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£800,000 compensation for family of 28-year-old mother who died from cancer after years of negligent healthcare

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence lawyers have secured an £800,000 compensation settlement for the bereaved partner and children of a 28-year-old woman. The young mother died from ovarian cancer and its spread (metastasis) to other areas of her...

£160,000 plus future treatment funded if necessary for former engineer with mesothelioma

Laura acted for Reg who contacted her following his diagnosis of mesothelioma. Reg was fit and healthy until the autumn of 2019 when he started to become breathless. His GP thought that he was suffering from COPD and prescribed inhalers. He...

Settlement for client who was injured by a car whilst walking along the pavement

Julie* sustained multiple injuries in an accident in September 2018. She was a pedestrian walking along a pavement when she was hit by a car , driven by the defendant driver, which had mounted the kerb and hit a bollard. The bollard and car...

Mechanic suffering with peritoneal mesothelioma for six years obtained £255,000 with agreement to fund future treatment costs

Laura acted for Martin who contacted her in January 2019 following a Consultant appointment when he was told that he was suffering from mesothelioma that was connected to asbestos exposure. Martin had previously been diagnosed with ...

£140,000 Mesothelioma Compensation for former BT Technician

Boyes Turner’s expert mesothelioma asbestos claims lawyers were instructed to act on behalf of Gilbert after he was diagnosed with mesothelioma. Gilbert had spent almost his entire career working for the General Post Office/British Telecommunications...

£430,000 obtained for family of former apprentice carpenter who relocated to Portugal with his wife

Laura initially acted for Stephen following his diagnosis of Mesothelioma in Portugal. Stephen came into contact with asbestos in the 1970s coming across asbestos in ceiling voids and on heating and ducting pipes.  He did his best to avoid...

Mesothelioma claim settled within 8 months of Instructions for £205,000

Prior to his diagnosis of mesothelioma , Derek was a fit and healthy 75 year old man. All of a sudden, he found that he struggled to walk up hill and got out of breath. He underwent investigations with his local hospital that discovered that he had fluid...

Compensation for family of former maintenance engineer

Boyes Turner’s expert mesothelioma claims lawyers were instructed by the family of John after his sad death from mesothelioma . John’s family were able to provide information about his employment history. John was previously in the army and...

Settlement of over £39,000 in cycling accident which caused a fractured right clavicle

The Boyes Turner expert Personal Injury team  were instructed on behalf of Andrew following an accident in January 2018. Andrew was cycling in Thatcham across a roundabout when a white SUV which had stopped suddenly pulled out straight into the...

£175,000 plus an indemnity for future immunotherapy treatment for Claimant resident in Australia who had an award for asbestosis and pleural thickening in 2016

Laura Magson acted for Royston who was a former lagger’s mate for insulation companies in the 1960s. Laura took on his case in June 2019 following his diagnosis with Mesothelioma by a respiratory physician in Australia. Whilst Royston was...

Successful Mesothelioma case within six months after specialist law firm turns down case

Laura acted for Peter, son of John who was a firefighter for the East Sussex Fire Services, in particular at the fire station in Brighton as a cadet from 1958 until 1976. John contacted a London law firm soon after his diagnosis in 2016 and gave a...

Admission of liability, apology and £50,000 interim payment from ambulance service for meningitis amputee

Our amputation claims team have secured an admission of liability, an apology and £50,000 interim payment for a young woman who needed Lisfranc (through-foot) amputations after an ambulance crew failed to take her to hospital for treatment of...

Compensation for the family of a former plumber who succumbed to mesothelioma

We have recently settled a case for the family of a former plumber employed by Walsall Corporation/Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council in the 1970s. The gentleman had sadly died from mesothelioma in June 2018, having been diagnosed with the...

Successful asbestos-related lung cancer claim for former plumber who recorded his own evidence of asbestos exposure years before his death

We were instructed by the widow of Mr D following his premature death from lung cancer. Although Mr D was a former smoker, the family had been told, following his death, that his lung cancer may have been caused by his previous asbestos exposure. Mrs D...

Exposure to asbestos in science lessons

Exposure to asbestos in science lessons causes pupils mesothelioma according to medical experts. Boyes Turner’s expert mesothelioma and asbestos claims solicitors were instructed to investigate a claim for a mother of three who had been diagnosed...

£70,000 settlement after hospital nursing failures left a 91-year-old man with a grade 4 pressure sore

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence lawyers have negotiated a £70,000 settlement for an elderly man who suffered a grade 4 pressure sore (the most severe grade of pressure ulcer) on his heel whilst in hospital for treatment of a swollen knee. At...

Widow settles mesothelioma claim for £137,500

Laura Magson , Head of the mesothelioma and asbestos claims team represented Stan, a former pipe fitter and later his widow in this difficult mesothelioma case. Stan’s mesothelioma exposure Stan, a former pipe fitter worked for the Central...

£177,000 obtained for widow of laboratory technician for Cornwall Council

Laura Magson acted for the family of George who sadly passed away from Mesothelioma in December 2016. Laura was only contacted following George’s passing as the mesothelioma was not apparent. He had become breathless for a few months in the...

