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Work Pension compensation claim success

January 24, 2017

Work Pension Claim Compensation Success Corries Pension team have won a large work pension compensation claim for a Client who gave up her work pension following a career break. The Case Our client, Mrs D ( now 57), had worked for the University of London. She took a career break and during this time and was approached…

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Work Pension Claim Victory

January 24, 2017

Work Pension Claim Victory A Work Pension claim for a former mineworker has been won by Corries Solicitors Pension team. The Case Our client Mr F, a former miner from Barnsley, was made redundant in the late 1980s. He had paid into and was a member of the Mineworkers Pension Scheme (MPS). A short time…

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Asbestos in Schools – The Continuing Danger

December 2, 2016

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…

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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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Corries warning on government plans to deny access to compensation

November 23, 2016

Corries join Solicitors and Justice campaigners against the Government’s compensation plan to raise the small claims limit for road traffic victims and other measures which will affect most accident victims. On 17 November 2016 the Ministry of Justice published its consultation paper. it is called Reforming the Soft Tissue Injury (‘Whiplash’) Claims Process The Proposals The government revealed…

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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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Pension Annuity Claim Success by Corries Solicitors Ltd

November 18, 2016

Pensioner awarded global sum of £4137.36 and Pension Annuity rate enhanced Corries Solicitors report on a  pension annuity claim success resulting in a sum in compensation and enhanced annuity for one or our clients. The Pension and Annuity Issues Mr D, from Coventry applied for an enhanced annuity in 201 due to his health concerns. He had…

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Mineworker awarded £56,692.67 following mis-selling of Pension

November 17, 2016

Corries Solicitors Ltd have won a pension claim for a former Mineworker who was mis-sold a pension. The Background Mr F from Doncaster transferred his Mineworkers pension in 1989 to Confidential Life (now Sun Life Financial of Canada). He did this when the pit which he worked in closed down. Our client was persuaded to move his pension when…

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