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The asbestos epidemic

Our team of expert asbestos and mesothelioma lawyers discuss different aspects of asbestos disease, mesothelioma, and the role of support groups.

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Asbestos Podcast
asbestos

Inside the asbestos epidemic: episode 4

The description is ‘In the fourth episode of Inside The Asbestos Epidemic, the Leigh Day Asbestos Podcast, we discussed exposure to asbestos with Dave Trigg, the chair of the Derbyshire Asbestos Support Team. We also spoke to a former client about what it’s like to go to trial. Vijay Ganapathy spoke to Mrs Chandler, the widow of Dave Chandler, the Claimant in the landmark case of Chandler v Cape Plc’

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Asbestos Podcast
Asbestos claims mesothelioma

Inside the asbestos epidemic: episode 3

In the third episode of Inside The Asbestos Epidemic, the Leigh Day Asbestos Podcast, we talked about the battles that face support groups today. We talked to Joanne Gordon, current chair of the forum of asbestos victims support groups about these battles, particularly the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic. We also spoke to Graham Dring – former chair of the forum of asbestos victims support groups - about the recent Cape Documents case. Graham discussed the forum’s views on the need to disclose documents to assist asbestos victims.

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Asbestos Podcast
Asbestos claims Asbestos and mesothelioma

Inside the asbestos epidemic: episode 2

In the second episode of Inside The Asbestos Epidemic, the Leigh Day Asbestos Podcast, we talked to those involved in some of the more recently set up support groups. Partner Steven Dickens talked to Samantha Cox and Joanne Murray from the READLEY asbestos support group, based in the North East of England. Daniel Easton, Partner and Joint Head of the Leigh Day Asbestos team, spoke to Liz Darlison, the CEO of Mesothelioma UK about the work that they do to support asbestos victims.

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Asbestos Podcast
asbestos

Inside the asbestos epidemic: episode 1

In this first episode of Inside the Asbestos Epidemic, the Leigh Day asbestos podcast, partners Steven Dickens and Helen Ashton spoke to some of the people involved in the first Asbestos Support Groups, including the former and current chairs of The Asbestos Victims Support Groups Forum.