Successful Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme application for former shop worker following diagnosis

Our client was diagnosed with mesothelioma towards the end of August 2019 after suffering from shortness of breath over a couple of months. He eventually decided to see his GP about his symptoms and was referred for further investigations which resulted...

Compensation for family of former lagger with Mesothelioma despite Court destroying his original Court papers for pleural plaques

I was contacted by Jim who was suffering with Mesothelioma . Very sadly Jim had always been worried about contracting the deadly asbestos cancer having worked as a lagger’s mate and then a lagger for many years and having had friends that died...

Mesothelioma immunotherapy treatment funded by insurers

In August 2017 Brian was diagnosed with mesothelioma having undergone months of investigations to determine the cause of his pleural effusions and breathlessness. Brian was 69 years old when he was given his diagnosis. He lives in New Zealand with his wife,...

Admission of liability for a two-year-old girl with Erb's palsy

Boyes Turner’s birth injury lawyers have secured an admission of liability for a two-year-old girl with Erb’s palsy which was caused by the defendant hospital’s obstetric staff’s negligent management of her birth. Planning the...

£250,000 recovered for mesothelioma sufferer with low level exposure with indemnity for future immunotherapy costs

Laura Magson, head of the Boyes Turner asbestos and mesothelioma team, acted for Darren who was diagnosed with mesothelioma in January 2018. He had six cycles of chemotherapy and was doing very well. He contacted us six months after his treatment...

£700,000 settlement for cervical cancer after hospital failed to follow up abnormal smear and biopsy

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence solicitors have secured a £700,000 settlement for a woman who developed cervical cancer when an NHS hospital failed to follow up abnormal results from her smear and biopsy tests. Abnormal smear test Her GP...

Successful secondary exposure mesothelioma case of the widow of a former asbestosis sufferer

Boyes Turner’s asbestos and mesothelioma claims team were instructed by the family of Mrs B, who had sadly died from mesothelioma in May 2017, having been diagnosed in August 2015. Mrs B was living in America for some years prior to and at the time of...

Lifetime settlement for asbestos related lung cancer sufferer after a drawn out, contested claim

The mesothelioma and asbestos claims team were instructed in 2017 by Mr Jones* following his diagnosis of lung cancer in 2015. Exposure Mr Jones had worked for H Pickup Ltd (“the defendant”) during the 1960s and 1970s as a sheeter, constructing...

Former lagger receives compensation for lung cancer twice

Laura Magson , head of the Boyes Turner mesothelioma and asbestos claims team acted for John in relation to his contraction of asbestos related lung cancer. John previously underwent a right lower lobectomy in 2016 for a squamous cell carcinoma of the...

Compensation secured for cyclist injured at local accident hotspot

Our client James Grove* was severely injured after being knocked off his bicycle on the Vastern Road roundabout in Reading last year. He has now joined other injured cyclists and lawyer Laura Magson in calling for road safety improvements to be made. ...

Successful DMPS Application within 3 months of mesothelioma diagnosis

John was diagnosed with mesothelioma in February 2019 after suffering from shortness of breath over some months, initially thought to be due to a chest infection. Eventually, he was admitted to hospital and investigations revealed his devastating diagnosis...

£300,000 settlement for exacerbation of pre-existing post-traumatic stress disorder

Boyes Turner’s personal injury lawyers have secured a £300,000 settlement for a former soldier whose pre-existing PTSD was exacerbated when he was redeployed for a second tour of duty in Afghanistan. First exposure and PTSD Our client was an...

WITNESS APPEAL: Did you work with Michael Rose at AF Heather Ltd?

Boyes Turner’s specialist asbestos and mesothelioma team have been instructed to bring a claim on behalf of Michael Rose by his widow.   Michael Rose (Mick) died from mesothelioma on 15 May 2018 at the age of 71. He was a plumbing and...

£750,000 settlement for delayed sepsis treatment multiple amputee

Boyes Turner’s amputation specialists have negotiated a £750,000 settlement for a woman in her sixties whose entire left hand, fingers and thumb of the right hand, toes of the left foot, and right leg below the knee required amputation following...

Settlement for family of mesothelioma and colon cancer patient

We were instructed by Mr Smith after he was diagnosed with mesothelioma in October 2016. Mr Smith and his wife were devastated by his diagnosis of mesothelioma. His diagnosis was complicated by the fact that he had an existing kidney condition...

James - Statutory Wills Case

James was born with a severe learning disability and following a road traffic accident later in his life, was left tetraplegic. James was awarded a lump sum and annual periodic payments as a result of his personal injury claim .  James lived a...

Janine - Statutory Wills Case

Janine has an acquired brain injury as a result of medical negligence at birth . Janine was awarded a lump sum in the region of £900,000 and an annual periodic payment for the rest of her life. Janine receives care from her mother and a team of...

Settlement for patient with loss of vision in one eye after GP's failure to refer to stroke clinic

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence specialists have negotiated a £150,000 settlement for a client who lost her central vision in one eye after her GP failed to recognise that she was suffering from ‘amaurosis fugax’ transient retinal...

Eric's case - Statutory Will

Eric* has an acquired brain injury as a result of medical negligence at the age of 3. Eric was awarded a lump sum in excess of £1 million and an annual periodic payment for the rest of his life. Eric has been living in a residential placement...

