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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.

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Pleural Plaques case facts

Our client, Mr C was told in October 2016 that he had pleural plaques.  In response to our advert in January 2017 he joined Corries pleural plaque register.  We took his details and made sure that his work history was properly recorded.

In July 2017 Mr C was told that he got mesothelioma.  He contacted us immediately.

Because we had his information on our register we got to work straight away. He had been exposed to asbestos as an apprentice and then qualified shipwright at the Portsmouth naval dockyard.

Rather than wait to send out work information Corries team went to visit him and his family at his home. We gathered the documents and information we needed. We got a medical specialist to produce a report to support his claim.As a 70 year old he was going to lose many years of life due to this cancer.

Because we acted quickly we were able to put the case to the defendants by November 2017.  As a result by December 2017 an offer that was acceptable was made and was accepted in January 2018.

Corries pleural plaque register

This sad case has shown the importance of our register for asbestos victims in England and Wales.

The register keeps your details so that if you are told you have asbestos disease then we can act for much more quickly and robustly.

Mesothelioma Comment

Howard Bonnett, Director and Solicitor who conducted the claim commented

“ Mr C’s story is a common one and adds to the sad legacy in Portsmouth of former naval yard workers. Given the wide use of asbestos in the past it can happen to anyone.

Because Mr C was on our pleural plaque register we had the leg work done. We cold use our contacts and experience to get the MOD to quickly admit negligence.

Mr C has received a significant six-figure settlement.  Whilst we cannot make his health any better he can at least enjoy the remainder of his life knowing that he can put his affairs in order and can look after his loved ones. He has secured benefits which will help and add to his monies.

There are many thousands more asbestos victims who will be diagnosed this year and into the future. Not all will be sorted out as quickly or as well as Mr C. However at least with our register we can act quickly for those who need our help at the worst of times”


Corries pleural plaque register is FREE.  We hope that you never need us. We are here if you do.

Call our friendly and helpful team NOW on 0800 083 7839.

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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