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Settlement for travelling 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...

Compensation award for former telecommunications engineer from Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme

Boyes Turner’s specialist industrial disease team 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 telecommunications...

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. Mesothelioma is an...

Boyes Turner successfully settle a mesothelioma claim for £1.1 million

In November 2016, Niamh Sherwood, a senior associate - solicitor, 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...

£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 specialist asbestos claims lawyers 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 knew...

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...

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...

Rottweiler dog attack claim - Personal injury compensation

Rottweiler dog attack Our client was at a New Year’s Eve party in the defendant’s house. After midnight, fireworks were being set off in the vicinity. Our client bent down to stroke the defendant’s dog, a golden Rottweiler, because it was...

Road traffic accident victim receives £16,000 in compensation

We have been instructed to represent a client in relation to  a road traffic accident  . Our client was a passenger in a vehicle being driven by her husband along the M26 towards London when the defendant’s vehicle hit the offside rear of our...

Road traffic accident passenger gets £45,000 compensation

Boyes Turner specialist serious road traffic injury lawyers recently dealt with a claim by a young woman who was a passenger in a vehicle, driven by her boyfriend. Whilst returning from a night out he lost control of the car and veered off the road...

Family of mesothelioma victim seek help. Did you work at Furness Shipyards, British Steel (Dorman Long)/Anderston Iron Foundry and R Blackett Charlton?

Boyes Turner Solicitors are instructed by the son of the late Mr Michael (Mick) Hunt, who sadly died on 19th July 2015.  A Coroner’s investigation established that the cause of death was mesothelioma, an asbestos related cancer.  Mr...

Widow recovered £170,000 in damages from Benham & Sons

Mick was employed by Benham & Sons Limited on Garratt Lane in Wandsworth.  He secured an informal apprenticeship as a fitter’s mate. The particular branch that Mick worked for made catering and cooking equipment. He was assigned to the fish...

£165,000 settlement for electrical engineer with malignant epithelioid mesothelioma

In July 2016, Boyes Turner were instructed by Mr West who had just been diagnosed with malignant epithelioid mesothelioma. Mr West had worked for the Central Electricity Generating Board (CEGB) from 1950 until 1957. He worked for them again for a time in...

Compensation for secondary victims following a fatal road traffic accident

We have been representing two clients who suffered post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD) from witnessing the “immediate aftermath” of their son/brother passing away tragically in a  road traffic accident  suffering  severe and...

£28,500 settlement following a road traffic collision

We have represented Mrs X in respect of pursuing a claim against the defendant for damages for personal injury and consequential loss arising from a  road traffic accident . The accident Mrs X was the sole occupant of the vehicle she was driving and...

Pleural thickening compensation for factory worker

I was instructed by Mrs R following her diagnosis of pleural thickening.  Exposure at work Mrs R worked for the Central Wagon Company Limited. The company made storage heaters and Mrs R worked on the conveyor belt. Her job was to cut up pieces of...

Widow compensated following successful Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme application

Boyes Turner LLP were instructed by John after he was diagnosed with mesothelioma. Asbestos exposure John confirmed that he was exposed to asbestos dust between 1961 to 1966, while working as an Apprentice Plumber at Charles Jones & Sons (Builders)...

Proctor & Gamble pay compensation for Asbestosis claim

I acted for Gerry who was diagnosed with Asbestosis. Gerry was suffering with shortness of breath which a consultant respiratory expert believed was causing him a 20% disability. Gerry was also at risk of contracting Mesothelioma (asbestos related cancer),...

Family of carpenter who died from mesothelioma receives compensation

Boyes Turner LLP were instructed by the family of Mr F following his death as a consequence of mesothelioma in November 2013.  Mr F’s asbestos exposure history Mr F served an apprenticeship as a carpenter in 1956 with the Glamorgan County...

Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme application following asbestos exposure at C.S. Wiggins & Sons

We were instructed by Mr Brierley to investigate a claim for compensation following his diagnosis of mesothelioma. Mr Brierley confirmed that he was exposed to asbestos dust when working for C. S. Wiggins & Sons Limited in Thundersley between 1965...