£280,000 lifetime settlement with private immunotherapy costs for former asbestos worker with mesothelioma

Boyes Turner’s mesothelioma specialists have secured a £280,000 settlement including private immunotherapy costs for a man who was exposed to asbestos as a teenager. John lives alone on a farm in a remote location. As his mesothelioma ...

Settlement of asbestosis claim where no asbestos bodies identified at post-mortem

Boyes Turner’s mesothelioma and asbestos claims team have secured a settlement for the widow of a former carpenter/joiner with asbestosis even though no asbestos bodies were identified after the deceased’s death at post-mortem. Exposure to...

Quick interim payment and final settlement for mesothelioma sufferers family within 8 months

Boyes Turner’s mesothelioma specialists secured a £50,000 interim payment within just two months of instruction for a former carpenter with mesothelioma. The early interim payment allowed our already very ill client to benefit from his...

Settlement for bereaved family of housewife who died from mesothelioma

Boyes Turner’s mesothelioma specialists have obtained a settlement for the bereaved family of a former housewife who was exposed to asbestos from her husband’s work clothes. Exposed to asbestos doing the washing Eileen contacted us...

£59,600 asbestos disease settlement for bereaved, non-dependent family of former builder

Boyes Turner’s asbestos disease specialists have negotiated a settlement of just over £59,600 for the bereaved but non-dependent family of a former builder and carpenter whose asbestos-related pleural effusion and pleural thickening contributed...

Lump sum and care payments for life for patient left tetraplegic after a fall in hospital

Boyes Turner’s spinal injury specialists have obtained a substantial settlement for a tetraplegic client whose devastating condition was caused by a fall from the hospital chair where he was left to sleep after undergoing unnecessary spinal surgery ...

Settlement for widow of former fitter with pleural thickening

Our specialist asbestos claims lawyers have secured a settlement for the widow of a former fitter whose asbestos-related diffuse pleural thickening was 20-25% responsible for his respiratory disability in the final year of his life. George was 85 when...

Compensation recovered for burns injury victim

Boyes Turner’s specialist personal injury solicitors have secured compensation for Sian*, who suffered burns to her back and left arm when working in a clothes shop. Injuries One of her colleagues was engaged in some horseplay with a clothes steamer,...

£85,025 settlement for bereaved family of former construction project manager

Boyes Turner’s asbestos disease lawyers have negotiated an £85,025 settlement for the bereaved family of a former construction project manager whose death was partially caused by asbestosis. The deceased contacted us during his final weeks and...

£480,000 settlement for additional sight-loss from delayed diagnosis of craniopharyngioma

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence lawyers have achieved a £480,000 settlement for a boy whose inevitable sight-loss from a rare, benign brain tumour was worsened by a six-month delay in diagnosis. Delayed diagnosis The two-year-old boy’s...

Second damages award and new provisional damages order following deterioration of asbestos-related diffuse pleural thickening

Our expert mesothelioma and asbestos claims solicitors have secured a second damages award and further provisional damages order for a former labourer after the post-settlement deterioration of his asbestos-related disease. First settlement for 13%...

£75,000 settlement for non-dependent family of former joiner after his death from mesothelioma

Boyes Turner’s mesothelioma and asbestos claims team  have secured a £75,000 settlement for the bereaved family of a former joiner who died in his early 60s from asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma. The claim was settled within a year...

Settlement of £147,000 for asbestos-related lung cancer

Ken instructed Boyes Turner's expert mesothelioma and asbestos claims solicitors to investigate a claim for compensation for him after he was diagnosed with lung cancer . Ken who was originally from Sheffield retired to Australia and has lived...

Lifetime Interim payment and settlement for bereaved family of carpenter with mesothelioma

Boyes Turner’s mesothelioma specialists have secured a settlement for the family of a former carpenter and joiner, Mr Y, who died from the asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma . The asbestos and mesothelioma claims team were instructed by Mr Y...

Mesothelioma Case Settled Within Five Months

Boyes Turner’s asbestos and mesothelioma lawyers have secured a lifetime settlement for a former British Rail employee within five months of instruction. The claim settled at full value despite initial concerns about an inconclusive diagnosis. ...

Settlement for family of former British Rail employee who died from mesothelioma

Boyes Turner’s asbestos and mesothelioma claims team have settled a mesothelioma claim against the Department of Transport for the family of a former British Rail worker. Our lawyers overcame significant difficulties, including the lack of a...

Provisional damages for lagger with asbestos-related lung cancer

Boyes Turner’s mesothelioma and asbestos claims team  have secured a £55,000 provisional damages settlement for a former lagger with asbestos-related lung cancer (squamous cell carcinoma of the lung) even though he smoked 5 cigarettes...

Asbestosis settlement for docker in contested limitation case

Boyes Turner’s asbestos and mesothelioma claims   team have achieved a settlement for a former docker in a fiercely contested and complicated case. Our client, James, was a former docker with the National Dock Labour Board who had...

Settlement for scaffolder with asbestos-related pleural thickening and persistent asbestos-related pleural effusion

Boyes Turner’s asbestos-related disease lawyers have secured a settlement for a former scaffolder with asbestos-related pleural thickening and persistent asbestos-related pleural effusion. Our client, Mr P, was exposed to asbestos during his...

