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Mesothelioma in Sunderland

If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos whilst working as a lagger, shipyard worker, or dockyard worker in the Sunderland area, the National Asbestos Helpline is here to help.

Our specialist solicitors have a wealth of experience in assisting both those who have been affected and those who have lost someone close to them to mesothelioma and can make it simple and straightforward to secure the compensation you are entitled to.

We have a fast track claims process which is designed to enable you to successfully conclude your claim as quickly as possible. Many cases can be resolved within a year. Once we have spoken to you and learnt more about your condition and circumstances, we will be better placed to give you an estimate of timescales.

Often, our clients can receive interim payments of up to £50k in damages whilst their claim is being processed. Get in touch for more details.

Case Study

Name – Mr S
Location – Client or industry – South Tyneside Council and Swan Hunter
Industry type – Electrician
Compensation amount – £240,000.00

Information on the case

Mr S was employed by Swan Hunter in the early 1970`s and South Tyneside Council during the 1970`s and 19880`s as an electrician. At Swan Hunter Mr S worked as an electrician on board ships where there were many asbestos lagged pipes, disturbing the lagging on the pipes as he carried out his work. Whilst employed by South Tyneside Mr S worked in a number of buildings where he also encountered asbestos lagged pipes, and as he installed electrical fittings he brushed against the lagging causing asbestos dust. Mr S contacted us following his diagnosis of mesothelioma. We settled this claim within 12 months of being instructed.

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