Family of former oil refinery worker exposed to asbestos receive compensation

Boyes Turner LLP were instructed to make an asbestos disease claim by Mr R, following his diagnosis of asbestosis, an asbestos related disease.  The facts of Mr R’s case Mr R was employed to work at the Fawley Oil Refinery as an instrument...

£40,000 obtained for an 85 year old man who worked at Earley Power Station

Laura Magson recently acted for Reg who developed asbestos related diffused  pleural thickening  and asbestos related effusions following exposure to asbestos dust. Medical history It was initially thought that Reg was suffering from...

Family of asbestos remover to receive compensation award following claim

Boyes Turner LLP were instructed by Mr G following his diagnosis of asbestos induced lung cancer. Mr G was employed by Frost Asbestos Limited to carry out asbestos stripping works in various places to include power stations and factories. Asbestos was...

Judgment secured after failure to treat enteritis causes brain damage in baby

Our clients The parents of twins approached us after one of their premature twins, Elijah*, developed necrotising enteritis (tissue death in parts of the bowel) following his birth and negligent treatment of his condition resulted in Elijah developing...

Claim settled after baby sustains brain damage through hypoglycaemia

Our clients We were instructed by the parents of Aaron*, who was born weighing 2.2kg, after hospital negligence following his birth led to him developing  hypoglycaemia  and permanent brain damage. The result Our team  of brain damage...

Delayed diagnosis of meningitis brain damage claim settled

Our client The parents of Rupert*, a three year old approached our expert team to make a brain damage claim after a delayed diagnosis of pneumococcal meningitis in their son resulted in him developing  permanent brain damage  and  cerebral...

Brain damage claim resulting from failure to treat newborn jaundice

Our client Oscar* (3 years old) suffered brain damage as a baby and he now has  cerebral palsy  after he developed  jaundice  and elevated bilirubin levels following admission to hospital after his birth. The result Our expert...

Compensation secured following failure to diagnose jaundice

Our client Jacob* ‘s birth injury claim arose when he suffered serious physical injury and brain damage at birth caused by medical negligence. A failure to diagnose jaundice after he had left hospital resulted in hyperbilirubinemia (too much...

Delay in treating jaundice resulting in baby developing kernicterus

Our client Thomas* was born prematurely at just 25 weeks. Thomas developed  jaundice  shortly after he was born and, due to this not being treated quickly enough, he suffered kernicterus (brain damage caused by excessive jaundice. The claims...

Provisional damages settlement for asbestos related diffuse pleural thickening claim

Boyes Turner LLP were instructed by William following his diagnosis of asbestos related diffuse pleural thickening. William had been employed as a Fitter’s Mate for The Weldless Steel Tube Company Limited/T I Weldless Limited which became...

£3 million compensation recovered after medical negligence causes baby's brain damage

Our client Dexter*, suffered an inflammation of the tissues surrounding his brain (the meninges) which caused permanent brain damage and  cerebral palsy  after his obstetric and neonatal team failed to respond to signs of...

Ongoing claim following delay in diagnosis of pneumococcal meningitis for young boy

Boyes Turner solicitors currently represent Matthew* in a case involving a delay in diagnosis and treatment of  pneumococcal meningitis  in 2004. Matthew was eight months old, meeting all of his developmental milestones and was generally in good...

Boyes Turner obtain compensation for a pleural plaques victim

Boyes Turner were instructed by Mr N who had been diagnosed by his hospital as suffering from Diffuse Pleural Thickening (“DPT”).    Diffuse Pleural Thickening DPT is an asbestos related disease that causes symptoms of...

Gas contractor exposed to asbestos at work receives £35,000 compensation

Boyes Turner LLP were instructed by Mr S following his diagnosis of pleural thickening, an asbestos related disease. Mr S’ working role Mr S was contracted by the South Eastern Gas Network (as it then was) as a contractor to install new gas boiler...