WITNESS APPEAL: Did you work with Edwin Morris at Solihull Borough Council, Richards & Wallington (Plant Hire) Ltd, C Bryant & Sons Ltd, Lewis's Ltd, Birmingham and Midland Demolition Company or Stagshire Ltd?

Boyes Turner’s specialist mesothelioma team have been instructed by the family of Edwin Morris who was diagnosed with mesothelioma, an asbestos related cancer in 2016.  Edwin, who was known as “Eddie” during his working life, sadly...

Successful mesothelioma claim against W.E. Chivers and Sons Ltd

Boyes Turner’s industrial disease specialists have obtained a settlement of £100,000 for the bereaved partner of a man who died from the asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma .  Brian instructed us after his mesothelioma diagnosis. He told...

Liability judgment for diabetic amputee after delay in treatment

Boyes Turner’s amputation specialists have secured a liability judgment for a 40-year-old diabetic man who suffered a below knee amputation after the nurse practitioner at his GP’s surgery failed to refer him to a multidisciplinary foot care...

Former electrician's £140,000 provisional damages settlement for mesothelioma leaves door open for private treatment costs

Boyes Turner’s mesothelioma and asbestos claims team have secured a provisional damages award of £140,000 for a former bus company electrician who has been diagnosed with asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma . At the time of his...

Widow receives £110,000 settlement from MOD after husband's death from asbestosis

Boyes Turner’s industrial disease team were contacted by the widow of a former Chatham Dockyard worker shortly after his death from lung cancer and asbestosis. Her husband had died of suspected lung cancer which had then been confirmed on post...

Four year delayed TB diagnosis leaves mother with severe respiratory disability

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence specialists have secured a £2 million settlement for a mother in her early 40s who was left with a significant respiratory disability by nearly a four-year delay in diagnosis and treatment of her tuberculosis...

Successful mesothelioma case against Marks & Spencer

Boyes Turner’s mesothelioma specialists represented 67-year-old Ann* and later her bereaved family in a complex, contested mesothelioma case against Marks & Spencer Plc.   Ann had worked on the shop floor at Marks &...

Living mesothelioma claim settled within 3 months of instruction

Boyes Turner’s mesothelioma and asbestos claims team  have secured an admission of liability, an interim payment and final settlement for a former Nestle factory worker with mesothelioma, all within three months of instruction. Sheila contacted...

Rehabilitation Code and settlement fund rehab for brain injured victim of dangerous driver

Boyes Turner’s brain injury lawyers have negotiated a £750,000 settlement for a woman who suffered severe brain injuries from which she was not expected to survive when her stationary car was hit by a dangerous driver. In addition, using the...

$23 million compensation for boy with cerebral palsy from kernicterus brain damage

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence team have negotiated a $23 million damages settlement for a boy who suffered kernicterus brain damage in the first few days after his birth. The community midwives who visited him at home failed to recognise that he...

Asbestos related pleural thickening case settled against steel company

Boyes Turner's mesothelioma and asbestos claims solicitors were instructed by Stewart to investigate a claim for compensation after he was diagnosed with asbestos related diffuse pleural thickening.  Asbestos exposure Stewart had been employed for...

£50,000 settlement for former apprentice marine fitter and turner

Boyes Turner's mesothelioma and asbestos disease claims solicitors  were instructed by John following his diagnosis of asbestos related diffuse pleural thickening. John had been suffering with shallow breathing and had often been out of...

Delayed treatment of tumour leaves woman partially blind

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence specialists have secured an admission of liability for a young woman after hospital delays in diagnosis and removal of a non-malignant tumour left her virtually blind in her left eye. The claimant had been referred...

Compensation recovered for below knee amputee following thrombosis

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence specialists have secured a £450,000 settlement for a 70 year old man who suffered a below-knee amputation . Mr B had a medical history of thrombosis and popliteal vascular disease. He had previously undergone...

Asbestosis claim settled for former insulation engineer

Boyes Turner’s asbestos-related disease experts have secured a settlement for a former insulation engineer whose asbestosis accounts for 5% of his concurrent, COPD-related, respiratory disability. Henry* was exposed to asbestos dust whilst he was...

£179,000 from the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme for telecoms engineer

Boyes Turner’s specialist mesothelioma and asbestos claims solicitors were instructed by Joseph* following his diagnosis of mesothelioma, an asbestos related cancer. Joseph had been exposed to asbestos dust while working for Sterdy Telephones, a...

Settlement after extensive asbestos exposure caused asbestosis and pleural thickening

Boyes Turner’s asbestos related disease specialists have secured a settlement for a former factory worker with asbestosis and diffuse pleural thickening . Mr J* instructed Boyes Turner’s specialist asbestos claims team following his...

Spinal law specialists secure interim payments for tetraplegic client

Boyes Turner’s spinal injury lawyers have secured an admission of liability for a man who was rendered tetraplegic after falling from the chair where he was left to sleep after unnecessary spinal surgery . Rehabilitation costs Judgment has been...

Compensation secured for widow after successful diffuse mesothelioma payment scheme application

Boyes Turner’s m esothelioma and asbestos claims solicitors  were instructed by Ann* following the sad death of her husband, Edward*, from mesothelioma , an asbestos related cancer . Edward had been diagnosed with mesothelioma after a CT...

