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Mesothelioma and Lung cancer study - webinar series

Every year our specialist mesothelioma and asbestos disease claims team have been hosting a free study day at our offices in Reading. Given the circumstances, this year we have decided to replace the study day with a series of on-demand webinars which you...

Asbestos in Schools - Pupils might have been exposed in science lessons

Asbestos-containing materials can be found in many schools built before 1999 when the manufacture and supply of asbestos was banned in the UK. Asbestos can be found in many different areas within a school, in particular it was used as thermal insulation and...

Immunotherapy treatment for mesothelioma patients

Claiming for private treatment of mesothelioma Mesothelioma prognosis Mesothelioma is a cancer for which there is currently no known cure. The prognosis of most mesothelioma patients is generally in the region of 12-24 months, although many will survive...

The Asbestos Landscape in Europe

The most recent Health and Safety Executive statistics , published on 30 October 2019, confirm that mesothelioma continues to be responsible for over 2,500 deaths a year. Mesothelioma is one of the asbestos-related diseases that we see most commonly as...

Over 80% of schools in England contain asbestos, according to the AMAP report

Co-authored by Chantelle Adadevoh and Laura Magson Last year the Department for Education (DfE) launched the Asbestos Management Assurance Process (AMAP) to enhance its understanding of the management of asbestos in schools. All state-funded...

Simon Bolton, Specialist Nurse and Annabelle Neilson, accredited asbestos disease specialist discuss the latest Mesothelioma Trials and Research

Annabelle and Simon are both mesothelioma specialists but from different angles; Simon the medical side and Annabelle the legal claims side. They have teamed up to look at and to answer some of the common questions posed by mesothelioma patients regarding...

British Steel Liquidation: What does this mean for our clients?

The press reported recently that British Steel Limited had been placed into compulsory liquidation putting 5,000 jobs at risk. The Official Receiver took control of the company as part of the liquidation process. We understand that British Steel...

Head of Personal Injury Team at Boyes Turner, Kim Smerdon, welcomes one of her Team members' appointment to Director

Kim Smerdon , Head of the personal injury team at Boyes Turner, has praised the contribution of one of her senior solicitors, Laura Magson , to the department after her recent promotion to Director. Laura Magson now heads up the mesothelioma and...

How long will it take to receive compensation for mesothelioma?

When mesothelioma is diagnosed it’s a heart breaking moment for patients and their families as they come to terms with the fact that their life expectancy has been cut short. Patients have to consider the impact that this will have not only on...

Coroners and Inquests: What do I need to know?

Information for bereaved family members of those with asbestos related illnesses We act for bereaved families who have often lost a loved one due to asbestos related illness, such as mesothelioma or lung cancer. What is an inquest? An inquest is a...
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