Asbestos and mesothelioma claims

Increase in payments under the Government's Mesothelioma scheme

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Certain Mesothelioma sufferers and their dependants are set to receive up to an additional £54,000, thanks to new compensation rules. Claims brought under the Government's Mesothelioma Payment Scheme see new rules which match compensation claims brought under a civil action. More …

Nottingham Forest Manager, Stuart Pearce, backs new asbestos campaign

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Stuart Pearce, the former England footballer, added his backing to a new Health and Safety Executive campaign highlighting the ongoing danger of exposure to asbestos. More …

Government plan further review of funding for Mesothelioma Claims

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The Government will undertake a further review into the way Mesothelioma claims are funded. Mesothelioma is almost always caused by exposure to asbestos and tragically even a small amount of exposure to asbestos can lead to the disease. More …

Latest Mesothelioma decision

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Judgment was handed down in the above case last Wednesday following the appeal by the Claimant Mcdonald that the Defendants were not liable to him for damages for exposing him to asbestos. More …

Court decides there is no ' safe limit' for Mesothelioma victims

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The Court that found that the Claimants who contract Mesothelioma only have to prove that there has been a material exposure to asbestos which has left them at an increased risk of contracting the disease. More …