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Posts Tagged ‘overseas asbestos compensation’

Asbestos cancer victims take heart following claim win

An asbestos cancer case decision has shown the difficulties facing mesothelioma victims if they other health conditions. The High Court recently handed down its judgement on McGill v Panel systems (DB) Ltd.  In this case the main issue was over life expectancy. The case may have broader implications. Asbestos Cancer Claim Issues The late Mr…

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Asbestos Cancer & Women -Good news on the horizon?

Asbestos cancer in women is increasing not only in the UK but abroad too. We consider those affected and how an upcoming appeal in UK courts might turn the tide in their favour. Mesothelioma is a cancer of the lining of the lung. it can develop when a person breathes in asbestos in life. There…

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Pleural Plaques some free advice for you and your family

This is our simple guide and advice if you have been diagnosed with pleural plaques. Pleural plaques are a scarring to the lining of the lung due to asbestos exposure. Here are some practical tips if you have been diagnosed with pleural plaques. The Law Unfortunately since 2006 compensation for pleural plaques is no longer available.…

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Asbestos lung cancer claim victory – beware the full and final settlement

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…

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Asbestos lung cancer – Court stubs out defendant smoking argument

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…

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Asbestos Cancer Claim – Low Level Exposure Claim Appeal Welcomed

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…

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Overseas Asbestos Compensation Success

Howard Bonnett Corries Solicitors reports on a recent overseas Asbestos compensation claim victory. Corries client, Mr H, was employed by the Ministry of Defence in a naval dockyard. He was exposed to asbestos during his work in the 1950s and 1960s. From there he went to spend the rest of his life living abroad in various…

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