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While awareness of the lethal effects of asbestos has certainly increased in the 21st century, we are still seeing its devastating effects. Unfortunately, many people, especially workers in the construction industry, unknowingly came into contact with the...
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The dangerous nature of asbestos means the removal process can be costly and time-consuming. However, for people's safety and to avoid any future asbestos compensation claims, it is important that removal work is done properly and by licensed, competent...
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Lesley Griffiths, Wales government minister for communities and tackling poverty, is actively trying to reduce the contraction of asbestos-related diseases such as mesothelioma by calling for stricter and more comprehensive asbestos education and...
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Asbestos claim solicitors have appealed for anyone who has knowledge of the workplace asbestos exposure of a former teacher from Manchester to step forward and assist with his widow's bid for compensation. They believe that the man was exposed to...
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An inquest has heard that a former construction worker died as a result of mesothelioma caused by exposure to asbestos in the workplace. The 89-year-old, who worked as a building manager for eight years, died in November 2015 as a result of pneumonia and...
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Disturbing asbestos insulation board (AIB) within the structure of a building can be dangerous – any exposure to the fibre has the potential to cause asbestos-related diseases. A failure to monitor and identify asbestos materials when disturbing AIB...
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Asbestos claim solicitors have worked with a mesothelioma sufferer to secure a six-figure compensation sum for his debilitating illness. The 78-year-old father-of-two from West Craven in Lancashire was first exposed to asbestos more than 60 years ago when he...
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A 72-year-old woman from Lenham – a village in Kent – is seeking asbestos compensation after being diagnosed with the terminal lung cancer mesothelioma. She claims to have been exposed to the deadly fibre weekly for eight years when she washed...
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A Derby charity has received funding to chart the history of asbestos and asbestos-related diseases in the county. A £3,800 Heritage Lottery Fund grant will allow Derbyshire Asbestos Support Team (DAST) to collect stories from those in the county who...
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While the MoD has recently announced the change in its compensation rules to allow armed forces veterans to receive the same amount of asbestos-related disease compensation as civilians, sufferers diagnosed before the 16 December remain ineligible. ...
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The Independent has revealed that staff at the world's biggest asbestos factory spied on journalists and environmental campaigners who were involved in exposing the dangers of the deadly mineral. The long latency period between exposure to the fibre and...
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A former anti-terror policeman has died from mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos when he worked at the scene of the Grand Hotel bombing in Brighton in 1984. The police officer came into contact with the material while sifting through rubble at the...
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The Ministry of Defence has made the decision to award armed forces veterans suffering from mesothelioma with a lump-sum of compensation, a benefit from which they had been previously denied. Laws ruling that the MoD couldn't be sued for any illness or...
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Industrial disease compensation is commonly claimed decades after asbestos exposure due to the 'time delay' in symptoms arising. Residents of a house in Putney will now live with the worry that they could develop an asbestos-related illness later in life...
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Medical researchers and victims of mesothelioma in Australia have united in their quest to find a cure for the asbestos disease, mesothelioma. A builder who spent many years handling asbestos materials – diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2010 – met...
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