Justice at last – Prospect union wins asbestos claim for engineer’s widow

3 August 2017 By admin
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Prospect has secured compensation for a retired member who was diagnosed with mesothelioma in July 2016 and died in May 2017. Mesothelioma is a form of cancer that takes many years to develop following the inhalation of asbestos fibres, but is usually rapidly fatal following disease onset. John Pedder, known as Sam to his friends, […]

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Accidents and Disease,

Does Cerebral Palsy litigation have a quick fix solution?

17 October 2016 By Marcus Wetherby
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How long do you spend buying a pair of shoes? Ten minutes? Five? Fifteen at the most? What about a bicycle? Perhaps weeks of research followed by 15 minutes in the shop? Your first home? Months of viewings followed by hours and hours of meticulous research and planning? Maybe you would get some advice: perhaps […]

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Accidents and Disease, Marcus Weatherby,

Teacher secures out of court settlement following death from mesothelioma

27 November 2013 By admin
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In a recently reported out of court settlement a school teacher was paid compensation by the local authority following a claim that his illness was caused as a result of inhaling deadly asbestos fibres during the course of his employment. The victim alleged he had been exposed to asbestos fibres during his teaching career with […]

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Accidents and Disease, Julie Winn,

Official JUAC response to the proposed government reforms regarding mesothelioma claims

24 October 2013 By admin
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Since 2010 Julie Winn, our York-based legal specialist on asbestos, has been Chair of the national Joint Union Asbestos Committee (JUAC). Below is Julie’s submission – on behalf of JUAC – to the government consultation on reforming mesothelioma claims…

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Accidents and Disease, Editorial, Julie Winn,

Despite tragic crash, ‘track days’ still have a big role to play in promoting safer motorcycling

14 October 2013 By admin
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Gary Lightwood – Managing Partner of our Bristol office – is a personal injury expert who heads the firm’s specialist motorcycle claims unit. In the light of a recent and very rare ‘track day’ accident at Oulton Park, he’s keen to emphasise the major safety benefits such riding opportunities offer motorcyclists, and anxious that neither […]

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Accidents and Disease, Gary Lightwood,

These proposed government reforms will do nothing to help mesothelioma victims from asbestos in schools…

5 October 2013 By admin
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Since 2010 Julie Winn, our York-based legal specialist on asbestos, has been Chair of the national Joint Union Asbestos Committee (JUAC). With the aim of making all UK schools safe from the dangers of asbestos, JUAC works closely with the Department for Education steering group, Asbestos in Schools (AIS).

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Accidents and Disease, Current Controversies, Julie Winn,
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