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