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Occupations involving exposure to asbestos

Occupations involving exposure to asbestos

There is no safe level of exposure to asbestos. People in a wide range of occupations can suffer exposure to asbestos. We have also acted for family members who have been exposed to asbestos fibres on clothing brought home by the victims.

Asbestos occupations are wide and varied. Here is a list of some of the occupations of people we have acted for:

  • Laggers
  • Boiler workers
  • Heating engineers
  • Power station workers
  • Pipe Fitters
  • Dockers
  • Shipyard workers
  • Merchant seamen
  • Teachers
  • Roofers
  • Shop fitters
  • Construction/demolition
  • Plumbers
  • Electricians
  • Factory workers
  • Carriage works
  • Storemen
  • Vehicle assemblers
  • Painters and decorators

  • Consultant engineers
  • MOD civilian employees
  • Utilities employees
  • Housewives
  • Glaziers
  • Carpenters/joiners
  • Telephone engineers
  • School caretakers
  • Confectionary workers
  • Chrome platers
  • Engine drivers
  • Fireman
  • HGV fitters
  • Brake part makers
  • Steel erectors
  • Metal plate workers
  • Vehicle body builders
  • Gas fitters
  • Carpenters

  • Painters
  • Sheet metal workers
  • Welders
  • Asbestos factory workers
  • Power Station workers
  • Chemical factory workers
  • Laboratory Staff
  • Chocolate factory workers
  • Mining
  • Storage workers
  • Pottery workers
  • Foundrymen
  • Hotel maintenance
  • Textile workers
  • Cement workers
  • Painters and decoraters
  • Boilerworkers
  • Glass Factory workers
  • Civilian workers for the forces
  • Maintenance workers
  • Car factory workers
  • Aviation industry workers
  • Printing Industry workers
  • Ventilation Industry workers
  • Air conditioning workers

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Client Testimonials

£28,000 Awarded

Gloria Langton

“I don’t think I could have coped without you and your professionalism especially on the day of the final inquest which was particularly harrowing for me. Your kindness and patience towards my father whilst he was ill was also very much appreciated.  I have and will continue to recommend you to friends, colleagues and family for your services.”


£19,000 Awarded

Ms Meakin

“I am very happy that this claim is now finally settled and thank you so much for the service you provided. It was exemplary. And you have been most patient with my numerous phone calls.”

£118,000 Awarded

Ms F Johnson

“I would like to thank you for your kindness to my Mother Marion Harrison during the last months regarding the claim against the MOD due to Roy’s untimely passing. Roy was one of the finest men I have ever known. Mum has appreciated all your efforts and expertise on her behalf. Thank you.”

£90,000 Awarded

Mrs V Rogers

“On behalf of Adrian and myself I would like to thank you very much for your help and endeavours to reach this satisfactory outcome.”

£22,500 Awarded

Mrs Andrews, Hertfordshire.

“I am delighted to confirm receipt of our cheque concluding our case. Thank you so much for your support throughout the process. I have really appreciated your balanced guidance and sensitivity which gave me the confidence to pursue the claim. Hopefully we won’t need your services again but if we do we will certainly be in contact! So thank you again and wishing you every success in the future.”

£55,000 Awarded

Charles & Ann Parker, Bracknell.

“Ann and I want to thank you very much for all your hard work in the successful conclusion of my case. It has been a great pleasure, once again thank you for everything”

£1,024 Awarded

Pamela Tegg, Southampton.

“I thank you most sincerely for all the effort you put in on my behalf. I hope your employers are proud of the fact you work so efficiently and to such high standards.”

£9,000 Awarded

Keith Aston, Bristol.

“Thank you for the cheque for £9,000 in settlement of my claim. Fingers crossed there will not be any further accidents; however I would like to thank you for the professional manner you dealt with my accident claim. The most important part of a solicitors job is communication and I must thank you for the way you kept me updated on what was going on.”

£130,000 Awarded

June Abbott, York.

“Thank you for handling Peters claim and getting settlement.”


£20,000 Awarded

Anthony Richards, Hull.

“It was always nice talking to you. You were always there! And made me feel secure and important for the few moments.”


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