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5 Ways to Minimise Your Chances of Asbestos Exposure

January 6, 2017

 Think your workplace is safe from asbestos and you’re not at risk? You may have to think again. By Carl Waring September 1st was National Asbestos Awareness Day in the UK — an event designed to highlight the ongoing risks to workers from this incredibly hazardous material and what workplaces can do to minimise the […]

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The threats of asbestos

November 19, 2013

When you’re taking a refreshing walk along the beach, the last thing you’d expect is to be exposed to is asbestos. This shocking discovering was made by a man in Kent, when he spotted pieces of the material washed up on shore. Residents have called that the popular family beach should be closed so that […]

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Mesothelioma – A Malignant Enemy

August 22, 2013

The danger around you…. Asbestos. In popular use in walls and ceilings from the end of the 19th century. It helped absorb sound, was resistant to fire and chemical damage; useful as electrical insulation. It also held a dark secret. When workers were exposed to the fibres or airborne dust particles – say during a […]

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When to Hire an Asbestos Lawyer

April 25, 2013

It’s a sad fact that more and more people are being diagnosed with asbestos-related illnesses. Companies and construction firms regularly used asbestos up until the 1980s, and because many asbestos-related illnesses can remain latent for years before their victims begin to exhibit symptoms, several people who were exposed to asbestos while on the job or […]

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Are you more at risk of illness or injury in your working environment?

April 16, 2013

Any industry carries inherent risks to your health and well-being, however these have been significantly reduced owed to the respective health & safety department of each nation. In the United Kingdom the governing body for controlling these regulations is knows and the Health & Safety Executive or the HSE, these governing bodies track each reported […]

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Asbestos Exposure and Cancer of the Abdomen

December 7, 2012

Many people think of lung cancer when hearing the term mesothelioma or exposure to Asbestos.  While this is a logical train of thought, asbestos exposure is a known cause of lung cancer – other parts of the body are at risk as well.  Peritoneal mesothelioma is a cancer of the abdominal wall lining (peritoneum). This […]

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Asbestos Claims – Some Complicated Situations

August 7, 2012

The change in the law as ruled by the Supreme Court back in March 2012 gave hope to thousands of families throughout the UK who had lost a loved one as a result of asbestosis, mesothelioma or another asbestos related disease. The court ruled that liability no longer rested at the time that the symptoms […]

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The hidden killer: Developments in Asbestos Insurance Claims

July 14, 2012

Exposure to asbestos can be fatal, for the thousands of workers who have been affected by asbestos related illnesses, this much is clear. Up until recently, however, what was not so lucid was whether you were able to make a claim on behalf of someone who had died from an asbestos related cause. A new […]

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Personal Injury Claims Tips

July 12, 2012

Top Tips When Making Personal Injury Claims With more accidents on the road, work related accidents and slips, trips and falls being reported than ever before, the Accident Advice Helpline has revealed the 6 top tips to help victims successfully make Personal Injury Claims. 1. Write everything down For victims of accidents, it is important to keep […]

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