PDO for man with asbestos related lung cancer

Boyes Turner’s asbestos-related disease specialists have secured a settlement and provisional damages order for a former lagger who suffered lung cancer after exposure to asbestos. Tony had worked for Cammell Laird and Company (S&C Limited) and...

Admission of liability and apology for the family of a 70-year-old woman who died from untreated pulmonary embolism

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence solicitors have secured an admission of liability for the bereaved husband of a 70-year-old woman who died from an untreated pulmonary embolism . The coroner returned a verdict of death by ‘natural causes...

Mesothelioma claim settled within nine months of instruction

We were instructed by Kevin following his diagnosis of mesothelioma. He had begun to feel unwell in the Autumn and had developed a cough. His doctor referred him for an x-ray and then a scan and biopsy. In the September he was...

£225,000 recovered for widow of a man with mesothelioma resident in Spain

Mesothelioma specialist, Laura Magson , acted for Michael, a 59 year old man who was living in Spain with his wife, Sarah, at the time of his diagnosis. He was awaiting surgery when he contacted Boyes Turner and, as his treatment and recovery were...

Case settled within 10 months for widow of former mechanic who suffered with mesothelioma

Boyes Turner’s mesothelioma specialists have secured a £150,000 settlement for the widow of a former employee of Jaguar Cars/BLMC. Tony had recently moved into a new, single-storey apartment in a retirement village with his wife, Jan, when he...

Turner & Newall Asbestos Trust settlement for family of deceased power station worker

Boyes Turner’s specialist industrial disease team were instructed by Debbie following the death of her father, Alcwyn, from mesothelioma , an asbestos related cancer. Alcwyn had worked as a thermal insulation engineer at Aberthaw Power Station for...

Settlement for family of shipyard worker with mesothelioma

Boyes Turner’s mesothelioma specialists have secured a £158,000 settlement for the family of a former shipyard worker with mesothelioma . Dennis first began to notice symptoms of being unwell after a chest infection and cough left him unable to...

Compensation for lagger with pleural thickening

Boyes Turner’s Specialist Asbestos Related Disease Lawyers were first instructed by Mr Z in 2007 following his diagnosis of pleural thickening . Mr Z had worked for many employers as a lagger with heavy asbestos exposure as a result of mixing and...

Settlement for production line supervisor with mesothelioma

Boyes Turner’s specialist asbestos claims team were instructed by Mr H towards the end of 2015 following his diagnosis of mesothelioma . Mr H had been employed by Expandite Limited during the 1960s in the export department and was based in the UK,...

Successful claim for mesothelioma sufferer within 6 months of instruction

Mr Z contacted Boyes Turner’s specialist asbestos claims team in May 2017 following his diagnosis of mesothelioma earlier that month. His diagnosis came about after investigations for breathing difficulties revealed mesothelioma. Fluid was drained from...

Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme award for former telecommunications engineer

Boyes Turner’s specialist mesothelioma and asbestos claims team were instructed by Joseph* following his diagnosis of mesothelioma, an asbestos related cancer. Asbestos exposure at work Joseph had been exposed to asbestos dust while working for...

Boyes Turner secure £142,000 compensation from the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme for a bricklayer with mesothelioma

Boyes Turner LLP were instructed by Mr B* following his diagnosis of mesothelioma arising from his exposure to asbestos.  Mr B trained as a bricklayer in the mid 1950’s and went on to work for a large building firm for more than 30 years. In the...

£1.4 million settlement for 20 year old with Erb's Palsy

Boyes Turner’s specialist birth injury lawyers have negotiated a £1.4 million settlement for a young woman who suffered a brachial plexus injury at birth. Our client’s case had previously been investigated by another firm of solicitors when...

Admission of liability and NHS apology for 68 year old below knee amputee

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence team  have secured an admission of liability and an NHS apology for a 68 year old below knee amputee.  Our client had a past medical history of thrombosis and popliteal vascular disease which required him...

Compensation for former bricklayer exposed to asbestos

Boyes Turner's specialist asbestos-related disease lawyers were instructed by Mr H in 2015 following his diagnosis of pleural effusions, an asbestos related disease. Mr H was employed by the Aylesford Paper Mill, which later changed its name to...

Settlement for family of woman with mesothelioma

Boyes Turner’s mesothelioma specialists  have secured a settlement for the family of a married woman who contracted  mesothelioma  at the age of 75. Exposure Mrs P was exposed to asbestos in 1962 when she worked for Secomastic...

Judgment for young mother diagnosed with avoidable cervical cancer

Judgment has been entered for a young mother, Emma* who developed  cervical cancer  when a hospital failed to follow up her  abnormal smear and biopsy results . The hospital have apologised to our client and her family for the failure to...

£160,000 gross recovered from Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme

Boyes Turner's team of specialist asbestos claims lawyers were instructed in May 2017 by Gillian* who had been diagnosed with mesothelioma. Gillian had always been very fit and healthy. She had had no major illnesses in the past and in fact gave...

