Recent Asbestos Cases

We have taken numerous cases over the years. The list below is a sample of those cases that we hope you will find useful . . .


Small amount of asbestos exposure leads to Mesothelioma

£75K Awarded in 2019

Nottingham factory worker who could not recall definite exposure to asbestos

Cambridge Medical Student exposed to asbestos in the holidays

large settlement in 2019

Asbestos exposure at Atlas Stone and Johnson Matthey

Our solicitors settle claim for the family of a paper mill employee

Substantial Award in 2019

First firm of solicitors were unable to continue with the claim

Architect dies from Mesothelioma

£190K Awarded in 2019

Exposed to asbestos while working for The Distillers Company and a council

Vauxhall Motors Electrician High Court Victory

£1m Awarded in 2019

His wife died from Mesothelioma after laundering his asbestos laden clothes

Mesothelioma Victim uses Periodic Payments to fund Immunotherapy

£500K Awarded in 2018

Royal Fleet Auxiliary engineer recently diagnosed

Asbestosis claim settled for Power Station Fitter

£57K Awarded in 2018

Unusual case that was successful some 30 years from initial diagnosis

Mesothelioma Claim settled some 13 years after death

£50K+ Awarded in 2018

Mother contracted Mesothelioma from cleaning sons clothing

Pleural Mesothelioma Claim from Builder of Farm buildings

£200K Awarded in Dec 2017

He travelled The UK demolishing and errecting agricultural sheds and barns

Asbestosis Claim for employee of Haden and Austin Rover

£15K Awarded in 2017

Asbestosis from working as a pipe fitters assistant at Schools, Hospitals and Hotels

Army Engineer Receives Compensation for Sarcomatoid Mesothelioma

£400K Awarded in 2017

Under The War Pension Scheme a one off lump sum payment of £140,000 for Mesothelioma

Fatal Mesothelioma Claim for Pump Maintenance Worker

£80K Awarded in 2017

He replaced pipes worked on cranes on ICI sites to remove plant and pipe-works before and after shutdown maintenance

Wife of locomotive fireman develops mesothelioma from laundering clothes

£50K Interim in 2017

He worked on steam trains for BR and had to replace asbestos on deteriorating pipes

Fabric Printer dies from Pleural Mesothelioma Cancer

£100,000+ awarded in 2017

Asbestos from purpose made heating machine for drying the Fabric Prints

Sheet Metal Worker claims for Asbestos Mesothelioma

£200,000+ awarded in 2016

He worked for Vickers Armstrong in Newcastle in the 1960s, then for The DWP

Railway worker who then became a plumber and pipe fillter develops mesothelioma

£230K+ Awarded in 2016

Settlement of mesothelioma claim following previous full and final settlement for pleural plaques

Retired Industrial painter and decorator wins mesothelioma case

£200K+ Awarded in 2016

Employed by Ian Williams - a large industrial decorating/pipe fitting company in the 1960s

British Leyland Factory Workers diagnosed with Mesothelioma

£100K+ Awarded in 2016

Asbestos was used in the manufacture of brake pads and linings, gaskets and clutch facings and for many years.

Ex-cellarman Diagnosed with Peritoneal Mesothelioma

£150K+ Awarded in 2016

He was probably in contact with asbestos in the pub cellars

Secondary exposure from husbands clothes leads to mesothelioma

£400,000 awarded in 2016

Husband worked at Westbury Cement Works in the 1960s

Mesothelioma claim for former shipbuilder settles for just under £200,000

£200K Awarded in 2016

Mr P was aged 72 when he was diagnosed with mesothelioma in the Spring of 2015

Plumber claim is allowed more than 3 years from initial diagnosis

Landmark Case in 2016

Mesothelioma case of a plumber who worked for Bradford Council in the 1970s

Pipefitter develops Mesothelioma Cancer from mixing asbestos powder

£140,000 Awarded in 2015

We have dealt with hundreds of similar case against The CEGB and large insulation companies such as Darlington Insulation

Widow of Swansea Welder wins Landmark High Court Battle

On going in 2015

Her husband had mesothelioma from working as a welder for Humphreys and Glasgow

Telephone Exchange Engineer diagnosed with Pleural Mesothelioma

£500,000+ awarded in 2015

Details of 2 recent cases involving The Royal Mail and Post Office workers

Mesothelioma from Asbestos Pipes at The Atomic Weapons Establishment

£150,000 awarded in 2015

Details of 3 recent cases. Our lead solicitor used her knowledge of the AWE to complete one case in 3 months

Carpenters and Joiners among those most at risk from mesothelioma

£200,000+ Awarded in 2015

As many as 1 in 10 former joiners born in the 1940s may develop an asbestos cancer

100K+ settlement for complex testicular mesothelioma claim

£100K + awarded in 2015

Testicular mesothelioma - rare type of the disease with less than 100 cases reported worldwide

Successful Mesothelioma Claim Against Foster Wheeler

£750,000+ awarded in 2014

Foster Wheeler engineer dies after developing mesothelioma. Our lead solicitor secured over £750K in compensation.

