Tags: asbestosis claims

What compensation and benefits are available to people with an asbestos related illness?

July 13, 2020

If you have been diagnosed with an asbestos-related illness, it is likely you are entitled to compensation and possibly some associated benefits.

Ministry of Defence Asbestos Review Conclusions

December 13, 2019

Following concerns with the historic operation of Sea King helicopters at various locations in the south of England, The Ministry of Defence conducted a detailed asbestos review.

Asbestos Still A Big Problem In Schools

June 13, 2019

According to the National Education Union (NEU), more than 200 teachers in the UK have died from mesothelioma since 2001.

Expanding the mesothelioma payment scheme

April 3, 2019

Implemented five years ago, the scheme currently only provides compensation for individuals with mesothelioma; this letter argues that the same help should also be extended to those living with other asbestos related diseases, such as asbestosis or pleural thickening.

Court favours asbestos ‘overalls case’ claim for the first time

February 27, 2019

A Claimant was finally successful in running an ‘overalls case’ argument in the High Court, in the recently decided case, Carey -v- Vauxhall Motors Limited.

Concerns grow over Government proposals for asbestos cases

January 30, 2013

At the end of last year the government confirmed that a consultation would begin in Spring 2013 in relation to the reform of mesothelioma cases.