If you would like to find out more about Asbestos Exposure Compensation, please contact us for advice and support.
If you think you or a family member has been a victim of Asbestos Exposure, you may be entitled to claim compensation.
The first thing you need to do is identify which of the following diseases you may have:Click here to find out more.
- PLEURAL THICKENING
- LUNG CANCER
The following is a list of industries where people have been affected by Asbestos Exposure in the past:
- MECHANICS AND VEHICLE REPAIR
- WORKING ON POWER PLANT SITES
- RAILWAY REPAIRS
- WORKING IN MILLS
- EMERGENCY RESPONSE
- ASBESTOS PRODUCT MANUFACTURING
To enquire about claiming compensation for Asbestos Exposure:
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Asbestos Exposure – Latest News
Stourbridge News (5th November 2012) – The widow of a former lorry driver, who died of asbestos-related lung cancer just weeks after being diagnosed, has launched an appeal to his former colleagues for information.
Guardian (18th September 2012) – Two former Alcan employees died as a result of exposure to asbestos at the factory; four years after the Banbury firm closed its doors for the final time.
ThisIsHampshire (30th August 2012) – A former Metropolitan policeman, who made part of the Bishop of Oxford’s ceremonial staff, died after being exposed to asbestos in the 1960s.
This is Derbyshire (28th August 2012) – It is believed that a former Railway Worker from Crewe died from the industrial disease mesothelioma, as a result of being exposed to asbestos.
BBC Health News (12th June 2012) – Asbestos-related diseases kill more people than road accidents in the UK each year.
getworkingham (12th June 2012) – It is believed an elderly woman may have passed away after developing a malignant mesothelioma as a result of washing her husband’s clothes; as he had worked in a furniture workshop that may have had asbestos-lagged pipes.
Mesothelioma.net (11th June 2012) – With the ongoing battle against the wrongful exposure to asbestos, it seems that mesothelioma cancer and respiratory illness may not be the only concern for asbestos victims. In addition to cancer, research suggest that individuals who are exposed to asbestos may be at increased risk of developing a disease.
This is Derbyshire (5th June 2012) – A 73 year old man died of asbestos exposure and smoke-related lung problems, an inquest heard. He breathed in the deadly dust during his job as a plumber and had smoked heavily until several years ago.
This is Derbyshire (26th May 2012) – A terminally-ill joiner, was exposed to deadly asbestos while employed at Derbyshire County Council, is suing the authority for half a million pounds. He has contracted the industrial lung disease mesothelioma. He says he was never warned how dangerous asbestos was despite often working with it.
Couriermail.com.au (18th May 2012) – A bridge repair site, near Ipswich, had a reported presence of asbestos that was never tested. As a result, workers were asked to drill and grind the deadly substance for long periods of time before going home to hug their families.
The Star (14th May 2012) – An official investigation has found that an elderly man from Sheffield, who died of lung cancer in 2010, could have suffered from the disease as a result of asbestos exposure. The coroner, who found that asbestos exposure was likely to have paid part to his lung cancer, recorded a verdict of death due to industrial disease.
Sunderland Echo (29th March 2012) – Judges have ruled that insurance liability is triggered from the time shipyard workers start to suffer from asbestos exposure – not when symptoms of mesothelioma cancer emerge.
Market Watch (28th March 2012) – A conference is being held on March 31st to raise awareness of asbestos exposure, with a special tribute dinner to actor Steve McQueen – who suffered as a result of asbestos exposure himself.