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International Women's Day - Courageous and Campaigning Women on Mesothelioma.
5 Mar 2019, 9:15 a.m.
Mesothelioma is an asbestos-related cancer, which predominantly men develop. However as we mark International Women's Day, we want to highlight some of the courageous and campaigning women who have been involved in trying to improve both the medical and legal landscape around this cancer and to ban the use of ...read more
International Women's Day 2019 - How mesothelioma affects those around the person diagnosed
4 Mar 2019, 10:56 a.m.
When people think of mesothelioma, they generally think of men developing the condition through traditional industries such as laggers, pipefitters, plumbers and joiners and it is true, that the majority of people that develop mesothelioma the UK are men and a minority are women.
However even though women don't necessarily ...read more
Manchester Man Diagnosed With Asbestosis Appeals To Former Colleagues From Greater Manchester Transport For Help
22 Jan 2019, 5:24 p.m.
A former diesel fitter and property maintenance man employed by Greater Manchester Transport is appealing to his former colleagues for help following his diagnosis of asbestosis, a type of asbestos related disease that causes scarring of the lungs and breathlessness.
72 year old Graham Lamb of Manchester was diagnosed with ...read more
New Asbestos Support Group - Cumbria and Lancashire Asbestos Support & Advice Group
22 Jan 2019, 4:50 p.m.
The 21st of January 2019 saw the launch of a new group to support mesothelioma and other asbestos sufferers in the Cumbria and Lancashire area.
The new group, The Cumbria and Lancashire Asbestos Support and Advice Group (CLASAG) will provide advice and support to people in both the ...read more
The Asbestos Law Partnership Announces Manchester Office Opening
2 Jan 2019, 9:13 a.m.
The Asbestos Law Partnership are very pleased to announce the opening of their Manchester Office in January 2019. This will join their existing offices in Halifax and Birmingham.
The office will be run by the APIL Accredited Asbestos Disease Specialist Helen Wilson and will deal with asbestos and other chest ...read more
Asbestos in the NHS - Interview with Dr Jennifer Hoyle, Consultant Respiratory Physician at North Manchester General Hospital
4 Nov 2018, 11:46 a.m.
What is your role at North Manchester General Hospital?
I am a Consultant and the Occupational Lung Disease Lead for what was previously part of the Pennine Acute NHS Trust now the Northern Care Alliance. On a day-to-day basis, I run clinics at the hospital, which are anything to do ...read more
Asbestos Law Partnership Newsletter Autumn 2018
4 Nov 2018, 11:37 a.m.
The Asbestos Law Partnership LLP's Autumn 2018 Newsletter ALP Review is now online. Click this link to open a PDF version ALP Review Autumn 2018
Inside this edition:-
- Asbestos in the NHS- Interview with Dr Jennifer Hoyle
- Cape Asbestos Acre Mill - Exposure as a child leads to mesothelioma.
- GMAVSG Charity ...
Gordon Marriott Memorial Golf Day Raises over £11,200 for the Greater Manchester Asbestos Victim Support Group.
1 Oct 2018, 8:35 p.m.
On the 7th September 2018, the family of Gordon Marriott who tragically died of mesothelioma, ran a charity golf day at Blackley Golf Club to raise vital funds to support the Greater Manchester Asbestos Victim Support Group.
The day started before 8am, with golfers turning up to take on the ...read more
Witness Appeal: Hereford Man Appeals For Help From British Telecom Aerial Riggers In Asbestos Claim
1 Oct 2018, 8:07 p.m.
A retired former BT employee is appealing to his former colleagues for help after being diagnosed with asbestos related pleural thickening.
Michael Dawkins from Hereford has instructed specialist Midlands-based asbestos lawyers, The Asbestos Law Partnership, to investigate his asbestos exposure at BT during employment that spanned over two decades.
Mr ...read more
Asbestos Law Partnership Newsletter Summer 2018
23 Aug 2018, 12:22 p.m.
The Asbestos Law Partnership LLP's Summer 2018 Newsletter ALP Review is now online. Click this link to open a PDF version ALP Review Summer 2018
Inside this edition:-
- Mesothelioma Audit - Interview with Lorraine Creech
- Canadian Ex-Pat receives compensation
- Action Mesothelioma Day 2018
- Legal Round Up
- Recent John Pickering and ...