Industrial Disease Case Studies

  • Case Study: Retired Shipyard Labourer Mesothelioma - £81,625

    Mr L’s estate was awarded £81,625.09

    Mr L worked in his local shipyard as a labourer in the 1950s and 60s, where he was exposed to damaging levels of asbestos that ultimately caused him to contract mesothelioma. He made a claim with JMW Solicitors.

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  • Three Noise Induced Hearing Loss Case Studies

    Read about how we helped a road worker, weaponry engineer and manual worker to each claim £4,500 - £5,000 for their noise-induced hearing los

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  • Foreman - Noise Induced Hearing Loss - £9,000

    £9,000 Compensation

    Mr W was awarded £9,000 damages after he was left with severe tinnitus and hearing loss having worked as a foreman without hearing protection.

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  • Paper Mill Engineer - Noise Induced Hearing Loss - £5,499

    £5,499 Compensation

    Mr M was awarded £5,499 compensation after his job as a maintenance engineer left him suffering from noise induced hearing loss and tinnitus.

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  • Retired Electrician - Noise Induced Hearing Loss - £3,500

    Successful claim for a retired electrician

    A successful hearing loss claim worth £3,500; we took on Mr G's claim against his previous employers after he began suffering with hearing loss as a result of his career as an electrician.

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  • Joiner - Noise Induced Hearing Loss - £13,000

    Successful claim for a joiner

    A successful hearing loss claim; we helped Mr B to gain £13,000 in compensation after a long career as a foreman led to him suffering from noise induced hearing loss.

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  • Civil Engineer - Noise Induced Hearing Loss - £2,712

    Successful claim for a civil engineer

    A successful hearing loss claim; we took on Mr R's claim for noise induced hearing loss against his employers. Mr R was awarded £2,712.50

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  • Foreman - Noise Induced Hearing Loss - £4,707

    Successful claim for a construction foreman

    A successful hearing loss claim; we had the pleasure of assisting Mr M in making a claim against his former employers after he suffered noise induced hearing loss following over 30 years' employment as a foreman.

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  • Lorry Driver Mesothelioma - Landmark Case - £110,000

    Lorry Driver Mesothelioma - Landmark Case - £110,000

    A landmark claim; we had the pleasure of being able to assist Mrs W and her family make a claim against Cape Asbestos, achieving £110,000 on their behalf.

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  • Professional Negligence Against Solicitors for Mishandled Claim

    Successful professional negligence claim in hearing loss case

    A successful professional negligence claim; we had the pleasure of assisting Mr T in making a claim against his former solicitors after they failed to act in his best interests in his noise induced hearing loss case.

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  • Heating Engineer Mesothelioma - £160,000

    Mr Y's estate was awarded £160,000

    Mr Y was exposed to asbestos during his career as a heating engineer and plumber, working with asbestos-lagged boilers and pipework. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma during his and his wife’s retirement in Spain. He decided to make a claim and got in touch with JMW Solicitors, where Abigail Morrison, Associate, handled his claim.

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  • Multi-skilled Bricklayer Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome - £10,000

    Mr B received £10,000

    Mr B worked for many years as a multi-skilled bricklayer/building operative, regularly using vibratory tools. He started suffering from symptoms of Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) and decided to make a claim roughly 18 months after this.

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  • Expat Electrician's Estate Mesothelioma - £130,000

    Mr R's estate received £130,000

    Mr R was exposed to asbestos after years spent working as an electrician. He decided to claim compensation after he was diagnosed with mesothelioma and his wife carried on the case after he sadly passed away.

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  • Mechanical Engineer Mesothelioma - £72,500

    Mr B's estate received £72,500

    Mr B was exposed to asbestos as a result of his work as a mechanical engineer. Shortly before his death, Mr B expressed a desire to make a claim for compensation.

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  • Ceiling Fixer Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome - £50,000

    Mr K received £50,000

    Mr K, a suspended ceiling fixer, developed Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) through the course of his work. He decided to make a claim for his injury against his employer and got in touch with JMW Solicitors where Associate, Abigail Morrison, handled his case.

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  • Mesothelioma From Environmental Exposure - £715,000

    Mr F's estate was awarded £715,000

    Mr F, a chartered loss assessor, was diagnosed with mesothelioma as a result of exposure to asbestos during two spells of summer work during his youth. He was put in touch with JMW Solicitors by a friend, where Abigail Morrison, Associate, handled his case.

