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Recent asbestos and mesothelioma settlements

Read about our recent compensation settlements for asbestos and mesothelioma clients

We have consistently secured six-figure mesothelioma compensation amounts for individuals who were exposed to asbestos in many types of workplaces, leading to the diagnosis of mesothelioma.

Our asbestos team works tirelessly on a wide variety of claims to secure mesothelioma and other asbestos-related disease settlements for our clients.

If you, your friend or family member have experienced an asbestos-related disease and believe it developed after exposure in the workplace, you can find out more about making an asbestos claim.

Otherwise, for real life examples of our successfully secured settlements for asbestos-related diseases, read our recent mesothelioma stories and further case studies below.

Ready to talk? If you have a claim, contact our asbestos, pleural thickening and mesothelioma claims lawyers today. Call freephone 0800 6895854 or fill in our short form and we will call you back.

What our clients say

Recent asbestos settlements 

Location: Westminster Council
Compensation: £225,000

A widow whose husband died from mesothelioma has settled a claim against Westminster Council after evidence came to light which supported her case.

Location: Daventry High Street
Compensation: Substantial

A settlement has been secured on behalf of a sales assistant who was exposed to asbestos whilst working at 25 High Street, Daventry, Northamptonshire between 1973/74 to 1978/79.

Location: J&J Gaffey in Salford
Compensation: £200,000

A man who came into contact with lethal asbestos over just six months working as a plumbers’ merchant labourer has secured a substantial settlement after he developed mesothelioma, a fatal cancer caused by asbestos, in retirement.

Locations: Merchant Navy
Compensation: substantial 

Following the asbestos-related death of former merchant navy seaman Anthony Brown, his family have been able to receive compensation from representatives of his former employers. 

Location: E.B.C. & Sleeman Limited, Devon
Compensation: substantial 

A Birmingham man who believes he was exposed to asbestos for just two weeks in Devon in the mid 1960s has secured compensation following a forensic investigation to trace the company he believed was responsible.

Location: British Rail, Ebbw Junction, Wales
Compensation: £1 million

The widow of Andrew Godwin was awarded almost £1 million after her husband died of cancer caused by childhood contact with asbestos on the clothing of his father, a former British Rail worker.

Location: McLaughlin & Harvey, W & C French and Hitchins & Co across London, including the Barbican Arts Centre
Compensation: £125,000

The family of retired building labourer Thomas Brown received compensation following his death from mesothelioma.

Location: HM Dockyard in Chatham, Kent
Compensation: 6-figure sum

A settlement has been secured for the family of a former dockworker who died after contracting the asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma.

Location: Imperial Chemical Industries Limited, Harrogate
Compensation: Substantial

A former Harrogate factory worker at Imperial Chemical Industries Limited received a substantial sum from the company due to his exposure asbestos while working there throughout the 1960s and 70s, which led to him being diagnosed with mesothelioma.

Location: Newcastle 
Compensation: Six-figure

A man diagnosed with an incurable form of asbestos-related cancer has secured a settlement with Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd (ICI).

Location: Higham, Kent
Compensation: Five-figure

A man has settled his claim and received an admission of liability from Kent-based British Uralite following his development of pleural thickening caused by exposure to asbestos.

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne shipyards 
Compensation: Six-figure

A Newcastle labourer exposed to asbestos while working at shipyards throughout the 1960s and 1970s has received a settlement and an admission of liability from his former employer.

Location: Dagenham Docks
Compensation: Six-figure

A former handyman who spent a long career working on the Dagenham Docks settled his claim with his former employer for a six-figure sum after he was diagnosed with mesothelioma. 

Location: Ansley National Coal Board Stores, Warwickshire
Compensation: Substantial

Stephen, a former National Coal Board employee, died at the age of 64 after being exposed to blue asbestos dust at work

Location: Mogul, Halliford Street, London
Compensation: Lump sum + future payments

A man who had to work with asbestos during his five-year apprenticeship in the 1960s has settled his case.

Location: Albert E. Reed & Company Limited, Gravesend, Kent
Compensation: Substantial

A man exposed to asbestos while working at a Kent papermill has succeeded in his court case and obtained substantial compensation.

Location: Delta Rods (London) Limited in Greenwich, southeast London
Compensation: 6-figure sum

The family of a man who worked as a London brass factory worker and was exposed to asbestos has settled his claim.

Location: Austin & Pickersgill Limited in Sunderland
Compensation: 6-figure sum

The family of a former shipwright from Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, have secured a settlement following his death from the asbestos-related disease, mesothelioma.

Location: North London
Compensation: Substantial

The family of a former head cook from London received a settlement following her death from the asbestos-related condition, sarcomatoid mesothelioma.