Widow of mesothelioma sufferer seeks help. Did you work at Salisbury Corporation or Bovis Limited?

Our specialist asbestos claims team has been instructed by the family of the late Derrick Jacobs, also known as Jake, who died on 27 March 2014. The cause of death was mesothelioma, an asbestos related cancer. Derrick’s widow has instructed us to...

Successful asbestosis claim for former British Sugar employee

Our asbestos claims team were instructed by a former British Sugar employee who had been diagnosed with  asbestosis . The 88 year old had worked for British Sugar at their factory in King’s Lynn as a cleaner/labourer from 1978 to 1986. He was...

Compensation recovered for former Bovis Construction Ltd and J. M. Jones & Sons Ltd employee

We were instructed by Mr F following his diagnosis of pleural plaques and bilateral diffuse  pleural thickening .  Exposure to asbestos dust Mr F had worked for both Bovis Construction Ltd and J.M. Jones & Sons Ltd as a quantity surveyor,...

Mesothelioma claim settled for £285,000 for former builder

I was instructed by Stephen shortly after his diagnosis of mesothelioma. Stephen had been suffering with back pain and had gone to his doctors for a check-up. Following an abnormal chest x-ray he was investigated further and had a biopsy undertaken where he...

£130,000 recovered following mesothelioma claim for former electrical apprentice

In early 2016 Boyes Turner were instructed by Mr Baker* to pursue a claim against the Ministry of Defence as a result of his developing malignant mesothelioma. Work history Mr Baker spent the vast majority of his life working as a sports editor for a...

Family of joiner who died from mesothelioma receives compensation

Boyes Turner LLP were instructed by the family of Mr D following his death in 2009.  Mr D’s employment history Mr D was employed as a joiner working for companies supplying fire doors to commercial properties.  The fire doors were lined...

£50,000 compensation for former power station fitter

Boyes Turner were instructed by Mr Green who was diagnosed with  asbestosis . He had started employment with the CEGB Workforce in 1963.  He was stationed at Staythorpe Power Station. Exposure to asbestos Initially, Mr Green worked as a fitter...

Boyes Turner recover £130,000 settlement for mesothelioma sufferer

We were instructed by Mr Ramsey* in February 2016. Mr Ramsey sadly passed away on 19 September 2016 from mesothelioma caused by exposure to asbestos. Exposure to asbestos at work Mr Ramsey had had an interesting and varied working life. In around...

Successful diffuse mesothelioma payment scheme application for partner of driver with mesothelioma

Boyes Turner were instructed in November 2015 by a gentleman who had been diagnosed with mesothelioma in September 2015. Exposure to asbestos He had been exposed to asbestos whilst working for James & Co, agricultural millers, as a driver. Boyes...

£40,000 provisional damages settlement for electrician following asbestos disease claim

We were instructed by Mr Edwards to investigate a claim for compensation following his diagnosis of an asbestos related disease.  Exposure to asbestos Mr Edwards worked as an electrician for Holliday Hall Limited between 1958 and 1964/65 and for...

Asbestos related lung cancer claim won against Arthur Scull & Company Ltd. and Barrett & Wright Ltd.

I was instructed by Mr D who was diagnosed with asbestos related lung cancer. Exposure to asbestos at work Mr D had worked in heating and plumbing all his life. Between 1958 and 1962 he was employed as a heating fitters mate for Arthur Scull &...

Family of refinery worker receive compensation following asbestosis claim

Boyes Turner LLP were instructed by Mr R following his diagnosis of asbestosis. Exposure to asbestos Mr R was employed as an instrument fitter by Esso Petroleum Company Limited (“the defendant”) to work at its refinery in Fawley. Mr...

Family of pattern maker who died from mesothelioma receives compensation

Boyes Turner LLP were instructed by the family of Mr T following his death as a consequence of mesothelioma, an asbestos related disease in February 2014.   Mr T’s employment history Mr T was employed as a pattern maker by General Motors...

