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Work Disease

Work disease – are the scales tipping for victims?

Work diseases affect thousands of people every year.  In this article we tell you how some recent cases will help those affected make a claim – even where the damage caused is slight. Corries Solicitors are specialist in work disease claims.  Our team has unrivalled experience in dealing with work diseases caused by exposure to…

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Have you worked with dust? – Could silicosis be killing you?

Silicosis and other work dust diseases continue to blight and claim lives as recent statistics show. Workers who have worked in dust continue to suffer and die as a Health & Safety Executive report for 2017 confirms. The report also accepts that there is huge under reporting and that the true number of dust victims…

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Pleural plaques to mesothelioma in less than 12 months – a stark warning

Asbestos pleural plaques victims can go on to suffer the asbestos cancer mesothelioma. Read our true story of how Corries pleural plaque register helped an asbestos cancer victim secure  six figure compensation in less than 6 months. Pleural Plaques case facts Our client, Mr C was told in October 2016 that he had pleural plaques. …

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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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Asbestos papers judgment may open Pandora’s Box

An important asbestos papers judgement could have wide ranging support for asbestos victims. The Asbestos Papers Case A claim was heard in the Royal Courts of Justice between insurance companies who had previously paid compensation to dying asbestos cancer victims. These victims were employed by Cape Distribution Ltd and it’s subsidiary companies. An argument was raised…

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Asbestos Cancer scheme – our call for change as Government letting down victims

A government asbestos cancer scheme report has shown many victims are still being denied compensation. The Department for Work & Pensions have published a review of the payments and statistics of the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme (DMPS) for year 2016/17. They make interesting reading. The DMPS Scheme The DMPS was introduced in April 2014 and…

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Asbestos ventilation claim – the unknown toxic terror hidden above

An asbestos ventilation claim win for a former heating,ventilation and air conditioning worker has shown how widespread asbestos remains in buildings and work places throughout the UK. Our asbestos claim team have won significant damages for a retired worker with asbestos pleural thickening. Asbestos ventilation case facts Our client Mr S, is 76 years old. …

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