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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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What benefits are available

What Government benefits are available to people diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease?

25th Feb 20 9:00 AM

The effects of an asbestos-related disease can be devastating and victims will need – and have earned – as much support as possible to help them cope with the consequences. As well as potential civil compensation, there are a number of government benefits available to people who have developed a...

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Janet May Winchester Mesothelioma Witness Appeal

Grieving family needs help from former Isle of Grain refinery workers

20th Jan 20 8:00 AM

Following the death of their mother from an aggressive asbestos-related lung cancer, a grieving family is asking for help from people who worked for George Wimpey & Co Ltd on the Isle of Grain in the 1960s. Janet May Winchester, from Bean in Dartford, died on September 15, 2018, from...

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Who can test for asbestos in your property?

Who can test for asbestos in your property?

17th Jan 20 10:00 AM

Do you think there are asbestos-containing materials in your home, commercial property or building site? In this guest post, Alpha Surveys explain who can test for asbestos safely. Asbestos may have been completely banned in the UK for two decades, but it is still having an effect on those who...

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