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  • Electrician Mesothelioma - £62,693.50

    Mr L's estate was awarded £62,693.50

    We were instructed by Mr L’s son after his father had been given our details by an asbestos support group, but passed away before instructing us. His son decided to proceed with the claim, which JMW Solicitors’ Andrew Lilley handled on his behalf.

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  • Gear Cutter Mesothelioma - £210,000

    Mrs W was awarded £210,000

    Mr W was exposed to asbestos during his work as a Gear Cutter, subsequently contracting mesothelioma. After he passed away, his wife decided to make a claim. Mrs W contacted JMW Solicitors where partner, Andrew Lilley, handled her case.

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  • Plumber Site Exposure Mesothelioma - £59,988

    Mr R's estate was awarded £59,988

    Mr R was exposed to asbestos whilst working for a building firm, subsequently contracting mesothelioma. He decided to make a claim and was put in touch with JMW Solicitors where Andrew Lilley, partner, handled his case.

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  • Engineering Expert Mesothelioma - £87,005

    Professor C's next of kin were awarded £87,005

    Prof C was a retired engineering expert who was diagnosed with mesothelioma. He was put in touch with JMW through an asbestos support group, where he dealt with Andrew Lilley, Head of the Industrial Disease department.

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  • Plumber Mesothelioma - £163,500

    Mr C's estate was awarded £163,500

    Mr C, a retired plumber, was exposed to asbestos during his employment, where he worked on stripping asbestos-lagged boilers from various public and private properties. After visiting his local asbestos support group, he decided to make a claim and was put in touch with JMW Solicitors where Andrew Lilley, Head of Industrial Disease, dealt with his case.

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  • Contractor Mesothelioma - £187,500

    Mr B's estate was awarded £187,500

    Mr B developed mesothelioma after working in different workplaces where he was exposed to asbestos. He was made aware of JMW Solicitors via his local asbestos awareness support group.

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  • Chemical Industry Mesothelioma - £526,000

    Dr N/Ms M were awarded £526,000

    Dr N, a Doctor and Professor working in the chemical industry, was diagnosed with mesothelioma after he developed breathing problems which led to pleural pneumonia and ultimately, mesothelioma.

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  • Legionnaire's Disease Contracted at Steelworks - £35,000

    Mr B was awarded £35,000

    During some contract work for a maintenance and repair company, on site at a large steelworks, Mr B contracted Legionnaire’s Disease; the only one of 4,500 employees at the facility to do so. He decided to make a claim and contacted JMW Solicitors, where he dealt with Andrew Lilley, Head of Industrial Disease.

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  • Electrician Mesothelioma - £131,500

    Mr M's estate was awarded £131,500

    Mr and Mrs M were referred to JMW Solicitors by their local hospital after Mr M was diagnosed with mesothelioma.

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  • Aircraft Engineer Mesothelioma - £226,000

    Mr G's estate was awarded £226,000

    Mr G, a retired aircraft engineer, was diagnosed with Mesothelioma and was advised to contact JMW Solicitors, who took on his case.

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  • Wife Claims Following Husband's Death from Mesothelioma- £165,000

    Wife Claims Following Husband's Death from Mesothelioma- £165,000Mrs B was awarded £165,000

    Mrs B’s husband was diagnosed with mesothelioma in August, and sadly passed away the next month. Mrs B decided to make a claim on behalf of her husband and was put in touch with JMW Solicitors LLP through her local asbestos support and awareness group.

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  • Lung Cancer - Plumber and Fitter - £45,000

    Mrs D was awarded £45,000

    Mr D was significantly exposed to asbestos throughout his life and passed away after contracting lung cancer. Mrs D was referred to JMW by the coroner, and she decided to make a claim for his disease.

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  • Test Drilling and Boring Operative Vibration White Finger - £17,000

    Mr D was diagnosed with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and decided to claim against his employers for his injury. He was put in touch with JMW Solicitors, who handled his claim.

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  • Repair and Maintenance Operative Vibration White Finger - £13,000

    DB Received £13,000

    Our client DB was in his mid-30's when he started to suffer pain , numbness and some tingling in his right arm hand and wrist.

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