease from former teachers, school staff or pupils. The National Union of Teachers also confirm that up to 300 people die each year because…Read More
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