Carpenter receives compensation following exposure to asbestos

Boyes Turner LLP were instructed by Mr A following his diagnosis of an asbestos related pleural disease.  Mr A’s employment history Mr A was employed as a machine operator cutting sheets of asbestos using an electrical power saw. The...

Successful environmental claim against Cape Asbestos factory, Barking

Cape operated a substantial asbestos factory at Harts Lane, Barking, London. Albert lived, went to school and worked in the neighbourhood of the factory. Albert said he came into contact with asbestos as asbestos dust was discharged from the factory into...

Mesothelioma claim settled for widow of former painter and decorator

We were recently instructed by the widow of a gentleman who had sadly passed away from mesothelioma in December 2014. The gentleman had been exposed to asbestos whilst working as a painter and decorator for J Byard & Sons Limited, working at the...

Successful asbestos pleural thickening claim against AM Fenner and WJ Brooker

We acted for Richard in relation to his contraction of asbestos pleural thickening. Richard was an industrial painter and was exposed to asbestos as he followed behind laggers.  Asbestos exposure at AM Fenner Limited Richard was employed by AM...

Asbestosis compensation recovered for family of former steelworker

I was instructed by Mr Reginald Fewster following his diagnosis of asbestosis.  I visited Mr Fewster at his home to discuss with him his work history and his exposure to asbestos dust.  Mr Fewster was able to describe asbestos exposure whilst...

Asbestosis claim settled for £50,000 for former painter and decorator

I was instructed by Mr Peter Hall following his diagnosis of asbestosis.  Mr Hall described that he was exposed to asbestos whilst working for Sunderland City Council, Shield Brothers Limited, Austin & Pickersgill and W Crozier & Co. ASBESTOS...

£72,000 mesothelioma compensation recovered for children of 85 year old former Newall Engineering employee

Our expert asbestos claims team were instructed in October 2014 by Jennifer and Frank, the children of a former maintenance fitter who had sadly died from mesothelioma in July 2013. Exposure to asbestos Jennifer and Frank knew that their father had...

£110,000 asbestosis compensation for widow of former Wellworthy Limited painter and decorator

In September 2014 I was instructed by Richard from Lymington in Hampshire following his diagnosis of pulmonary fibrosis which he was told could be related to his previous asbestos exposure. Sadly, Richard was very unwell at the time he instructed me,...

£137,000 for family of ex-pipe fitter with lung cancer

Our asbestos claims team of lawyers were instructed by Mr M in February 2013 shortly after he had been diagnosed as suffering from  asbestos related lung cancer . Sadly Mr M died in April 2013 and his claim was continued by the Executors of his...

Successful diffuse pleural thickening claim against seven different companies

Our specialist asbestos claims lawyers were instructed by Mr G who developed  diffuse pleural thickening  as a result of exposure to asbestos during his employment by seven different companies. Mr G was  exposed to asbestos dust  and...

Laggers claim against 11 defendants settles one week before court hearing

Mr H, a 72 year old man, brought a case against 11 of his previous employers for asbestosis and asbestos related pleural thickening.  Asbestosis and pleural thickening claim A lagger’s mate and then a lagger by trade, Mr H worked for a number...

Diffuse pleural thickening claim settled for former fitter's mate

Boyes Turner’s specialist industrial disease team were instructed by a gentleman following his diagnosis of asbestos related  diffuse pleural thickening . He alleged exposure to asbestos during employment with 5 companies spanning the 1960s,...

£80,000 mesothelioma claim compensation following exposure to asbestos dust whilst living in a council property

I was instructed by Iris shortly after her diagnosis of  mesothelioma . I visited Iris at her daughter’s home to discuss where she had encountered exposure to asbestos dust. Iris’s claim was quite unusual in that she was not exposed to...

Mesothelioma claim settled for £175,000 within 10 months

We were instructed by Mr Holliss following his diagnosis of  mesothelioma . Mr Holliss is an ex-pat, now living in Spain.  I visited Mr Holliss at his home to take a detailed witness statement from him regarding the circumstances of his exposure...