Former joiner receives compensation after successful Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme application

Boyes Turner were instructed by Brian* after he was diagnosed with mesothelioma, an asbestos related cancer. Exposure to asbestos Brian confirmed that he was exposed to asbestos dust while working for William Boothman and Sons Limited, which was a...

£90,000 recovered for the widow of a man who worked for his own small family-run business

We were instructed by Ingrid who very sadly lost her husband due to the asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma. He died in 2012 and Ingrid contacted us during October 2014. We obtained statements from Ingrid and Gordon’s family about the ways in which...

£90,000 compensation for the family of man with peritoneal mesothelioma

Boyes Turner's specialist asbestos claims lawyers acted for Leslie who was diagnosed with peritoneal mesothelioma.  What is peritoneal mesothelioma? The peritoneum is the lining of the abdomen of the stomach. It helps to protect the contents of...

Compensation for family business employee with asbestosis

Charlie was employed by Keenan and Yates Limited from 1955 to 1975. This was a family business and the directors at the beginning of the employment were Charlie’s father and uncle. Later two of the cousins took over the reins of the business. Keenan...

Compensation for family of asbestos stripper who died from peritoneal mesothelioma

Boyes Turner's specialist asbestos claims lawyers were instructed by the widow of Mr B, Mrs B and her son R B, following the death of Mr B  from peritoneal mesothelioma in June 2014. Exposure Mr B had significant exposure to asbestos when...

Lagger and fitters mate receives compensation following negligent asbestos exposure

Mr G’s employment history Mr G was employed by two different companies which exposed him to asbestos. The first company that exposed Mr G to asbestos was Bebbingtons of Crewe. Mr G carried out asbestos stripping and asbestos lagging works for this...

£275,000 compensation for man with Cauda Equina Syndrome

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence specialists have negotiated a £275,000 settlement from a GP for a man in his thirties with  cauda equina syndrome .  The claimant, who had a past history of sciatic back pain, attended his GP...

Compensation for family of lagger who died from mesothelioma compensation within 2 months of claim

Boyes Turner's specialist asbestos claims lawyers were instructed by the family of Mr J following his death as a consequence of mesothelioma, an asbestos related disease in 2014. Mr J’s employment history Mr J was exposed to asbestos whilst...

£35,000 for diffuse pleural thickening after asbestos exposure

Boyes Turner were instructed by a gentleman who had been diagnosed with diffuse pleural thickening as a result of previous asbestos exposure. Exposure His exposure occurred during various periods of employment. Firstly he was exposed to asbestos whilst...

Admission of liability for young girl with severe dyskinetic cerebral palsy

Boyes Turner’s birth injury specialists have obtained an admission of liability from an NHS hospital for a five year old girl who was deprived of oxygen (hypoxia) in the few minutes before her birth. As a result of the negligent delay in her delivery,...

£140,000 lump sum payment secured for RAF veteran with mesothelioma

Boyes Turner’s specialist asbestos disease lawyers were instructed in March 2017 by a gentleman who had sadly been diagnosed with mesothelioma. Exposure He was able to recall two instances of asbestos exposure. Firstly, when he left school, he did...

Lung cancer patient who was exposed to asbestos receives compensation

Boyes Turner specialist asbestos claims lawyers were instructed by Mr W following his diagnosis of asbestos related lung cancer. Mr W’s asbestos exposure history Mr W was employed as a labourer working for Imperial Chemical Industries Limited, more...

Admission of liability for young boy with kernicterus related brain damage

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence solicitors  have secured an admission of liability for a young boy with  severe neurodevelopmental impairment . His brain damage was caused by  kernicterus , a condition related to jaundice, when his...

Settlement for widow of steel worker with asbestos related lung cancer

Boyes Turner were instructed by the widow of a gentleman who had died as a result of lung cancer in March 2012 at the age of 53. Exposure The gentleman, “Mr A”, worked for Consett Iron Company as an apprentice fitter and turner at its steel...

Mesothelioma claim completed within seven months: Bells Asbestos Slough

I was instructed in October by the family of Timothy who passed away due to mesothelioma in the previous July. He left behind three children who were understandably devastated by the death of their father due to this asbestos related cancer. Bells...

Successful mesothelioma claim for former carpenter - £150,000 compensation

Boyes Turner acted for Tony who was sadly diagnosed with mesothelioma in November 2015. Exposure to asbestos He was exposed to asbestos whilst employed by Arthur J Chivers Limited of Newbury from 1958 until 1969. Chivers appeared on his Inland Revenue...

Successful mesothelioma claim against Salisbury Corporation

I was instructed by Suzanne*, widow of Arthur who sadly died from mesothelioma.  I was contacted by Suzanne only a few months before the three year limitation period expired. A claimant has three years from the date that they know that they are...

Settlement for Mesothelioma sufferer which includes costs of new immunotherapy drug

The Boyes Turner asbestos claims team, has recently settled a living mesothelioma case for £350,000. The case settled following a joint settlement meeting for £350,000 less than a week from the Assessment of Damages hearing due to take place at...

Settlement for former joiner with pleural thickening

Boyes Turner specialist asbestos claims lawyers were instructed by Mr S a 64 year old former joiner.  Exposure Mr S was exposed to asbestos when he worked for Luton Building Company between 1968 and 1973. Mr S worked on a large site that was...

