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Critical trials for mesothelioma

24th Apr 17 10:06 AM

This is a guest blog by Treat Mesothelioma, a non-profit and volunteer organisation working in the USA to advise and guide mesothelioma sufferers and their loved-ones.) Though a number of treatments are available, there is still no cure for mesothelioma. This is why efforts are still on going, attempting to...

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Courtroom Hammer

Ruling sets asbestos compensation claim benchmark

11th Apr 17 2:32 PM

A significant Court of Appeal judgement has set a benchmark for compensation claims, benefitting sufferers of asbestos-related diseases. In the recent Carder v The University of Exeter, lawyers for retired electrician Albert Carder, now 86 years of age, have calculated that his past employment at The University of Exeter contributed...

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Family appeal for help in Swansea area after mesothelioma death

11th Apr 17 2:01 PM

Following the death of a husband, father and grandfather from an asbestos related lung cancer, his family is appealing for help from former fur factory workers based in Gorseinon, Swansea. John Duncan Boulter (known as Duncan), born in Penllergaer near Swansea, died at the age of just 65 from mesothelioma,...

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Protecting Little Girl

How can parents best protect their children from asbestos?

11th Apr 17 1:31 PM

This is a guest blog by writers from SurvivingMesothelioma.com, a US based website with plenty of information and advice about asbestos and the asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma. Protecting your children from the harmful mineral asbestos should be an important priority to all parents. While decreasing in prevalence, asbestos can still be...

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Elizabeth Truss

Today’s changes to personal injury compensation payments should benefit victims of asbestos

20th Mar 17 1:52 PM

A decision by the Lord Chancellor, Elizabeth Truss, to lower the Discount Rate when calculating compensation should see compensation payments rise for sufferers of asbestos-related disease. When the amount a person receives from a compensation payment is calculated, it is adjusted according to the interest they can expect to earn...

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