Six figure settlement for widow of Chemical Building Products worker

Boyes Turner specialist industrial disease solicitors were instructed by a gentleman who had been diagnosed with  mesothelioma , having been  exposed to asbestos  during employment with Chemical Building Products (Manufacturing) Limited. ...

£94,000 compensation recovered from Tool Masters following mesothelioma diagnosis

Our specialist asbestos claims team was instructed by Mr B in August 2015 following his diagnosis of  mesothelioma , an asbestos related cancer. During the course of his working life as a tool maker Mr B had been employed by Tool Masters...

Did you work with Peter Daly?

Boyes Turner solicitors are instructed by Mr Peter Daly’s widow to investigate a claim for compensation following his diagnosis of mesothelioma. Mr Daly was diagnosed with  mesothelioma  in December 2012 after suffering from breathlessness....

Did you work for F.H.D. Sheet Metal Workers Ltd. or Mars Chocolate Ltd. in the 70's?

Boyes Turner solicitors has been instructed by Mrs Wendy Deller, the widow of the late Mr Michael Deller (deceased). The late Mr Deller was diagnosed with  mesothelioma , an asbestos related cancer, and subsequently died.  Wendy Deller has asked...

Holiday claim for ten pin bowling accident in foreign hotel

Court awards a man a five figure sum in compensation after he slipped on an oily substance while bowling during an all-inclusive Turkish family holiday from Thomas Cook. Boyes Turner secured a five figure settlement for a man who...

Did you work on halls of residence at Reading University in 1972/73?

Boyes Turner solicitors have recently been instructed by a client who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, an asbestos-related disease. Our client was employed by W E Chivers and Sons Limited in 1972/73. At that time the company was building a new halls...

Asbestosis compensation recovered for family of former Hampton and Sons Apprentice Joiner

Boyes Turner’s specialist industrial disease team were instructed by the family of Mr P who developed  asbestosis  as a result of exposure to asbestos during his employment as an apprentice joiner with Story and Co Limited (formerly Hampton...

Did you attend The Radcliffe School, Wolverton between 1968 and 1973?

Boyes Turner solicitors has been instructed by Tudor Cowley on behalf of Ann Cowley (deceased) who was diagnosed with  mesothelioma , an asbestos related cancer. Tudor Cowley has asked Boyes Turner solicitors to investigate whether or not his wife,...

£575,000 compensation settlement following a delay in diagnosis of cervical cancer

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence solicitors have settled a compensation claim for their client, Alison* following the defendant hospital’s delayed diagnosis of invasive cervical cancer. Hospital fail to diagnose cervical cancer The hospital...

Widow of carpenter who died from mesothelioma is allowed to continue her claim for justice

Boyes Turner LLP were instructed by the family of Mr D in 2015, following his death in 2009 as a consequence of  mesothelioma , a fatal asbestos related disease. Mr D’s claim Mr D was employed as a carpenter installing asbestos panels on fire...

Slip at supermarket accident compensation recovered

Boyes Turner specialist Personal Injury lawyers recently acted for a man who was injured after he slipped over in his local Tesco Supermarket, securing over £3,000 compensation. He was walking down an aisle containing fresh milk supplies...

Did you attend Littleport Primary School or Littleport Village College 1968-1979?

Boyes Turner Solicitors have recently instructed by a client who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, an asbestos related disease. Our client has asked Boyes Turner Solicitors to investigate whether or not she was exposed to asbestos dust and if so,...

Waitrose tripping accident claim settled for £11,000

We were recently instructed by Anne* to represent her in a claim against Waitrose after she tripped and fell off an extremely high kerb in a car park belonging to Waitrose. Anne was returning to her car after attending a meal in Twyford. There was a...

Asbestosis claim settled for former St John's School and HMP Borstal inmate

Mr  F was exposed to asbestos while incarcerated at St. John’ s approved school in Tiffield and again while incarcerated at HMP Borstal in Portland, Dorset. Whilst at St. John’ s approved school he was made to strip and replace lagging in...