Compensation for widow of labourer who died of mesothelioma

Boyes Turner specialist asbestos claims lawyers were instructed by the widow of Mr S who had died from mesothelioma. Exposure Limited information was available. Mr S had provided some details of his employment to the DWP which identified potential...

£25,000 compensation for engineer with asbestosis

Boyes Turner's specialist asbestos claims lawyers acted on behalf of Mr M, an 87 year old former engineer who was exposed to asbestos whilst at work. Employment Mr M was exposed to asbestos by his former employers, Buell Limited (formerly Buell...

Interim payment for young boy with pneumococcal meningitis

Boyes Turner have secured a liability judgment for a boy with impaired hearing, language and communication, learning difficulties and associated behavioural problems. The injuries arose from an NHS hospital’s delay in recognising and treating his...

£31,000 compensation for instrument mechanic with pleural thickening

Boyes Turner specialist asbestos claims lawyers acted for Mr J aged 85 who was diagnosed with asbestos related diffuse pleural thickening as a result of his exposure to asbestos at work. Employment Mr J was exposed by two employers Steatite and Porcelain...

Settlement for platers mate with asbestos related lung cancer

Boyes Turner specialist asbestos claims lawyers were instructed on behalf of Mr S who was diagnosed with asbestos related lung cancer during routine treatment for his already existing metastatic melanoma. Exposure Mr S, 70 year old,  was exposed to...

£30,000 compensation for painter & decorator with pleural thickening

Boyes Turner's specialist asbestos lawyer were instructed by Mr F, a 76 year old former painter and decorator. Work history He was employed by Rashley & Company Limited from 1955 until 1964. He was first employed as a “boy apprentice...

Ex-Plasterer exposed to asbestos to receive compensation

Boyes Turner specialist asbestos disease lawyers were instructed by Mr C following his diagnosis of pleural thickening, an asbestos related disease in 2015. Background Mr C was employed by Airey of Leeds Limited (“the defendant”) as an...

Justice for Mr Justice

In May 2015 following his diagnosis with Mesothelioma Mr Anthony Justice instructed Boyes Turner specialist Asbestos Claims Lawyers to pursue a claim against his former employers Universal Asbestos Manufacturing Company Limited. Exposure to asbestos ...

Boyes Turner successfully settle a mesothelioma claim for £1.1 million

In November 2016, the mesothelioma and asbestos claims team settled a fatal mesothelioma claim for £1.1 million, making it one of the highest settlements in the field of asbestos disease claims.   Mr Burgis’ asbestos exposure Mr...

£550,000 compensation for negligent hip and knee replacement

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence specialists have secured a settlement of £550,000 for a woman in her 50s who was left with permanent disability after negligent hip and knee replacement surgery. After a hip replacement operation the claimant...

Settlement for painter and decorator with asbestos related lung cancer

Boyes Turner were instructed by Mr Britton following his diagnosis of lung cancer as a result of exposure to asbestos dust whilst he was employed by Bovis Ltd as an apprentice painter and decorator during the late 1950s and 1960s. He also had brief exposure...

Compensation for heating engineer with asbestos related lung cancer

Boyes Turner were instructed by Mr Z following his diagnosis of lung cancer as a result of exposure to asbestos dust whilst employed by W. G. Cannon & Sons Limited during the 1960s and 1970s.  Mr Z worked as a Heating Engineer and had substantial...

Successful lung cancer claim against Dunlop Semtex Limited

Boyes Turner mesothelioma and asbestos claims team were instructed to act for Ian who was diagnosed with lung cancer.  Asbestos exposure When Ian left school, he joined Dunlop Semtex Limited, working at their premises in Brynmawr. Whilst Ian always...

NHS hospital's admission of liability for a boy's brain damage following uterine rupture

Boyes Turner’s brain injury solicitors  have secured an NHS hospital’s admission of liability for a boy’s brain damage following uterine rupture during his mother’s labour. The ten year old boy has severe, spastic diplegia,...

Compensation for widow through Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme

We were instructed in June 2015 by a gentleman who had been diagnosed with mesothelioma. We set about visiting him very quickly in hospital where he was very unwell. We took the information necessary to draft a statement detailing his asbestos exposure and...

Admission of liability for 8 year old with quadriplegic cerebral palsy

Boyes Turner’s cerebral palsy specialists have secured an admission of liability for an eight year old girl with quadriplegic cerebral palsy. The child, who was healthy at birth, suffered a brain injury when hospital staff failed to recognise and...

Widow receives compensation after successful Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme application

Boyes Turner LLP were instructed by Mabel* following the sad death of her husband, Frank*, due to mesothelioma, an asbestos related cancer. Exposure to asbestos Mabel confirmed that her husband was exposed to asbestos dust while working for Jefferson...

Liability settlement for teenager with dystonic cerebral palsy

Boyes Turner’s specialist cerebral palsy solicitors have secured a liability settlement for a teenager with dystonic cerebral palsy arising from acute, profound asphyxia immediately before birth. Our client’s mother attended hospital towards...

Admission of liability for young man with undiagnosed talus fracture

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence lawyers have secured an admission of liability for a young man left unable to run, jump or partake in sport as a result of an undiagnosed talus fracture. The claimant hurt his right foot in a cycling accident and...

