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Recent asbestos & mesothelioma settlements

Our asbestos, pleural thickening and mesothelioma claims lawyers act for people who live around the UK, and who who now live abroad, including in Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Spain.  We secure significant amounts of compensation for clients who have been diagnosed with asbestos-related diseases, including lung cancer, asbestosis and mesothelioma. Here are some of our recent successes: 

 

Compensation: Significant
Where exposed: Charles Topham & Sons, Eccles
Disease: Mesothelioma

63-year old George worked as a joiner for Charles Topham & Sons and was exposed to asbestos dust when boxing in pipes.

Compensation: Significant
Where exposed: Blue Funnel and Cammell Lairds, Birkenhead
Disease: Asbestosis

Australian resident Bernard Jack has received compensation after he was exposed to asbestos when whe carried our ship repairs at the dockyard in Birkenhead.  He will be able to return to court for further compensation if he develops further asbestos diseases. 

Compensation: £165,000
Where exposed: J.D. Hughes Group Ltd, Stockport
Disease: Mesothelioma

The family of John Hopkins has received a six-figure sum after being exposed to asbestos when he worked as a pipe fitter for J.D. Hughes Group Ltd. 

Compensation: £150,000
Where exposed: Ministry of Labour, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Disease: Mesothelioma

74-year old Agnes worked as a telephonist at the Mionistry of Labour between 1969-72. There she was exposed to asbestos dust from heavy doors lined with asbestos sheets. 

Compensation: Substantial + cost of future treatments
Where exposed: Fiat showroom, Great West Road, Brentford
Disease: Mesothelioma

70 year-old Rosalba Bhaloo worked in the Fiat showroom offices for two years in the 1970s and was exposed to asbestos when she walked through the workshop where compressed air lines blew out dust that contained asbestos.

Compensation: 6-figure sum
Where exposed: Saunders Concrete Limited,  Astley, Greater Manchester and Greater Manchester Fire Service
Disease: Mesothelioma

71-year old Allan Grundy was exposed to asbestos when he transported materials to be used on building sites and helped construct buildings, predominantly garages. He also believed that he had to wear asbestos suits whilst working in the fire service.

Compensation: Significant
Where exposed: J.H.Haworth & Co Ltd, later known as G Stuart Limited, Lancashire
Disease: Pleural thickening

Philip Catterall worked as a joiner carrying out work in local mills and factories. He also fitted windows in boiler rooms.

Compensation: Significant
Where exposed: William Penn school, East Dulwich
Disease: Mesothelioma

The widow of a former carpenter's mate received compensation after the death of her husband. Her husband was exposed to asbestos at the age of 16 when he was sent to a construction site to build shuttering for concrete on buildings for the William Penn school.

Compensation: 6-figure sum
Where exposed: A V Ogden & Sons, Otley, Leeds and Brown & Mason Ltd, Birchington-on-Sea, Kent
Disease: Mesothelioma

A former demolition worker and asbestos stripper settled his compensation claim after being exposed to asbestos that was disturbed during demolition work.

Compensation: 6-figure sum
Where exposed: A V Ogden & Sons, Otley and Brown & Mason Limited, Birchington-on-Sea
Disease: Mesothelioma

Derek Welsh was exposed to asbestos when he worked as a demolition worker at A V Ogden & Sons and then as an asbestos stripper at Brown & Mason Limited.   

Compensation: Substantial
Where exposed: Holland Hannen & Cubbitts Ltd, Merseyside
Disease: Pleural thickening

Alan Jones has been diagnosed with plural thickening and may develop other asbestos-related conditions in the future.  He worked as an apprentice wood cutting machinist at Holland Hannen & Cubbitts Ltd in Bromborough.

Compensation: Significant
Where exposed: Reed Paper Mill, Thatcham
Disease: Pleural thickening

Anthony LeBret, who now lives in Scotland, was exposed to asbestos when he worked as a fitter machinist in Berkshire.  His compensation covers his future costs if his health deterioates.

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