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Asbestos witness appeal David Wilkinson Irlam

Asbestos victim appeals for help from Irlam’s former steelworkers

16th Mar 20 8:00 AM

After being told he has a crippling asbestos-related lung disease a former Irlam steelworker is asking ex-colleagues from the Lancashire Steel Corporation and the British Steel Corporation for help. David Wilkinson, from Irlam, has been diagnosed with diffuse pleural thickening, a serious lung condition caused by exposure to asbestos dust...

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What are the warning signs of mesothelioma

What are the warning signs of mesothelioma?

13th Mar 20 8:00 AM

Mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer, predominantly caused by inhalation of asbestos dust and fibres. The cancer can develop anywhere between 10 and 50 years after exposure to asbestos. For many people, mesothelioma is not diagnosed until it is in its late stages. Mesothelioma tumours start as small nodules on the...

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What is mesothelioma?

What is mesothelioma?

12th Mar 20 8:00 AM

Mesothelioma is an incurable cancer caused, in the vast majority of cases, by exposure to asbestos dust and fibres. There are two main types of mesothelioma. Pleural mesothelioma affects a thin membrane that covers the lungs and peritoneal mesothelioma occurs in the lining of the abdomen. Pleural mesothelioma is much...

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Claiming mesothelioma compensation after death

Claiming mesothelioma compensation after death

6th Mar 20 10:00 AM

If a loved one has died from mesothelioma, it can be possible to make a claim on behalf of their estate and any dependants they have left. Mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer caused predominantly by exposure to asbestos dust and fibres. Mesothelioma affects the lining of the lungs (the pleura)...

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How can compensation for asbestos disease help

How can compensation for asbestos disease help?

2nd Mar 20 9:00 AM

The National Asbestos Helpline, and our expert legal team from Birchall Blackburn Law, will always make sure you receive a settlement amount that funds all of your care needs. Compensation can help pay for: Specialist private medical treatment Currently, the only available treatment funded by the NHS for the asbestos-related...

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