Settlement for welder with asbestosis

Boyes Turner were instructed by Mr T following his diagnosis of asbestosis as a result of exposure to asbestos dust whilst he was employed by Hickson & Welch Limited and North Thames Gas Board. Employment and exposure to asbestos Mr T was employed by...

Compensation for widow of apprentice plasterer and tiler with mesothelioma

Boyes Turner specialist industrial disease lawyers were instructed in a fatal mesothelioma claim by Mr X’s widow.  Sadly Mr X died from mesothelioma on 28 December 2011. History of exposure Mr X had been exposed to asbestos dust during his...

Ex prison service maintenance man receives compensation for mesothelioma

Boyes Turner LLP were instructed by Mr S following his diagnosis of mesothelioma, a terminal asbestos related disease. Mr S’s employment history Mr S was employed as an industrial craftsman and bricklayer and worked for the Ministry of Justice at...

Liability settlement for a young man with dyskinetic cerebral palsy

Boyes Turner’s cerebral palsy specialist solicitors  have negotiated a liability settlement for a young man who suffered moderately severe, dyskinetic cerebral palsy arising from the mismanagement of his birth. The profound hypoxic ischaemia...

Admission of liability for young man with acute brain injury

Boyes Turner’s specialist medical negligence lawyers have secured an admission of liability for a 20 year old man who suffered a brain injury at birth. The hospital which was responsible for his delivery and his mother’s medical treatment during...

Admission of liability for failure to recognise a pulmonary embolism

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence solicitors  have secured an admission of liability from an  NHS hospital  after they failed to recognise the signs of pulmonary embolism which resulted in the death of a 70 year old woman. The...

Provisional award of £25,000 for ex-CEGB apprentice suffering from early asbestosis

I was instructed by James in 2015 following his diagnosis of early fibrosis and asbestos-related pleural plaques. The doctors questioned James about any previous asbestos exposure and James confirmed that he started work aged 15 in 1955 as an apprentice in...

Fitter and welder who contracted mesothelioma receives compensation within 2 months of starting his legal claim

Background Boyes Turner specialist industrial disease team  were instructed by Mr G in August 2016 following his suffering of mesothelioma as a consequence of exposure to asbestos.  Mesothelioma  is a fatal disease suffered after the...

Successful mesothelioma claim against Cape

Boyes Turner were instructed in this fatal mesothelioma claim in the summer of 2014. Mr Z had died from mesothelioma having been diagnosed only 7 weeks before he died. The deceased and his now widow were living in Ireland but Mr Z’s exposure to...

Interim payment received for family within 10 weeks

Boyes Turner, specialist asbestos claims lawyers, acted for Sylvia whose father sadly died from mesothelioma in October 2013.  Limitation   The general rule is that proceedings must be commenced within three years of the date of death...

Admission of liability for death of mother with cardiac sarcoid

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence solicitors have secured an admission of liability from an NHS hospital for the avoidable death of a mother in her forties. The deceased was suffering from cardiac sarcoid, a condition which can produce symptoms such...

Admission of negligence from Opticians after boy is left blind

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence specialists have secured an admission of negligence from a high street optician arising from a failure to detect optic atrophy, caused by a brain tumour, during an eye examination of a two year old boy. The...

£60,000 for a Royal Mail man with asbestos related pleural thickening

We acted for Patrick in relation to this contraction of asbestos disease. He first became ill at the end of 2012 with a cough and chest discomfort on the left side. He suffered a pleural effusion and underwent a biopsy in August 2013. Fortunately, no...

Compensation for tiler with Mesothelioma

Boyes Turner's specialist Industrial Disease team were instructed by Mr S, a tiler, who was diagnosed with mesothelioma.  Mr S recalled a period where he was employed by Bellini as a tiler from 1963 to 1964. He worked on the large new Heinz...

Compensation secured for Naval veteran with mesothelioma

Boyes Turner specialist Industrial Disease team were instructed by a gentleman who was diagnosed with mesothelioma towards the end of October 2016. He was unable to recall any specific asbestos exposure during his working life but could recall asbestos...

Family of electrician who suffered from asbestosis receives compensation

Boyes Turner LLP were instructed by the family of Mr S following his diagnosis of asbestosis. Sadly Mr S passed away before his claim was concluded so the claim was continued by his family.   Mr S’ employment history Mr S was employed as an...

£375,000 compensation for delayed treatment for birth injury

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence lawyers have secured £375,000 in compensation for a 32 year old woman who suffered a tear from her vagina through her anal sphincters at the time of delivery. The woman was left, after a number of years without...

£50,000 recovered for the family of man was diagnosed with mesothelioma in Cyprus

Laura Magson senior associate - solicitor , acted for Michael * who moved to Cyprus when he retired in June 2006.  Michael started to experience symptoms of pain in June 2014 and he was admitted to Pathos General Hospital in Cyprus for investigation...

Diffuse Pleural Thickening claim settled for instrument mechanic

Niamh Sherwood acted for Mr Jackson, aged 85, who was diagnosed with asbestos-related diffuse pleural thickening as a result of his exposure to asbestos at work. Exposure Mr Jackson was exposed by two employers; Steatite and Porcelain Products...
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