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Details of a Government Scheme effective from July 2012

Details of a Government Scheme effective from July 2012

By Warren Miller.        Published: 18th August 2012

The Government will now provide compensation for Mesothelioma when insurers cannot be traced

Landmark Court Ruling may help Families Claiming for Mesothelioma

Landmark Court Ruling may help Families Claiming for Mesothelioma

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 23rd May 2012

Supreme Court Ruling may help victims of Mesothelioma to claim where compensation was previously denied

Timetable For Mesothelioma

Timetable For Mesothelioma

By Warren Miller.        Published: 14th March 2012

The courts have recently appreciated the need to progress mesothelioma cases quickly

The Dangers of Asbestos in the Home

The Dangers of Asbestos in the Home

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 9th March 2012

It is estimated that there are approximately 750,000 buildings (including homes) that contain asbestos . . .

New Legislation in Northern Ireland for Pleural Plaques Compensation

New Legislation in Northern Ireland for Pleural Plaques Compensation

By Warren Miller.        Published: 18th December 2011

New legislation recently passed in Northern Ireland means that people with pleural plaques can now claim compensation . ..

Marks and Spencer fined £1 million for asbestos exposure

Marks and Spencer fined £1 million for asbestos exposure

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 25th November 2011

Marks and Spencer have been fined £1m for failing to protect customers, staff and workers from potential exposure to asbestos during refurbishment at 3 of its stores . . .

Mesothelioma Test Case

Mesothelioma Test Case

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 15th April 2011

Families of workers who have died from mesothelioma, launched a crucial High Court battle yesterday

New Mesothelioma Cancer Drug

New Mesothelioma Cancer Drug

By Warren Miller.        Published: 4th April 2011

A new drug to help treat patients diagnosed with a devastating form of cancer will be available within months

Mesothelioma Deaths to peak in 2015

Mesothelioma Deaths to peak in 2015

By Warren Miller.        Published: 27th March 2011

The number of cases of mesothelioma affecting workers exposed to asbestos before the 1980s has yet to reach it's peak

Claims for Dependants are more valuable than claims for mesothelioma victims

Claims for Dependants are more valuable than claims for mesothelioma victims

By Warren Miller.        Published: 1st March 2011

It is important to instruct a solicitor as soon as possible after mesothelioma diagnosis

BP Steps up Safety in Asbestos Scare

BP Steps up Safety in Asbestos Scare

By Warren Miller.        Published: 10th September 2010

BP is to equip all its Prudhoe Bay workers involved in stripping lagging from potentially leaky oil pipelines with respirators and other safety gear to protect them from the potential dangers of asbes

The History of Asbestos

The History of Asbestos

By Warren Miller.        Published: 12th July 2010

An article tracing the use of Asbestos through the ages, from 4000BC to the current day . .

New Asbestos Rules

New Asbestos Rules

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 25th June 2010

New rules to cut the risk of fatal asbestos exposure have recently come into force. With tough demands on building managers to carry out checks and control the dangers posed by asbestos . . .

Asbestos Seminar in Westminster

Asbestos Seminar in Westminster

By Warren Miller.        Published: 14th May 2010

The annual asbestos seminar of the House of Commons Asbestos Sub-Committee . . .

Cape Asbestos Scheme

Cape Asbestos Scheme

By Warren Miller.        Published: 23rd April 2010

Cape Asbestos have invested £40 million in the Sheme Fund which is estimated to be sufficient to pay all claims in full for the next eight years . .

Turner Newall Asbestsos Scheme

Turner Newall Asbestsos Scheme

By Warren Miller.        Published: 1st March 2010

Turner and Newall Group is insolvent so compensation cannot be paid in full, but some compensation is provided by the scheme.

£8bn Legal Victory for Mesothelioma Victims

£8bn Legal Victory for Mesothelioma Victims

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 15th February 2010

Thousands of victims of deadly asbestos dust stand to win compensation totalling £8billion in the biggest insurance payout

Youngest Recorded Victim of Mesothelioma

Youngest Recorded Victim of Mesothelioma

By Warren Miller.        Published: 22nd January 2010

A 27-year-old woman who is said to be the youngest recorded sufferer mesothelioma cancer

Mesothelioma Widow Sues Pinewood Studios

Mesothelioma Widow Sues Pinewood Studios

By Warren Miller.        Published: 13th January 2010

Pinewood Studios at the heart of £150,000 High Court case brought by widow of a scenic painter who died of Mesothelioma

 

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