Successful mesothelioma claim against Lee Beesley (Coventry) Limited

Boyes Turner’s specialist industrial disease team were instructed by Mr U who developed mesothelioma as a result of exposure to asbestos during his employment with Lee Beesley and Company Limited (now known as Lee Beesley (Coventry) Limited). Mr U...

Mary's Case - Deputyship

Mary* is an elderly lady with dementia, based in Northern Ireland, who was referred to Ruth Meyer when a dispute between family had to be resolved. It was agreed that Ruth would be appointed as a professional independent deputy. Ruth worked closely with...

Mesothelioma claim settled against Fram Filters/Sogefi Filtration Limited

Mick died from mesothelioma aged just 78 in December 2010. He left behind a wife, who very sadly only survived him by six months as she herself was suffering from cancer. The daughters contacted us just a few months before the deadline for issuing the...

Did you work for Russell Lindsey Building Services Limited in the 1970s or 1980s?

Our specialist asbestos claims team has been instructed by the family of the late Brian Screen who died on 22 April 2014. He had a post mortem examination which revealed the cause of death as lung cancer. Mr Screen’s family have instructed us to...

Family of machine worker who died from mesothelioma receives compensation

Our specialist asbestos claims lawyers were instructed by the family of Mr D, following his death as a consequence of  mesothelioma , an asbestos related disease, in June 2012. Mr D’s employment history Following Mr D’s diagnosis of...

Jamie's Case - Deputyship

Jamie* is a young adult who has  spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy  as a result of medical negligence at the time of his birth. A case was brought against the health authority and a lump sum award of £1.2 million was obtained. Ruth...

Yvonne's Case - Deputyship

Yvonne* is a young adult who suffered severe brain damage at birth resulting in  dystonic tetraplegic cerebral palsy.  She lives with her mother, step-father and two younger brothers. Her mother is her primary carer and has been for all of her...

Anthony's Case - Deputyship

Anthony* is now in his twenties but at the age of 3 he developed an illness, which was not treated properly. His injuries resulted in profound and multiple learning difficulties, epilepsy, blindness and he requires 24 hour care. We acted on behalf of...

James' Case - Private Trust

James* is a 14 year old child from Northern Ireland and, due to injuries at birth, James now has moderate dyskinetic cerebral palsy and was awarded a settlement of £1.2 million.  Despite a physical disability, James has maintained his mental...

David's Case - Private Trust and Deputyship

David* is a delightful 5 year old child who suffered injuries at birth at a hospital in England. His injuries resulted in quadriplegic cerebral palsy. David has recently moved with his family to New York as his parents are US citizens.  Judgment has...

£30,000 compensation recovered for steel rigger with asbestosis

Boyes Turner’s expert asbestos claims lawyers were instructed by Mr F following his diagnosis of asbestosis in December 2012. Mr F had worked as a steel rigger in the 1960s and 1970s for  Babcock International Group Ltd  erecting steel...

£120,000 asbestos compensation for New Zealand based widow of former BP engineer

  Boyes Turner, expert mesothelioma claim lawyers, were instructed by Mr K when he was diagnosed with  mesothelioma  whilst residing in New Zealand. Mr K sadly died shortly after providing instructions and his widow, Mrs K took over his...

£40,000 settlement for family of deceased William Press and Son gas fitter

We were instructed by the daughter of Mr and Mrs Jones. Mr Jones had been employed as a gas fitter and had worked for William Press and Son from 1969. He had carried out gas conversion work during the course of his employment when town gas was...

Provisional damages obtained in pleural thickening claim against BAE Systems and Sharp & Giles

We acted for Peter in an asbestos claim, he believed that he was suffering with asbestos related  pleural thickening  following exposure to asbestos at work. Peter came into contact with asbestos dust whilst working for West Yorkshire Foundries...

£75,000 compensation settlement for family of deceased former railway worker

Following his diagnosis of  mesothelioma  Mr Smith instructed me to pursue an asbestos disease claim on his behalf. Despite being quite poorly Mr Smith was able to provide a statement and this proved to be very important for the case.  Mr...
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