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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...

Mesothelioma - the Stories of Hope and Inspiration

We often write about the sad stories of people who pass away from mesothelioma; of women like Nellie Kershawe, a mother who died from ‘pulmonary asbestosis’ in her early thirties as long ago as 1924. It is right and fitting that we should not...

Launch of new mesothelioma support group for Cumbria and Lancashire

Receiving a diagnosis of mesothelioma is undoubtedly one of the most heart-breaking things a patient can hear. Though mesothelioma is responsible for around 2,500 deaths per year, it is still for most people a relatively unknown cancer. It is vitally...

Melloney Harbutt receives Asbestos Disease Specialist accreditation from APIL

Kim Smerdon, head of Boyes Turner’s successful industrial disease and personal injury teams is pleased to announce that senior associate solicitor, Melloney Harbutt, has been awarded Asbestos Disease Specialist status by APIL.  Melloney ...

Positive result for mesothelioma claimants in Bussey v Anglia Heating Ltd

We are delighted to read that the Bussey’s appeal has been allowed and that the Judges rejected Technical Data Note 13 as the test in determining the applicable levels of asbestos exposure in mesothelioma cases.  David Bussey was a...

Is there a link between Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and Asbestos?

Asbestos-related disease deaths The Health and Safety Executive predicts that the number of deaths from mesothelioma will peak in or around 2020. This is based upon the amount of asbestos imported into the UK and the widespread, industrial use of...

Disclosure documents in Cape claim to be made publicly available

The Asbestos Victims Support Group Forum UK has championed a campaign to the High Court to prevent the destruction of a vast number of documents, which were pulled together as a part of disclosure in the case of Concept 70 & others v Cape International...

Mavis Nye Foundation - Here to help all 'Meso Warriors'

On 07 December 2017 Boyes Turner Solicitors attended the Mavis Nye Foundation launch party at the Richmond Hill Hotel. The Mavis Nye Foundation was started by Mavis herself following her lengthy, but successful battle with mesothelioma that started...

14th Edition Judicial College Guidelines published

The 14 th  Edition Judicial College (JC) Guidelines have now been published and these reveal increased recommended  compensation awards for asbestos victims . The JC Guidelines are a set of guidelines for the courts and lawyers to refer to when...

The true cost of not complying with asbestos health and safety law

On a regular basis the asbestos claims team at Boyes Turner read reports where building firms and contractors are  prosecuted by the health and safety executive  for either not complying with health and safety law at all, or where a lax approach...
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