Newcastle Shipyard Worker Dies of Mesothelioma

£760,000+ awarded in 2014

He worked as an apprentice for Vickers Armstrongs, but later in life he he worked in the off shore oil industry

Dock Worker exposed to asbestos at Avonmouth Docks and Reed Stock and Co Ltd

£22,500 awarded in 2014

Asbestosis case of a casual worker who was employed by Reed Stock and Company Ltd and The Port of Bristol Authorit

Electrician for Sound Diffusion diagnosed with Asbestosis

£55,000 awarded in 2013

Case of a worker who installed fire alarm systems, including at the Grand Hotel in Brighton

Mesothelioma Claim against the Ministry of Defence

£250,000+ awarded in 2013

2 cases. One was a landmark case - one of our solicitors successfully claimed compensation for Mesothelioma against the MoD

Digger Driver for Haringay Council Dies from Mesothelioma

£195,000 awarded in 2013

The demolition of the houses would have released asbestos into the atmosphere - breathed in by the digger drivers.

Exposure to asbestos at a Freemans Warehouse causes Mesothelioma in later life

£250,000 awarded in 2013

Fork-lift trucks would come into contact with steel beams and dislodge the asbestos coating which would fall to the floor

Thames Waterman and Ligherman Mesothelioma Claim

£137,500 awarded in 2013

In order to establish exposure to asbestos, our solicitors were able to trace witnesses who worked as Stevedores and dock workers at the time

School Caretaker Diagnosed with Mesothelioma

£110,000 awarded in 2013

According to a Government survery conducted in 2008, it is estimated that about 70% of school buildings contain asbestos

Mesothelioma case against Rolls Royce Aero Engines Ltd, Derby

£300,000 awarded in 2013

Mr C worked as a graduate apprentice in engineering for Rolls Royce Aero Engines Ltd in Derby.

Mesothelioma case against William Press Ltd and C.A. Parsons Company Ltd

£320,000 awarded in 2012

Mr C received payment for Mesothelioma Compensation in excess of £300,000 - 2012

Mesothelioma diagnosed after washing husbands clothes

£90,000 awarded in 2012

Mrs P received payment for Mesothelioma Compensation of £90,000 - 2012

Mesothelioma case against The Central Electricity Generating Board

£233,000 awarded in 2012

Mr F received payment for Mesothelioma Compensation of £233,000 - 2012

Asbestosis Case against Matthew Hall

£55,000 awarded in 2012

Mr A received compensation of £55,000 for Asbestosis in 2012

Merchant Navy Mesothelioma case v Cunard and Pacific Steam Navigation

£140,000 awarded in 2012

Mr I received payment for Mesothelioma Compensation of £140,000 - 2012

Mesothelioma case against Birmingham University, UK

£200,000 awarded in 2012

Mr A received payment for Mesothelioma Compensation of £200,000 - 2012

Mesothelioma case against Trollope and Colls and Selleck Nicholls Williams E.C.C

£110,000 awarded in 2012

Mr E received payment for Mesothelioma Compensation of £110,000 - 2012

Nurse who worked at Charing Cross Hospital develops Mesothelioma

£125,000 awarded in 2012

Mrs O received payment for Mesothelioma Compensation of £125,000 - 2012

NHS Trust Asbestos Case

Settled prior to court in 2012

Frederick Humphrey v Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Trust. Pleural Thickening case

Mesothelioma case against HM Customs and Excise (Rummage Crews)

£176,000 awarded in 2012

T received payment for Mesothelioma Compensation of £176,000 - 2012

Mesothelioma case against Associated Octel Co at Ellsmere Port

£95,000 Awarded in 2011

Mr T received payment for Mesothelioma Compensation of £95,000 - 2011

Hand painter for London Country Buses diagnosed with Mesothelioma

£122,000 Awarded in 2011

Mr N received payment for Mesothelioma Compensation of £122,000 - 2011

Mesothelioma case against ICI in Northwich

£120,000 Awarded in 2011

Mr J received payment for Mesothelioma Compensation of £120,000 - 2008

HGV Driver diagnosed with Mesothelioma after transporting asbestos sheets

£80,000 Awarded in 2011

Mr B received payment for Mesothelioma Compensation of £80,000 - 2011

Builder has Mesothelioma from the demolition of old buildings

£130,000 awarded in 2010

Sripping asbestos from buildings and pipes lead to Mesothelioma diagnosis in later life


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